Update to Employment Pass Salary Criteria (with effect from 1 January 2017)

The qualifying salary for Employment Pass (EP) applications is raised from $3,300 to $3,600. Only new EP applicants commanding a monthly salary of $3,600 or more subject to meeting other criteria on qualification and experience will be considered.


MOM will provide employers of existing EP holders to make adjustments. Existing EPs expiring:


Before 1 January 2017 Will be able to renew, for a duration of up to three years, based on existing EP criteria.
Between 1 January 2017 and 30 June 2017 (both dates inclusive) Will be able to renew, for a duration of one year, based on the existing EP criteria.
1 July 2017 onwards Will have to meet the new criteria for renewal, for a duration of up to three years.


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