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Key facts on Overseas Networks & Expertise Pass

Get a quick overview of the Overseas Networks & Expertise Pass to decide if it is the right pass for you.

Pass facts

Find out key facts about the pass:

Who it is for Top talent in business, arts and culture, sports, science and technology, and academia and research.
Who can apply

Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria can apply directly.

Details on application process will be released closer to 1 January 2023.

Minimum salary

Individuals with outstanding achievements in the arts and culture, sports, science and technology, and academia and research can qualify, even if they do not meet the salary criterion.

What is the duration

The duration of the pass is as follows:

  • First-time candidates: 5 years
  • Subsequent renewals: 5 years
Is it renewable Yes, upon meeting the renewal criteria.
Passes for family Available for certain family members of pass holders. Spouses of Overseas Networks & Expertise Pass holders can also obtain a Letter of Consent to work.
Foreign worker levy or quota No foreign worker levy or quota required.
Related eServices and forms

Visit Singapore Global Network (SGN) website to learn more about relocating to Singapore, and the opportunities available.

Pass holders may be required to pay income tax.

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