Effective January 1, 2019, the minimum qualifying salary for the S Pass will be increased from SGD 2200 to SGD 2300.

Further Details

  • Existing S Passes expiring between January 1 and June 30, 2019 can be renewed for up to one year under the pre-2019 salary requirement.
  • Existing S Passes expiring from July 1, 2019 onwards can only be renewed if they meet the new minimum salary requirement.
  • The salary should reflect work experience. Older, more experienced applicants need higher salaries to qualify.
  • Fixed monthly allowances can be included in the salary calculation.

Action Items

Employers who may be affected are encouraged to review the salaries of their S Pass holders.


Please note that this is general information only and not intended as advice on a specific matter. Please feel free to contact Fakhoury Global Immigration directly with questions exclusive to your situation. This news alert may have been prepared using information from Peregrine Immigration Management, which is licensed to Fakhoury Global Immigration.