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Postby dodrio » Wed, 18 Apr 2012 2:07 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Yep, you are right. That's the whole problem. That's why we keep harping on being sure you get permission from MOM FIRST. Before doing anything else, make sure you have the letter granting permission. It's critical.


Yep that's what I intend to do, and i just submitted the letter of permission for their granting hopefully it will work, but alternatively i was thinking it got rejected i could register marriage in other countries first instead at least there is an official document before i can engage having my fiancee over to have her baby

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Postby xiaoyun » Fri, 20 Apr 2012 8:27 am

Just to share: I got my application approved! took 2 weeks to get the approval from MOM.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 20 Apr 2012 9:51 am

Okay! Good. The first hurdle has been cleared. Now you can proceed, knowing that you and she will not fall foul of MOM's strict guidelines. Now, you only have one ministry to deal with instead of two. You next hurdle will be with ICA and trying to get her an LTVP after you have ROM'd.

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Postby xiaoyun » Fri, 20 Apr 2012 12:13 pm

ICA is also another problematic one?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 20 Apr 2012 1:42 pm

Not really problematic one, but will still have to apply for LTVP. Should not be a problem unless overstay after WP canceled. If she is back in China, should not be a problem.

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Postby xiaoyun » Fri, 20 Apr 2012 2:46 pm

Yup she's went back to china 1 day before her special pass expired. Thanks for all the great advices

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 20 Apr 2012 2:54 pm

Good luck. :)

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Postby dodrio » Fri, 20 Apr 2012 3:37 pm

xiaoyun wrote:Just to share: I got my application approved! took 2 weeks to get the approval from MOM.


lucky you bro :) I'm happy for you.. hope i can do mine soon..

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Postby dodrio » Fri, 20 Apr 2012 5:46 pm

JR8 wrote:I didn't mean leave and never come back. I meant get married and then go and spend say 3 years there. I don't think your marriage would look like one of convenience after that time. It might on your return make getting your wife residency in SG a heck of a lot easier.


Hi JR8, Just read everything through again and in details, do you mean that i get married here in singapore or in china? I dont mind being married anywhere. i understand i cannot get a LTSVP for my fiancee in the coming months but i certianly hope that if we were to get married, i would have permission for her to come to singapore for giving birth that's all

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Postby JR8 » Fri, 20 Apr 2012 6:22 pm

I can't see it matters where you get married. I think the hurdle you face is that you have as much as already admitted that you are considering marriage for purposes of convenience (to buy a flat). ICA policies are to prevent against this for your own good. Then you have the salary hurdle which you miss... so you won't get an LTVP for her based on current status.

Permission to give birth? I have no idea.

My earlier point was that if you say spent 3 years in China with her/your child, then at least you'd be an established family unit. This might take away doubts about marriage of convenience etc. Then your only challenge might be getting a job back in SG with the necessary $$$ in order to set your family up back home.

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Postby dodrio » Fri, 20 Apr 2012 9:02 pm

Hi JR8, thanks for the clarification as hope I don't give the wrong idea. Its not for buying of flat that I want to get married here. I can get married any where as long as Singapore recognizes it as we both have had thought through and ready to commit which is why I am asking if I can get permission for her to give birth next time.

I hope I don't give a wrong idea that this is a marriage of convenience here. We just want a family of our own even if she goes back to china as long as we did not offend ica or mom it's fine

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Postby JR8 » Fri, 20 Apr 2012 9:11 pm

Oh but you started out by saying that rent costs as much as BTO and you'd discussed it (with wife to be)... and wanted to get married to buy HDB.

No?

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Postby dodrio » Sat, 21 Apr 2012 11:33 am

Hi, yes I did mention it but it's a secondary factor I am thinking of either ways I can still stay with my parents, saying that rental is expensive if we were to move out for our kids in future which is when we get married and etc. We do not have to buy a flat just stating the cost and comparison here :)

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Postby xiaoyun » Mon, 23 Apr 2012 11:29 am

Hmm, I filed ROM notice of marriage in July... when should I go ICA to apply the visa for her to come over?

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Postby milner_24 » Thu, 03 May 2012 5:48 pm

Hi xiaoyun,

First congrats you getting the approval.

It will be great if you could share the steps in getting the approval as myself is intending to marry my gf, who is a chinese national.

A little of my relationship background.

i am 28/m earning gross 3.3K, staying with parent.

my gf is 27, on performing artiste work permit. second time here in singapore.

I tried calling MOM but none of the automated operator can direct me to speak to a human.

Before i take leave and go down personally. really hope you guys here can offer me advices.

Can someone please advise the steps to obtain the approval from MOM?

Thank you so much!


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