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The Work Permit allows semi-skilled foreign workers from approved source countries to work in certain sectors. Find out your sector’s requirements, foreign worker levy and quota, and how to apply.
Overview and key facts about the Work Permit, including who it is for, validity and pass map.
General Work Permit and sector requirements, including eligibility, security bond, quota and levy.
Foreign worker quota and levy requirements, how to pay the levy, skilled worker levy and levy waiver.
Includes how to check the status of your application, and how to get the Work Permit issued.
When and how to renew a Work Permit and steps to take before renewal.
How to submit an appeal if a worker's Work Permit is not eligible for renewal.
When and how to cancel a Work Permit and return cancelled pass cards.
How to replace a lost, damaged or stolen card.
When to notify MOM, including updates to company name and address, occupation, passport details and residential address.
How to get your worker's Work Permit extended for a short period.
Overseas leave for foreign workers, including home leave. Includes levy waiver and what to do if the worker doesn't return.
Housing requirements for foreign workers, types of approved housing, updating foreign worker’s address to MOM.
Find publications that are useful for both foreign workers and their employers.
Online services and forms for Work Permit for foreign worker transactions.