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Request help for work permit opportunities in Singapore

Postby asheytix » Sat, 13 May 2017 5:10 pm

Hi,

My brother-in-law from vietnamese is keen to work in singapore as a work permit holder, 26 year old this year. My wife is soon to be PR, vietnamese in nationality.

Does anyone have contacts or any information on which he industry or employer he can go to for application of work permit?

He is very keen to any industries because he wants to grab the opportunity and exposure to work in Singapore.

Any advice or help is appreciated ? Many thanks.

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Re: Request help for work permit opportunities in Singapore

Postby Strong Eagle » Sat, 13 May 2017 9:27 pm

He needs to get a job offer FIRST. Then, if he is being paid enough, his experience is good enough, and his educational credentials are good enough, then _maybe_ he will be granted a work permit.

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Re: Request help for work permit opportunities in Singapore

Postby ecureilx » Sun, 14 May 2017 10:11 pm

asheytix wrote:Hi,

My brother-in-law from vietnamese is keen to work in singapore as a work permit holder, 26 year old this year. My wife is soon to be PR, vietnamese in nationality.

Does anyone have contacts or any information on which he industry or employer he can go to for application of work permit?
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country called Vietnamese ? ;)

you know the job he applies has to match his training and experience, for MOM to grant a pass ?

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Re: Request help for work permit opportunities in Singapore

Postby x9200 » Sun, 14 May 2017 10:21 pm

Work Permit is for low/semi-skilled workers, so I assume OP had it right. Unfortunately I have no idea how to find a job hiring under WP - perhaps SMS could provide some ideas.

What I think the OP should check is country related eligibility - not all the passports can get the permit in the specific industries.
http://www.mom.gov.sg/passes-and-permit ... ign-worker

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Re: Request help for work permit opportunities in Singapore

Postby Strong Eagle » Mon, 15 May 2017 12:44 am

x9200 wrote:Work Permit is for low/semi-skilled workers, so I assume OP had it right.


You may be right. I interpreted the request as a generic sort of thing... a permit to work in Singapore at some level.

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Re: Request help for work permit opportunities in Singapore

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 15 May 2017 1:16 am

x9200 wrote:Work Permit is for low/semi-skilled workers, so I assume OP had it right. Unfortunately I have no idea how to find a job hiring under WP - perhaps SMS could provide some ideas.

What I think the OP should check is country related eligibility - not all the passports can get the permit in the specific industries.
http://www.mom.gov.sg/passes-and-permit ... ign-worker


Vietnamese are not allowed WP in any sector of Industry in Singapore.

They are, however, allowed in any industry sector as long as they can apply for a minimum of an S Pass or higher and meet the required academic and experience and minimum income levels required.

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Re: Request help for work permit opportunities in Singapore

Postby Strong Eagle » Mon, 15 May 2017 2:07 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Vietnamese are not allowed WP in any sector of Industry in Singapore.


That's curious... any idea what's behind the ban for WP's?

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Re: Request help for work permit opportunities in Singapore

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 15 May 2017 5:15 am

Not real sure, but I think is a holdover from the 60~70s period as they are still not considered as "traditional source" labour. Don't forget, all the others are from countries who are "not Communist" and after the PAP used the Communist Party to win the elections back in '65 and subsequently threw all the Party Cadre into ISD, they have not much love for the communists (Malaysian riots, Bus riots, etc.) So I have a feeling it's still a holdover from that era, but I cannot confirm nor deny the reason.


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