All foreigners need an Employment Pass to work and stay in Singapore even when you are the shareholder, director, professional employees and key managers in the company. With an Employment pass, you can easily travel in and out of Singapore without any hassle.
After you have set up your company, your Singapore Employment Pass application can be process with EBOS. EBOS will liaise with Ministry of Manpower who is the agency responsible for the approval of such Business Visa.
EBOS will provide you with a complimentary in-depth analysis of your probability to obtain approval in the Employment Pass Application. Next, we will work with you to obtain the supporting documents for submission to MOM.
The Employment Pass is for foreign professionals who:
All documents submitted must be in English. If any documents are not in English, it must be translated into English and attached with the original documents. The translation must be done by a professional translator firm, embassy or notary public.
Singapore Employment Pass Application is evaluated by MOM on a case-by-case basis. All approvals are based on individual merits and your contribution to Singapore economy. EBOS will evaluate your chance and act as your business consultant to suggest the best time and best solution to get your Singapore Employment Pass.
The main eligibility criteria are as follow for your perusal:
Fresh graduates from good institutions must earn at least $3,600.
Experienced management staff command a much higher salary than $3,600 will stand a better chance.
MOM does not have a list of approved qualification for employment pass application. However, the skillset provided by applicant should be unique and important to the growth of the business that is sponsoring him/her to obtain an Employment Pass.
MOM also looks at the achievement and pass track records of the applicants on a case by case-by-case basis. If the candidate has positive exposures in international news and obtained recognition, MOM would favour such application even when the candidates does not possess qualification.
Hence, having a degree does not guarantee 100% success rate.
First-time applicant is valid for up to two years. Thereafter, EP can be renewed up to three years
Employment Pass Holder can apply for PR in Singapore. EBOS will assist to access your suitable when you are ready to talk to us.
Successful applicants with exceptional high salary can bring in their family members.
Application can be submitted together with the Employment Pass Application. Usually, it is better to submit the application after the Employment Pass is approved.
If you are foreigner director in Singapore, your local director or your In-House Human Resource Manager can help to apply for an EP. Most director will find it lengthy and troublesome to go through the details because most firm will outsource their monthly payroll of less than 10 employees to an Accounting Services Firm. It is not cost effective to hire a full time Human Resource Manager for less than 10 employees.
Use the Self-Assessment Tool (SAT) link to check your suitability for an Employment Pass
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