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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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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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