EPEC- Employment Pass Eligibility Certificate
or Filipinos who whishes to find and work in Singapore, if you don’t like to have a tourist pass only, you cannow apply for long-term pass called the EPEC –Employment Pass Eligibility Certificate.
The Employment Pass Eligibility Certificate (EPEC) allows foreigners who are i) holders of selected university qualifications, or ii) current or former holders of selected skilled migrant visas to stay in Singapore for up to one year to facilitate their job search in Singapore. Generally, if you have been granted an EPEC by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM), you are likely to qualify for an Employment Pass upon securing employment in Singapore.
Mode of Application
Applications for EPEC must be made online . We no longer accept manual applications.
All applicants will be notified of their application status via email. To avoid unnecessary delay, please provide us with the correct email address.
No administrative fee is charged for EPEC applications.
Apply for EPEC online CLICK HERE
The processing time for an EPEC is seven working days from the date of receipt of the application. If additional supporting documents are required, you will be notified via email.
Documents Required for Application
When applying for EPEC online, you will be required to upload the following documents as softcopy attachments:
- A certified true copy of your tertiary academic qualification, transcript or your professional qualifications;
- A copy of your skilled migrant visa (only if applicable);
- A copy of your passport particulars page; and
- A recent passport size photo taken within the last three mo