Dependant's Pass (DP) holders are not permitted to draw a salary and work in any company in Singapore. Letter of Consent (LOC) holders are not
Frequently Asked Questions : Singapore Letter of Consent
What is the procedure and timeline to obtain the Letter of Consent (LOC)?
The Letter of Consent (LOC) application can be submitted to the Authority online or via manual submission. LOC applications submitted online can
What is a Letter of Consent (LOC)?
A Letter of Consent (LOC) is issued by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) to authorize a Dependant's Pass (DP) holder to be fully employed and earn a
What are my chances of obtaining a Letter of Consent (LOC)?
The reality is that not all Letter of Consent applications are approved. The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) evaluates each applicant based on the
Do Dependant’s Pass holders with the Letter of Consent need to contribute to any social security or skill development fund, etc.?
Dependant's Pass holders with a valid Letter of Consent do not have to make any social security contributions to the Central Provident Fund (commonly
Can I apply for a Letter of Consent prior to incorporating a Singapore company? Why do I need to appoint a resident director?
Only companies which are incorporated in Singapore can sponsor Letter of Consent (LOC) applications. All Singapore registered companies must have a
Can Dependant’s Pass holders who own a company / business firm / LLP apply for a Letter of Consent?
A Dependant's Pass holder who holds a key appointment in any entity will not be entitled to a Letter of Consent. If they wish to draw a salary in the