Singapore Employment Pass

Get a Singapore Employment Pass

Work with your company in this fast paced city with an EP. Entrepreneurs who wish to stay and work for their company in Singapore may apply for the Employment Pass, subject to MOM’s discretion. An Employment Pass is the most commonly used work visa by foreign professionals working in managerial, executive or specialised jobs. Based on the statistics of previous years, there were 175,400 EP holders in 2011, 173,800 in 2012 and 175,100 in 2013 (6). It is a relatively simple visa to get and allows a great deal of flexibility for those who wish to work and live in vibrant Singapore.

Benefits a Singapore Employment Pass (EP)

There are a number of advantages to having this pass, as it enables you to have many of the personal and financial freedoms of a permanent resident without the lengthy application process and stricter requirements. Two of the major advantages of having this kind of pass include:

  • Holders can bring their spouses and children to live in Singapore on Dependant’s Passes (DP)
  • Holders are allowed to manage a company and may be allowed to own its shares as well

Application Requirements for a Employment Pass (EP)

Unlike the requirements for permanent residency, the eligibility criteria for an employment pass is substantially simpler and less time consuming. To apply for a pass like this, applicants must:

  • Possesses acceptable qualifications
  • A minimum monthly salary of SGD $3,300 for graduates
  • Relevant experience for professionals

To learn more about the eligibility criteria for gaining an Employment Pass in Singapore, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our team by calling (65) 6222 8880 or by using the Helen Campos is wholly dedicated to supporting Singapore’s corporate community with an extensive range of services and industry expertise.