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Singapore Work Visas - Your Ultimate Guide!

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Singapore work visas are required for foreigners if they wish to work in this country. Also, it is known as a professional visa. There are different types of work visa options. It depends upon your purpose and duration of stay.


How many types of work permits are there in Singapore?

The Immigration and Checkpoint Authority (ICA) of Singapore offers three types of work visas. These three types of Singapore work visas are as follows.

  • Employment Visa
  • Entrepreneur Visa
  • Personalised Employment Visa


Singapore work visa eligibility

To qualify for a professional visa in Singapore, the applicant must fulfil some essential requirements. These requirements are given below. 

  • Must have a passport

  • A job offer in Singapore

  • The applicant must hold a university degree and have valuable skills.

  • There is also a salary limit. Your earnings per month should be at least $4,500. And it is higher for more experienced employees.

  • Young graduates must earn up to $4,500 to work there. Also, that limit is higher for older and more experienced individuals.


How To Apply

You can apply for their work visa using WP online. You also need to follow specific steps to get this visa issued;

  • Submit your application online using WP online.

  • The person or company that hired you must apply to the ICA authority before your arrival.

  • Get the visa issued.

  • Submit all the necessary documents and provide your fingerprints and photos.

  • Get your work visa card.


Singapore work visa processing time & status

Processing time 
The average processing time for a professional visa is one week. But in some cases, it may take up to one month.

After one week, you may check your application status by logging into WP online. If it is approved, you may print it out.


Singapore work visa fees

For each application, the cost may vary depending on the type and duration of the visa. However, you may need to pay around 200 SGD. Furthermore, you can submit your fee through a MasterCard, Visa card, and eNets.


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