Employment Pass (E-pass)

The EP is for foreigners who:

Pass Types

P Pass/Q Pass
There are three categories of Employment Pass: P1, P2 and Q Pass. The P Pass is for foreigners seeking professional, managerial or executive and specialist jobs.

  • P1 Pass – for applicants earning a fixed monthly salary of more than $7,000.
  • P2 Pass – for applicants earning a fixed monthly salary of more than $3,500 and up to $7,000 and he/she possesses recognised qualifications.
  • Q Pass – for applicants earning a fixed monthly salary of more than $2,500 and he/she possesses recognised qualifications.

Passes for Family Members
Employment Pass holders can apply for the Dependent’s Pass and/or Long-Term
Social Visit Pass for their family members.

Dependent’s Pass
Both P and Q Pass holders can apply for a Dependent’s Pass for their:

  • Spouse
  • Unmarried or legally adopted children under 21 years of age

Long-Term Social Visit Pass
P Pass holders can also apply for a Long-Term Social Visit Pass for their:

  • Common law spouse
  • Unmarried daughters above 21 years of age
  • Handicapped children
  • Step-children
  • Parents/parents-in-law

For more information visit the Ministry of Manpower website.

217 thoughts on “Employment Pass (E-pass)”

  1. Does the Diploma and the Original copy of you TOR really needed to the MOM? is it true if you dont have with you yor diploma and tor it is useless the MOM will not approve you?

  2. Please help me to recommend an agency with good accreditations. I would like to apply my wife even TEP for 6months. Is it possible even she’s in Manila if they could able to apply for TEP for her and will flight over here as soon as she has been approved?


  3. Good day,

    Hi, I’m already a dependent pass holder of an employment pass holder. I’m 20 and currently looking for a job here in singapore.
    My questions are:

    1. Will my dependent pass be invalid or cancelled when I turn 22?

    2. Do I need to apply for a work pass(what type of pass?) to be able to continue my work here?

    Looking forward on your reply. Thank you.

  4. Hi

    Ask ko lang po sana kung if possible po ba maaproved permit ko s pass po nareject po kasi then my employer appeal ung application need daw po kasi increase ung man power para ma include po ako sa company ..once kaya ma increase ang quota nila maaproved na kaya ung s pass? Pls help me stress na po kasi ako

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  6. I’m a work permit holder… Is it any possible way to get s pass or e pass.? I have finished one year course of a/ c… Which course Iam going to finish for this ?

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