Time to residency
6 to 15months
193 countries and regions
1st in the world
A cumulative residence of at least 3 months during the year of PR application is highly recommended.
Enjoy a more favorable ABSD rates (property stamp duty) than that of foreigners, which is 5% for the first residential property, 25% for the second, and 30% for the third and subsequent residential property.
Program launched in 1959
Benefit from favorable tax regimes such as a starkly lower stamp duty when purchasing properties.
Children who are permanent residents can enjoy the priority when enrolling in government schools, which is only second to Singapore citizens.
Permanent residents have the flexibility to change employment freely and hold directorship positions in companies.
Permanent residents are eligible to access Central Provident Fund (CPF) benefits and have the option to apply for Singaporean citizenship after holding their residency status for a minimum of 2 years.