Nature of Singapore Employment Pass

As a EP holder, what is the timeline for changing my job?

It takes 100 days to change your job

Day 1: Obtain an offer letter from your new employer.

Day 2: Apply for an EP under your new employer.

Day 30-60: Once successful, you will receive an IPA letter valid for 6 months.

Day 90: Tender your resignation and serve the notice period (1 month in this example) with your current employer.

Day 91: Once completed, your current employer will assist to cancel the Employment Pass and issue you the Short-Term Visit Pass (STVP) to remain in Singapore.

Day 92: Proceed to card issuance at MOM for your new Employment Pass with the new employer.

Day 100: You are ready to start working with your new employer