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 permitted to be named as directors and/or shareholders in any company. Dependant’s Pass holders who wish to draw a salary from any company in Singapore…Read More
Immigration & Work Visa FAQs / Singapore Letter of Consent
The Letter of Consent (LOC) application can be submitted to the Authority online or via manual submission. LOC applications submitted online can receive the outcome within 7 to 14 working days. Manual submissions take approximately 4 – 6 weeks to process.
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 salary in Singapore with a Singapore registered company.
The reality is that not all Letter of Consent applications are approved. The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) evaluates each applicant based on the applicant’s and hiring company’s credentials. The outcome for LOC applications is given at MOM’s sole discretion. Factors which may affect the application are: Applicant’s age, salary, citizenship,…Read More
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 know as “CPF” which is only applicable to Singaporeans and Permanent Residents). However, the employer (company) is required to contribute a fee to the Skills Development…Read More
Only companies which are incorporated in Singapore can sponsor Letter of Consent (LOC) applications. All Singapore registered companies must have a resident director, to be in compliance with Singapore rules and regulations.