The Singapore Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has a set of strict criteria for those who wish to apply for a Singapore Employment Pass (EP). To increase your chance of success, it is strongly recommended that you go through the criteria and the checklist carefully, and ensure that all the required documents are available before applying.
For more information about Employment Pass, please visit our Employment Pass page.
To compare Employment Pass with Entrepreneur Pass (EntrePass), please visit our Comparing EntrePass and Employment Pass page.
The documents required to apply for an EP include:
Employees in food establishments will also require a copy of the licence issued by the National Environment Agency.
If your employer is a Representative Office of overseas companies, the following additional documents are required:
If you are a healthcare professional, lawyer, football player or coach, you also need supporting documents from the respective professional bodies:
|Dentist||Singapore Dental Council|
|Diagnostic radiographer||Allied Health Professions Council|
|Doctor||Singapore Medical Council|
|Football player or coach||Sport Singapore|
|Lawyer||Legal Services Regulatory Authority|
|Nurse||Singapore Nursing Board|
|Occupational therapist||Allied Health Professions Council|
|Pharmacist||Singapore Pharmacy Council|
|Physiotherapist||Allied Health Professions Council|
|Radiation therapist||Allied Health Professions Council|
|Speech therapist||Allied Health Professions Council|
|TCM practitioner||Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners Board|
Documents that are not in English are required to be translated and submitted with a copy of the original document. The translation can be done by a translation service provider, embassy or notary public.
As a licensed agent of the Singapore Ministry of Manpower (MOM), VOPlus has helped many foreigners successfully apply for Employment Pass. Contact us for a consultation today.