Should You Apply To Become A Permanent Resident Of Singapore?

21 July 2015

Perhaps it’s the sunshine, or the food, or the shopping, or the idyllic location in Southeast Asia or some combination, but many expats will consider becoming a Permanent Resident (PR) of Singapore.

Designed as a step between foreigner and citizen, becoming a PR allows expats to show a strong commitment to living and working in Singapore. While it can be a stepping stone to citizenship, many expats choose to become PRs without ever applying for citizenship.

Are the benefits worth the application and vetting process? To help you decide if permanent residency is for you, we’ve laid out the major benefits and cons to consider before deciding.

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