Written Answer by Minister for Manpower Dr Tan See Leng to PQ on Data on Former Employment Pass Holders Who Were Subsequently Granted S Pass since 2010
NOTICE PAPER NO.1547 OF 2022 FOR THE SITTING ON OR AFTER 29 NOVEMBER 2022
QUESTION NO. 2432 FOR WRITTEN ANSWER
MP: Mr Leong Mun Wai
To ask the Minister for Manpower what is the number of former employment pass holders who have been subsequently granted an S Pass in each year since 2010.
The table below provides the number of former Employment Pass (EP) holders who were subsequently granted an S Pass from 2010 to 2021.
Number of former EP holders who converted to S Pass
|Former EP holders who were subsequently granted an S Pass
Source: Administrative Records, Ministry of Manpower
It is the employer’s decision which pass type they wish to apply for. Employers can choose to convert their EP holder to an S Pass based on their business needs. However, they will be subject to the prevailing S Pass qualifying salaries, quota and levies.