Singapore Work Holiday Visa

Singapore Work Holiday Visa or Work Holiday Pass is a scheme to allow undergraduates and graduates to experience living and working in Singapore for a short period. There is a growing trend of well-qualified young people travelling abroad to gain exposure and experience foreign cultures. A positive experience of living and working in Singapore under the programme could encourage some of them to work in this country when they graduate, or at a later stage in their careers.

Overview

  • For undergraduates and graduates from a recognized university aged between 17 and 30 years
  • Must have studied in a one of the following country - Australia, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, United Kingdom & United States
  • You can search jobs and work for 6 months
  • Find an employer who can sponsor you for an employment pass, and extend your stay in Singapore
  • Low investment
  • Effortless & Simple application procedures
  • Short processing time

About Singapore

  • Singapore, is an island city-state, south of Malaysia and north of Indonesia
  • At 710.2 sq.kms (274.2 sq mi), Singapore is a microstate and the smallest nation in Southeast Asia
  • Singapore has one of the strongest economies in Asia
  • It is the world's busiest port and the third-largest oil refiner. A major financial and a high-tech hub
  • Singapore is the 5th wealthiest country in the world in terms of GDP (PPP) per capita and 23rd wealthiest in terms of GDP (nominal) per capita
  • Singapore is unique as it is the only country in Asia which has English as its first language
  • Singapore also has one of the highest percentage of foreigners in the world 36% of the population in Singapore is foreigners and foreigners make up 50% of the service sector in Singapore

Eligibility

  • Should be aged between 17 to 30 years
  • Anyone who holds full-time qualifications from recognized universities or institutes of following countries - Australia, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States
  • Students of the recognized Universities from these countries, who are yet to commence the full time course, are also eligible
  • Have enough settlement funds to live in Singapore

Benefits of Work Holiday Visa

  • You are not required to obtain a job in Singapore before applying for the pass
  • Wok holiday pass is valid for a period of 6 months
  • Work holiday visa holders are not restricted to specific types of work
  • Recipient of Work Holiday pass can start working immediately
  • Extend your stay in Singapore after finding an employer who can sponsor you for an employment pass

Why Singapore

  • Close proximity to India
  • Very good standard of living
  • Strong economy and best job market
  • Short processing time
  • Low investment