Who can apply for a Training Employment Pass?
Non-residents undergoing practical training attachments for professional, managerial, executive or specialist jobs in Singapore are required to apply for a Singapore Training Employment Pass (TEP). This includes:
The training attachment in Singapore must be part of the trainee’s degree programme from an acceptable educational institution; or
- Intra-company trainees
Companies can bring employees from their foreign offices/subsidiaries, to Singapore for training.
To qualify for a TEP, the applicant should:
- Earn a fixed monthly salary of at least S$3,000; and/or
- Hold acceptable tertiary/professional qualifications.
- Be 17-30 years old
What if you do not qualify?
Applicants who do not meet the above criteria may wish to apply for a Training Employment Pass instead. The applicant will be assessed based on the prevailing criteria for the Training Work Permit and can be attached to a company in Singapore for up to six months.