MOM : Change in Dependant Pass Regulation
Announcement of cessation to issue letter consent for Dependant Pass (DP) to work in Singapore workforce with effect from 1 May 2021.
What is the change and what will happen if you are the DP holder who doing business in Singapore ?
WHO IS DEPENDANT PASS (DP) HOLDER
The Dependant’s Pass allows spouses and children of Employment Pass or S Pass holders to join them in Singapore .
WHAT IS THE CHANGES
Allowed to work with the issue of LETTER CONSENT from MOM
Allowed to work with the issue of WORK PASS from MOM
Must apply for working visa such as work permit, Employment Pass
EXISTING DP HOLDER
Can work till expired date of letter consent and apply working visa in due course
WHAT IF DEPENDANT PASS HOLDER IS DOING BUSINESS HERE ?
Allowed to continue ( without application of working visa) with the following condition :
- Engaged at least 1 Singaporean or PR
- With at least S$1,400 monthly salary
- With at least 3 months CPF contribution
Allowed to apply 1 extension until 30 April 2022