Singapore reducing work pass holders entry in country from India

May 08 2021 06:35 PM
Singapore reducing work pass holders entry  in country from India

While many countries ban travel from India, now Singapore is reducing entry approvals for work pass holders and their dependents entering the country in the coming weeks. In this context Singapore's Ministry of Manpower has issued an statement that says as "In this period of heightened alert, we are making changes to the entry of work pass holders who have earlier obtained approvals to arrive from higher risk countries and regions from Tuesday onwards," .

Here it is to be noted that Construction, Marine Shipyard and Process (CMP) work pass holders who have earlier obtained approval will be allowed entry as approved, except for a small group with planned arrivals in June who will be rescheduled to arrive in subsequent weeks, said the ministry.  Migrant domestic workers who have obtained earlier approval will be allowed entry as approved except for some with planned arrivals prior to June 7 who will be rescheduled to arrive in subsequent weeks.

Here it is to be noted that Other work pass holders who obtained approval to enter prior to 5 July will not be allowed to enter, the ministry said.  From today (Friday), the Ministry of Manpower will be reaching out to affected work pass holders and their employers of the changes to their entry.

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