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If my company has excess quota for Work Permits, can we be allowed more S Passes instead?

The quota for S Pass applies across the board to all companies in a sector, with no exceptions. Companies are not allowed to use their excess Work Permit quota for S Passes.

The S Pass quota is set at a particular level to ensure that local jobseekers will have a more level playing field and better job opportunities. The Work Permit quota and S Pass quota are therefore not interchangeable.

Instead of hiring more S Pass holders, you are encouraged to consider hiring qualified local candidates to strengthen the Singaporean core in your company.