16 Aug '11, 11am

MOM tightens Employment Pass criteria | SingaporeScene - Yahoo! via @yahoosg

MOM tightens Employment Pass criteria | SingaporeScene - Yahoo! via @yahoosg

MOM tightens the employment pass criteria to ensure Singaporeans remain at the core of a diverse and globally competitive … From next January, young foreigners wanting to apply for the Q1 Employment Pass (EP) in Singapore will need to earn at least $3,000. Older applicants will have to command an even higher salary to qualify for the same pass, which is one of three categories of EPs. The Q1 Pass applicants will also have to be graduates from "good quality institutions", the Ministry of Manpower said in a press release on Tuesday. Announcing details on the tightening of the employment pass framework , the MOM said it is moving away from the present single qualifying salary of $2,800. For the P2 Pass, another EP category, the qualifying salary will be raised from $4,000 to $4,500. There will be no change for the P1 Pass, which remains at $8,000. MOM will still be allowed to...

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