Foreign workers from approved source countries working in the construction, manufacturing, marine shipyard, process or services sector.
The duration of a Work Permit is generally 2 years, subject to the validity of the worker’s passport, the security bond and the worker’s employment period, whichever is shorter.
The worker is only allowed to work for the employer and in the specified occupation. There is no minimum salary or education qualification required.
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To qualify as higher skilled workers, non-Malaysian Work Permit holders must also obtain level 4 of the Workplace Literacy (WPL) listening and speaking assessments administered by Workforce Singapore (WSG). The WSG will then inform us automatically. You do not need to apply to MOM for conversion to higher skilled worker levy.
Marine Shipyard Sector