Applying for Singapore PR   


Non-Singaporeans can become Singapore Permanent Residents (PRs) by making an application for Singapore Permanent Residence). Processing time will vary from case to case - about 3 - 8 months or longer. Applicants will be informed of the outcome by mail. Permanent residence does not exempt an individual from registration or any other conditions as required under the respective professions.

The following categories are eligible to submit applications:

Spouse wife or unmarried children (below 21 years old) of a Singapore Citizen/Permanent Resident,
Aged parents of a Singapore Citizen,
Employment Pass ( P1, P2, Q1 EP or S Pass ) Holders,
Investors/Entrepreneurs and
by submitting applications through SMC (HK) Ltd in Hong Kong (details are available from SMC (HK) Ltd in Hong Kong or SMC Management Consultants in Singapore).

Citizenships & SPRs Granted to foreigners by ICA (source: ST )

Year                            Citizenships       SPRs
2002                            7,600                39,500
2003                            6,800                32,000
2004                            7,600                36,900
2005                           12,900               52,300
2006                           13,200               57,300
2007                           17,334               63,627
2008                           20,513               79,167  
2009                           19,900               59,500
Apr 09 - Mar 10            19,300               46,300  
                                       	 LTSVP applications               LTSVP Approved
Mar 2009 - Mar 2010 total               70,300 Applications              56,300 Approved

                                        	SC Spouse applications             SC Spouse Approved
Annual Average   2005 -2009             15,400 LTSVP                       13,200 LTSVP
Annual Average   2005 -2009              9,900 SPR                           5,400 SPR

132,000 SPR applications were received by ICA in 2009. 115,000 were processed and 59,500 were successful. 
Many of  the PRs were family members of new SPRs as well as dependents of Singapore Citizens. The selection process
is stringent. Most new PRs were the Professionals, Technical Personnel and Skilled Workers under the Employment Pass.
It assesses their tertiary and professional qualifications. One criterion used is whether they can integrate well into Singapaore society.


Submit completed application form together with all the required documents personally to:

PR Services Centre on the 5th Floor of  ICA Bldg

Documents Required

1 set of completed Form 4 A + Annex ( + 1 copy) obtainable at the PR Services Centre or download the form from Internet with relevant supporting documents

Husband of a Singaporean Woman

A Singaporean woman may sponsor her husband for permanent residence. Each application will be considered on its own merits.

A male applicant can include his wife and unmarried children (below 21 years old) in his application. On the other hand, a female applicant can only include her unmarried children (below 21 years old). Her husband will have to apply for permanent residence on his own merits.

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