Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower (MOM) announced on January 10, 2013, that, effective April 1, 2013, most administrative fees related to the processing of work passes will increase. Application fees for an Employment Pass will increase from SGD20 to SGD70, for an S Pass from SGD20 to SGD60, and for a Work Permit from SGD20 to SGD30. Issuance and renewals will also increase as follows: Employment Pass from SGD120 to SGD150, S Pass from SGD70 to SGD80, and Work Permit from SGD20 to SGD30. Application fees for dependents of work pass holders and card replacement fees will also increase.