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Singapore Employment Pass Renewal

February 6, 2016 | Author: | Posted in Travel Preparation

If you have a dream to live and work in Singapore, it is necessary to carry it out. Singapore is an attractive destination for labor migration, beating popular New Zealand, Canada and Australia.

Safety, a high level of medicine, excellent conditions for doing business, low corruption, high average wages, and most importantly – the country’s policy to attract highly qualified specialists, and the ease of obtaining a residence permit, made this country the cherished dream of applicants.

Work Permits

To enter and start working in the country you need to get work permit. There are four main types of work permit (work visas): Employment Pass, Personalised Employment Pass, Entrepreneur Pass and S Pass. First two types are designed for foreign professionals that have received job offer in Singapore. Entrepreneur Pass and S Pass choose those, whose intentions have entrepreneurial nature.

Employment Pass is a work permit for foreign professionals with high level of education and also relevant skill level. It is given for 2 years. The minimum salary level is 3300 USD. More experienced and older applicants have higher salary requirements.

To apply for Employment Pass you will need such documents as:

Required documents for Employment Pass

Personal particulars page of the candidate’s passport.

Company’s latest business profile or instant information registered with the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA).

Candidates educational certificates (e.g. degree certificate).

If you are a candidate from India you will need to fill transcripts and marksheets. If your native country is China – certificate of graduation and verification proof of these certificates.

Let look like a foreigner can deal with Singapore employment pass renewal.

Singapore Employment Pass renewal

As we mentioned earlier, period of validity of Singapore Employment Pass is 2 years. You can extend that period up to three years. To do that you just need to contact your visa agency (if you obtained your visa thought agency) or contact Ministry of Manpower.

Nowadays, everything can be made through internet, work permit are not an exception. If you are registered with Employment Pass online, renewal can be made online. You receive an application, fill it and send back with all required documents.

Pay attention

However, Singapore ep renewal is not guarantee. You must apply for renewal in term and if you miss the deadline, you will have to apply for new Employment Pass.

Considering that often applicants have no time to deal with all this ep renewal, they may just forgot about terms, make a mistake while fulfill the application, forgot about required documents and receive a rejection. Mistake will cost you time and that lost time may cost you your work permit. You will have to do it over and over again.

Insure your visa

So, to avoid this, would be better to contact Singapore visa agency. You are a high-class professional and you know that you should spare your time, not money, cause with more time, you can earn more money.


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