Renewal of Long Term Visit Pass (LTVP)

Renewal Of Long Term Visit Pass (LTVP) In Singapore

The Long-Term Visit Pass (LTVP) is for a common-law spouse, step-child or handicapped child of an Employment Pass or S Pass holder. Pass holders earning over $12,000 can also get a pass for parents.

Renewal of Long Term Visit Passes (LTVP) can be applied up to 6 months before they expire.

At a glance

When to renew or when you can renew
  • You can apply to renew a Long Term Visit Pass up to 6 months before it expires. You must apply before the expiry date.
  • For dependants of Employment Pass (sponsorship) and Entrepass holders, you can start applying to renew when you get the renewal forms in the mail, 3 months before the pass expires. Your application has to reach MOM at least 2 months before the pass expires.
Who can renew
  • Employer or appointed employment agent (EA).
How to renew
  • Log in to EP Online to apply for renewal.
  • For dependants of Employment Pass (sponsorship) and EntrePass holders: complete the form and mail it to MOM. Remember to include all supporting documents mentioned in the form.
  • The outcome will be emailed to the email indicated in the application.
What is the duration of the renewed pass
  • The duration is tied to the main pass holder’s pass or up to the duration requested, whichever is shorter.
How much it costs
  • $225 for each pass
  • $30 for each Multiple Journey visa (if applicable)
How long it takes
  • Renew using EP Online: within 3 weeks for most cases.
  • Renew by post for dependants of EP (sponsorship) and Entrepass holders: within 8 weeks for most cases.
Notes / Remarks
  • Renewals are not guaranteed. Applications will be evaluated against current eligibility criteria.
  • Remember to apply for renewal early. Renewing early does not mean that you’ll lose the remaining days in your current pass. The duration of the renewed pass will start when the current pass expires.
  • You need to apply for renewal using the renewal forms for dependants of Employment Pass (sponsorship) and EntrePass holders.
  • If you miss the deadline, you must apply for a new pass.


Upon Renewal

If your renewal is successful, you will get an In-Principle Approval (IPA) letter.

If you are

It is valid for

Dependant of EP holder
  • 3 months
Dependant of S Pass holder
  • 2 months
  • You must follow the instructions in the IPA to get the pass issued before the IPA or current pass expires, whichever occurs first. The duration of the renewed pass will start when the current pass expires.


After the pass is issued

After the pass is issued, check the notification letter to see:

If notification letter states

The existing card 

Getting a new card
  • Must be returned according to instruction given in the notification letter.
Continue using the existing card
  • Must be kept by the pass holder.


  • If you return it when you don’t need to, you have to pay $60 to replace the pass.
To Return the card
  • If you need to return the card to MOM, you can post it to Work Pass Division, Ministry of Manpower, 18 Havelock Road, Singapore 059764.
  • You can use EP Online’s “card return” function to tell MOM why you are unable to return the card.
When returning the work pass card:
  • Do not deface, cut up or punch holes into it.
  • Do not tape the card onto a letter.
  • Do not glue or tape multiple cards together.


ACHI is one of the licensed Employment Agencies in Singapore. We will assist your work pass related applications and appeals at our level best with the regulatory authority Ministry Of Manpower (MOM) for successful outcome.
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