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Get an overview and key facts about the Work Permit for migrant workers.
Key facts about the Work Permit (WP) for migrant workers:
Employers must complete all of the following:
Get an idea of what you need to do before, during and after you apply for a Work Permit.
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If you have never applied for a Work Permit, you need to declare your business activity.
For first-time employers
Apply for man-year entitlement (MYE).
For construction or process companies hiring workers from non-traditional source (NTS) countries/regions and China
Apply for prior approval (PA) for construction, marine shipyard, or process (CMP) sectors.
For construction, marine shipyard, or process companies hiring workers from NTS countries/regions and China
Apply for in-principle support (IPS).
For process maintenance companies hiring workers from NTS countries/regions and China
Buy a security bond.
For non-Malaysian Work Permit holders
Book a slot at the Onboard centre once you know their arrival date.
For employers of all non-Malaysian male CMP workers on IPA
Register the worker for the Settling-in Programme (SIP) once you know their arrival date.
For employers of all non-Malaysian Work Permit holders in the manufacturing sector and female CMP workers
Buy the Primary Care Plan.
For workers who stay in dormitories or work in CMP sectors
Send the worker to the Onboard centre directly after they arrive in Singapore.
Send the worker to attend SIP within first 14 days of arrival in Singapore.
Renew the Work Permit before it expires.