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Singapore is the country of immigrants. At first it was Chinese and Malaysians, today this are people
from all over the world. Immigrants built his country and continue doing this in our days. And
government creates best possible opportunities for expats to live and work in Singapore.
It should be noted that the possibility of emigration to Singapore is wide enough compared to other
Immigration to Singapore and the acquisition of Singapore citizenship are governed by two basic acts -
the Immigration Act 1959 and Employment of Foreign Manpower Act 1990.
In accordance with these regulations there are several ways to immigrate to Singapore.
The first way to exile is professional. In accordance with Article 2 of Employment of Foreign
Manpower Act with an employer who is interested in you a work permit is issued (work visa
to this document (which is strictly tied to a particular employer) you can enter Singapore to work and live
there, and in a year you can apply for a residence permit.
The second way is the acquisition of permanent residence for investment. However, the amount of
such investments is very significant - about several million Singapore dollars. In its application (the final
decision on it is adopted by Controller of Immigration) candidate may include family - spouse, children
under 21 (not married; also we must keep in mind that the boys who have received a residence permit and
are 16 years will be called to military service). Parents can also be included to application, but only by
making additional funds. For children over 21 years old (unmarried) separate applications are needed.
The third way is to register a company in Singapore, on this basis getting work permit
in one year you apply for a residence permit.
To establish a company can any person, individually or jointly with others, by drafting and signing him
(them) the memorandum of association. Further, such person must submit:
- Memorandum and Articles of Association;
- Statutory Declaration of Compliance;
- Particulars of Shareholders, Directors, Secretaries, etc.;
- A copy of the identity document (passport) of directors and shareholders of Singaporean companies;
If the shareholder is a legal entity he must provide a copy of the certificate of registration and corporate
documents proving legal address, information about directors, shareholders and secretary;
- Address and office hours of the registered office;
- Consent to Act as Director and Statement of Non-disqualification to Act as Director;
- Consent to Act as Secretary.
As you can see the process of immigration to Singapore is pretty simple and it gives you great
opportunities for living and doing business in one of the most developed countries in the world.