Singapore PRs are permitted to live, work, study, and retire in Singapore without any time limit. PR status is robust in practice but not absolute. PRs are subject to Re-Entry Permit (REP) requirements if they wish to leave Singapore for any length of time for any reason.
Does Singapore PR need to stay in Singapore?
A valid Re-Entry Permit (REP) is necessary whenever a Singapore Permanent Resident (SPR) wishes to travel out of Singapore. This permit will enable the Permanent Resident to retain his/her SPR status while away from Singapore.
Can a Singapore PR stay in Singapore without renewal of re-entry permit on expiry?
Please note that a Singapore Permanent Resident who remains outside Singapore without a valid Re-Entry Permit will lose his/her PR status. Therefore, an application to renew your Re-Entry Permit should be submitted at least two months before the expiry of your existing Re-Entry Permit.
Do I have to live in Singapore to maintain PR status?
There is no limit on that. You do not have to be employed in Singapore to retain your PR status. You can be running a business or doing a freelance job, or writing a blog or involved in some gainful economic activity. Another criteria is the time spent in Singapore.
Can PR come back to Singapore?
Overseas-based Singapore Citizens (SC) / Permanent Residents (PR) can return to Singapore without the need for any Entry Approvals. That said, all returning SC/PRs will be subject to the prevailing travel health control measures that is determined based on their travel history 21 days before arriving in Singapore.
Can PR stay in Singapore without job?
Singapore PRs are permitted to live, work, study, and retire in Singapore without any time limit. PR status is robust in practice but not absolute.
Will divorce affect my PR in Singapore?
If you are a PR (permanent resident) in Singapore, your PR status will generally not be affected by the divorce. This means that you will still be a PR after divorce.
How can I renew my PR status in Singapore?
If you wish to renew your Re-Entry Permit, please visit the website of the Singapore Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) at http://www.ica.gov.sg. Singapore Permanent Residents can apply or renew their Re-Entry Permit online through the e-REP service available at ICA website.
Can PR bring parents to Singapore?
Yes, it is one of the advantages of becoming a PR: a Singapore PR may apply for Long Term Visit Pass (LTVP) for his/her first degree family members i.e. Spouse, children (below the age of 21 years old) and parents. This will allow the family member(s) to stay long term in Singapore (minimum up to 1 year).
Can Singapore PR live abroad?
As a Singapore PR, you can: Live, enter and leave the country without having to apply for separate Singapore visas to work or travel. You’ll receive a Blue Card, which acts as your identity document. Include your spouse and unmarried children under 21 in the PR application.
How can I maintain my Singapore PR?
When a person gets Singapore PR, 2 documents are issued: a yellow-colored card called Entry Permit with the photograph of the person, and a paperReentry Permit, which has a validity of 5 years and is a multplei-entry visa and right to stay indefinitely in Singapore.
Can I have PR of two countries?
Yes, you could apply for permanent residence of more than one country at the same time. It is similar to applying for visas to travel to more than one country. However, after you are granted permanent residence by a country, you may be subject to physical residence requirements of that country.