Frequently Asked Questions

What is a re-entry permit (REP) and can this be renewed?

A REP allows SPRs to leave and enter Singapore as they wish. The REP is valid for 5 years and thereafter must be renewed. The Electronic Re-Entry Permit system or e-REP in short, is an online, web-based system that allows SPRs to apply or renew online for a Re-Entry Permit (REP) or transfer the remaining […]

Who can apply for Singapore Foreign Artistic Talent?

The Government of Singapore welcomes the arrival of foreign talent with open arms. If you are a well-recognized artist in your own country, preferably with an international reputation in areas such as arts, photography, dance, music, theatre, literature, you can apply for Singapore permanent residence through Foreign Artistic Talent scheme. Part of the application requirements, […]

What is the Singapore PR Scheme available for Global capital Investors?

As an investor who is interested to start up a business or invest in Singapore, you may apply for the Singapore Permanent Residence (PR) status through the Global Investor Programme (GIP). You are eligible to apply for PR under the GIP if you have substantial business track record and a successful entrepreneurial background. At present, […]

What are the disadvantages of applying for Singapore permanent residence?

Male SPRs who are granted SPR status under the first generation Professional/Technical Personnel and Skilled Workers Scheme (PTS) are exempt from NS. However, male children who are granted SPR status under their parents’ sponsorship are liable for National service under the Enlistment Act.Male children under the age of 18 must serve 2 years in the […]

What are the benefits of being a Singapore permanent residence?

Obtaining Singapore permanent residence lets you enjoy many of the benefits and rights given to Singapore citizens. There is range of benefits of being a Singapore PR: Obtaining Singapore permanent residence lets you enjoy many of the benefits and rights given to Singapore citizens. There is range of benefits of being a Singapore PR: The […]