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SINGAPORE: Vaccination Requirements for Issuance of Work Passes

October 28, 2022

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) is requiring all foreign nationals and dependents aged 13 and above, to be fully vaccinated with World Health Organization Emergency Use Listing vaccines to get their new work passes issued.

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SINGAPORE | Update on Entry Approval and Vaccination Requirements

September 1, 2022

From 28 August 2022 2359 hours, all non-fully vaccinated travelers are no longer required to undergo a 7-day SHN and take a Polymerase Chain Reaction COVID-19 test at the end of their SHN period. They are still required to take a Pre-Departure Test within 2 days before departure for Singapore and test negative before departing for Singapore.

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SINGAPORE: Global Talent Hub Strategy

August 30, 2022

On 29 August 2022, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) in Singapore (in collaboration with the Ministry of Trade and the Ministry of Communications and Information) has released some important changes in the immigration regulations to further attract highly skilled foreign nationals and position the country to be a global hub for talent.

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Singapore Simplified: Fair Consideration Framework and Immigration Essentials for Business | Webinar Q&A Report

March 18, 2022

Following our recent webinar, Newland Chase experts answer the most pressing questions on the challenges and solutions of Singapore's Fair Consideration Framework and immigration essentials for business.

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SINGAPORE: COMPASS – New Points Based Assessment Framework

March 10, 2022

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has announced the introduction of a points-based assessment called Complementary Assessment Framework (COMPASS) from 1 September 2023 for new EP applications and from 1 September 2024 for EP renewals.

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SINGAPORE: Increase in Minimum Salary for Employment Pass and Eligibility Changes for S Pass

March 9, 2022

Beginning 1 September 2022, the minimum salary for EP holders will increase. At the same time, MOM will also be increasing the minimum salary and levies for S Pass holders. Quotas for S Pass will also be updated on 1 January 2023.

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SINGAPORE: COVID-19 Vaccination Required for Certain Immigration Processes Starting February 1, 2022

December 29, 2021

Beginning February 1, 2022, individuals applying for new Long-Term Passes, Work Passes, and Permanent Residence, as well as renewals of any existing Work Passes will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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SINGAPORE: Acceptable Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination Amended for Individuals Vaccinated in the U.S.

November 17, 2021

Singapore’s Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) announced new criteria for individuals vaccinated in the United States to prove their vaccination status and use the country’s Vaccinated Travel Lanes (VTLs).

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SINGAPORE: Reminder to Update the “Value of Turnover” in EPOL Accounts

March 29, 2021

We would like to remind employers to please update the ‘Value of Turnover’ in their EPOL account. If the employers has more than one EPOL account because of multiple legal entities in Singapore, then please update them all.

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SINGAPORE: Changes to Minimum Qualifying Salary and Advertising Requirement

August 28, 2020

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has raised the minimum Qualifying Fixed Monthly Salary for NEW applications for EP and S Pass and extended the FCF job advertising requirements to include S Pass applications submitted from Thursday 1 October 2020.

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