The reality is that not all Employment Pass (EP) applications are approved. The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) evaluates each applicant based on the
Frequently Asked Questions : Singapore Employment Pass
Former Employment Pass (EP) holders whose last drawn fixed monthly salary was at least $18,000 are eligible to apply for the Personalised-Employment
Yes, provided your salary is above $ 6,000.
Employment Pass holders do not have to make any social security contributions to the Central Provident Fund (commonly know as “CPF” which is only
Yes, you can become a director in your company after you have obtained Employment Pass (EP).
You will need to seek approval from the Ministry of Manpower and your company.
Yes, you can hold shares in other companies or be a shareholder of another company while you are holding an Employment Pass (EP).
All Employment Pass applications can only be submitted once the Singapore company has been incorporated. In order to incorporate a Singapore company,
Yes, a shareholder can. However, if it is a newly established company, it is important for the company to show that it is able to generate enough
No, if you are already holding an Employment Pass of a company, you cannot serve as a director of another company in Singapore.