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Documents required for S Pass

You need to submit documents such as copies of passport details and educational certificates along with the S Pass application.

You need these documents to apply for an S Pass:

  • Personal particulars page of the candidate’s passport.
    If the name on the passport is different from the other documents, give us one of the following:
    • Explanation letter and supporting documents, e.g. deed poll
    • An affidavit
  • Company’s latest business profile or instant information registered with ACRA.
  • Candidate’s educational certificates. You will need additional documents for:
    Qualifications from Need additional documents
    India Full set of transcripts or marksheets, indicating the college the candidate attended.
    China

    Verification proof for diploma and above qualifications from any of these sources:

    Note: We do not accept education certificates certified by a notary public as a form of verification proof.

    Institutions not listed in application form

    Verification proof for diploma and above qualifications from any of these sources:

    • Global verification agency, e.g. Dataflow, Risk Management Intelligence (RMI)
    • If the verification agency or educational institute has an online instant verification portal, you can submit the screenshot and web page address showing the verification result.

We may ask for other documents when we review your application.

It is the employer’s responsibility to verify the authenticity and quality of your candidate’s qualifications. If we ask for the verification proof of your candidate’s qualifications, you can:

  • Get one from a global verification agency, e.g. Dataflow or RMI.
  • If the verification agency or educational institute has an online instant verification portal, you can submit the screenshot and web page address showing the verification result.

For non-English documents, you must submit the original document and an English translation. The translation can be done by a translation service provider.

You need to submit additional documents for the following:

For regional representatives of overseas companiesShow

You need:

  • A copy of the approval letter from International Enterprise Singapore for setting up the representative office in Singapore.
  • A letter from the representative’s office headquarters stating:
    • The purpose of the application.
    • The duration of the candidate's assignment.
    • A guarantee for the maintenance and repatriation of the candidate.

For healthcare professionals, lawyers, football players or coachesShow

You need supporting documents from the respective professional bodies:

Occupation Professional body
Dentist Singapore Dental Council
Diagnostic radiographer Allied Health Professions Council
Doctor Singapore Medical Council
Emergency medical technician Unit for Prehospital Emergency Care
Football player or coach Sport Singapore
Lawyer Legal Services Regulatory Authority
Nurse Singapore Nursing Board
Occupational therapist Allied Health Professions Council
Paramedic Unit for Prehospital Emergency Care
Pharmacist Singapore Pharmacy Council
Physiotherapist Allied Health Professions Council
Radiation therapist Allied Health Professions Council
Speech therapist Allied Health Professions Council
TCM practitioner Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners Board

For employees in a food establishmentShow

A copy of the foodshop licence issued by SFA (formerly NEA). We will also accept valid NEA foodshop licences that were issued before 1 April 2019.

If you have a new establishment and don’t have the licence yet, you can submit a copy of the “Application for Foodshop Licence” letter issued to you by SFA.