You will need to provide original documents and official translations (for documents in languages other than English), as well as copies of the documents for ICA to retain.
ICA does not endorse any private translation companies or entities. Insufficient documentation may result in non-acceptance of your application. You may be required to provide additional documents to support your application.
Please have these documents ready before you apply:
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Please apply for an Long-Term Visit Pass (LTVP) with at least 10 days remaining on your Visit Pass. A visitor to Singapore must have a valid Visit Pass at all times during their stay. You must also have a passport issued only in your name.
You will need to submit the LTVP application online using the e-Service.
A S$30 non-refundable processing fee for each application.
Payment can be made using:
Note: Additional fees will apply upon collection (see below for more details).
The LTVP processing time may take up to six weeks.
If your application is still within this processing time, please wait to be notified of your application outcome via email or check on the application outcome using the e-Service, rather than contacting ICA to enquire about the status of your application.
You may need to provide original documents or photocopies during the processing period. You may also be called up for an interview during this time. ICA will contact you to request any additional documents or to arrange an interview, if required.
Operating hours are 8.00 am to 4.00 pm on Mondays to Fridays (except public holidays).