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In Singapore, foreigners with eligibility for an Employment Pass or EntrePass may also make an application for a Dependent Pass (DP) for their spouse and children of 21 years old or younger.

Dependent Pass of Singapore

How to obtain Dependent Pass in Singapore

  • Dependent Pass Eligibility
  • Documents Required to apply Dependent Pass

Dependent Pass (DP) is a family relocation visa issued to spouse and unmarried children (below 21 years) of foreign employees holding a work pass of the type that is an Employment Pass or Entrepreneur Pass. You may be eligible to apply to become a DP holder if you have an immediate family member who is already holding on of Singapore’s valid work visas, like an Employment Pass (EP Holder).

A separate DP application must be filed for each eligible family member. Applications can be lodged with the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) Singapore.

Dependent Pass Eligibility

Dependent Pass is a visa for family members of Employment Pass and Entrepreneur Pass holders.

Employment Pass and S Pass holders with a fixed monthly salary of more than $6,000 may apply for Dependent’s Passes for their:

  • Spouses
  • Unmarried or legally adopted children under 21 years of age

Documents Required to apply Dependent Pass

In general, these documents and information are required for Dependent’s Pass applications:

1. Dependent’s Pass Application Form

  • The applicant must be sponsored by a well-established Singapore-registered company, normally the employer of the Employment/S Pass holder.
  • The form must be endorsed with the company’s stamp or seal, and signed by the applicant and an authorized officer from the sponsoring company.
  • A parent’s signature is required for children aged 16 years and below

2. Photograph of the applicant (passport-sized and taken within last three months)

3. Personal particulars page of applicant’s passport/travel document

Important Information:

Applicants who hold non-English documents or certificates are required to submit a copy of the original papers and the official English translation certified by the respective embassy.

Additional Documents

These additional documents are required on the basis of the applicant’s relationship with the Employment pass holder:


Singapore Dependent Pass FAQs

As a Company Shareholder can I Apply for Employment Pass?2020-06-22T14:49:13+08:00

Can, if you are already a company shareholder.

Can Dependent Pass Holder Start A Business In Singapore2020-06-22T14:48:45+08:00

As a DP holder, you can own a Private Limited Company (Pte Ltd) in Singapore. There are several advantages choosing to incorporate a Private Limited Company. A Pte Ltd enjoys more favorable tax rates, legal protection and easier access to capital. The downside of a Private Limited Company is they come with high compliance and operation costs.

What is a Dependant Pass?2020-06-22T14:47:11+08:00

Dependant Pass (DP) is a permit that allows spouses and kids of individuals who possess an Employment Pass or SPass to join them in Singapore. Legally married partners and children who are under the age of 21 are allowed to apply for this permit. However, holders of the employment pass must be earning a minimum of S$6,000 per month (as of 1 January 2018) for them to bring their dependents into this country.

NOTE: If a member of your immediate family (spouse and children) is a holder of the Singapore S Pass, he or she will not qualify for a Dependant Permit (DP).

An individual with a DP is eligible for employment in any organization or industry in Singapore. The marriage partner of an individual with employment pass (EP) can get a Letter of Consent to work in Singapore.

Before you can be issued with a Dependant Pass, you must meet certain criteria:


2021-01-26T16:26:17+08:00December 22, 2014|Comments Off on Singapore Dependent Pass