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How do I open a bank account for my foreign worker?

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Existing foreign workers

Apply for your worker's POSB account in WP Online.

  1. Log in to WP Online.
  2. Click “Bank Account” in the left menu.

If approved, POSB will post the ATM card to your company’s address within 7 working days.

New foreign workers

Apply for your worker’s POSB account when you get their Work Permit issued.

Your worker needs to:

  1. Complete card registration at MOM Services Centre.
  2. Prepare the following documents:
    • Original passport
    • Work Permit in-principle approval
    • Notification letter
  3. Bring along documents and collect ATM card at:

    POSB Account Services Centre (for Work Permit holders)
    7 Kaki Bukit Avenue 3
    Kaki Bukit Recreation Centre
    Singapore 415814

Besides the POSB account, your workers will also get free MWC membership.

Alternatively, your worker can approach another bank to open the account.