Singapore is a strong emerging asian  trade market and the country tops the most expensive cities in the world to live. Singapore is a major global financial hub for major investments and wealth management.  Singapore has taken measures to promote innovation, encourage entrepreneurship, re-train her workforce, and even attract foreign talents. Singapore is the pricing centre and leading oil trading hub in Asia. Singapore has free trade access to the entirety of the ASEAN network, with import duty reduced when dealing with Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam.

Investment name

Global investor programme (GIP)

Foreign investors who is interested to start up a business or invest in Singapore,
you may apply for Singapore Permanent Residence (PR) through the GIP.

Minimum investment

S$ 2.5million

Qualifying investments

  •  Invest S$ 2.5million in a new business entity or to expand an existing business operation
  • Invest atleast S$ 2.5 million in a GIP fund invested in Singapore based companies

Under the GIP programme you may invest in  the following business areas:
(a) Aerospace Engineering
(b) Alternative Energy
(c) Automotive
(d) Chemicals
(e) Consumer Business
(f) Education
(g) Electronics
(h) Energy
(i) Environment & Water Technology
(j) Engineering Services
(k) Healthcare
(l) Infocomm Products & Services
(m) Logistics & Supply Chain Management
(n) Marine & Offshore Engineering
(o) Media & Entertainment
(p) Medical Technology
(q) Nanotechnology
(r) Natural Resources
(s) Safety & Security
(t) Space
(u) Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology
(v) Precision Engineering
(w) Professional Services
(x) Lifestyle Products & Services
– Visual Arts, e.g. art galleries, museums, auction houses, art logistics, art
storage facilities
– Performing Arts, e.g. arts theaters, production houses
-Sports, e.g. sports academies, headquarters of sports companies
(y) Family Office

Processing time

1 month

Visa type

Re-entry permit with PR status

Permanent residency



2-6 years after receiving PR status

Dual nationality