Singapore Dependant’s Pass (DP) Guide
Overview: What Is Dependant’s Pass In Singapore?
The Dependant’s Pass is a type of long term pass suitable for the direct family members of the work pass holder (holding on to Employment Pass or S-Pass). This pass is usually issued the same validity period as the main pass holder and the main pass sponsor must make a minimum monthly salary to be qualified to sponsor he/her dependant. Unlike the Long Term Visit Pass (LTVP), a Dependant’s Pass (DP) holder can work in Singapore under Letter of Consent (LOC) as long as they have a company sponsor. However, an application for LOC still needs to be filed via an agency or the employer.
Eligibility Requirement of Dependant’s Pass (DP)
- Must be a holder of an Employment Pass or S-Pass;
- Earning a fixed monthly salary of 6,000 SGD per month;
- The application must be sponsored by a registered company in Singapore.
Types of family members:
i. Legally married Spouse
ii. Unmarried children under 21 years old;
iii. Unmarried adopted children under 21 year old
Passport bio-data of the applicant;
For spouse: Marriage certificate
For Unmarried children under 21 years of age:
For Unmarried adopt children under 21 year-old:
Applying for Dependant’s Pass (DP)
For submission of the application, you can either engage a third-party agency or request your employer to submit the application. You need to have access to the EPOL account for the submission of the DP.
Submit an Application:
Step 1: Log in to the EPOL account to fill out the dependant’s pass application form and upload required documents;
Step 2: Pay the required application fee via Giro, Visa or Master card;
Step 3: Check the status of the application only after 3 weeks
Step 4: Once your application is approved, you may log into EPOL to download the IPA letter for the dependant’s pass;
Step 5: Login to EPOL to issue the pass and pay the necessary fees and go to MOM card collection centre to attend the face to face appointment.
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