Working in Singapore

Singapore is famed for its financial industry, and is considered the fourth largest foreign exchange market in the world. As a thriving economic hub, Singapore is alive with employment opportunities for the global professional

At Morgan McKinley our experts in international recruitment can help you secure the job you want in a number of global locations, including Singapore. With celebrated sustained economic growth, open door business policies, political stability and a good health care system, working in Singapore has never been so attractive to professionals looking to move abroad. Morgan McKinley has a proven track record in helping thousands of people find their job in finance, accountancy and banking.

Living in Singapore – Fast Facts

  • Singapore has booming industries such as biomedical sciences, chemicals, electronics, engineering and IT
  • The currency is the Singapore dollar (SGD).
  • The population of Singapore is estimated at just above 5.3 million.
  • Singapore’s climate is divided between two monsoon seasons and typified by hot, wet weather.

Visa and Tax Requirements in Singapore

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs ( states that visitors to Singapore require a valid passport, details of confirmed onward or return journeys, demonstrable funds, and a visa, if required. The type of visa varies from airport transit, business, tourist, student to employment and permanent residence visa.

Embassy of the Republic of Singapore in Shanghai ( can help to provide you with further details about applying for a visa. Once you have secured your visa, speak to Morgan McKinley about opportunities in Singapore.

Thinking about Moving to Singapore?

If you are considering working abroad, international recruitment specialists Morgan McKinley can give you advice and guidance on a number of locations worldwide, including Singapore.