In order to set up a media company, one must comply with the Singapore media legislation designed by the Media Development Authority. The Singapore Media Development Authority has enabled a comprehensive legislation covering all aspects of the media. Among these are:
The Media Development Authority has also enables a code of practice for media companies in Singapore.
The video below was created by our experts in company formation in Singapore and shows you how to open a company in Singapore as a media company:
The Media Development Authority has drafted a content standard and classification code for Singapore media companies in order to enable customers to select the type of content they want to see or listen to. During the classification, the content is verified and then classified according to the type of material the media company will broadcast. The classification ratings for Singapore companies broadcasting media materials are:
For information about the classification of content for other art groups you may ask our specialists in company registration matters.
The registration procedure for media companies is generally the same as with any other type of company and may be performed by our Singapore experts. However, being a specific industry, certain licenses must be obtained before starting to operate a media company in Singapore. The following licenses are available for Singapore media companies:
Singapore online companies are also required to obtain an online services license from the Media Development Authority.
For complete details about the requirements when applying for a media license please contact our consultants in company formation in Singapore.