District of Columbia, US

Dec 11 2018

Higher Government Fees for Work Pass-Related Applications Forthcoming

Singapore

The situation

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) recently announced that it will increase the government fees for work and related pass applications starting April 1, 2019.

A closer look

Based on details provided on the MOM website, government fees will increase as follows:

Type of Pass

Current fees

Fee starting April 1, 2019

Application

Issuance/Renewal

Application

Issuance/Renewal

Employment Pass

SGD 70

SGD 150

SGD 105

SGD 225

S Pass

SGD 60

SGD 80

SGD 75

SGD 100

Work Permit

SGD 30

SGD 30

SGD 35

SGD 35

Personalised Employment Pass

SGD 70

SGD 150

SGD 105

SGD 225

EntrePass

SGD 70

SGD 150

SGD 105

SGD 225

Training Employment Pass

SGD 70

SGD 150

SGD 105

SGD 225

Dependant’s Pass

SGD 60

SGD 150

SGD 105

SGD 225

Long-Term Visit Pass

SGD 30

SGD 60

SGD 105

SGD 225

Work Holiday Pass

N/A

SGD 150

N/A

SGD 175

Work Permit (Performing Artiste)

SGD 40

SGD 30

SGD 75

SGD 100

Training Work Permit

SGD 30

SGD 30

SGD 35

SGD 35

Miscellaneous Work Pass

SGD 70

N/A

SGD 175

N/A

 

Background

The Singaporean government periodically reviews and adjusts government fees, with the most recent adjustments taking place in April 2013

Filing fee changes worldwide

Application fees for work permits are regularly reviewed and adjusted by immigration and labor authorities worldwide. Last October, New Zealand increased its visa application fees and levies. Australia also increased government filing fees for visa-related applications last February.

This alert is for informational purposes only. If you have any questions, please contact the global immigration professional with whom you work at Fragomen or send an email to [email protected].