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Cancel a Personalised Employment Pass

You need to cancel your Personalised Employment Pass if you have been out of work for more than 6 months. Please cut your cancelled pass card in half and discard it to prevent misuse.

At a glance

When to cancel

You need to cancel your Personalised Employment Pass (PEP) if you have been unemployed for more than 6 months.

You can cancel the pass any time before it expires. However, you will not be able to reinstate the PEP.

Note: You don’t need to cancel the pass if you become a Singapore permanent resident. We will cancel it automatically.

Who can cancel Pass holder or appointed employment agent (EA).
How long it takes Cancellation is immediate.

Note:

  • You don’t have to cancel the pass each time you change employers. You only need to notify us.
  • Your employer must seek tax clearance from the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) at least one month before you leave your job.
  • For an overview of scheduled flights, you can visit Changi Airport’s website or use the iChangi mobile app. Please check with the airlines directly to confirm if the flights are still operating.
  • If you have left Singapore permanently, you must cancel the pass within one week from your departure date.
  • When your PEP is cancelled, all related Dependant’s Passes, Long Term Visit Passes and their Letter of Consent and Work Permit will also be cancelled.
  • Please cut your cancelled pass card in half and discard it to prevent misuse. 

    As we need time to change the instructions in our eServices, pass cards and letters, please ignore any instructions to return the card. Please bear with us while we work on this.

How to cancel

To cancel the pass:

  1. Log in to EP Online and cancel the pass. Cancellation is immediate and a 30-day Short Term Visit Pass will be generated if you are still in Singapore.
  2. Print the STVP. You must show the STVP and valid passport to the immigration officer when leaving Singapore.

To cancel the pass, log in to EP Online and cancel it.