The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) will expand its newly introduced SGWorkPass mobile app to cover Employment Passes, S passes, Dependent Passes and Long-term visit passes. In September 2017, the MOM introduced a mobile app to allow employers, employees, agents and other workers to check Work Permit validity, expiration dates and other dates. The purpose of these changes are to create a more efficient and streamlined process, allowing the information on the card to be stored on the digital app and to make the information more secure. This programme was subsequently expanded to all work permits (excluding domestic works).
Employees will not have to apply for a new Work Pass card. Cards without a QR code can be verified using the unique Card Serial Number printed on the card.