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Global Investor Programme (GIP)

The Global Investor Programme (GIP) is administered by Contact Singapore, under the purview of the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB). Contact Singapore primarily connects with business owners and entrepreneurs, assisting them in investing and expanding their businesses in Singapore.

Eligibility for GIP

Individuals interested in starting a business or investing in Singapore can apply for Singapore Permanent Residency (PR) through the Global Investor Programme (GIP). Applicants must meet the following criteria to qualify as a Singapore permanent resident through this program .

1. You can declare no more than two companies in your application to meet the minimum threshold for turnover. The company must belong to at least one item on the official industry list.
2. If your company is a listed company, you must be one of the largest individual shareholders.

Investment Schemes

Scheme A

Invest no less than S$10 million to establish a new business entity or expand an existing entity's business

Scheme B

Invest no less than S$25 million in the selected funds of the Global Investor Programme

Scheme C

Establish a Single Family Office managing assets of no less than S$200 million in Singapore and invest no less than S$50 million

Scheme A

Invest no less than S$10 million to establish a new business entity or expand an existing entity's business

  1. Applicants must submit a detailed five-year business or investment plan, which must include the items listed in the application form, such as projected employment numbers, annual local business expenditure, and related financial forecasts. EDB will evaluate the feasibility of the plan, the applicant’s responsibilities in the company, the company’s business activities, and the local employment opportunities created.
  2. You must hold at least 30% equity in the company and be a core member of the management team (e.g., senior executives, board members).
  3. The company must belong to at least one item on the official industry list.

Scheme B

Invest no less than S$25 million in the selected funds of the Global Investor Programme

In addition to investing in the selected funds of the Global Investor Programme, EDB may request the applicant to share their potential business plans in Singapore.

The latest list of selected funds of the Global Investor Programme is as follows:

  1. B Capital Group Singapore Pte Ltd
  2. East Ventures Advisory Pte Ltd
  3. GGV Capital Pte Ltd
  4. HHLR Management Pte Ltd
  5. Insignia Ventures Partners Pte Ltd
  6. Jungle Ventures Pte Ltd
  7. Vertex Venture Management Pte Ltd


Investing in the selected funds of the Global Investor Programme is the applicant’s personal decision. The applicant should bear the responsibility of any additional fees charged by the fund company. Although EDB has assessed the investment and operational capabilities of the selected funds of the Global Investor Programme, this does not imply an endorsement of any fund by EDB. EDB assumes no responsibility or accepts any claims for any losses (including but not limited to loss of profit, business interruption, or information loss) suffered directly or indirectly by the applicant due to investing in the selected funds of the Global Investor Programme.

Scheme C

Establish a Single Family Office managing assets of no less than S$200 million in Singapore and invest no less than S$50 million

Applicants must submit a detailed five-year business plan, including the items listed in the application form, i.e., the expected number of employment and annual financial forecasts. The business plan must indicate the applicant’s role in the Single Family Office and asset allocation and investment strategy, including asset categories, investment industries, and geographical areas.

Offshore assets can be part of the managed assets if the following conditions are met:

  1. Upon receiving in-principle approval, the applicant transfers no less than S$50 million of investable assets to Singapore, held by the Single Family Office in Singapore.
  2. The applicant must demonstrate within 12 months from the date of the issuance of the final approval letter that they have invested no less than S$50 million in the following four investment categories (not limited to one category), and maintain no less than S$50 million in investments in the following four categories within the validity period of the entry permit:
    • Stocks listed on approved exchanges in Singapore, Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITS), or Business Trusts
    • Eligible debt securities listed in the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s query system
    • Funds issued by licensed/registered managers or financial institutions in Singapore
    • Private equity investments in Singapore non-listed companies.

Approval Process for Global Business Investment Plans

Note: The approval process for the Global Business Investor Program takes approximately nine to twelve months. The submitted application will undergo due diligence. If the applicant submits an incomplete application form, the approval process will be extended. Your spouse and unmarried children (under 21 years old) can apply for permanent residence through the Global Business Investor Program as an accompanying applicant. Male accompanying applicants will be required to serve military service. Parents, married children, and unmarried children over 21 years old cannot apply for permanent residence through your Global Business Investor Program. They can apply for a Long-Term Visit Pass (LTVP).The validity period of the pass depends on the validity period of your Re-entry Permit (REP).

Evaluation Criteria for Renewal of Singapore Permanent Resident Status

After the first five years, you need to meet the following conditions to renew your re-entry permit:

1. If the Singapore registered company or a Single Family Office you have invested in has already started business and employed staff, the number of staff that can be considered in the re-entry permit renewal assessment will be the value-added number after the final approval is granted. Your shareholding in the enterprise must also be no less than 30%, and the enterprise must be engaged in one of the industries listed in the official industry list.
2. The five professionals in a Single Family Office must undertake advisory duties related to law, tax, investment, or philanthropy.
3. Applicants in option C should submit proof documents that they have invested no less than S$50 million in the required investment categories in Singapore, otherwise their re-entry permit renewal may be affected.

企业为什么应该考虑【新加坡+1】战略?

01

提高供应链韧性

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02

准入东南亚消费及劳动市场

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03

结合东南亚整体优势

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案例分享

【新加坡 + 柔佛】家电企业


在新加坡

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在柔佛

  • 2000年初成立,员工约千位数人,其中工程师约占 80%
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柔佛 – 新加坡“双赢”

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