An Overview Of The Singapore Employment Pass

Foreigners are who qualified as professionals, managers, and executives will need to obtain a valid employment pass (EP) if they wish to gain employment in Singapore.

To qualify for an EP, the foreign professional has to satisfy the following criteria:

  • He or she has got a job offer in Singapore
  • Working in a managerial, executive or specialized position or role
  • Earn a fixed salary of at least S$3,900 per month
  • Have good or reputable qualifications, normally a good university degree, professional qualification or some form of specialized skills

The EP is open to all nationalities and every application will be assessed on the application’s own merits.

The EP issued can be valid for up to 24 months and can be renewed, subjected to review.

An EP holder can also apply for their family members to join them in Singapore via a Dependant’s Pass (DP) or Long Term Visit Pass (LTVP). The additional criteria is that for the EP holder must be earning at least S$6,000 per month. There are some new changes to the requirements of getting an EP starting from September 2020, you can read more about it here.

The application for the EP can be done via a licensed employment agency in Singapore or the employer themselves.

Find out more about applying for an EP and get in contact with us today!


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