The Foreign Worker Management Division is the secretariat of the Foreign Worker One-Stop Approval Agency which was established to handle applications for intake of foreign workers for sectors that have been approved following the employers’ failure to secure local workers.
The establishment of the Foreign Worker One-Stop Approval Agency is in line with the aspiration of the government to practise good corporate governance as well as to reduce bureaucracy, and subsequently enhance the quality of service delivery to the people.
The Foreign Worker Management Division is headed by an undersecretary and comprises four units:
* Application and Processing Unit
* Policy and Bilateral Negotiation Unit
* Inspection, Complaint and Outsourcing Unit; and
* Information System and Administration Unit
To expedite and simplify the application approval process for intake of foreign workers according to approved sectors