To become the director of a company, you will have to be elected by the company shareholders. In addition, to qualify as a Director in a company in Singapore, you have to be:
- a natural person (i.e. a company or business entity cannot be a director)
- ordinarily resident in Singapore— ideally Singaporean citizen, but can be a Singapore Permanent Resident or a person with an Employment Pass/ Dependent’s Pass
- of a minimum age of 18
- of sound mind
Read more about company directors in our Responsibilities of Singapore Company Directors Guide.