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Marrying a Singapore PR

Post by Ehsaan » Sat, 29 Nov 2014 12:21 pm

Hello everyone. I have a GF who is SPR since i think 10+ years and i am working on EP. I would like to know whether we can get married in SG or not. If so, am i eligible for LTVP? If not pls advice. Thanks

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 29 Nov 2014 1:00 pm

Sure you can get married, but you don't need an LTVP as long as you are on an EP. What do you plan on doing after you are married? Quitting your job and letting your wife support you?
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Re: Marrying a Singapore PR

Post by bro75 » Sat, 29 Nov 2014 2:27 pm

You can get married in sg and you are eligible for an LTVP. But LTVP approval is not guaranteed so try to keep your EP after getting married.

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Re: Marrying a Singapore PR

Post by Ehsaan » Sat, 29 Nov 2014 2:46 pm

Thanks both of u for the reply. @sundaymorning M not gonna let my wife support me. But if lets say i want to change the job, still have to apply another EP. No guarantee can get approve or not. So my point here is if i get married while m on EP, can i instantly apply for LTVP, does my chances of LTVP approval are more than any other applicant who come on social visits.

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Re: Marrying a Singapore PR

Post by bro75 » Sat, 29 Nov 2014 3:01 pm

Since you are on an EP, you cannot get an LTVP. Only one type of immigration pass is allowed per person. Sorry for not being clear on my earlier post. If you give up your EP, you can apply for an LTVP (sponsored by your spouse) but approval is not guaranteed.

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Re: Marrying a Singapore PR

Post by Ehsaan » Sat, 29 Nov 2014 3:10 pm

Thanks Bro75 for the clear info. So until my EP is valid no problem. Once it expires, then i can apply for LTVP. Thanks buddy! Cheers =D>

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Re: Marrying a Singapore PR

Post by Ehsaan » Sat, 29 Nov 2014 3:27 pm

Ooops! Sorry forgot to ask. Can i work on LTVP?

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Post by bro75 » Sat, 29 Nov 2014 5:38 pm

LTVP holders are not allowed to work. Only LTVP+ holders are allowed (need to get LOC). LTVP+ is only given to spouse of citizens.

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Re: Marrying a Singapore PR

Post by JR8 » Sat, 29 Nov 2014 6:17 pm

bro75 wrote:LTVP holders are not allowed to work. Only LTVP+ holders are allowed (need to get LOC). LTVP+ is only given to spouse of citizens.
Agreed.
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Re: Marrying a Singapore PR

Post by Ehsaan » Sat, 29 Nov 2014 6:25 pm

Oh like that. I that case what is your advice bcoz my EP is gonna finish sooner or later. What can i do after that. Thks

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Re: Marrying a Singapore PR

Post by JR8 » Sat, 29 Nov 2014 6:58 pm

Your 'EP is gonna finish', or your employment with your current employer?

If the former, the employer applies to renew the EP.
If the latter, you need to go and find yourself another job.
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Re: Marrying a Singapore PR

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 29 Nov 2014 10:05 pm

When you lose the job, your EP is canceled and you will be given an SVP of 30 days which you can try to find another job and/or make plans to return to your country if your application for an LTVP is unsuccessful.
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Re: Marrying a Singapore PR

Post by bgd » Sun, 30 Nov 2014 7:54 am

bro75 wrote:LTVP holders are not allowed to work. Only LTVP+ holders are allowed (need to get LOC). LTVP+ is only given to spouse of citizens.
I'm on a PEP, my wife has a LTVP+.

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Re: Marrying a Singapore PR

Post by bro75 » Sun, 30 Nov 2014 1:56 pm

Seems to be at odds with the official version of things.

http://www.ica.gov.sg/news_details.aspx?nid=12665 (see question 10).

But anyways, there are always exceptions. This could be one of them.

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Re: Marrying a Singapore PR

Post by Ehsaan » Sun, 30 Nov 2014 4:02 pm

But its stated that LTVP+ is only for those who have citizen spouses not PR and LTVP can b for those having PR spouse. But i am still confused coz i have seen ppl with LTVP woring in SG. Howcome like that?

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