Overview and key facts about the Work Permit, including who it is for, validity and pass map.
General Work Permit and sector requirements, including eligibility, security bond, quota, levy.
General Work Permit and sector requirements, including eligibility, security bond, quota, levy
Foreign worker levy
Foreign worker levy and quota requirements, how to pay levy, skilled worker levy and levy waiver.
Apply for Work Permit
Includes how to check the application status, and get the Work Permit issued.
Renew a Work Permit
When and how to renew a Work Permit and steps to take before renewal.
Appeal for renewal
How to submit an appeal if your worker is not eligible for Work Permit renewal.
Cancel a Work Permit
When and how to cancel a Work Permit.
Replace a card
How to replace a lost, damaged or stolen card.
When to notify MOM, including updates to company name and address, occupation, passport details and residential address.
Get a short Work Permit extension
How to get your worker's Work Permit extended for a short period.
Overseas leave for migrant workers, including home leave, levy waiver and what to do if they don't return.
Housing requirements for migrant workers, types of approved housing, updating migrant worker’s address to MOM.
Publications and resources
Find publications, posters and videos that are useful for both migrant workers and their employers.
Work Permit for migrant worker
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The Work Permit allows semi-skilled migrant workers from approved source countries to work in certain sectors. Find out your sector’s requirements, foreign worker levy and quota, and how to apply.