Seven Individuals Charged for Alleged Illegal Employment Activities

On September 26, 2023, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) pressed charges against four foreign nationals for allegedly engaging in unauthorized employment as food delivery riders in Singapore. They were accused of working without valid work permits, and two Singaporeans and one Permanent Resident (PR) were also charged with alleged complicity in these activities. They were [...]

2023-11-02T17:50:43+08:00October 13th, 2023|News, Useful Articles|

Conviction of Individual for Illegal Employment and Harboring an Immigration Offender

On the 11th of September 2023, Poh Jinxiang, a 41-year-old Singaporean, and Director of Exclaim Pte. Ltd., was found guilty of violating the Employment of Foreign Manpower Act (EFMA) and the Immigration Act (IA). He has been sentenced to an $8,000 fine, and imprisoned for nine months and two weeks for the EFMA and IA [...]

2023-11-02T17:51:50+08:00October 13th, 2023|News, Useful Articles|

How Do I Renew My Dependent Pass?

Renewal Procedures and Requirements When to Initiate Renewal You have the option to apply for the renewal of a Dependant's Pass up to 6 months (180 days) before its expiration. It is crucial to submit your application before the pass's expiry date. For dependants of Employment Pass (sponsorship) and Entrepass holders, the renewal process can [...]

2023-11-02T17:56:46+08:00October 5th, 2023|Useful Articles|

Differences in Work Passes

Are you a Work Permit holder looking to elevate your career prospects? Are you perplexed by the distinctions between a Work Permit, Skilled Pass (SP), and an Employment Pass (EP)? In essence, the E-Pass and the S-Pass are distinct work passes designed for professionals possessing high-level qualifications and technicians with mid-level skills, respectively. Conversely, Work [...]

2023-10-27T10:23:35+08:00October 5th, 2023|Useful Articles|

How Do I Renew My Letter of Consent?

The Letter of Consent (LOC) remains in force as long as the associated visa pass, such as the Dependant Pass (DP) or LTVP / LTVP+, remains valid. Here are key considerations for renewing the Letter of Consent (LOC): Dependant Pass Holders: Dependant Pass holders can request their employer to renew their Letter of Consent (LOC) [...]

2023-10-27T11:52:07+08:00October 4th, 2023|Useful Articles|

New Requirement for Accommodation Proof for CMP Sector Workers in Singapore

Effective September 19th, employers operating in the construction, marine shipyard, and process (CMP) sectors will need to furnish evidence of suitable accommodation arrangements for their incoming non-Malaysian work permit holders before their entry into Singapore, as announced by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) on Monday. This additional prerequisite, in conjunction with the standard work permit [...]

2023-10-27T10:30:08+08:00October 4th, 2023|Useful Articles|
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