LTVP COF for Graduate from an IHL Seeking Employment in Singapore

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LTVP Completion of Formalities

1.    Upon in-principle approval of the Long-Term Visit (LTVP) application, you can enquire the application status to download the necessary documents, which may include Terms and Conditions for issuance of LTVP and medical report form for those who are required to undergo a medical check-up. The applicant can upload the document(s) online once the forms are duly completed. If the applicant fails to upload the document(s) within 30 days from the in-principle approval date, the application will be withdrawn.

2.    Once the uploaded document(s) are verified by ICA, the applicant will be notified via email to make payment using the e-Service. The payment has to be made within 30 days upon receiving the email notification, otherwise the approved application will be withdrawn. The payment may include:

  • S$60 for applicant's LTVP;
  • S$30 for a Multiple Journey Visa (if applicable)

3.    Once the payment has been made, the applicant will be informed if he/she is required to visit ICA Building physically for the issuance of LTVP. If applicant is required to visit ICA Building for the issuance of LTVP, the applicant can download the In-Principle Approval (IPA) letter which is valid for three months from date of issue. Do note that the IPA letter is not an immigration pass and does not confer any valid stay to the applicant. If the applicant fails to complete his/her formalities for the issuance of LTVP within three months, the approved application will be withdrawn. The applicant can book an e-Appointment  for the issuance of LTVP at ICA Building.

4.    The applicant is reminded to be punctual for the issuance of LTVP on the day of the appointment. The address and operating hours as follows:

ICA Services Centre
ICA Building
10 Kallang Road, Level 4
Singapore 208718
(next to Lavender MRT Station)

Operating hours are 8.00 am to 4.00 pm on Mondays to Fridays (except public holidays).

    Issuance of Digital LTVP

    With effect from 27 February 2023, ICA will issue the LTVP in digital form only. A digital LTVP will be issued in place of a physical LTVP card.

    After completion of formalities at the ICA Building, LTVP holders will receive an email (from at the email address provided in the LTVP application on how to retrieve the digital LTVP on the FileSG website.

    The digital LTVP can be viewed directly on the Singpass app after three working days, or downloaded from MyICA or FileSG website in PDF or OA format upon completion of formalities.

    Any person who is unsure of the validity of a digital LTVP can verify it at the FileSG website.  Refer to FAQ for more information on how to verify a digital LTVP.


    Retrieval of Digital LTVP on FileSG Website

    You may refer to the following step-by-step guides on the retrieval of digital LTVP on FileSG website: