Should I become a PR?- Parent Edition

If you are reading this article, chances are, you have elderly parents you have been thinking of applying for Singapore PR. Unfortunately the privilege of sponsoring elderly parents is only extended to Singapore citizens.

Permanent Residents are only able to sponsor their spouse and any unmarried children under the age of 21. Parents of Permanent Residents can reside in Singapore on other visas. Such visas include but are not limited to the Long Term Visit Pass and Short Stay Visa.

This table provides a comparison of the visas which are available

Factors that determine Success or Failure in a PR application

Singapore Immigration and Checkpoints Authority have many requirements that allow them to gauge the eligibility of applicants looking to get their PR. These factors are listed as follows but are not limited to:

1. Type of work pass/ Employment Industry
2. Age
3. Education
4. Financial stability
5. Professional expertise
6. Familial ties

Other factors not included in this list are social integration efforts and charitable contributions.

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