For mid-level skilled staff. Candidates need to earn at least $2,200* a month and meet the assessment criteria. As an employer, you must pay the levy for all your S Pass holders. The levy liability starts from the day the S Pass is issued and ends when the pass is cancelled or expires. For more information and assistance on this, please do not hesitate to contact us. The standard processing time for a typical application is 3 weeks barring any complications.