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Applying LTVP for parent - need advice

Postby Cindy123 » Mon, 20 May 2013 6:19 pm

Hi,

My husband is a PR and I am on EP (P2 at 7000 SGD per month-closer to the P1 starting range).

We need to apply for LTVP for my mother. Now:

PR husband cannot apply for parent-in-law.
P2 holder cannot apply for parent (P1 holders at 8000 SGD per month or above are eligible to apply for parents).

But, we feel together as a family we should be able to support my mom for a year or so.

Could you please advise how I should go about requesting for a LTVP for my mom for a year.

Any help is much appreciated. Thanks.

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Re: Applying LTVP for parent - need advice

Postby the lynx » Tue, 21 May 2013 8:56 am

Cindy123 wrote:Hi,

My husband is a PR and I am on EP (P2 at 7000 SGD per month-closer to the P1 starting range).

We need to apply for LTVP for my mother. Now:

PR husband cannot apply for parent-in-law.
P2 holder cannot apply for parent (P1 holders at 8000 SGD per month or above are eligible to apply for parents).

But, we feel together as a family we should be able to support my mom for a year or so.

Could you please advise how I should go about requesting for a LTVP for my mom for a year.

Any help is much appreciated. Thanks.


Changes to Dependant Privileges for Work Pass Holders

The Government is tightening the criteria for work pass holders to sponsor dependants as part of the overall direction to moderate the growth of Singapore’s non-resident population. This will help ease the pressure on our social infrastructure. Nonetheless, Singapore remains a global talent capital. We continue to welcome highly skilled foreign professionals who wish to bring their dependants to stay with them.

The changes, from 1 September 2012 are as follows:

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Sorry honey, as much honourable is your filial piety, the rule remains the same to all. There is no loophole, otherwise you will see tens of thousands of P2 or Q holders (heck, even S Pass) thronging MOM to beg for the same leeway.

I hope you get your salary increased to P1 so that you can do that. For now, you have to look into hiring a nanny in your home country for your mom, or put her up in retirement village/nursing home, or enlist a help of a relative to take care of her. Take it as something temporary until you hit P1 to be able to do that.

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Re: Applying LTVP for parent - need advice

Postby ecureilx » Tue, 21 May 2013 9:29 am

the lynx wrote: ....


or you can walk over to ICA and do a manual submission, pay the 30$ and pray .. just my 2 cents ..

When you do manual submission, sometimes the officer does see beyond the published T&Cs

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 21 May 2013 9:44 am

ICA is going to get you, squirrel. You are deliberately increasing their workload for a lost cause. Beware, the future....... :o :lol:

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Postby ecureilx » Tue, 21 May 2013 10:31 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:ICA is going to get you, squirrel. You are deliberately increasing their workload for a lost cause. Beware, the future....... :o :lol:


not at all ... not at all ..

Worst case the officer at the entrance will do a quick yes-no .. no workload increase ..

if it managed to slip by the Officer at the entrance (Not the receptionists, I meant the ICA officers .. ) well, it may deserve a look-see by the inner ring ..

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 21 May 2013 10:59 am

And when they are asked why they are doing so, they will say they were told to do so by the squirrel on SE! Then they will come asking for Squirrels IP addy & email. Bye-bye squirrel. :o :P

After all, you know how it is here, one little thought of a loophole and 16K subcontinentals all attempt to exploit it within hours! :lol:

Flash Mob? :cool:

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Postby ecureilx » Tue, 21 May 2013 12:06 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:And when they are asked why they are doing so, they will say they were told to do so by the squirrel on SE! Then they will come asking for Squirrels IP addy & email. Bye-bye squirrel. :o :P

After all, you know how it is here, one little thought of a loophole and 16K subcontinentals all attempt to exploit it within hours! :lol:

Flash Mob? :cool:


well .. If somebody is dense enough to insist at ICA that Mr X of Forum Y said so and so .. and demand the application be accepted .. I am speechless ..

I thought there is some intelligence expected for those who come to Forums for help ..

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 21 May 2013 12:30 pm

How long have you been here and how many "masters" holders have you seen here asking "mindless" questions! :lol:

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Postby ecureilx » Tue, 21 May 2013 1:25 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:How long have you been here and how many "masters" holders have you seen here asking "mindless" questions! :lol:


well, you are right there ... :) gotta agree to that. ..

and ..

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