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Who does SDL (Skills Development Levy) applicable to?

Skill Development Levy

Who does SDL (Skills Development Levy) applicable to?

What is a skills development lavy in Singapore? Is it required for foreign employees also?


All the registered employers in Singapore must contribute to the Skills Development Levy for all of their employees.

SDL is applied to all the employees of a company, including full-time, temporary, part-time, casual, or foreign workers working in Singapore. These employees could be Singapore Citizens, Singapore Permanent Residents, Employment Pass, or Work Pass holders.

Foreigner Package

New Company Setup

S$2,600
S$4,000

Local Package

New Company Setup

S$1,100
S$1,700

Transfer Package

Existing Company

S$1,000
S$1,500

Singapore Branch

New Branch Setup

S$4,000
S$5,000

Representative Office

New Setup

S$2,500
S$3,000

BVI Company

Singapore Bank Account

US$2,200
US$3,000

Accreditations and Partners

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