Ministry of Manpower (MOM) is responsible for the issuance of work permit and employment passes. It also governs manpower issues and is the regulatory authority of employment agencies.
Central Provident Fund (CPF) is a comprehensive social security savings plan which provides many Singapore citizens with a sense of security and confidence in their old age.
Tripatriate Alliance for Fair Employment Practices (TAFEP) is issued by the Tripartite Alliance for Fair Employment practices in May 2006. These guidelines represent the work of the Tripartite Partners, namely MOM, SNEF and NTUC in working out guidelines which are practical, effective and sustainable for workplace in Singapore.
Singapore Government Online Portal (www.GOV.sg) provides a variety of services tailored to citizens, non-citizens and business entity such as applying for licenses and permits. It also includes a chronological list of government agencies.
Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) provides a one stop service to customers by the integration of e-services with multiple agencies such as the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS), SPRING Singapore and Singapore Government Network Information Centre (SGNIC).
Singapore Customs is the lead agency on trade facilitation and revenue enforcement matters. It is also responsible for the implementation of customs and trade enforcement measures including those related to Free Trade Agreements and strategic goods.