Temporary Workers from Singapore not subject to PF Contribution: EPFO

EPFO Clarification on Special Provision in respect of International Workers from Singapore: Exempts Temporary workers from mandatory PF/ EPS contributions

EPFO has reviewed the Special Provision in respect of International Workers and has clarified that no PF/ EPS is to be deducted from salaries of Singapore citizens who are working purely as temporary workers in India (i.e. the Singapore Citizens those who do not hold the status of permanent resident in India shall be treated as Excluded Employee), in terms of the stipulations laid down in Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA 2005) between India and Singapore.

Clarification on PF Applicability Singapore Citizens: EPFO Circular dt. 14 Mar. 2017

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