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Can a PEP holder start their own business in Singapore?

Immigration and Visa

Can a PEP holder start their own business in Singapore?

Can a Personalized Employment Pass (PEP) holder run his business in Singapore?


Personalized employment pass is only meant foreigners who are employed by a third-party company/employer. This means they cannot start their own company and be employed in it.

This pass is not for Business owners, which means you cannot start your own business in Singapore. You also cannot be a part of any entrepreneur activity.

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New Company Setup

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S$4,000

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New Company Setup

S$1,100
S$1,700

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S$1,500

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New Branch Setup

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S$5,000

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New Setup

S$2,500
S$3,000

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Singapore Bank Account

US$2,200
US$3,000

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