In Singapore a person holding an employment pass is eligible to apply for a Dependant's pass. The date of expiry of the dependant's pass is same as the date of the employment pass of the main holder. Spouses who hold the dependant's pass in Singapore can also work there. Person holding the dependant's pass are eligible to take up a job in Singapore after his employer has got the 'Letter of Consent' from the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority in Singapore
Employment for spouses holding the Dependant's Pass in Singapore
Spouses who hold the dependant's pass are eligible to work or take up a job in Singapore after submitting an application to the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority requesting them for a 'Letter of Consent'.
A cover letter containing the following documents is required for applying for the 'Letter of Consent'
- Basic monthly remuneration
- Tenure of the previous employment
- Detailed description of the nature of duties
- Designation of the job
In case of a renewal of the Dependant's Pass it is essential to renew the 'Letter of Consent'.
In case of cancellation of the Dependant's Pass the, 'Letter of Consent' becomes invalid.
The applications for the Dependant's Pass can be done Manually or By EP Online
Documents required for the Dependant's Pass application for spouse
- Applicant's passport-size photograph
- 1 copy of passport
- 1 copy of the marriage certificate
- 1 copy of the birth-certificate of the child which shows both the child's name and the parent's name.
- 1 copy of the adoption order of the child
- 1 copy of the passport
- A recent passport-size photograph.
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