You can apply for your Employment Pass (EP) as soon as the company has been incorporated and the EPOL account has been set up (usually 7 -10 working days from date of incorporation).
Immigration & Work Visa FAQs / Singapore Employment Pass
The Employment Pass (EP) allows foreign professionals to work in Singapore. It applies to foreigners who earn a minimum fixed monthly salary of S$3,600 and have recognised qualifications. You can use the Self-Assessment Tool (SAT) provided by Ministry of Manpower to check if the applicant meets the requirements.
An Employment Pass (EP) is the main type of Singapore work visa issued to foreign entrepreneurs, professionals, skill employees, managers and owners (shareholders)/directors of Singapore companies. The EP does not fall under any quota system nor is there a monthly levy charge for EP. You can apply for Employment Pass…Read More
To be considered for an Employment Pass (EP), you must have a fixed monthly salary of at least S$3,600 and possess one or more of the following: Acceptable educational qualifications e.g diploma or degree Professional qualifications Specialist skills Work related experience Possessing a recognised qualification does not automatically guarantee a…Read More
From 1 Dec 2012 onwards, all P1 Pass holders who earn a fixed monthly salary of at least $12,000 and overseas-based foreign professionals whose last drawn fixed monthly salary was at least $18,000 will be eligible for the Personalised Employment Pass (PEP). For overseas-based foreign professionals, they should not have…Read More
The reality is that not all Employment Pass (EP) applications are approved. The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) evaluates each applicant based on the individual’s and hiring company’s credentials. Factors which play a very important role are: Applicant’s age, salary, citizenship, education, professional experience and skills Roles & responsibility of the…Read More