The Personalised Employment Pass (PEP) visa was introduced to provide job flexibility for middle and senior foreign executives working in Singapore. Holders of this Personalised Employment Pass are entitled to stay in Singapore for up to 6 months in between jobs while seeking for new employment opportunities.In addition, foreign executives with years of working experience are entitled to apply for this visa without first securing a job in Singapore.

This Personalised Employment Pass visa is awarded based on the individual applicants merits. The Personalised Employment Pass (PEP) visa is equivalent to a P1 Employment Pass category but with the following benefits:

  • The Personalised Employment Pass is valid for up to 3 years where the holders of this pass are not tied to any single one employer
  • The Personalised Employment Pass holder does not have to cancel and re-apply for a new visa each time he/she changes a new job
  • The Personalised Employment Pass holder can take on employment in any sector or industry
  • Holders of this Personalised Employment Pass are permitted to stay in Singapore for a period of six months even without a job so as to allow them to evaluate employment or work opportunities.

The Personalised Employment Pass is also considered a self-sponsored work visa as one does not require a Singapore company sponsor to apply for this visa. Therefore, this Personalised Employment Pass serves as an ideal work visa for those who have not obtained a job offer in Singapore and are willing to find suitable employment in Singapore.

Our PeP Application Services include: -Only at $S 880 per Applicant!

  • Liaise with Direct MOM officer in charge when necessary
  • Pre-application information and advice on Employment Pass
  • Filing of Employment Pass application
  • Assistance in completing the self assessment tools with MOM
  • Tracking Employment Pass application status while under processing
  • Arranging for issuance of Employment Pass upon in-principle approval
  • Responding to MOM’s request for additional information as necessary
  • Filing of maximum of 2 appeals within 3 months from the date of rejection as per MOM’s guideline in case of rejection of Employment Pass application


  • Foreign executives currently working overseas with last drawn monthly income of at least S$18,000
  • Current P1 Employment Pass holders with a fixed monthly income of S$12,000

Below are the procedures for Personalised Employment Pass (PEP) application:

  • Application form to be completed by applicants to indicate personal particulars and previous work experience and provide the following information ○ Clear scanned copy of highest education certificates ○ Clear scanned copy of passport’s particulars page ○ Clear scanned copy of salary slips for the latest 3 months ○ Clear scanned copy of latest employment contracts/letters
  • Submit the application to MOM and the Processing Time is 5 weeks.
  • Upon approval, An In-Principle Approval letter will be mailed to the applicant’s Singapore address
  • You can visit Singapore for the collection of the work pass

Kindly take that you are not allowed to set up your own company and hire yourself to work in Singapore. You are expected to work for a Company which you are not a shareholder of the Company

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