What is an Employment Pass?
The Singapore Employment Pass (EP) is a work visa that allows professionals to legally work in Singapore.
How do you qualify for an Employment Pass in Singapore?
To qualify, an applicant must earn a fixed monthly salary of at least $4,500 (effective 1st Sept 2020) and have good educational or professional background. In addition, with effect from 1st Dec 2020, an EP applicant in the financial sector must earn a minimum fixed monthly salary of $5,000.
Who can apply for the Employment Pass?
The Singapore Employment Pass application can be made only by the employer. Hence, its validity is tied to the same employer. Consequently, a change in employers or jobs will require a new pass application.
If you are keen to apply for an Employment Pass for your staff, please visit our Singapore Employment Pass Services page.
Before you do, it would be good for you to find out why Employment Pass applications are rejected and how appeals can be presented. Please visit our page on Singapore Employment Pass Rejection and Appeals.
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