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Re: RE: Re: 7 Days SVP. Help!

Postby ecureilx » Mon, 18 Jan 2016 6:00 pm

travelgirl wrote:So flying to SG with him is not a guarantee?

Ensure you have a hotel reservation, enough money, and a return ticket dated 30 days away.

Unfortunately Singapore, as I said, doesn't give the benefit of doubt for Asian Lovers, unless they are married.

So you still may get a 7 day visa, or 30 day visa.

So take your chance. That's all I can say.... others may have better suggestions.

PS, I hope your boyfriend is a PR at the minimum, to be able to help, if the officers start questioning you with suspicion.

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Re: 7 Days SVP. Help!

Postby travelgirl » Mon, 18 Jan 2016 9:13 pm

No longer planning to stay more than 2 weeks. hehe learned my lesson.

Ooops. he is not a PR at all. :(

However,Thanks for the advice! Appreciate it. =)

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Re: RE: Re: 7 Days SVP. Help!

Postby ecureilx » Mon, 18 Jan 2016 11:31 pm

travelgirl wrote:No longer planning to stay more than 2 weeks. hehe learned my lesson.

Ooops. he is not a PR at all. :(

However,Thanks for the advice! Appreciate it. =)

If you get denied entry up on landing, being unmarried, it will be tough arguing you case.

Planning for 2week or not, just hope you don't get 7 days upon landing.

Hope fair weather's in your favor.

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Re: 7 Days SVP. Help!

Postby travelgirl » Tue, 19 Jan 2016 12:32 am

I hope so too. Thanks for answering me ecureilx!

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Re: 7 Days SVP. Help!

Postby nakatago » Tue, 19 Jan 2016 5:28 am

travelgirl wrote:So flying to SG with him is not a guarantee?


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Re: 7 Days SVP. Help!

Postby s.n. » Wed, 20 Jan 2016 11:29 pm

thank you for advising me to exit...im back in sg now...if i overstayed id be in so much trouble...so thanks for the advice!!!!

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Re: 7 Days SVP. Help!

Postby travelgirl » Wed, 20 Jan 2016 11:32 pm

Happy for you s.n! goodluck on your new journey!

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Re: 7 Days SVP. Help!

Postby ecureilx » Thu, 21 Jan 2016 10:03 am

s.n. wrote:thank you for advising me to exit...im back in sg now...if i overstayed id be in so much trouble...so thanks for the advice!!!!


so per your 'feeling' your pass was approved ???

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Re: 7 Days SVP. Help!

Postby s.n. » Thu, 21 Jan 2016 10:39 am

what happened was my spass application took a long time and my stvp expired on the 18th..i went to mom and ica offices twice and they said spass holders who were cancelled can not apply for extension so no choice had to exit. when i exited i asked the officer if i need to wait at jb for my ipa or i can come back the following day..she said no need i can come back the following day and wait for ipa in sg..i was so relieved..next day i came back they wont allow me in i was sent to the office and denied entry they were asking for the ipa and even if i said it is already being processed just waiting for approval they still didnt hear me out i asked even for just 2weeks? "NO" they said..i can come back in only if i have return ticket i said why should buy i have a pending application? alright the officer said then wait in jb lah!!! with a very loud voice like im some sort of criminal..they gave me a letter denying entry to sg and was even escorted to the busses going back to jb like id run away or something very humiliating coz people were staring at me..in the first place i wouldnt even come back to sg the following day if i wasnt told otherwise or else id just wait for my ipa...well eventually it was approved yesterday morning and i presented it to immigrations even so i was still questioned like i was faking it..all is well now..id just treat this a learning experience...

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Re: 7 Days SVP. Help!

Postby ecureilx » Thu, 21 Jan 2016 1:03 pm

Firstly, which country passport do you hold ?

s.n. wrote:what happened was my spass application took a long time and my stvp expired on the 18th..i went to mom and ica offices twice and they said spass holders who were cancelled can not apply for extension so no choice had to exit.


Correct, no extension allowed now, under the pretext of pending application. Lot of people used to claim they have applications pending, and used it as reason to extend.

s.n. wrote:when i exited i asked the officer if i need to wait at jb for my ipa or i can come back the following day..she said no need i can come back the following day and wait for ipa in sg..i was so relieved..


Not so, ICA won't look up MOM pending applications, unless they are approved (I think .. )

s.n. wrote:next day i came back they wont allow me in i was sent to the office and denied entry they were asking for the ipa and even if i said it is already being processed just waiting for approval they still didnt hear me out i asked even for just 2weeks? "NO" they said..


processing - is NOT approved - so, they are right. I can submit an application and say it is pending- they are not required to let you in on the basis of a 'pending' application.

s.n. wrote:i can come back in only if i have return ticket i said why should buy i have a pending application? alright the officer said then wait in jb lah!!! with a very loud voice like im some sort of criminal..they gave me a letter denying entry to sg and was even escorted to the busses going back to jb like id run away or something very humiliating coz people were staring at me..


You should have done some search and expected this kind of response. You did something, not intentionally, but a lot of girls do it on a daily basis.

s.n. wrote:in the first place i wouldnt even come back to sg the following day if i wasnt told otherwise or else id just wait for my ipa...well eventually it was approved yesterday morning and i presented it to immigrations even so i was still questioned like i was faking it..all is well now..id just treat this a learning experience...


Again, an ICA officer doesn't work for MOM. His saying 'should be ok' is not God's word.

And as I said, dozens of girls try the same trick everyday .. though you are innocent.

And one more thing, approval of a pass is NOT equal to issuance. Approval letters can be revoked for various reasons, including medical. So until you have got your pass, your entry is at the discretion of the Immigration officer.

BTW, not to offend you, if you felt humiliated by ICA, why did you come back again ? :-k :-k

PS, try to break up your response into paragraphs. It will be easier for anybody replying.

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Re: 7 Days SVP. Help!

Postby s.n. » Thu, 21 Jan 2016 2:41 pm

i would not have came back the following day if the officer had not told me that i can wait in sg for approval.

ive been working here for five years now and this is the first time it has happened to me so i was asking for advices as i didnt knew what to do

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Re: 7 Days SVP. Help!

Postby ecureilx » Thu, 21 Jan 2016 2:50 pm

s.n. wrote:i would not have came back the following day if the officer had not told me that i can wait in sg for approval.

ive been working here for five years now and this is the first time it has happened to me so i was asking for advices as i didnt knew what to do


Ok, did you read my reply ? An officer saying "SHOULD BE OK" is not YES, CONFIRMED, OK.

After all, as I said, a pending pass is not the same as approved pass, and even an approved pass is not the same as pass issued to candidate.

Unless you are looking for some sympathy, I don't know what else I could tell you.

Which country passport do you hold ? are you a male or female ?

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Re: 7 Days SVP. Help!

Postby s.n. » Thu, 21 Jan 2016 2:53 pm

yes ive read it..guess i just took a chance..

i have phil passport i work as a nurse im female

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Re: 7 Days SVP. Help!

Postby ecureilx » Thu, 21 Jan 2016 3:58 pm

s.n. wrote:yes ive read it..guess i just took a chance..

i have phil passport i work as a nurse im female


Female+Filipina= Possible Suspicion for ICA. Nothing more I can say

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Re: 7 Days SVP. Help!

Postby s.n. » Thu, 21 Jan 2016 4:07 pm

ah... suspicion of what???

that's outright discrimination yeah???

anyway now i know how it is..


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