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Employment Pass (EP) is a work visa that managers, specialists, executives and other professionals need to relocate to and work in Singapore. After incorporating their Singapore company, business owners can apply for their EP to relocate and run their company.
The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) grants the Singapore employment pass, on case to case basis, to candidates who fulfil Singapore employment pass eligibility criteria. Validity of employment pass granted to first-timer is up to 2 years. Ep renewals are for up to 3 years.
After the approval of their pass, the employment pass holders earning qualifying salary can bring their immediate family members to Singapore. The family members need to meet the prescribed criterion before getting approval for their Dependant Pass or Long-Term Visit Pass.
Singapore EP holders earning S$6,000 or more in fixed monthly salary can apply for Dependant’s Passes for their legally married spouse and unmarried children (including legally adopted) under 21.
EP holders earning S$6,000 – $12,000 a month or more can apply for a Long-Term Visit Pass for their common-law spouse, unmarried handicapped children above 21 years of age, and unmarried step-children under 21.
EP holders earning more than $12,000 can also apply for LTVP for their parents.
MOM approves or disproves each EP application based on its merits.
MOM expects the following documents from the EP application:
The candidate needs to submit all the required documents in English.
Submitting Final Application to MOM, Payment to MOM, Submission acknowledgement,
After Application Completion, We submit EP application to MOM and Make payment of Application Fees.
Our recruiters will stay in communication with MOM and communicate with you, Should there be any queries or any additional info or documents requested from MOM,
After the approval of the EP application, MOM issues an In-Principle Approval (IPA) letter. We notify the candidate to visit Singapore within 3-6 months to collect their EP on the issuance of IPA.
After the candidate arrives in Singapore, we apply to MOM to issue their employment pass. We communicate with MOM to arrange an appointment for the candidate to collect their EP from a MOM centre. We submit the following documents using EP Online portal:
Before the EP is issued, the candidate needs to submit:
As your appointed employment agency, we can initiate the online Singapore employment pass application process. Our experienced recruiters would assist you for fulfilment of process to not to increase processing time with unnecessary back and froth communication from MOM,
Before applying for a candidate’s EP pass, it is advisable to use Employment Pass Self-Assessment Tool (SAT). It will determine whether or not you qualify for an employment pass.
A. We can submit One Appeal to MOM to re-consider the EP application For FREE!
B. 35% Fees Refunded, No Questions Asked
Nimmish has a complete know-how of the Singapore employment pass application process. We have completed numerous visa applications for the candidates selected through our staffing augmentation services.
Contact us to submit your candidates' fresh employment pass applications, and we will save your money & time. With our professional services, including EP pass renewal application, there are no delays or rejections because of errors.
Our recruiters assist in assessing your employment pass eligibility. They render practical advice that leads to a successful application and approval letter. We also recommend other work permits that may prove to be more suitable for the candidate.
Singapore immigration laws are challenging. Filling up forms is only a part of our service. We consider candidate's background & advise accordingly to produce the best work visa results. If there are any issues, we coordinate with MOM's immigration officials.
Employment Pass (EP) is a work visa approved by MOM. Foreign workers need it to relocate and work in Singapore. Foreign business owners can also acquire it after registering a Singapore company to immigrate and manage their company.
Employment pass is one of the primary work visas issued by the MOM to the foreigners for the relocation and their work stay in Singapore. There are 3 types of employment passes.
Foreign workers can acquire this pass if they have the required experience, qualifications, educational certifications. It is tied to the Singapore employer.
There are 3 sub-types of employment pass - P1, P2, and Q1
The Training Employment Pass is designed for foreign students or trainees who opt to undergo practical training for their future management, executive or specialist-level jobs in Singapore. The pass is valid for 3 months and is non-renewable.
Only those sponsored by well-known Singapore employers, studying at an acceptable institution or earning at least $3,000 in fixed monthly salary are eligible for this pass. Foreign students need to show that the training is part of their study.
PEP is awarded to employment pass holders earning at least $12,000/month or foreign employees earning at least $18,000/month. It is not tied to an employer and offer pass holder job flexibility. PEP is issued only once for 3 years.
Hire us as your employment pass services provider to complete this time-consuming task. We will advise on the filling of candidate's application and required documents. We will submit your Employment Pass Application Form 8 and required documents to MOM online:
Send us the following documents in PDF form:
Pay the official fee of $105 for each pass, $225 for each issued pass, and $30 for each multiple journey visa. Online transactions through GIRO, credit or debit cards are valid.
To renew your employment pass, submit a copy of your EP, passport, residential address, and your salary per month to us. We will take care of the rest of the proceedings.
You need to visit MOM's EP Online portal for this purpose. It is a free service that you can use to check your EP application status. Search by using the number on the Acknowledgement Page generated when you submit your application.
If you apply on EP Online for a Singapore employment pass, the approval may take up to 3 weeks for most cases. However, if you are an overseas company without a Singapore-registered office, the approval for the pass may take up to 8 weeks.
Your employment pass application may get rejected for one of the following reasons:
Yes! Employment pass holders can register their companies in Singapore and be its shareholder or owners. They can work as one of its foreign managing directors. However, they cannot act as its local or resident director.
Personalised employment pass holders cannot start a company in Singapore. They have to acquire an Entrepass for the purpose.
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