Starting your life together with that special someone is a big step, but getting your significant other to settle in with you permanently in your home country, or one that you are a permanent resident in, is a whole new ball game altogether. If it helps calm your nerves, you should know that the perks of obtaining a Singapore Permanent Resident (PR) status for your spouse are many. Furthermore, with the Singapore government publicly announcing its commitment to increase its population size to meet the labour shortfall by bringing in foreign talents, now is the perfect time to secure a PR for your spouse and start a beautiful life on sunny Singapore on the right foot.
Your Realistic Path To Singapore Citizenship
Successfully applying for and becoming a Singapore PR is the only feasible road you and your spouse can take to ride your way to the coveted Singapore citizenship. After clocking your permanent residency status for a specified number of years, you and your spouse will be eligible to proceed for a full Singapore citizenship application, whereby upon approval, will see the both of you obtain the second most powerful passport in the world and enjoy the same exclusive rights and benefits as locally-born citizens.
Unlock a myriad of property options when your spouse becomes a Singapore PR!
Furthermore, Singapore PRs are offered greater flexibility with regards to their financial preference, where they are able to choose from a wider selection of loan schemes, and not to mention, enjoy a greater boost in their loan approval.
A valuable perk that is second only to citizens, Singapore PRs are granted with priceless immigration stability status here. Travel freely in and out of Singapore with your spouse without the usual hassle of additional visas or long queues at the Singapore customs. Additionally, your spouse may also live and work in Singapore without any restrictions for as long as they wish.
Successfully converting your spouse to a Singapore PR status grants them better career prospects and will allow them the flexibility of switching jobs freely without having to face the unnecessary stress and worry that typically lingers when re-applying for a work permit.
In addition, there are bound to be more job openings and vacancies catered for Singapore PRs (notice how the bulk of job advertisements states “only Singaporeans and PRs need apply”), which often entails a higher remuneration package as compared to a foreigner of a similar experience and position. It also helps that employers in Singapore tend to give higher priority to Singapore PRs than foreigners during the hiring process.