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Singapore Dependent Pass

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 $4,000 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