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Apply for a Letter of Consent

You can apply for a Letter of Consent to hire eligible LTVP or LTVP+ and Dependant’s Pass holders to work in Singapore.

At a glance

Who can apply Employer or appointed employment agent (EA).
How much it costs No application fee for LOC applications.
How long it takes

For Dependant’s Pass holder: Within 3 weeks for most cases.

For LTVP or LTVP+ holder: 1 week. Some cases will take more time.

Document required Additional documents are required for selected professions.
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Candidates can only begin working after the employer receives the LOC.

Submit an application

Processing time for Dependant’s Pass holder, within 3 weeks for most cases.
For LTVP or LTVP+, 1 week. Some cases will take more time.

To submit an application:

  1. Get a written consent to apply for the LOC from the candidate.
  2. Log in to EP Online to fill out the application and upload the required documents.
  3. Check your application status after 1 week. It may take longer if additional information is required.
  4. If the pass is approved, log in to EP Online and print the Letter of Consent.