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Any option other than EPEC?

Post by sajeewaw » Mon, 16 Mar 2009 5:47 pm

One of my friends applied for an EPEC and got rejected due to a reason which MOM did not reveal. He is masters qualified. Is there a way to get a temparary pass for a job search in singapore? (Other than EPEC) I have heard that singapore citizen can sponsor for 6months temp job search pass. Is that true?
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 17 Mar 2009 9:29 am

Yeah, it's called a Visitor Seeking Employment in Singapore (Long Term). There is, however, a PEP, which needs to be able to prove a previous salary in excess of S$7000/mo. Should you be able to furnish three years tax returns showing that kind of income, should be easy to get one of those.

With regard to the former see this link for the full text:

http://www.ica.gov.sg/page.aspx?pageid=172&secid=171

A few points to highlight though as it would seem you may have missed them:

Overview
Foreigners seeking employment in Singapore may apply for a one-year (non-renewable) Visit Pass via e-VP or at the Counter.

Documents Required
For Online Applications via e-VP
Holder of foreign issued educational certificate is required to obtain the Employment Pass Eligibility Certificate (EPEC) from Ministry of Manpower and submit his/her application via e-VP

For Applications at the Counter
Holder of educational certificate issued by the school listed below may submit his/her application at the Counter. This means only certain Singapore school that are vetted by the Government.

In all cases you must have a local sponsor that is either a Citizen or PR.

The problem is, unless you when to a local School and graduated, you MUST obtain an EPEC first.

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Post by chixchix » Tue, 17 Mar 2009 10:48 am

its stated in the MOM website that if the applicant is holding foreign qualifications then he or she would still have to apply an EPEC first.Once the EPEC is approved from MOM, then only can proceed to apply the Long Term Pass.
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 17 Mar 2009 3:27 pm

chixchix wrote:its stated in the MOM website that if the applicant is holding foreign qualifications then he or she would still have to apply an EPEC first.Once the EPEC is approved from MOM, then only can proceed to apply the Long Term Pass.
I though that's what I had printed out? (Including the link to the MOM website) #-o ](*,)
Documents Required
For Online Applications via e-VP
Holder of foreign issued educational certificate is required to obtain the Employment Pass Eligibility Certificate (EPEC) from Ministry of Manpower and submit his/her application via e-VP
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