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I have cancelled my worker’s Work Permit by mistake, how do I reinstate it?

Before we can consider your request, ensure that:

  • The Work Permit has not expired.
  • The foreign worker or foreign domestic worker is still in Singapore.

You can then submit your request. We will email or call you with the outcome within 1 week.

If approved, apply and pay the transaction fee to reinstate the Work Permit of your worker:

Work Permit $35
Work Permit for Performing Artiste $75

Once this is done, your worker can continue to work using the current Work Permit. Levy will be charged from the date the Work Permit was cancelled.

If rejected, you must send your worker home.

If your worker’s Work Permit is revoked due to levy default, you can make online request to:

Last Updated: 1 August 2019