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At a glance

Who can apply

Employers or company representatives.

Note: A CorpPass account is required to transact with MOM. Apply for a CorpPass account if you don’t have one. More info.

How long to complete form 20 to 30 minutes.
When to apply At least 2 months before start of FWS.
How long it takes

At least 3 months.

May take longer if:

  • Interviews have to be conducted.
  • Information provided is incorrect or incomplete.

What do I need before I can apply for flexible work schedule?Show

To transact with MOM, you need:

  • CorpPass. Apply for a CorpPass account if you don’t have one.
  • Your CorpPass admin or sub-admin must assign your CorpPass account:
    1. Log in to CorpPass.
    2. Go to eService Access tab.
    3. Choose Employment Standards Online (ESOL) as one of your company’s eServices.
    4. Assign Employment Standards Online (ESOL) eService to your CorpPass account.

Before applying, you must do the following:

  • Justify your need to apply for flexible work schedule.
  • Ensure that your employees will continue to receive their monthly basic salary while working less than their contractual hours.
  • Have a good track record in safety and health.
  • Gain more than 50% consent from your employees or union if your company is unionised.

You must write a proposal with the following details:

  • Particulars of company (e.g. ACRA registration number, contact number of person in charge of the application or scheme).
  • Reason why flexible work schedule is needed.
  • Start date of flexible work schedule.
  • Name of union, if unionised.
  • Contact number, names and nature of work of affected employees.
  • Written agreement from affected employees, or union if your company is unionised. The agreement should be signed by both parties.

Find out more about flexible work schedule.

I already have CorpPass account. How do I check if I can access this eService?Show

  1. Log in to your CorpPass account.
  2. Go to Assigned eServices tab. You should see Employment Standards Online (ESOL) listed as one of your assigned eServices.

If Employment Standards Online (ESOL) is not listed as one of your assigned eServices, please ask your CorpPass admin or sub-admin to assign the eService to you.

Get helpShow

For instructions, refer to the user guide.