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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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SINGAPORE: New Online Application System Launches 15 June [Updated 12 June 2020]

June 12, 2020

Effective 15 June 2020, new Employment Pass (EP) and S Pass applications must be submitted via a new online service called myMOM, instead of the existing EP Online (EPOL) portal.  The new service was initially targeted for launch on 11 June, but was delayed.

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SINGAPORE: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Employer FAQ

May 4, 2020

Frequently asked questions relevant to employers sponsoring foreign employees on a Singapore work pass, including the common categories of Employment Pass ‘EP’ / S Pass / Dependant Pass.

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SINGAPORE: Upcoming Measures to Promote Fair Hiring

March 5, 2020

The Singapore Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has announced several measures intended to strengthen fair hiring practices.

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SINGAPORE: Lower Quotas for Certain Sectors in 2021

March 2, 2020

In Singapore, the S-Pass Sub-Dependency Ratio Ceiling (DRC) for companies in certain sectors will be lowered from 20% to 18%.

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SINGAPORE: Increased Penalties for Discriminatory Employers

January 15, 2020

In January 2020, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) in Singapore has strengthened its Fair Consideration Framework (FCF) for greater deterrence against workplace discrimination.

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SINGAPORE: Lower Dependency Ratio Ceiling in 2020

December 17, 2019

Effective 1 January 2020, the Dependency Ratio Ceiling (DRC) and S Pass Sub-DRC for companies in the services sector will be lowered.

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