New Requirements for Employers with Work-Pass Holders Returning from China
7 February 2020
All work pass holders with travel history to mainland China within the last 14 days and planning to enter/return to Singapore after 2359 hours, 8 February 2020, will be required to obtain Ministry of Manpower’s prior approval before the commence their journey. This is regardless of the nationality of the work pass holder. This requirement applies to
a. Existing work pass holders currently out of Singapore; and
b. In-Principle Approval (IPA) holders who have yet to enter Singapore.
Upon arrival in Singapore, all work pass holders with travel history to mainland China within the last 14 days will be placed on a mandatory 14-day leave of absence (LOA).
For more details, please refer to MOM’s press release at https://www.mom.gov.sg/