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Eligibility for Training Employment Pass

The Training Employment Pass is for eligible foreign students or foreign trainees who want to undergo training in Singapore.

Who is eligible

You can apply for a Training Employment Pass if you are a foreign student or a trainee from a foreign office or subsidiary.

If you are a foreign student:

  • The training attachment in Singapore must be part of your course of study.
  • You must be studying at an acceptable institution or earn a fixed monthly salary of at least $3,000.
  • You must be sponsored by a well-established Singapore-registered company.

If you are a trainee from a foreign office or subsidiary:

  • You must earn a fixed monthly salary of at least $3,000.
  • You must be sponsored by a well-established Singapore-registered company.

Note: If you have held a Training Employment Pass before, you cannot apply for another one for the same type of training.

If you don't meet the criteria

If you don't qualify for a Training Employment Pass, you can try these options:

Duration of pass

The Training Employment Pass is valid for up to 3 months and is not renewable.