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Landlord is requesting IDs for all my family members living in his flat - normal or not?

Post by xixilinda » Mon, 09 Apr 2018 11:26 am

The agent /Landlord is requesting IDs for all my family members living in his flat, including my kids and my helper passport. I have provided my and my husband's IDs already, but my kids are not the Parties to the Lease Agreement and I am reluctant to provide theirs. We have never encountered this in our 7 year stay in Singapore. Is this normal/standard request (to provide the kids' ID) in Singapore?
Appreciate all your replies.
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Re: Landlord is requesting IDs for all my family members living in his flat - normal or not?

Post by PNGMK » Mon, 09 Apr 2018 12:30 pm

xixilinda wrote:The agent /Landlord is requesting IDs for all my family members living in his flat, including my kids and my helper passport. But my kids are not the Parties to the Lease Agreement. We have never encountered this in our 7 year stay in Singapore. Is this normal/standard request in Singapore?
Appreciate all your replies.
It's reasonable considering the LL has a liability if you have illegal visa overstayers there.
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Re: Landlord is requesting IDs for all my family members living in his flat - normal or not?

Post by brian_singapore » Mon, 09 Apr 2018 5:33 pm

I had to provide pass information for my whole family and register my helpers when they were hired.

The lease specifies who the occupants are in the premises.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 09 Apr 2018 10:09 pm

xixilinda wrote:The agent /Landlord is requesting IDs for all my family members living in his flat, including my kids and my helper passport. I have provided my and my husband's IDs already, but my kids are not the Parties to the Lease Agreement and I am reluctant to provide theirs. We have never encountered this in our 7 year stay in Singapore. Is this normal/standard request (to provide the kids' ID) in Singapore?
Appreciate all your replies.
Not just normal, but a legal requirement.

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Re: Landlord is requesting IDs for all my family members living in his flat - normal or not?

Post by xixilinda » Tue, 17 Apr 2018 5:45 pm

Thanks you all. looks like a standard procedure.

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