Singapore Employment Agency

Guide For Employment Agency Services

Employment Agency Services

ACHI BIZ is generally called as Corporate Services Provider [CSP] duly registered with The Registrar, Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) with name of ACHI BIZ SERVICES PTE. LTD. (UEN: 201415822C).


ACHI BIZ is emerging as an Employment Cum Recruitment Agency viz. ACHI BIZ SERVICES PTE. LTD. duly registered (18C9185) with Ministry Of Manpower (MOM) and has committed to provide the global recruitment services to both Employees and Employers with true honesty and high level of trustworthy.

A CORPORATE SERVICE PROVIDER working with holistic perspective to create unprecedented value for the Entrepreneurs and Corporate Companies for more than a decade.

At ACHI BIZ, we provide a trustworthy & honesty Employment and Recruitment Agency services. 


Fair Employment Practices in Singapore

ACHI BIZ SERVICES PTE. LTD. has taken the “Pledge of Fair Employment Practices”.

Signing the Employers’ Pledge means that we agree with the principles of fair employment and that we will work towards adopting these principles in the management of our human resources.

The 5 key principles of Fair Employment Practices are:

  • Recruit and select employees on the basis of merit (such as skills, experience or ability to perform the job), regardless of age, race, gender, religion, marital status and family responsibilities, or disability.
  • Treat employees fairly and with respect and implement progressive human resource management systems.
  • Provide employees with equal opportunity to be considered for training and development based on their strengths and needs to help them achieve their full potential.
  • Reward employees fairly based on their ability, performance, contribution and experience.
  • Comply with the labour laws and abide by the Tripartite Guidelines on Fair Employment Practices.


Watch Video on the Key Facts about all the Work Passes & Work Permits in Singapore (Excluding EntrePass & Training EP/WP)
Types of Sectors available in Singapore 
Types of work passes available in Singapore with their own features and stipulated terms and conditions for all five Sectors. 
An overview and the facts about the most popular Work Passes (PEP, EP, S PASS & WP-FW) and all types of Work Permits  (FW, FDW, CN & PA)
An overview and the facts about the Work Passes (for the most popular: PEP, EP, S PASS & WORK PERMIT-FW)
An overview and the facts about all types of Work Permits (For the most popular: FW, FDW, CN & PA)
Learn more about Calculation of Quota for S Pass & Work Permit holders
Learn more about Facts on Local Qualifying Salary (LQS) for calculating Quota for Work Permit and S pass holders 
Learn more about S Pass quota and levy requirements
Learn more about Work Permit quota and levy requirements
Sample copy of passes issued by MOM
Click here to learn more about the Leading Fair Employment Practices Handbook which outlines best practices from leading organisations in Singapore. Useful and practical tips on how to effectively introduce fair employment practices are also provided.
Click here to learn more about the Guide on Employment Laws in Singapore
Learn more about Employment Act (Brief Only)
Learn more about Employment of Foreign Manpower Act (EFMA)
Learn more about Guidelines for employers of Work Permit and S Pass holders – How to calculate yout quota and levy bill
Learn more about Contract Of Service



All foreigners who intend to work in Singapore must have a valid pass (commonly known as a work visa) before they start work. If any employer is engaging the foreigners to work in Singapore, then the employer must ensure that the foreigners hold a valid work pass.




Passes For Professionals

List of passes for pass category

Pass type

Who is it for

Employment Pass (EP)
For foreign professionals, managers and executives. Candidates need to earn at least $3,600 a month and have acceptable qualifications.
For eligible foreign entrepreneurs wanting to start and operate a new business in Singapore.
Personalised Employment Pass (PEP)
For high-earning existing Employment Pass holders or overseas foreign professionals. The PEP offers greater flexibility than an Employment Pass.




Passes For Skilled and Semi-Skilled Workers

List of passes for pass category

Pass type

Who is it for

S Pass
For mid-level skilled staff. Candidates need to earn at least $2,200 a month and meet the assessment criteria.
Work Permit for Foreign Worker (FW)
For semi-skilled foreign workers in the Construction, Manufacturing, Marine Shipyard, Process or Services sector.
Work Permit for Foreign Domestic Worker (FDW)
For foreign domestic workers (FDWs) to work in Singapore.
Work Permit for Confinement Nanny (CN)
For Malaysian confinement nannies to work in Singapore for up to 16 weeks starting from the birth of the employer’s child.
Work Permit for Performing Artiste (PA)
For foreign performers working in public entertainment outlets such as bars, hotels and nightclubs.




Passes For Students

List of passes for pass category

Pass type

Who is it for

Work Holiday Pass (under Work Holiday Programme) (WHP)
For students and graduates aged 18 to 25 who want to work and holiday in Singapore for 6 months.
Work Holiday Pass (under Work and Holiday Visa Programme) (WHVP)
For Australian students and graduates aged 18 to 30 who want to work and holiday in Singapore for 1 year.




Passes For Family Members

List of passes for pass category
Pass typeWho is it for
Dependant’s Pass (DP)
For spouses and children of eligible Employment Pass or S Pass holders.
Long Term Visit Pass (LTVP)
For parents, common-law spouses, step-children or handicapped children of eligible Employment Pass or S Pass holders.
Pre-approved Letter of Consent (PLOC)
For eligible spouses or children of Singapore citizens or PRs holding an LTVP/LTVP+ issued by ICA. The holder is pre-approved to work in Singapore. They can only apply for a PLOC when applying for, or renewing the LTVP/LTVP+.
Letter of Consent (LOC)
For eligible LTVP/LTVP+ holders and Dependant’s Pass holders who want to work in Singapore.



 Exemptions and working while on a visit pass

List of passes for pass category
Pass typeWho is it for
Miscellaneous Work Pass
For foreigners taking on a short-term work assignment of up to 60 days in Singapore.
Work Pass Exempt Activities
For performing eligible short-term activities without a work pass. Candidates must still notify MOM of their activities.
Work pass exemption for foreign students
For foreign students studying full-time at an approved school or institution in Singapore.
Work passes for holders of Long Term Visit Passes issued by ICA
For foreigners married to a Singaporean or permanent resident, or parents accompanying a child who is studying in Singapore.


Source of Information, Guidelines, Compliance, Laws, Rules & Regulations is from the relevant authorities of Singapore

Details of Source

Name of Authorities

·         Corporate matters such as Companies, Businesses, etc
·         The Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA)
·         CPF matters·         CPF Board
·         Fair Employment Practices (FEP)·         Tripartite Alliance for Fair and Progressive Employment Practices (TAFEP)
·         Immigration matters & Student Passes·         Immigration Checkpoints Authority (ICA)
·       Taxation and GST·         The Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS)
·         Skills Development Levy (SDL)·         SkillsFuture Singapore Agency
·         Work Passes·         The Ministry Of Manpower (MOM)


ACHI BIZ is one of the licensed Employment Agencies in Singapore. We will assist your work pass related applications and appeals at our level best with the regulatory authority Ministry Of Manpower (MOM) for successful outcome.
Please refer to our GUIDES for more information, SERVICES to meet your requirements or CONTACT us if you wish to avail these or many other services.