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Can someone help?

Postby yukiko3773 » Sun, 29 Oct 2017 5:33 pm

Hi, I'm local and my American boyfriend who is under police investigation and had his passport confiscated since February, can he leave the country in any way?

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Postby ecureilx » Sun, 29 Oct 2017 6:28 pm

yukiko3773 wrote:Hi, I'm local and my American boyfriend who is under police investigation and had his passport confiscated since February, can he leave the country in any way?
NO

Unless he plans to commit another crime

Is it that bad?

He should seek assistance from 27 Napier Road for advice

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Postby brian_singapore » Mon, 30 Oct 2017 1:50 pm

Out of curiosity, if your passport is seized by police as per the OP, what does that do for Visa overstay?

Does ICA implicitely extend his Visa?

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Re: Can someone help?

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 30 Oct 2017 2:34 pm

Maybe it's like the old song, "Sixteen Tons". "If the right one doesn't get you then the left one will!"

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Re: Can someone help?

Postby ecureilx » Mon, 30 Oct 2017 3:53 pm

brian_singapore wrote:Out of curiosity, if your passport is seized by police as per the OP, what does that do for Visa overstay?

Does ICA implicitely extend his Visa?


If a person is under investigation, depending upon the severity

a) person gets a special pass, which is extended on a monthly basis, and person is allowed to work ANY job

b) person gets a special pass, extended on a weekly basis, and person can't work ! they need to report to the IO to get the extension.

The visa will be extended until the person's case is over. May take a few months to a year some times.

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Re: Can someone help?

Postby yukiko3773 » Mon, 06 Nov 2017 6:53 am

Can his investigation really last up to two years?

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Re: Can someone help?

Postby ecureilx » Mon, 06 Nov 2017 6:27 pm

yukiko3773 wrote:Can his investigation really last up to two years?
Yes

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Postby PNGMK » Mon, 06 Nov 2017 8:40 pm

yukiko3773 wrote:Hi, I'm local and my American boyfriend who is under police investigation and had his passport confiscated since February, can he leave the country in any way?


The answer to this question is a very wide one and it basically depends on the charge and whether it's possible to compound it (i.e. pay fine). It sounds as though he has committed a seizable offence however. I hope your B/F has sought assistance from the US Embassy?
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