Long Term Visit Pass Application Fee
Per Application Inclusive Of MOM Cost
Our Services Include:
- Pre-application information and advising on Singapore Long Term Visit Pass
- Filing of “Long Term Visit Pass Application”
- Tracking Long Term Visit Pass 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 of Long Term Visit Pass upon in-principle approval (IPA)
- Filing of appeal in case of rejection of Long Term Visit Pass application
Long Term Visit Pass
The Long-Term Visit Pass (LTVP) is for a common-law spouse, step-child or handicapped child of an Employment Pass or S Pass holder. Pass holders earning over $12,000 can also get a pass for parents. Find out about the pass and how to apply.
Overview and key facts about the Long Term Visit Pass (LTVP) for certain family members of eligible Employment Pass or S Pass holders.
|Who it is for||Common-law spouse, step-child or handicapped child of an eligible Employment Pass or S Pass holders. Those earning over $12,000 can also bring in their parents.|
|Who can apply||An employer or appointed license employment agent must apply on behalf of the candidate.|
|What is the duration||Up to 2 years, tied to the validity of the main work pass.|
|Is it renewable||Yes.|
|Work in Singapore||Yes. Eligible LTVP holders may be able to work here if they find jobs.|
|Foreign worker levy or quota||No foreign worker levy or quota required.|
Apply Long Term Visit Pass
Employers are urged to defer bringing foreigners into Singapore during this period until further notice.
Approvals for any new applications will be limited. You may continue to apply passes for foreigners who are already in Singapore.
Who can apply:
- Employer or appointed employment agent (EA)
How much it costs:
When you submit the application:
- MOM Cost $105 for each pass
When you get the pass issued:
- MOM Cost $225 for each pass
- MOM Cost $30 for each Multiple Journey Visa (if applicable)
How long it takes:
- Dependants of EP and S Pass holders: within 3 weeks for most cases.
- Dependants of Employment Pass (Sponsorship), PEP and EntrePass holders: within 8 weeks for most cases.
- Find out what you’ll need.
- EP Online – apply online or get the pass issued
- Check application status
- Make an appointment
- Check card delivery status
These are the steps for applying:
|Step||Who does this||Result|
|Submit an application||Employer or EA||In-principle approval letter or rejection letter|
|Get the pass issued||Employer or EA||Notification letter|
|Register fingerprints and photo (if required)||The foreigner||Acknowledgement of card delivery|
|Receive the card||Authorised recipients or the foreigner||Long Term Visit Pass card|
- 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 Long Term Visit Pass (LTVP) is issued, we 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.
Applying Long Term Visit Pass Procedure
You can apply for a Long Term Visit Pass for your family if you meet these requirements:
- Hold an Employment Pass or S Pass.
- Earn a minimum fixed monthly salary of $6,000. This is based on your salary, and not based on your combined household income.
- Are sponsored by an established, Singapore-registered company (usually your employer).
You can get a pass for the following family members:
- Common-law spouse.
- Unmarried handicapped children above 21 years old.
- Unmarried step-children under 21 years old.
- Parents – only for those earning a fixed monthly salary of at least $12,000.
You need to submit documents such as copies of passport details and birth or marriage certificates along with the Long Term Visit Pass application.
You will need the personal particulars page of the candidate’s passport to apply for a Long Term Visit Pass (LTVP).
You may need to submit additional documents depending on the family member you are applying for:
|Family member||Additional documents|
Any one of the following:
|Unmarried handicapped children above 21 years of age||A letter or report from a medical practitioner on the child’s condition.|
|Unmarried stepchildren under 21 years of age|
|Parents||A copy of the work pass holder’s birth certificate that states the names of the parents.|
- For non-English documents, you must submit all of the following:
- Original document.
- English translation of original document. The translation can be done by a translation service provider.
- MOM may ask for other documents when we review your application.
Dependant of Employment Pass and S Pass holders
Processing time: within 3 weeks. Some cases will take more time.
To submit an application:
- Submit application via EP Online and upload the required documents.
- Pay MOM Cost $105 fee for each application.
- Check your application status after 3 weeks. It may take longer if additional information is required.
- 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.
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||6 months|
|Dependant of S Pass holder||2 months|
When: For EP dependants, within 6 months of IPA. For S Pass dependants, within 2 months of IPA.
Processing time: Immediate
The foreigner must be in Singapore when you request for the pass to be issued.
To get the pass issued:
- Request via EP Online and submit the supporting documents
- Pay MOM fees:
- MOM Cost $225 for each pass.
- (If applicable) MOM $30 for each Multiple Journey Visa.
- When the pass is issued, print the notification letter.
The notification letter:
- Should be given to the foreigner. It allows them to travel in and out of Singapore while waiting for the pass card.
- States if the foreigner needs to register to have fingerprints and photo taken.
- Is valid for 1 month from the date of issue. Request to extend the validity if you have a change of travel plans.
What we need
We will need the following information for issuing the pass:
- The foreigner’s passport details.
- Details of the foreigner’s current Short Term Visit Pass or immigration pass.
- The foreigner’s residential address in Singapore.
- A local address where we can deliver the card.
- Contact details of at least one authorised recipient to receive an SMS or email alert with delivery details.
You may also need to submit PDF copies of these documents:
- Disembarkation / Embarkation card (immigration white card).
- Completed medical examination form or health declaration form.
- Completed declaration form attached with the foreigner’s in-principle approval letter.
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:
|Type of dependant||Where to register||Timeframe for registration|
|Dependants of Employment Pass holders||Employment Pass Services Centre (EPSC)||Within 2 weeks after pass is issued|
|Dependants of S Pass holders||MOM Services Centre – Hall C||Within 1 week after pass is issued|
The foreigner should bring along these documents for the appointment:
- Original passport
- Appointment letter
- Notification letter
- Documents listed in the IPA letter and notification letter
When: 4 working days after registration or document verification
We will deliver the card to the given address 4 working days after the foreigner registers and gets documents verified.
If the foreigner does not need to register, we will deliver the card 4 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 MOM centre:
|Type of dependant||Where to collect|
|Dependants of Employment Pass holders||Employment Pass Services Centre (EPSC)|
|Dependants of S Pass holders||MOM Services Centre – Hall C|
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