Company Register 100% open

Singapore

What data is expected?

List of registered (limited liability) companies. The submissions in this data category do not need to include detailed financial data such as balance sheet, etc. Open data from company registers may be used for many ends: e.g. enabling customers and businesses to see with whom they deal, or to see where a company has registered offices. This definition draws on the work of OpenCorporates.

  • Name of company
  • Company address
  • Unique identifier of the company
  • Register available for entire country

How open is the data?

Data Usability Beta

The submitter assessed the usability of the data as follows (3 - little to no effort needed, 1 - extensive effort needed): 3

Data format

CSV, JSON

Data Location

  • https://data.gov.sg/dataset/entities-with-unique-entity - Registered Entities, including businesses and non-profit organisations
  • All answers

    Question Answer Comment
    Openly licenced Yes
    Downloadable at once Yes
    Up-to-date Yes
    Publicly available Yes
    Available free of charge Yes
    In an open and machine-readable format CSV, JSON The data is available as a CSV download or in JSON format via API.
    findable 4
    findable_steps Search for "singapore company uen data" on Google. In Singapore, the UEN is the identifier for registered businesses, so it's the search term that people would use when looking for company-related data. The Data.gov.sg page is currently in the top 2 results.
    licence_url https://data.gov.sg/open-data-licence
    Collected by government Yes
    usability 3 All datasets on Data.gov.sg follow a tidy, machine readable format.
    collector_name Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority
    characteristics Name of company, Company address, Unique identifier of the company, Register available for entire country In Singapore, each postal code refers to a specific building instead of a district. The dataset provides postal code and street name of each registered company where applicable.
    location https://data.gov.sg/dataset/entities-with-unique-entity - Registered Entities, including businesses and non-profit organisations This dataset contains registration information not just for companies but also for schools, trade unions, and charities, among others. In Singapore, all of these entities are supported by

    Reviewer comments

    Your submission is valid. Thank you very much for contributing to the Global Open Data Index. Data of Registered Entities with Unique Entity Number are available for free and downloadable in bulk on the Open Data portal in .CSV format, and .JSON via API. Data can be downloaded separately for Entities Registered with Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) and Entities Registered with Other UEN Issuance Agencies in .CSV, or together in a .ZIP file. Data contain UEN Number, Issuance Agency, UEN Status, Entity Type, UEN Issue Date, Registered Street Name, and Registered Postal Code. They are updated weekly and are available under the Singapore Open Data Licence. According to the submitter, the dataset contains registration information not just for companies but also for schools, trade unions, and charities, among others. It's worth noting that in Singapore, the UEN is the identifier for registered businesses, so it's the search term that people would use when looking for company-related data. Furthermore, in Singapore each postal code refers to a specific building instead of a district. The dataset provides postal code and street name of each registered company where applicable. Lastly, all datasets on Data.gov.sg follow a tidy, machine readable format.

    Meta data

    Date the data became available   Unknown
    Format of data   Unknown
    Reviewer   Evangelia Kampouri
    Submitters   Zhaowei Lin
    Last modified   Tue Dec 13 2016 09:01:55 GMT+0000 (UTC)