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24 Jan 2017

Changes to Employment Pass Salary Criteria

Employment Pass

Eligibility for Employment Pass

Only eligible candidates will be considered for an Employment Pass. Criteria include a minimum salary of $3,600 and acceptable qualifications. 

Changes from 1 January 2017

From 1 January 2017, new EP applicants will have to earn a fixed monthly salary of $3,600 or more, depending on their qualifications and experience.

Older, more experienced applicants are expected to command higher salaries to qualify, in line with their work experience and skills sets.


Existing EP holders whose passes expire:

  From 1 Jan to 30 Jun 2017 From 1 Jul 2017 onwards
Duration of renewed pass One year, based on existing EP criteria. Up to three years, based on new EP criteria.



For more informatiion please visit MOM website : http://www.mom.gov.sg/




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