Singapore: New Reporting Requirements Announced for Work Pass Holders

January 8, 2021 Lucy Halse

Key Points

  • Work Pass holders must notify MOM within five days of changing their mobile number or residence
  • The regulations are part of the Work Pass conditions in the Employment of Foreign Manpower Regulations
  • Penalties for non-compliance may include suspension or revocation of Work Passes

Overview

Work Pass holders must now notify the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) of any change in their mobile number or residential address within five days of the change.

What are the Changes?

All Work Pass holders except for foreign domestic workers must now update MOM with their new mobile number or residential address within five days of changing it. The regulations are part of the Work Pass conditions in the Employment of Foreign Manpower (Work Passes) Regulations.

What Should Employers and Applicants Know?

Penalties for non-compliance may include a suspension or revocation of Work Passes.

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Content in this publication is not intended as legal advice, nor should it be relied on as such. For additional information on the issues discussed, consult an Envoy-affiliated attorney or another qualified professional.

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