An applicant may only work within the scope of employment specified in their respective work permits and may not work for more than the allotted hours. Running your own business without a proper work permit is also unlawful and can land you in jail.
For persons seeking for skilled positions in Singapore, there are numerous sorts of work visas available. You can apply for the suitable visa based on the nature of your work. The following are the most commonly issued visa types:
Entre Pass: This work visa is granted to overseas entrepreneurs who want to start their own firm in Singapore.
Employment Pass: This permission is for foreign professionals, managers, and executives earning more than S$3,600 and possessing the necessary qualifications.
Personalized Employment Pass: This work permit provides more work flexibility than an Employment Pass and is awarded to persons who earn a higher wage.
S pass: The S pass is given to mid-level skilled workers. If you want to apply for this pass, you must have a monthly income of at least S$2,200 and meet the assessment criteria.
Miscellaneous Pass: This visa category is provided to foreign people who are working in Singapore on a temporary basis.
|➤ Valid passport|
|➤ Application form duly completed|
|➤ Education certificate copies|
|➤ Testimonials from previous employers|
|➤ Two new color pictures|
|➤ Detailed description of the sort of work to be undertaken in Singapore by the applicant|
|➤ Appointment letter from the company|
Follow the application process outlined below, which is used in Singapore:
|➤ The applicant's employer or a Visa agency must file an application on his or her behalf. To apply for a work visa, they must obtain written permission from the employee|
|➤ Complete the application form and attach all relevant documentation|
|➤ Pay the charge online|
|➤ Once the application process is completed, you can check the status of the application on the Singapore Work Permit official website after a week|
Take a print of the in-principle acceptance letter if the visa application is approved (IPA). The employer or agent must obtain the permit within two weeks of the employee’s arrival. They must specify an address where the work permit card will be delivered, as well as nominate at least three recipients and submit their IC/FIN/passport number and contact information.
A work permit or work pass is often provided for a duration of up to two years. However, it may differ from the Employment term and is dependent on a variety of other factors.