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Work Holiday Pass Guidance

Post by Holdaboss » Fri, 03 Sep 2021 7:21 am

Hi all,

I have an in-principle Work Holiday Pass which expires 16th November 2021. I am coming from the UK, fully vaccinated and have a few questions:

- Can my in-principle approval expire while I am in the SHN Facility? (I have applied for an extension in case this can't, as I intend to arrive 11th November)

- Will the pass expire 6 months from when it is issued? For example, if I arrived 11th November but do not get my pass until 25th November (after the SHN is complete), will my WHP expire on 25th May? Basically I am working out the latest date I can book my flight home.

- Could someone please verify the quarantine costs and rules? From looking online I can see that there is SHN Facility requirement ($2000) and PCR & Rapid Testing ($125 + $40 x 3). Is there anything additional I need to consider?

- Should I wait until after I receive MoM approval to book my flight? I saw a rumour online that the MoM gives you a specific date or date range when you can enter. I do not want to pre-emptively book my flight then have to change it.

Any help is much appreciated.

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Re: Work Holiday Pass Guidance

Post by Sunjackal » Mon, 06 Sep 2021 3:50 pm

You’ll also have to pay for a test before you can board a flight on the U.K. side - as the airlines won’t allow you to fly otherwise.

Make sure you check the rules about entry here: ... y-measures

It should also make the element about booking a flight clearer. I received my permission to enter SG a day before my flight (although I didn’t enter with a WHP).

If you need further clarification - email ICA/MoM as required. The bureaucracy in Singapore is very efficient.

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