Singapore – Increase in Fees for Various Passes and Work Permits

What has changed

Effective April 1, 2019, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) will increase the fees for Employment Pass, S Pass, Work Permit, and other passes.

The work pass administrative fees were last adjusted in April 2013.

Who is affected

All clients who currently employ foreign employees in Singapore or intend to employ foreign employees in Singapore after April 1, 2019.

What to expect

The Work Pass Administrative Fees Adjustments:

Administrative Fees for Employment Pass, S Pass, Work Permit:

Administrative Fees for Other Passes:

What you need to do

Clients are strongly advised to take the increased fees into consideration during financial planning for foreign hires and international assignments.

Contact your Emigra Worldwide representative for further details on how these updates may impact you or your client.