The Professional, Technical Personnel and Skilled Workers Scheme (PTS Scheme) is for foreigners who are working in Singapore at the time of their PR application. This scheme makes up the majority of applications submitted annually. The requirements are as follows:
As long as you are holding on to the valid passes stated above, you are still eligible to apply for Singapore PR even though your profession requires you to travel extensively. In other words, you can still travel freely while the application is ongoing.
The Sponsored Application is valid for Spouse and Children/Step-Children/Legally Adopted Children of a Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident who follow the stipulated PR eligibility requirements. The assessment of the application will primarily be based on the merits of the Sponsor and his ability to support the applicants listed in the application. On the other hand, there is added advantage if the applicant(s) shows due course for approval with a good background. (E.g. clean record, education, employability, etc.)
Foreign students who are studying in Singapore may apply to become a Permanent Resident, whose eligibility will be based on their own merits as long as they fulfil the following PR application requirements:
Foreign Artistic Talent scheme (For Arts)
Your application can tap on your special talents and skillsets which can give you a competitive edge among other candidates. The candidate will be assessed on how the specific talent can not only improve your position but also add more prestige to the community. Some talents can include but are not limited to experienced artists and sportsmen. The Foreign Artistic Talent Scheme (For Arts) Scheme is thus meant for outstanding international arts professionals who will be granted Singapore PR in recognition of their cultural significance and contribution, in so far as they fulfil the eligibility requirements.
The Singapore government stipulates in all PR applications important and strict requirements across the different schemes available. If you want to be a Singapore Permanent Resident, read on to understand more about the eligibility criteria.
To be eligible for Singapore PR, candidates must generally fall into any one of the following categories:
Once a candidate is deemed eligible to apply, there are several ways by which a foreign national can become a Singapore Permanent Resident, depending on the profile of the PR applicant, which entail specific eligibility requirements:
Individual investors and seasoned business owners who are interested in being based in Singapore can consider the Global Investor Programme scheme (GIP), which allows them and their families to become a Singapore Permanent Resident as long as they meet the eligibility criteria. To read more, please click here.
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