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by Ginner-Sg
Fri, 07 Sep 2012 12:50 pm
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: american marrying singaporean citizen. needs advice
Replies: 5
Views: 4465

Re: american marrying singaporean citizen. needs advice

I thought US Passport you would get 90 day Visa, same as UK. Anyways whnt have you got to lose my friend, I was a little like you in 2009, I came across to SG for the 1st time to meet my now wife. I had about 500 GBP on me and that was it. It was hard going, after about 3mths I went back to the UK a...
by Ginner-Sg
Thu, 25 Aug 2011 4:49 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: British citizenship or Singaporean?
Replies: 2
Views: 2186

British citizenship or Singaporean?

Just thought i would ask a small question. I'm married to a Singaporean and hold PR, i was asked a question the other day. Would i keep my British citizenship or change it to a Singaporean. Now i'm thinking to change it but i don't know. Thought i would ask, just see what some ppl think. Thanks for ...
by Ginner-Sg
Sat, 09 Jul 2011 12:59 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: PR application
Replies: 15
Views: 5614

I have friends who working with salary more than $3000 also rejected fews time. it actually by luck also. Luck is never a part of this equation. Never has and never will be. There are a host of criterias as what SMS said which will or will not allow you to get ROM or not , PR approve or not yadda y...
by Ginner-Sg
Mon, 27 Jun 2011 1:43 am
Forum: National Service
Topic: Help!!! Notification of National Service Registration!
Replies: 14
Views: 5837

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Nah, at 31 you don't/won't have a problem. Unless they've made major changes there that we're unaware of.....

Well..... Did all the form filling on the Inter-net and i guess what, i'm to old for it :(
I was soooooooooo looking forward to it. :P All that sweating for nothing. :roll:
by Ginner-Sg
Sat, 11 Jun 2011 11:04 am
Forum: National Service
Topic: Help!!! Notification of National Service Registration!
Replies: 14
Views: 5837

All male PR as a result of the Family Ties scheme, if under the age of 40 will receive the letter. Yes you have to register/report for NS and do your time! Nah, kidding. :twisted: :lol: :twisted: :lol: :twisted: Bad bad person, i'm still sweating. Cause they might see that i'm not a degree holder, ...
by Ginner-Sg
Sat, 11 Jun 2011 12:07 am
Forum: National Service
Topic: Help!!! Notification of National Service Registration!
Replies: 14
Views: 5837

Thanks sms, i can sleep better now :)
by Ginner-Sg
Fri, 10 Jun 2011 10:47 pm
Forum: National Service
Topic: Help!!! Notification of National Service Registration!
Replies: 14
Views: 5837

Help!!! Notification of National Service Registration!

Got home today, to find a nice letter for me. I'm from the UK and married to a Singaporean. I got my PR in FEB after waiting 6 MTHS and now got this letter today saying that i have to register for NS. I got my PR due to my wife being my sponsor and not under the PTS, so i was wondering if i have to ...
by Ginner-Sg
Fri, 27 May 2011 3:35 pm
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: Med Exam on moving to Singapore
Replies: 6
Views: 4600

Re: Med Exam on moving to Singapore

I have to get HIV and TB test done while moving in for the first time, TB test means only the Chest X ray or some blood tests also are required? There is a provision of getting the tests done in India and then showing the med examiner at Singapore these reports. Which are the reputed centers whose ...
by Ginner-Sg
Mon, 16 May 2011 2:31 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: Chances of Getting A PR
Replies: 7
Views: 3870

Re: Chances of Getting A PR

I have been working year for 1.5 years with a hotel with an S Pass. I understand that it has been difficult to obtain a PR especially with the results of the recent Singapore election. Will it improve my chances if I acquire a private property in Singapore? Can anyone advise me? Thank you. I think ...
by Ginner-Sg
Fri, 29 Apr 2011 11:49 am
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: PR by family ties - REP doesn't expire?
Replies: 5
Views: 3597

I was given a 5 year REP. Here the link which explains what's required for REP renewal. If you are PR under spousal scheme you only have to produce the following documents •Singapore blue identity card/Identity card for National Service personnel •Valid travel document •Latest REP, if any •Original...
by Ginner-Sg
Mon, 25 Apr 2011 11:18 am
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: How to retain my P.R. status if i am working overseas?
Replies: 40
Views: 59675

What are they going to assess tax on? Taxes are assessed only on income earned "IN" Singapore. Voluntary contributions, IF allowable are only you own money going into your own CPF account. I think you should just plan on withdrawing you money from CPF and going home, instead of trying to abuse Sing...
by Ginner-Sg
Wed, 20 Apr 2011 3:10 pm
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: PR application for my partner
Replies: 47
Views: 17204

I believe Saint, like yourself AND myself, all have similar stories/credentials. But ICA looks at a lot more than just that. And, they don't publish that information. So, you end up with people who, on the surface, look like identical applicants, but ICA sees it differently using their on tick boxe...
by Ginner-Sg
Wed, 20 Apr 2011 1:42 pm
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: PR application for my partner
Replies: 47
Views: 17204

Even if they ROM, what is the logic behind the LTVP? ROM'ing only make 'em married. If she is still working, she can remain on the S pass, n'est ce pas? For what reason would she need to change it? Even during the PR process she can remain on the S pass. This is the double barreled application I sp...
by Ginner-Sg
Sun, 03 Apr 2011 6:21 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: any body know about it ?
Replies: 24
Views: 6912

is it really important to share everything ?? cuz i asked for help if any one can help me i got some prob with ica in Singapore i think if u wanted to study somewhere overseas you will look for some opperchunities benefits I'm right or wrong ? Thanks Of course it is IMPORTANT that you share with us...
by Ginner-Sg
Fri, 01 Apr 2011 6:53 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: any body know about it ?
Replies: 24
Views: 6912

There is a University of Grimsby? My earlier point was a serious one though. I recall going to an MBA evening at City University London. The idea being that the evening allowed one to judge for yourself whether the course and faculty were right for you. It included several examples/self-tests of th...

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