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Can S Pass or Work Permit holders be registered as company directors? What are the consequences of doing so?

No. S Pass or Work Permit holders are not allowed to carry on or manage any business in Singapore. As such, they cannot register themselves as sole-proprietors, partners or directors of any Singapore-registered company.

By doing so, they will have infringed the work pass conditions and their work passes will be revoked. They will also need to serve an employment ban.

Last Updated: 10 April 2015