Beaufort Singapore Work Visa Services
Work visas in Singapore range from work permits for domestic workers and labourers, to P-category Employment Passes for experienced professionals with good credentials in both education and industry knowledge. Non-residents aspiring to work in Singapore require a work visa before they can legally begin employment. Companies that hire non-residents without a valid visa will be prosecuted under the EFMA (Employment of Foreign Manpower Act). Immigration and Work Pass Services.
Beaufort is a licensed employment agency with Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower (MOM) and offers a full spectrum of work visa processing services. This includes reviewing your candidacy, acting as a liaison with MOM, applying for your work pass, processing renewals, appealing and tracking your application. Our work visa specialists can help you with of the following.
Employment Pass (EP) Application
The Employment Pass is issued to professionals, managerial personnel (managing directors, general managers, CEOs), executives or specialists who wish to work in Singapore. An employer or appointed employment agent needs to apply on behalf of the candidate. The candidate must earn at least S$3,300 to qualify (more experienced candidates need higher salaries).
S Pass Application
The S Pass is designed for mid-level skilled foreign workers employed by companies operating in Singapore. The application is assessed based on a point system with consideration for each of the following factors: salary, education qualifications, skills, job type and work experience. The number of S Pass holders employed by a company is capped according to its industry’s DRC (Dependency Ratio Ceiling). The qualifying salary for this pass is above S$2,200.
Personalised Employment Pass Application
The PEP is a special type of Employment Pass issued to top-tier individuals based on their merits. The PEP is independent of any employer; hence its holder can switch employers without affecting the status of the pass. He/she is also entitled to stay in Singapore for up to 6 months in between jobs to evaluate opportunities. The PEP is issued for a period of 3 years and is non-renewable thereafter. The qualifying salary threshold is S$144,000 per annum.
Dependant’s Pass Application
The Dependant’s Pass (DP) entitles the immediate family member of a work visa holder to live in Singapore. To qualify for dependant privileges, the sponsoring work visa holder must earn a minimum monthly salary of SGD 4,000. The status of the Dependant’s Pass is connected to the validity of the Singapore work visa.
Work Permit Application
The Work Permit (WP) is issued to basic-skilled workers who want to work in Singapore’s in-demand sectors and are from approved source countries. The duration of a WP is two years, subject to the validity of the worker’s passport, the Banker’s/Insurance Guarantee, and the worker’s employment period, whichever is shorter. The worker is only allowed to work for an employer and in the specified occupation. The qualifying salary must be S$2,000 or less.
Entrepreneur Pass (EntrePass) Application
The EntrePass (also known as the Entrepreneur Pass) is designed primarily for technopreneurs as well as R&D-intensive enterprises that can inject innovation and vibrancy in Singapore. There is no stipulated minimum salary for EntrePass and has a validity of 1 year. Your proposed business needs to meet certain requirements for you to be eligible for an EntrePass.
Letter of Consent (LOC) Application
The Letter of Consent (LOC) is for eligible LTVP/LTVP+ holders married to a Singaporean or permanent resident and Dependant’s Pass holders who want to work in Singapore. The employer or appointed employment agent can apply for the Letter of Consent. You can only begin working after the employer has received the LOC.
Training Employment Pass Application
The Training Employment Pass (TEP) is meant for overseas-based undergraduates or workers to undergo practical training/attachment for professional or specialist jobs. Where the applicant is an undergraduate (from an approved university), the attachment should be an essential part of fulfilling their degree course. To qualify for the TEP, the applicant should earn a fixed monthly salary of at least S$3,000 and possess acceptable qualifications.
Permanent Residence Application
Attaining Permanent Resident status in Singapore entails numerous benefits, including access to public housing, quality education and healthcare services at subsidized rates. Singapore PRs also benefit from CPF savings, plus personal tax reliefs and rebates.
Multiple-Journey Business Visa Application
The multi-journey business visa facilitates the frequent entry of business executives from visa-requiring countries into Singapore. This will benefit investors or business personnel who visit Singapore frequently to attend to their business or investment needs.