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How soon can I re-enter SG after being refused entry? I will have an IPA for E pass

Postby jazz0413 » Wed, 02 Sep 2015 9:52 am

Hi I need some help regarding re-entry into Singapore.

I am a previous E pass holder and has since returned to Philippines after my contract ended. 6 months ago my previous employer had contacted me and offered me a job at a different jobsite and we started with the paper works. 2 weeks ago I was refused entry to Sg for visiting too frequently. I have written an appeal to ICA but no reply yet. I expect my IPA to be issued within the next week, my question is will I be able to enter Sg again? I'm aware that I will be pulled into the ICA office again for questioning. Should I wait for an outcome for my appeal before I try to re enter Sg?
I will have enough cash with me, hotel booking and return ticket as well as I want to mark sure all things are in order because I really need this job.

Thank you and any help would be appreciated.

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Postby ecureilx » Wed, 02 Sep 2015 5:51 pm

jazz0413 wrote:Hi I need some help regarding re-entry into Singapore.

I am a previous E pass holder and has since returned to Philippines after my contract ended. 6 months ago my previous employer had contacted me and offered me a job at a different jobsite and we started with the paper works. 2 weeks ago I was refused entry to Sg for visiting too frequently. I have written an appeal to ICA but no reply yet. I expect my IPA to be issued within the next week, my question is will I be able to enter Sg again? I'm aware that I will be pulled into the ICA office again for questioning. Should I wait for an outcome for my appeal before I try to re enter Sg?
I will have enough cash with me, hotel booking and return ticket as well as I want to mark sure all things are in order because I really need this job.

Thank you and any help would be appreciated.


A lady I presume, frequently travelling to Singapore .. no guesses why ICA did an A to A.

With the IPA if you come back, should not have problems, unless you got a ban.

How many times did you visit Singapore after your last job here ?

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Postby jazz0413 » Wed, 02 Sep 2015 8:28 pm

Yes I am female, professional. No I didn't get a ban. I want to avoid getting a ban all in all as travel to other countries would make it potentially difficult as well. I visited Singapore several times over the last 6 months but not only to Singapore. I was also travelling to 9 other different countries during the same period. I decided to take some time off work and wanted to travel around the world - UK, US, Australia, South and Southeast Asia.

What would be my best bet? Should I wait for the ICA reply, or is the IPA good enough? And how long does ICA reply with an outcome?

Thank you again.

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Postby ecureilx » Thu, 03 Sep 2015 7:19 am

jazz0413 wrote:I visited Singapore several times over the last 6 months but not only to Singapore..


How many times was several times ?

In case you are wondering what I am on, if you been here 6 times in six months, you can say whatever you like to say, but for ICA, that's a lot of red flag

They are not gonna ask you what you are doing here, being a former EP holder, and with no relations in Singapore.

That's the known story, and it happens quite often. And being an ASEAN female, you get scrutinised more closely.

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Postby jazz0413 » Fri, 04 Sep 2015 8:11 am

Thank you for your reply.

I understand that ICA is doing their job and I do not want to enter illegally at all. And I have no intentions of overstaying but yes I have been in Sg 6 times in the last 6 months. All because I wanted to stay and catch up with friends.

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Postby Barnsley » Fri, 04 Sep 2015 9:36 am

jazz0413 wrote:Thank you for your reply.

I understand that ICA is doing their job and I do not want to enter illegally at all. And I have no intentions of overstaying but yes I have been in Sg 6 times in the last 6 months. All because I wanted to stay and catch up with friends.


Every month!!!

Whats to catch up on if you are never away?

Thats the thinking of the immigration folk I suspect.
Life is short, paddle harder!!

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Postby ecureilx » Fri, 04 Sep 2015 9:38 am

jazz0413 wrote:Thank you for your reply.

I understand that ICA is doing their job and I do not want to enter illegally at all. And I have no intentions of overstaying but yes I have been in Sg 6 times in the last 6 months. All because I wanted to stay and catch up with friends.


six times in 6 months, is a lot of visit for ICA to be wondering what you are doing, unless you are a rich tai tai

As you have worked here, you should have atleast known that ICA would have stopped you at one time or other, as a single female visiting Singapore often - with no family ties here.

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Postby ecureilx » Fri, 04 Sep 2015 9:58 am

Barnsley wrote:Every month!!!

Whats to catch up on if you are never away?

Thats the thinking of the immigration folk I suspect.


if she came with a handful of hi-so / Tattler invites, and tai tai gatherings, may have made ICA think twice !!

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Postby the lynx » Tue, 08 Sep 2015 1:31 pm

Wait until you get the IPA. Then check again with ICA. Because MOM and ICA are two different authority bodies.

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Re: How soon can I re-enter SG after being refused entry? I will have an IPA for E pass

Postby jazz0413 » Wed, 23 Sep 2015 4:27 pm

Thank you everyone for your input and for your advice. I have successfully re-entered Singapore one week ago with my IPA and now have my E pass again. I did finally receive a reply from ICA regarding my appeal but it was what I expected, that even with the IPA it is still up to the ICA officers at the checkpoint whether I can enter Singapore or not.

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Postby ecureilx » Wed, 23 Sep 2015 9:11 pm

jazz0413 wrote:Thank you everyone for your input and for your advice. I have successfully re-entered Singapore one week ago with my IPA and now have my E pass again. I did finally receive a reply from ICA regarding my appeal but it was what I expected, that even with the IPA it is still up to the ICA officers at the checkpoint whether I can enter Singapore or not.


Congratulations !

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Postby svnebh » Thu, 24 Sep 2015 10:53 pm

jazz0413 wrote:Hi I need some help regarding re-entry into Singapore.

I am a previous E pass holder and has since returned to Philippines after my contract ended. 6 months ago my previous employer had contacted me and offered me a job at a different jobsite and we started with the paper works. 2 weeks ago I was refused entry to Sg for visiting too frequently. I have written an appeal to ICA but no reply yet. I expect my IPA to be issued within the next week, my question is will I be able to enter Sg again? I'm aware that I will be pulled into the ICA office again for questioning. Should I wait for an outcome for my appeal before I try to re enter Sg?
I will have enough cash with me, hotel booking and return ticket as well as I want to mark sure all things are in order because I really need this job.

Thank you and any help would be appreciated.

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Postby ecureilx » Thu, 24 Sep 2015 11:07 pm

svnebh wrote:
jazz0413 wrote:Hi I need some help regarding re-entry into Singapore.


is there a question inside your post ?? :cry:

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Postby Feisty » Thu, 12 Nov 2015 1:18 pm

ecureilx wrote:
svnebh wrote:
jazz0413 wrote:Hi I need some help regarding re-entry into Singapore.


is there a question inside your post ?? :cry:


Hi! I need an advice on how can I gain entry to Sg again after being denied last April 2015, planning to be on Chinese New Year to visit my BF and sister. I was denied entry because they have found out that I have a rejected E pass and extension of stay, and they didn't gave me any copy of my deportation and when my sister asked the ICA why I was denied, they just have told her that I don't have hotel bookings and have no sufficient funds. But this time I'm not trying my luck to seek for a job coz I'm currently employed again here in Phils.. Now, does 9 months after the incident enough to gain an entry pass again? Thanks

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Re: How soon can I re-enter SG after being refused entry? I will have an IPA for E pass

Postby JuanDC » Mon, 20 Mar 2017 11:59 pm

HI jazz0413! May I know if your EPass application was successful at first attempt eventhough you were initially refused entry in Singapore? Thanks!


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