What is Form 4A?
Form 4A is the application for permanent residence in Singapore. It must be filed by skilled workers, professionals and technical staff. Generally, the immigrants complete this form to be allowed to work in Singapore. You may download the form and see what it includes. Check the instructions to complete it properly.
What is Form 4A for?
Not everyone is eligible to request permanent residence in Singapore. Children or a spouse of a Singapore citizen, aged parents, investors, S Pass or Employment Pass holders may file this application for the purpose of permanent residence in the country. In 2009 the government reduced the amount of approved applications by 50%, so you must try to meet all requirements and complete the form without mistakes and unreliable information.
When is Form 4A Due?
The estimated time for completing the application is 20 minutes. The processing time is from 4 to 6 months. Sometimes it may take even more time for consideration. The entry permit fee is $100.
Is Form 4A Accompanied by Other Forms?
You must investigate the accompanying notes to Form 4A. Provide a passport-sized color photo that has been recently taken. There is a document checklist for all applicants. It includes the following documents:
- Travel document;
- Identity card;
- Birth certificate;
- Deed Poll;
- Education certificates;
- Custody papers for children;
- Work Pass;
- Letter from the employer;
- Payslips for the last 6 months;
- Marriage certificate;
- Business registration certificate.
What Information do I Include in Form 4A?
The application is divided into two columns. The first one is devoted to the information about the applicant, the second one is for completing by the officials. You must provide the following information: identification type and number, name, gender, alias, race, religion, nationality, address, marital status, occupation and salary per month (basic and gross), education details, information about children, date and signature.
Where do I Send Form 4A?
Once all supporting documents are collected and Form 4A is completed, send it all to the address:
Permanent Resident Services Center
10 Kallang Road