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Renew a Long-Term Visit Pass

Employers can start applying to renew Long-Term Visit Passes (LTVP) up to 6 months before they expire.

For LTVP issued by the Immigrations & Checkpoints Authority (ICA), you can only renew them with ICA.

At a glance

When to renew

You can apply to renew a LTVP up to 6 months before it expires. You must apply before the expiry date. Check when you can start renewing.

For dependants of Employment Pass (Sponsorship) and EntrePass holders, you can start applying to renew 3 months before the pass expires.

Who can renew Employer or appointed employment agent (EA)
Duration of renewed pass The duration is tied to the main pass holder’s pass or up to the duration requested, whichever is shorter.
How much it costs
How long it takes

Renew using EP eService: within 3 weeks for most cases.

For dependants of Employment Pass (Sponsorship) and EntrePass holders: within 8 weeks for most cases.

Note:

  • Remember to apply for renewal early. Renewing early does not mean that you’ll lose the remaining days in your current pass. The duration of the renewed pass will start when the current pass expires.
  • If you miss the deadline, you need to apply for a new pass.
  • You need to apply for renewal using our renewal application form for dependants of Employment Pass (Sponsorship) and EntrePass holders.

Renewal criteria

Applications will be evaluated against current eligibility criteria. Renewals are not guaranteed.


Pass holders do not need to meet any vaccination requirements for LTVP renewals. However, COVID-19 vaccination is strongly encouraged to protect pass holders from the disease and minimise the risk of transmission.

How to renew

Log in to EP eService to apply for renewal.

For dependants of Employment Pass (Sponsorship) and EntrePass holders:

  1. Download and complete the renewal application form.
  2. Submit the completed renewal application form and the related supporting documents using the following relevant online forms.

The outcome will be emailed to the contact person indicated in the application.

When you can renew

You can apply to renew 6 months (180 days) before the pass expires.

Enter the pass expiry date to check when you can start renewing.

By using this service, you agree to accept the terms of use.

Upon renewal

If your renewal is successful, you will get an in-principle approval (IPA) letter.

If you are It is valid for
Dependant of Employment Pass holder 3 months
Dependant of S Pass holder 2 months

You must follow the instructions in the IPA to get the pass issued before the IPA or current pass expires, whichever occurs first. The duration of the renewed pass will start when the current pass expires.

After the pass is issued

After the pass is issued, check the notification letter to see:

If notification letter states The existing card
Continue using the existing card.

Must be kept by the pass holder.

Note: If you return it when you don’t need to, you have to pay $60 to replace the pass.
Getting a new card. Must be cut in half and discarded to prevent misuse.