Dependant Pass Application Services

Streamline your Dependant Pass Application with our dedicated services. Whether you’re a spouse, child, or family member seeking residency in Singapore, our expert team is here to assist you every step of the way. From thorough documentation preparation to navigating complex procedures, trust us to ensure a smooth and efficient process. Benefit from personalized guidance, prompt assistance, and a commitment to your satisfaction. Start your journey towards residency in Singapore stress-free with our dependable Dependant Pass Application services


  • Expert Guidance: Benefit from our extensive experience in handling Dependant Pass applications.
  • Efficiency: We streamline the application process, ensuring timely submissions and approvals.
  • Compliance Assurance: Stay compliant with Singapore’s immigration regulations with our thorough support.
  • Tailored Solutions: We customize our services to meet your specific needs, ensuring seamless integration with your HR processes.
  • Ensure peace of mind with WORKPASS PTE LTD’s Dependant Pass application services. Contact us today to learn more about how we can assist your company in navigating Singapore’s immigration requirements effectively.

Dependant Pass Application

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  • Inclusive of MOM cost
  • Pre-application information and advising on Singapore Dependant Pass
  • Filing of Dependant Pass application
  • Tracking application status while under processing
  • Liaising with Direct MOM officer in charge, if required
  • Responding to MOM’s requests for additional information, if any
  • Arranging for issuance pass upon in-principle approval (IPA)
  • Filing of appeal in case of rejection

How To Apply Dependant Pass (DP) In Singapore

If you are planning to move to Singapore with your family, you will need to apply for a dependant’s pass (DP) for your spouse and children. A dependant’s pass allows your family members to live and work in Singapore.

The process of applying for a dependant’s pass can be a long and complicated one. There are many different documents and information that you will need to submit, and the application must be submitted online to MOM for approval.

You can, however, make the process easier by using our services that specializes in dependant pass application services. We can help you with the entire process, from start to finish. Read on to learn more about how we can assist you with dependant pass application services in Singapore!

Who is it forLegally married spouse or unmarried children under 21 years of eligible Employment Pass or S Pass, EntrePass holders or Personalised Employment Pass (PEP) holders.
Apply DPWorkPass Pte Ltd – Your Appointed MOM Licensed Employment Agency – EA
DurationUp to 2 years, tied to the validity of the main work pass
Is it renewalYes.
Work in SingaporeYes. Eligible Dependent Pass holders may be able to work here if they find job
Levy and quotaNo. foreign worker levy or quota is not required.

Higher Approval Rate, Faster Processing Time!


Steps To Apply Dependant Pass

Steps → Who does this → How long it takes

Submit Dependant Pass Application  WorkPass Pte Ltd  Application status outcome: Within 3 weeks for most cases.

Issue Dependant Pass  WorkPass Pte Ltd  Immediate processing

Card Registration  Foreigner Not applicable

Receive Dependant Pass Card  Authorised recipients or the foreigner  Receive within 5 working days after fingerprint and photo registration, or document verification

How much is the MOM fee?

  • When submitting the DP application: MOM cost: $105 fee for each pass
  • When getting the pass issued: MOM cost $225 fee for each pass
  • $30 for each Multiple Journey Visa (If applicable)


  • You can submit the application along with the main pass holder’s work pass application or at a later date. Submit a separate application for each family member.
  • If the foreigner is in Singapore with a visit pass that will expire before the Dependant’s Pass is issued, MOM won’t be able to extend the visit pass.
  • You should only bring in the foreigner when the pass is approved. They don’t need to be in Singapore when you apply and we won’t be able to extend their visit pass.
  • For babies born in Singapore, the parent will get a Special Pass from the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA). This pass is valid for 6 weeks, during which you can apply for a Dependant’s Pass.

Submit Application

Submitting Dependant Pass application

  1. Authorised WORKPASS to submit dependant pass application on your behalf
  2. Candidate’s DP application form
  3. Applicant passport
  4. Applicant documents
  5. Documents and information reviewed and submit online to MOM 
  • We’ll monitor and check your application status. It may take longer if additional information is required
  • Upon dependant pass approval, We will send you the in-principle approval (IPA) letter and the pass holder’s copy of the IPA to the candidate.
  • After you receive the IPA, you have the following period of time to bring the foreigner to Singapore and get the pass issued: Dependant of EP holder 6 month: Dependant of S Pass holder 2 months

The IPA:

  • Has a pre-approved single-entry visa for the candidate to enter Singapore.

