The EntrePass allows eligible foreign entrepreneurs to start and operate a business in Singapore that is venture-backed or possesses innovative technologies.

To qualify, you must demonstrate that you are an entrepreneur, an innovator, or an investor.

There are various ways to qualify, some of which involve investment and others that require particular expertise or experience.


Program at a glance

Program typeActive Investor Visa
Time to citizenshipMinimum 10 years
Time to permanent residencyMinimum 5 years
Minimum investmentNo specified minimum
Physical presence requirementNo specified minimum
Application processing time2-3 months
Grants visa-free travel toSingapore
Grants settlement rights inSingapore

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