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Get an overview and key facts about the Work Permit 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
Book a slot at the Onboard centre once you know their arrival date.
For all non-Malaysian CMP Work Permit Holders on IPA.
Buy a security bond.
For non-Malaysian Work Permit holders
Buy the Primary Care Plan.
For workers who stay in dormitories or work in CMP sectors
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
Send the worker to the Onboard centre directly after they arrive in Singapore.
For employers of all non-Malaysian male CMP workers on IPA
Send the worker to attend SIP within first 14 days of arrival in Singapore.
Renew the Work Permit before it expires.