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Marriage between expats and SG girls

Post by Guest » Thu, 11 Aug 2005 7:06 pm

hi helpful souls here, could anyone please give advice on the proper procedures in getting married here in singapore?

on top of that, is it crucial that foreigners must have already obtained PRs before getting married to Singaporean girlfriends in Singapore? or get married first before applying for PR status?

What does a typical Singaporean wedding entail? Any tips or special stuffs to look out for?

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Post by seraphim » Thu, 11 Aug 2005 7:08 pm

Is she Chinese, Indian, Malay, Eurasian or mixed? Essentially the wedding ceremonies and practices will differ according to what race she is.
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Post by Saint » Thu, 11 Aug 2005 7:50 pm

I got married to my Singaporean wife with just a 30day tourist visa at the time

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 11 Aug 2005 10:59 pm

Saint wrote:I got married to my Singaporean wife with just a 30day tourist visa at the time
Same here, I had 1 wife, 2 kids & three cars all on a tourist visa from 1983 to 1994, 11 years before I got an EP and later PR.

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Post by Saint » Thu, 11 Aug 2005 11:30 pm

As Seraphim said, a little bit more info needed.

The wife and I had a fairly typical Chinese wedding but with a few British traditions thrown in to completely confuse the guests!

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 12 Aug 2005 12:09 pm

Agreed, I had a ROV marriage but two receptions (one traditional Western style in a major hotel, the other traditional indian for my MiL & FiL and their families) Or should I say, one with booze and one with the funny pink drink and banana leaves, etc.

It was funny in a way because we got half & half, red packets & toasters. :mrgreen:

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Post by Guest » Fri, 12 Aug 2005 3:06 pm

whats a typical Chinese wedding like? do's and don'ts?

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Do's and Don'ts of Chinese Weddings

Post by Married Expat » Sun, 14 Aug 2005 5:00 pm

DO:
- complain about the food
- bitch about amount of money given in red packets
- get drunk on XO and throw up in the toilets

DON'T:
- arrive on time
- chew food with your mouth closed
- spend any less than 50K on the reception because you'll be hearing about it for THE REST OF YOUR MISERABLE LIFE from the relo's

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Post by jaded » Wed, 24 Aug 2005 11:28 am

ha ha married expat....so unfair...but so true!!

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