From 1 Sep 2018, business entities can only use CorpPass to login to government digital services including ACRA's BizFile+ and BizFinx portals. 

CorpPass users filing transactions with BizFile+

To file transaction with ACRA via BizFile+, the CorpPass users must be registered as an 'Appointed Position Holder' of the entity on ACRA BizFile+. 'Appointed Position Holder' may include existing business owners, company directors, company secretaries, partners of Limited Partnership or Limited Liability Partnership, public accountants and approved liquidators. If the CorpPass user is not an appointed position holder of the entity, he/she will not be able to file any transactions after logging into BizFile+.

The exception are individuals who are currently not appointed position holders of any entity in BizFile+, e.g. a person looking to register a business or incorporate a company for the first time, first time applicant for registration as registered qualified individual, public accountant or approved liquidator. They may continue to transact with ACRA using SingPass until they have been allocated a UEN, whereupon they will then be required to register for CorpPass to continue filing transaction with ACRA.   

Transactions with ACRA – when to use SingPass or CorpPass

 Period  If you are  BizFile+  BizFinx
From 1 Sep 2018     
  • Appointed position holders of the entity in BizFile+-  e.g. existing business owners, company directors/secretaries, LP/LLP partners, public accountants and approved liquidators. 
  • Registered qualified individuals and employees who are appointed by registered filing agents in BizFile+. 
  • Individuals uploading XBRL financial statements onto BizFinx portal. 
Only CorpPass can be used
Individuals who are not position holder appointed in BizFile+ – e.g. first time business owner,  first time applicant for registration as registered qualified individual, public accountant or approved liquidator. 
SingPass can be used  Not applicable

Deposit Service Account

Bài hát vua trực tuyếnPayments for BizFile+ transaction via Deposit Service Account.

Only CorpPass can be used  Not applicable

ACRA iShop’s Premium Membership (for an entity/UEN)

Only CorpPass can be used  
Not applicable

Appointed Position Holders in BizFile+ (associated with multiple entities)    

  • Appointed position holders associated with multiple entities, e.g. director or company secretary of different entities can file transactions on behalf of these entities by logging onto BizFile+ or BizFinx using the CorpPass ID issued for any of the associated entities.  

Corporate Service Providers

  • Registered Filing Agents (RFAs) must register for CorpPass and assign CorpPass accounts to their Registered Qualified Individuals (RQIs) and appointed employee(s) to continue transacting on behalf of their clients.
  • When RFAs log in to BizFile+ portal using their CorpPass account to file transactions for their clients, they must first select the 'RFA' profile in the Profile Selection page.
  • RQIs and employees who are appointed by multiple RFAs will be able to select all their RFA profiles available regardless of which CorpPass account has been used to login to BizFile+.

Group of Companies

  • Holding companies that have applied for filing access in BizFile+ to carry out transactions for themselves and their subsidiaries must register for CorpPass and assign CorpPass accounts to their Group Secretaries and appointed employee(s), in order to continue transacting with BizFile+.   
  • When Group secretaries or employees of Group of Companies log in to BizFile+ using their CorpPass to file transactions, they must first select the 'Group of Companies' Profile in the Profile Selection page.

Foreign Entities

  • While foreign entities (e.g. companies registered overseas) can apply for CorpPass in 2018, they will not be able to use their CorpPass account to access ACRA's digital services. Only a branch of foreign company registered with ACRA will be able to access ACRA's digital services such as BizFile+ and BizFinx. Access will be through the authorised representative who holds a local National Registration Identification Card Number (NRIC) or Foreign Identification Card (Fin) number.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can I still login to BizFile+ or BizFinx using my existing SingPass?

A: From 1 Sep 2018, business entities with UEN can only transact with ACRA using CorpPass. Please note that individual and local entities without UENBài hát vua trực tuyến can continue to transact with ACRA using SingPass.

Q: I am a first-time business owner, do I need to get a CorpPass before I can register a business with BizFile+?

A: If you are a first time business owner, you can login to BizFile+Bài hát vua trực tuyến using your SingPass to register a business or incorporate a company. After your registration or incorporation is successful, you will be issued with a Unique Entity Number (UEN), which you can use to apply for a CorpPass account for future transactions with ACRA.

Q: I just registered a new company, but I am not able to register for a CorpPass account. What do I do?

Bài hát vua trực tuyếnA: Once your company has been issued a Unique Entity Number (UEN), it will take least 1 working day before your UEN details become available on CorpPass. Please register 1 working day after your UEN has been issued.

Q: If I am a company director of many companies, do I need to register and get my CorpPass for all my entities to file transactions with ACRA?

Bài hát vua trực tuyếnA: If all your entities have UEN, you only need to register a CorpPass account for one of your entities. With the CorpPass account, you can use it to file transactions with ACRA for all the other entities of which you are registered as an appointed position holder.

Q: I am a business owner and have both SingPass and CorpPass. Can I continue to use my SingPass to file transactions with ACRA?

Bài hát vua trực tuyếnA: From 1 Sep 2018, business entities with UEN can only transact with ACRA using CorpPass.

Q: I am one of the directors of a local company and the company did not assign me with a CorpPass. Can I still file transactions with ACRA for the company using my SingPass?

Bài hát vua trực tuyếnA: From 1 Sep 2018, you will need a CorpPass account to transact with ACRA.

Q: My company has assigned me with a CorpPass user account. When I logged into BizFile+ portal to perform transactions on behalf of my company, the error message "You are not authorised to lodge this transaction" appears. Why is this so?

A: To file transaction with ACRA via BizFile+, the CorpPass users must be registered as an 'Appointed Position Holder' of the entity on ACRA BizFile+. 'Appointed Position Holder' may include existing business owners, company directors, company secretaries, partners of Limited Partnership or Limited Liability Partnership, public accountants and approved liquidators. If the CorpPass user is not an appointed position holder of the entity, he/she will not be able to file any transactions after logging into BizFile+.

Q: If I need to file upload XBRL financial statements in BizFinx, can I use both SingPass or CorpPass account?

Bài hát vua trực tuyếnA: From 1 Sep 2018, business entities with a UEN can only access BizFinx with CorpPass.

Corporate Service Providers

Q: How do I register for CorpPass if I am a Registered Filing Agent (RFA) and transacting with ACRA on behalf of my clients?

A: RFA are required to register for CorpPass and assign CorpPass account to their Registered Qualified Individual(s) (RQI) and appointed employee(s) to continue transacting on behalf of their clients. Please visit roltaus.com to register for a CorpPass.

Q: Do I need to get a CorpPass before I can apply to register as a Registered Qualified Individual (RQI) via BizFile+?

A: You can login to BizFile+ using your SingPass to submit your registration as a RQI. If you are appointed as a RQI for a RFA, the RFA must assign you with a CorpPass account before you can login to BizFile+Bài hát vua trực tuyến portal to perform filing for your clients.

Q: I am a RFA. Must my client assign me with a CorpPass account before I can perform transactions on their behalf?

Bài hát vua trực tuyếnA: No. RFA should user their own CorpPass account to file transactions for their clients. After logging into BizFile+ portal, RFA need to select the "RFA" profile in the Profile Selection page before they can continue to file transactions on behalf of their clients.

ACRA iShop

Q: Do I need a CorpPass to purchase business information product such as Business Profile from ACRA iShop?

A: You can continue to use SingPass to purchase business information from ACRA iShop.

Q: I have a Premium Membership for my entity with ACRA iShop. Can I continue to use SingPass to access the membership section on the website?

A: From 1 Sep 2018, you can only use CorpPass to access our ACRA iShop’s Premium Membership for your entity.

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