Sponsorship for Family Members
Sponsorship for LTVP/Citizenship for Family Members by Singapore Citizens
Long Term Visit Pass (LTVP)
As a Singapore citizen or permanent resident, you can sponsor a foreigner to stay in Singapore on a Long-Term Visit Pass (LTVP) if they are:
Your spouse (if you are a Singapore citizen or a permanent resident)
Your unmarried child (aged under 21) born within the context of a legal marriage to, or have been legally adopted by yourself
Additionally, you must be aged above 21 to sponsor:
A mother or grandmother of a child or grandchild studying in Singapore on a Student's Pass
If you are a PR and have been married to a Singapore citizen for at least 2 years, your SC spouse can sponsor you for the citizenship application.
If you are below the age of 21 born to or adopted by a Singapore citizen, your SC parent can sponsor you for the citizenship application.
If you are a PR and an aged parent of a Singapore citizen, your SC child can sponsor your citizenship application.
Explanatory notes for Adults:
Explanatory notes for Minors:
Explanatory notes for Aged Parents:
All Singapore Citizenship applications must be submitted online using the e-Service. Please prepare the required documents provided in the document checklists for submission online via the e-Service.
You will require a Singpass account to submit an application. If you are applying under the sponsorship of your spouse/Singapore citizen parent, your sponsor would need to log in via his/her Singpass account.
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Sponsorship for PR for Family Members by Permanent Residents
As a foreigner, you may be eligible to apply for permanent residence if you are a/an:
Spouse of a Singapore citizen or Singapore permanent resident (PR)
Unmarried child aged below 21 years old, born within the context of a legal marriage to, or have been legally adopted by, a Singapore citizen or PR