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Documents required for S Pass

You need to upload documents (e.g. candidate’s educational certificates and passport page showing personal particulars).

You need to upload these documents when submitting an S Pass application:

  • Personal particulars page of candidate’s passport.

    If the candidate’s name on the passport is different from their other documents, you must include either 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, e.g. degree certificate. You need to upload additional documents for:
Diploma and above qualifications from Additional documents required
India Transcripts or marksheets for all semesters stating the college attended
China

Verification proof from one of these sources:

Institutions not found in the application form’s drop-down list

Verification proof from a global verification agency, e.g. AvvanzDatafloweeCheck or RMI

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

For non-English documents, you must upload the original document together with an English translation as 1 file. The translation can be done by a translation service provider.

Requirements for verification proof

Employers are responsible for ensuring that their candidates’ qualifications are genuine and were awarded by accredited institutions.

If you’re asked for a verification proof, it must meet these requirements:

  • Must confirm that the qualifications are genuine and were awarded by accredited institutions.
  • Must be from a global verification agency, e.g. AvvanzDatafloweeCheck or RMI.

Educational certificates certified by a notary public are not accepted as a form of verification proof.

You need to upload 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 Singapore Food Agency (SFA).

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.