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Passes for EntrePass holders’ families

As an EntrePass holder, you can get certain family members to join you in Singapore if you meet the requirements for minimum business spending and local jobs created.

As an EntrePass holder, you can only bring your family in if you meet the requirements for total annual business spending and local employment:

To bring your Your total annual business spending must be at least You must employ at least
  • Spouse (common-law or legally married)
  • Children
$100,000 3 local FTEs (full-time employees)

OR

1 local PME (professional, manager or executive)
  • Parents
$200,000 6 local FTEs

OR

2 local PMEs

Local FTEs refer to Singaporeans and Permanent Residents who earn a monthly salary of at least $1,100 (from 1 July 2017), and receive CPF contributions for at least 3 months.
Local PMEs refer to professionals, managers and executives who are Singaporeans or Permanent Residents, earn a monthly salary of at least $3,600 and receive CPF contributions for at least 3 months.
1 local PME counts as 3 local FTEs. For example, to meet the requirements of 6 local FTEs, you can employ 3 local FTEs and 1 local PME.

Total business spending is calculated by deducting the following from the total operating expenses:

  • Expenses due to purchase of royalties, franchise and technical know-how fees from overseas companies.
  • Expenses due to outsourcing of work overseas.
  • Total remuneration to company’s EntrePass holders.

To bring your family in, you need to apply for the respective pass types:

Family member Pass type
  • Spouse (legally married)
  • Unmarried children under 21 years of age, including those legally adopted
Dependant’s Pass
  • Common-law spouse
  • Unmarried handicapped children above 21 years old
  • Unmarried step-children under 21 years old
  • Parents
Long Term Visit Pass

To apply for Dependant's Pass or Long Term Visit Pass

  1. Post the completed Assessment of eligibility to apply for family passes form and the supporting documents to us.
  2. We will inform you within 8 weeks by post whether you are eligible to apply for a Dependant’s Pass or Long Term Visit Pass.
  3. If you are eligible, submit the application for a Dependant’s Pass or Long Term Visit Pass manually.