Permanent Resident Application

Becoming a Singapore Permanent Resident

Spouse of a Singapore Citizen (SC) or Singapore Permanent Resident (PR)
Unmarried Child aged below 21 Born within the Context of a Legal Marriage to, or have been Legally Adopted by, a SC or PR
Aged Parent of a Singapore Citizen (SC)
Holder of an Employment Pass
or S Pass
Student Studying in Singapore
Foreign Investor in Singapore.

Prices for PR Application

PR Application

SGD 1999

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Frequently Asked Questions

Given that your child is below the age of 21 years old and unmarried, you will be exempted from miltary services, however your children are not

The Enterprise Development Grant (EDG) helps Singapore companies grow and transform. This grant supports projects that help you upgrade your business, innovate or venture overseas, under three pillars:

  • Core Capabilities: Projects under Core Capabilities help businesses prepare for growth and transformation by strengthening their business foundations. These should go beyond basic functions such as sales and accounting.
  • Innovation and Productivity: Projects under Innovation and Productivity support companies that explore new areas of growth, or look for ways to enhance efficiency. These could include reviewing and redesigning workflow and processes. Companies could also tap into automation and technologies to make routine tasks more efficient.
  • Market Access: Projects under Market Access support Singapore companies that are willing and ready to venture overseas. You may tap into the EDG to help defray some of the costs of expanding into overseas markets.

You would need the PR application forms (Form 4A, the document list and the explanatory notes.

Prepare all supporting documents – education, employment, certificates etc.

The assessment method is very stringent and rigorous, to offer the most deserving candidate with the status of Permanent Resident.

It takes approximately 4-6 months. In some cases, the process takes longer, depending on the discretion of ICA. 

You can always check your PR status and approval online.

However, there is a limited PR approvals at 30,000 per year, which is a small proportion as compared to the high demand. Thus rejection rate is ihgh as well.

You will be required to make an appointment with ICA within 2 months of receival of letter.

Everyone in the application will be required to do a compulsory check-up (medical). 

Do bring along all supporting documents along too.