Permanent Residency (PR) Application in Singapore

Applying for Permanent Residency (PR) in Singapore is a comprehensive process governed by the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA).

Here’s a general overview of the application process:

Eligibility Criteria:

Before applying for PR, ensure you meet the eligibility criteria. While the criteria may be subject to changes, eligible persons include:

  1. Employment Pass (EP) or S Pass Holders:
  • Professionals with Employment Pass or S Pass status in Singapore.
  1. Spouse and Children of Singapore Citizens/PRs:
  • Individuals married to Singapore Citizens or PRs and their unmarried children below 21 years old may be eligible.
  1. Investors and Entrepreneurs:
  • Investors and entrepreneurs who have made significant contributions to the Singaporean economy.
  1. Aged Parents of Singapore Citizens:
  2. Student Studying in Singapore:

Application Procedure:

  1. Submission of Application:
  • Prepare the required documents and submit your PR application online through the e-PR system on the ICA website. The required documents may include proof of employment, educational qualifications, and other supporting materials.
  1. Application Fee:
  • Pay the non-refundable application fee online. The fee can vary, and it is advisable to check the latest fee schedule on the ICA website.
  1. Processing Time:
  • The processing time for PR applications can vary. The ICA will inform you of the outcome once the review is complete. This process may take several months.

Required Documents:

Please check on the ICA website for required documents.

Approval and Formalities:

  1. In-Principle Approval (IPA):
  • If your application is successful, you will receive an In-Principle Approval (IPA) letter. This letter will contain instructions on completing the formalities.
  • Follow the instructions in the IPA letter, which includes completing a medical examination
  1. Medical Examination
  2. You may download the medical examination form for Permanent Resident Application here (Link:
  3. Book an appointment with us for your Medical Exam. A Blood Test and Chest X-Ray is required.
  4. Results are ready within 48 hours
  5. An express service (results within 24hours) is available with a top-up of $30
  6. Your medical report is valid for up to 3 months after issuance.

Important Points to Note:

  • Keep track of updates and changes to the PR application process on the ICA website.
  • Be honest and accurate in providing information and documentation.
  • Seek professional advice if needed, especially for complex cases.

Applying for Permanent Residency in Singapore is a significant step, and it’s crucial to adhere to the guidelines and requirements set by the authorities. Always refer to the most recent information on the official ICA website and consult with immigration experts if necessary.

You may book an appointment with us for a PR medical check up through this link, or find out more via WhatsApp.