Is There A Quota For Employment Pass?

The quota system is in place to regulate the hiring of foreign workers and restrict employers from exceeding the allowable number of foreign hires. This quota varies depending on the industry and serves to control the influx of foreign workers. In this article, we will focus on the Singapore Employment Pass quota. Unlike the S [...]

2023-12-06T17:03:58+08:00June 30th, 2023|Useful Articles|

Renewal of Employment Pass

To ensure that a pass holder can continue working for your company, you can apply to renew their Employment Pass, provided you still meet the criteria set by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM). Starting from 1st September 2023, the criteria for older and more experienced EP candidates have been revised. For instance, an EP applicant [...]

2023-12-06T17:08:27+08:00June 30th, 2023|Useful Articles|

Secondary Directorship for Employment Pass holders

Can an Employment Pass (EP) holder serve as a director in a company other than the one for which the EP is approved? According to the Ministry of Manpower's (MOM) website, secondary directorship positions in related companies, such as subsidiaries, may be essential to the EP holder's job role. In such cases, MOM generally permits [...]

2023-10-27T11:00:08+08:00June 23rd, 2023|Useful Articles|

What is Work Holiday Pass and how to apply for one?

Foreign students from select countries can come and work in Singapore for up to six or twelve months with a Work Holiday Pass. Singapore offers two types of Work Holiday Passes: 1. The Work Holiday Pass under the Work Holiday Programme, offered to students from countries the following countries: • Australia • France • Germany [...]

2023-12-06T17:18:30+08:00June 22nd, 2023|Useful Articles|

What is Overseas Networks & Expertise Pass (ONE Pass)?

What is ONE Pass? The Ministry of Manpower has announced the introduction of a new immigration pathway for highly skilled individuals, known as the Overseas Networks & Expertise Pass (ONE Pass Singapore). This article offers an overview of the necessary requirements for initiating the application process. Key Facts about the New Singapore Work Visa – [...]

2023-12-06T17:40:12+08:00June 15th, 2023|Useful Articles|

What is Complementarity Assessment Framework (COMPASS)?

Introduction The Ministry of Manpower has introduced COMPASS, a new point-based framework designed to evaluate the eligibility of foreign candidates for the Singapore Employment Pass (EP). This framework aims to facilitate the selection of high-quality foreign professionals by employers in Singapore, promoting workforce diversity while concurrently strengthening the Singaporean core. Starting from September 1, 2023, [...]

2023-12-06T17:45:25+08:00June 13th, 2023|Useful Articles|

Who is Eligible to Apply for the Long-Term Visit Pass?

Foreigners holding an Employment Pass (EP), S Pass, Personalized Employment Pass (PEP), or Entrepreneur Pass (Entre Pass) can bring their legally married spouse and unmarried children under the age of 21 to live in Singapore using the Dependant Pass. What about Other Family Members? This is where the Long-Term Visit Pass (LTVP) becomes useful. With [...]

2023-12-06T17:52:41+08:00June 9th, 2023|Useful Articles|
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