Issue Pass

Request for issuance of pass

When: Employment Pass (EP) holders, within 6 months of in-principle approval (IPA). S Pass holders, within 2 months of IPA.

The candidates must be in Singapore when WORKPASS carry out these steps to get the pass issued: 

  1. We’ll issue the pass upon receiving the required information and documents from you
  2. Once the dependant pass is issued, We will email you the notification letter. The notification letter is valid for 1 month from the date of issue and:
  • Allows the foreigner to travel in and out of Singapore while waiting for the dependant pass card.
  • We will book an appointment for card registration of fingerprints and photo taking. (if required)

NOTE: If the candidate needs more time to complete the card registration procedures, we can assist to request to extend the validity of the notification letter.

Documents Required

We 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) 

We 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)

NOTE: If you need more time to get the pass issued as the foreigners are waiting for their medical results, we can assist to extend their STVP within 1 week before the STVP expires and upload the doctor’s memo stating the medical results collection date.

Example: If the STVP expires on 10 February, please only submit the request from 3 February.

Card Registration

Thumbprint and photo taking for Dependant’s Pass card

We’ll make an appointment for the candidates to register. (If applicable)

Dependants of Employment Pass holders:

  • Place: Employment Pass Services Centre (EPSC)
  • When: Within 2 week after pass is issued

Dependants of S Pass holders:

  • Place: MOM Services Centre – Hall C
  • When: Within 1 week after pass is issued

For the appointment, the candidate should bring:

  • Original passport
  • Appointment letter
  • Notification letter

Receiving Card

Dependant Pass card delivery 

When: Within 5 working days after registration or document verification

MOM will deliver the card to the given address within 5 working days after the candidate registers and gets the documents verified.

If the candidate does not need to register, MOM 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.

If card delivery fails

After two unsuccessful deliveries, you’ll have to collect the card at the relevant services centre which they visited for the card registration.

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


A Dependant Pass is a type of visa issued by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) in Singapore, allowing the spouse and unmarried children (below 21 years old) of eligible Employment Pass or S Pass holders to live in Singapore.

  • The following individuals are typically eligible:
    • Spouse and unmarried children (below 21 years old) of an Employment Pass or S Pass holder.

Passport details of the dependants.
Marriage certificate (for spouse) or birth certificate (for children).
Educational certificates (if applicable).
Medical examination report (if required).
Proof of relationship (for common-law spouse).

Typically, it takes about 3 weeks for the MOM to process a Dependant Pass application. However, processing times may vary depending on various factors such as the completeness of the application and current workload.

Yes, it is possible to apply for a Dependant Pass before or arriving in Singapore. The sponsoring Employment Pass or S Pass holder can authorise “WORKPASS PTE LTD” to apply on their behalf.

Dependant Pass holders are not allowed to work in Singapore unless they obtain an appropriate work visa such as an Employment Pass, S Pass, Work Permit or Letter of Consent who are business owners.

Legally married spouse or unmarried children under 21 years children.

If the main pass holder loses their job, their Dependant Pass holders will also lose their passes. They must either find alternative means to stay in Singapore or leave the country.

Yes, Dependant Pass holders can typically travel in and out of Singapore freely, provided their passes are valid. However, it’s advisable to check the entry requirements of other countries they plan to visit.

Yes, there is a minimum fixed monthly salary of S$6000 requirement for the main pass holder to be eligible to sponsor Dependant Passes. 

Dependant Pass holders are generally not eligible for subsidized healthcare benefits provided by the Singaporean government. However, they can opt for private health insurance plans or pay for healthcare services out-of-pocket.

Dependant Pass holders are typically not allowed to work on a freelance or part-time basis in Singapore. Any form of employment, even if it’s temporary or freelance, usually requires a valid work visa.

Dependant Pass holders are generally free to engage in most activities that are lawful and permissible for visitors in Singapore. However, they must adhere to local laws and regulations.

If a Dependant Pass application is rejected, the reasons for rejection will usually be provided. Depending on the circumstances, you may have the option to appeal the decision or explore alternative visa options.