- Overseas foreign professional whose last drawn fixed monthly salary overseas was at least $7,000. The last drawn fixed monthly salary overseas should not be more than six months from the time of the application.
- Former P1 Pass holders who are residing overseas
Former P1 Pass holders should not be unemployed for longer than a continuous period of six months at the point of application.
- P1 Pass holders
- P2 Pass holders
P2 Pass holders that have worked on a P2 pass in Singapore for at least two years. They should have earned a fixed salary of at least $30,000 in the preceding year.
- Q1 Pass holders
- Q1 Pass holders that have worked on a Q1 pass in Singapore for at least five years. They should have earned a fixed salary of at least $30,000 in the preceding year.
Foreign graduates from institutions of higher learning in Singapore with at least two years’ working experience on a P or Q1 Pass. They should earn a fixed salary of at least $30,000 in the preceding year.
* The following groups of foreigners are not eligible for the PEP:
1.Foreigners who are issued with an Employment Pass under the Sponsorship scheme. Under this scheme, their direct employers are overseas companies which do not have a Singapore-registered office/business entity;
2.Foreigners who are working or intending to work on a free-lance basis without any direct employers in Singapore;
3.Foreigners who are listed as Sole Proprietors, Partners or Directors in a business/company registered with ACRA and are shareholders of that business/company.
4.Foreigners working as journalists, editors, sub-editors and producers.