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Re- entry to Singapore with unpaid phone bills

Post by kiasuindian » Sat, 20 Jun 2015 8:44 pm

Re-entry to Singapore with unpaid phone bill (M1)
Hi
I left Singapore in 2012 to look after a family matter in India. It wasn't planned that I would leave suddenly. I had to leave due to an illness in the family.

I had a 2 yr contract with m1 of which more than one year was remaining. I would suspect the total amount of penalty to be around 1200 sgd. I continued to make monthly payments for a few months but then I was financially stressed so I couldn't continue. I finally checked online 5 months later and found my number was not in operation so I could not check overdue amount or pay online. This was in 2013. I left no overseas address with m1 or contact number.

I'm planning to visit Singapore again this year and I'm wondering if my overdue bill could have led to court summons which I obviously did not attend and if that might have led to pending arrest warrant or legal action. Will I have trouble entering Singapore again for a holiday on tourist visa?

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Re: Re- entry to Singapore with unpaid phone bills

Post by JR8 » Sat, 20 Jun 2015 9:00 pm

kiasuindian wrote:Will I have trouble entering Singapore again for a holiday on tourist visa?
Yes of course. They either won't let you in, or, they'll take you from immigration to jail.

Settle your debts before you consider visiting.
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Re: Re- entry to Singapore with unpaid phone bills

Post by hazyrose » Mon, 06 Jul 2015 12:20 pm

I am not so sure it might lead u for legal action. Some of my frds hav come across with this issue with Singtel. He went back to his country of origin before he finished his contract. But now he is in singapore working new job without paying anything to Singtel. But now his name was in black list under Singtel. So he using M1 now. Don't worry. Just try yr luck :)

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Re: Re- entry to Singapore with unpaid phone bills

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 06 Jul 2015 2:09 pm

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Re: Re- entry to Singapore with unpaid phone bills

Post by komatineni » Sat, 18 Jul 2015 7:44 am

A person who can afford a holiday in Singapore, but no means/ways to settle the bills with M1. Wish I could inform ICA+M1 about these kind of cheaters. Such low souls and without any shame.

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Re: Re- entry to Singapore with unpaid phone bills

Post by judyp » Sat, 18 Jul 2015 3:43 pm

If you can afford a holiday why can't you settle your bills first? It's people like you who give Indians a bad name.
You should be ashamed of yourself !

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Re: Re- entry to Singapore with unpaid phone bills

Post by ashish.sachdeva2010 » Sun, 19 Jul 2015 12:14 pm

ideally you should reach out to M1 through email/phone and try to get your outstanding amount cleared.


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Re: Re- entry to Singapore with unpaid phone bills

Post by rajagainstthemachine » Tue, 21 Jul 2015 9:27 pm

have you tried contacting the operators customer service? if you wanted to pay back the rest of the money that's where you should be heading...
To get there early is on time and showing up on time is late

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Re: Re- entry to Singapore with unpaid phone bills

Post by menudown » Wed, 22 Jul 2015 9:48 am

if you are not planning to settle the bill, then don't visit singapore for your holidays

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Re: Re- entry to Singapore with unpaid phone bills

Post by ecureilx » Wed, 22 Jul 2015 10:13 am

I am sure the Credit Bureau is working on including EP and Passport holders, in to their Database, so that those non-SC/non-PR can be taken care of properly :)

At least those run aways are doign the country a favour by reinforcing the impression of unscrupulous FT requiring closer monitoring .. ;)

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Re: Re- entry to Singapore with unpaid phone bills

Post by MayDay5 » Tue, 18 Aug 2015 11:43 pm

Have you tried to contact with the operators customer service?

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Re: Re- entry to Singapore with unpaid phone bills

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 18 Aug 2015 11:58 pm

Douchebag, oh, sorry, MayDay5, have you bothered to read the thread? Just three posts above yours? With each passing day you convince more and more regulars that you are an imbecile. I was convinced on your first day. :roll: ](*,)

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Re: Re- entry to Singapore with unpaid phone bills

Post by carlsum1986 » Tue, 03 Nov 2015 2:58 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:tic...toc...tic...toc...

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This is one of the classic lines that I miss.....Dont you need a visa to enter singapore as an indian national? This looks weird as if you need a visa you will be denied in your own country without the need to worry.

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Re: Re- entry to Singapore with unpaid phone bills

Post by PNGMK » Wed, 04 Nov 2015 8:38 am

OP - don't worry - you won't have a problem. The regulars just like to frighten people (unless you have had a judgement and bankruptcy action taken in the local courts a debt won't be an immigration issue - to be declared bankrupt there is a claim barrier of S$10,000).
I not lawyer/teacher/CPA.
You've been arrested? Law Society of Singapore can provide referrals.
You want an International School job? School website or http://www.ISS.edu
Your rugrat needs a School? Avoid for profit schools
You need Tax advice? Ask a CPA
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Re: RE: Re: Re- entry to Singapore with unpaid phone bills

Post by oddog » Wed, 04 Nov 2015 2:20 pm

PNGMK wrote:OP - don't worry - you won't have a problem. The regulars just like to frighten people (unless you have had a judgement and bankruptcy action taken in the local courts a debt won't be an immigration issue - to be declared bankrupt there is a claim barrier of S$10,000).
Hmm, but one should return money he owes..
Once it's done everyone will be happy, and he will have peace of mind visiting SG.

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