The Global Investor Programme eases the way for foreigners who are keen on setting up business operations in Singapore. For more information on the Global Investor Programme and application process, please refer to this link – http://contactsingapore.sg/gip
Designed to facilitate the entry and stay of entrepreneurs who will be actively involved in the starting up and operation of the company in Singapore, the EntrePass has an initial validity period of up to two years and will be issued upon the submission of a sound business proposal. The EntrePass also allows your immediate family to live here while you start and grow your business in Singapore. With the EntrePass you may leave and re-enter Singapore frequently with ease. It is renewable for as long as the business remains viable.
For further details on the EntrePass, please refer to Ministry of Manpower.
VISA FOR ENTRY INTO SINGAPORE
The visa is to facilitate the entry of business executives from countries that require a visa for Singapore. This is ideal if you are:
• attending to businesses or investments in Singapore and travel to Singapore frequently
• looking for or exploring business opportunities in Singapore
If it is multiple journey, the holders are permitted to enter Singapore as often as required within the validity period of the visa. The holder may stay from 14 to 30 days per visit, depending on the mode of arrival.
Things to note when applying:
• Check with the Singapore overseas mission in your country on visa requirements for entry into Singapore.
• You will need a Letter of Introduction from a Singapore-registered company to be submitted with your application.
For nationals of China and India, the applications are usually processed within one working day if submitted online. For nationals of other visa-requiring countries and further details on the visa, please refer to the ICA website.