Exit permit

If you are 13 years old and above, you are subject to exit controls if you leave Singapore for 3 months or longer.

If you are between 13 and 16 1/2 years old

If you are overseas for 3 months or longer but less than 2 years, you need to apply for an exit permit.

If you are overseas for 2 years or more, you need to apply for an exit permit and a bond is also required. The bond amount is $75,000 or an amount equivalent to 50% of the combined annual gross income of both your parents for the preceding year, whichever is higher.

If you are above 16 1/2 and yet to be enlisted for NS

If you are overseas for 3 months or more, you need to apply for an exit permit and a bond is required. The bond amount is $75,000 or an amount equivalent to 50% of the combined annual gross income of both your parents for the preceding year, whichever is higher.

Here are the common exit permit related activities:

  • Apply Exit Permit
  • Renew/Extend Exit Permit
  • Enquire Exit Permit Eligibility
  • Enquire Exit Permit Status
  • Cancel Exit Permit
  • Update Overseas Address

More on exit permit (NS Portal).