Dependants of Employment Pass and S Pass holders
Processing time: within 3 weeks. Some cases will take more time.
To submit an application:
- Log in to EP eService on myMOM Portal to fill out the application and upload the required documents.
- Pay the $105 fee for each application. You can pay by GIRO, Visa, Mastercard or Amex.
How to check your application status
You may check your application status after 3 weeks.
If additional information or documents are required:
- You will receive our email for the request of additional documents within 3 weeks.
- You will need to submit the documents. Click on ‘Work Passes’ on the left menu > Choose the application record > Select ‘Submit documents’. Alternatively, select ‘View details’ to see the action required from you.
- Otherwise, our email will inform you to submit them using our online form.
If the pass is approved
- Print the in-principle approval (IPA) letter.
- Send the pass holder’s copy of the IPA to the foreigner. It has a pre-approved single-entry visa for the foreigner to enter Singapore.
||Who to submit application
|Dependants of EP (Sponsorship)
||Your local sponsor
|Dependants of PEP or EntrePass
||Main pass holder
Processing time: within 8 weeks. Some cases will take more time.
- Download the Long-Term Visit Pass application form (for online submission).
- Complete the application form in softcopy to get the bill reference number.
- Print the application form and get it signed.
- Pay $105 fee for each application by PayNow. You can use Telegraphic Transfer only if you can’t use PayNow. We will only process your application after we have received your payment.
|If you use
- Have an internet banking account with a Singapore bank.
- Pay in Singapore dollars (SGD).
- Inform your bank that you will pay all the bank charges imposed by your bank and our bank for the transfer.
Note: Depending on your bank, it may take up to 1 month for us to receive your payment.
- Submit the following documents:
- Completed and signed application form
- Screenshot of banking page confirming your payment
- Supporting documents listed in the application form
It takes around 8 weeks to process the application. It may take longer if additional information is required. You can check the application status online.
If approved, we will email the in-principle approval (IPA) letter to the email indicated in the application.
Send the pass holder’s copy of the IPA to the foreigner. It has a pre-approved single-entry visa for the foreigner to enter Singapore.
After you receive the IPA, you have the following period of time to bring the foreigner to Singapore before you can get the pass issued:
|If the foreigner is a
||It is valid for
|Dependant of EP holder
|Dependant of S Pass holder
When: For dependants of:
- Employment Pass (EP) holders, within 6 months of in-principle approval (IPA).
- S Pass holders, within 2 months of IPA.
Processing time: Immediate
The foreigner must be in Singapore when you carry out these steps to get the pass issued:
- Log in to EP eService and provide the required information and documents.
- Pay the fees using GIRO, Visa, Mastercard or Amex:
- Once the pass is issued, the foreigner and you will both receive the notification letter by email.
The notification letter:
- Allows the foreigner to travel in and out of Singapore while waiting for the pass card.
- States if the foreigner needs to have their fingerprints and photo taken for the card registration.
- Is valid for 1 month from the date of issue. If the foreigner needs more time to complete the card registration procedures, you can request to extend the validity of the notification letter:
What you’ll need
You will need the following information to get the pass issued:
- Foreigner’s passport details
- Foreigner’s Singapore contact details
- Foreigner’s current Short-Term Visit Pass (STVP) or immigration pass details
- Foreigner’s Singapore residential address
- Singapore residential or office address to receive the foreigner’s card
- Details of up to 3 authorised recipients to receive the card (their mobile number, email address and NRIC number / FIN / passport number)
You may also need to upload PDF copies of these documents:
- Foreigner’s passport page showing the date of arrival in Singapore
- Completed medical examination form or medical declaration form
- Completed declaration form (attached to the foreigner’s IPA letter)
If you need more time to get the pass issued as the foreigners are waiting for their medical results, you can extend their STVP. Submit this request within 1 week before the STVP expires and upload the doctor's memo stating the medical results collection date.
If the STVP expires on 10 February, please only submit the request from 3 February.
When: For EP dependants, within 2 weeks; for S Pass dependants, within 1 week
Check the notification letter for whether the foreigner needs to register fingerprints and photo.
For registration, you must make an appointment for the foreigner to visit the relevant services centre:
The foreigner should bring along these documents for the appointment:
- Original passport
- Appointment letter
- Notification letter
When: Within 5 working days after registration or document verification
We will deliver the card to the given address within 5 working days after the foreigner registers and gets documents verified.
If the foreigner does not need to register, we will deliver the card within 5 working days after checking the documents.
The authorised recipients will get an SMS or email with the delivery details at least 1 working day before the delivery.
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If card delivery fails
After two unsuccessful deliveries, you’ll have to collect the card at the relevant MOM centre:
The foreigner or an authorised person can collect it 3 working days after the second attempted delivery. They don’t need an appointment.
Bring along these documents for card collection:
- Candidate’s original passport
- Notification letter
If you authorise someone to collect it on your behalf, make sure they bring these along:
- An authorisation letter from the employer
- NRIC or passport for verification