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Revised LTVP Process / Letter of LTVP Eligibility (LLE)

Posted: Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12:27 am
by taxico
i hope this helps some of the forum readers... especially singaporeans with foreign partners.

couples can now figure out their chances of getting an LTVP before marriage - by applying for a Letter of LTVP Eligibility (LLE).

successful applicants will have a shorter LTVP processing times after marriage.

if i'm not wrong, the marriage prep course is refundable (i think 6 months later through some sort of mail-in rebate-type process).

-- ... yment-help

Transnational couples to receive help with visit pass, employment

By Laura Elizabeth Philomin
Published: 1:08 PM, October 24, 2014

SINGAPORE — New measures to help prospective transnational couples better plan for their future were announced today (Oct 24) by the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) and Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF)

In a joint statement, ICA said it will provide “greater clarity, prior to marriage, on whether the foreign spouse can qualify for long term stay in Singapore, based in the circumstances of the couple at the time of application.”

Posted: Sat, 25 Oct 2014 1:17 pm
by sundaymorningstaple
What a freaking crock of shit!

Posted: Sat, 25 Oct 2014 4:30 pm
by taxico
well, at least now PAP can say they have done something about it... nevermind it's mostly useless/existing stuff.

PAP conditioning!

Posted: Sat, 25 Oct 2014 5:39 pm
by Mi Amigo
Oh good, we have a couple of new TLAs to add to the hundreds already in place: PTC (prospective transnational couple) and Marriage Preparation Programme (MPP). Plus a nested FLA (i.e. a NF) - Pre-marriage LTVP Assessment (PMLA).

You couldn't make this up. :roll:

Posted: Sat, 25 Oct 2014 6:00 pm
You'd sweat the civil service is in the job of creating more jobs for the civil service some days.

Re: Revised LTVP Process / Letter of LTVP Eligibility (LLE)

Posted: Mon, 27 Oct 2014 4:50 pm
by JR8
taxico wrote:7. In addition, a Marriage Support Programme will be introduced to help couples manage cross-cultural differences as they settle down. It will offer conversational language skills to the foreign spouse, and point out avenues to seek job opportunities to help with family finances. Buddies, who are volunteers trained to assist cross-cultural couples, will be present at these programmes to befriend them. All Singaporean-foreigner couples are encouraged to attend these programmes.
Yah I needs language skilled so can tok jus like heartlander ah! :-D

Cross-cultural 'Buddies' to guide me.... at this point the sick is welling up.

This is such prescriptive, one-dimensional thinking; they don't get it do they.