Introducing WorkClass Groups Join and Start a conversation
Minimum Age For Working in Singapore
Posted on: 2021-11-18
Full TimePart TimeContract
In general, legal age to work in Singapore is 17 years and above. Children who are under 13 years old can't be employed in any jobs. Children and young persons aged 13 years to 16 years can work, but there are certain limitation.
Some forms of job are unsuitable for those under 16 years old such as jobs that may cause injury, being near or around live electrical equipment that aren't insulated effectively and any underground jobs. If you are 13 years old or above can engage in light work in a non-industrial setting such as serving drinks and food or cleaning up tables in hawker centers.