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MOVING TO SINGAPORE(SINGAPOREAN WIFE, AND SINGAPOREAN KIDS)?

Post by JEFFLIN » Tue, 03 Oct 2006 5:22 pm

:roll: i am Taiwanese, previously studied and live at singapore for 10years but come back to TW after married there with my singaporean wife, this year, our baby girl is out, and there is planning to move to singapore to work and stay there, for the rest of our lives.
questions: 1. to be able to stay there, for me PR or citizen?
2. am i eligible?
3. my education at singapore is only ITE/DIPLOMA
4. working right now at TW.
please if there is any one who can help me clear my doubt???
thank you first lo... :D
:???: still no reply?????

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Post by JEFFLIN » Thu, 12 Oct 2006 4:57 pm

CAN SOMEBODY HELP ME????

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Post by JEFFLIN » Thu, 12 Oct 2006 5:15 pm

DEAR ALL EXPERTS

SORRY FOR THE RUDE DISTURB, ANYWAY, TODAY I HUST COME BACK FROM IMMIGRATION, THEY TOLD ME THAT IF I APPLY FOR PR AT SINGAPORE I WILL NEED TO SERVE NS, MY WIFE IS A SINGAPOREAN, MU CHILD TOO...
CONFUSE ME...I AM THE FIRST GENERATION TO APPLY FOR PR, BUT THE OFFICER SAY THAT USING MY WIFE TO SPONSOR, MEANS I AM THE SECOND GENERATIONS... CONFUSING... :???: :???:

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Post by oku » Thu, 12 Oct 2006 6:16 pm

hi would like to give some advice but for your situation, it is better for you to deal directly with the relevant departments. if you are confused by the information given be officer A, than check with officer B who may be able to give a clearer picture of the rules etc. :)

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Post by jpatokal » Thu, 12 Oct 2006 8:25 pm

JEFFLIN wrote:SORRY FOR THE RUDE DISTURB, ANYWAY, TODAY I HUST COME BACK FROM IMMIGRATION, THEY TOLD ME THAT IF I APPLY FOR PR AT SINGAPORE I WILL NEED TO SERVE NS, MY WIFE IS A SINGAPOREAN, MU CHILD TOO...
CONFUSE ME...I AM THE FIRST GENERATION TO APPLY FOR PR, BUT THE OFFICER SAY THAT USING MY WIFE TO SPONSOR, MEANS I AM THE SECOND GENERATIONS... CONFUSING... :???: :???:
That's more or less correct in theory. (You would be a first-gen PR, you're just not given the NS exception for valuable skills.) In practice, though, you will not be required to do NS if you're too old, so talk to Mindef and see what they think.

The usual approach in your case, though, would be to apply for a dependant's pass based on your wife's status, get a job using that, and then apply for PR on your own merits. Ta-dah, no NS liability.
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Post by JEFFLIN » Mon, 16 Oct 2006 11:28 am

DEAR jpatokal

THANK YOU FOR THE NICE INFO, ANYWAY, I HAVE SEND MY APPLICATION FOR MY PR, I GUESS I WILL BE TOO OLD TOO FOR NS... HEHE...BY THE WAY, I THOUGHT DEPENDANT PASS CANNOT BE USED TO WORK AT SINGAPORE, NOT MANY COMPANY WILLING TO EMPLOY SOMEBODY USING DEPENDANT PASS RIGHT? ANY WAY REGARDING THE NS PROBLEM, THE OFFICERS AT ICA TOLD ME THAT FOR NS STATUS ALL DEPEND ON THE MINDEF PEOPLE. ANYWAY, RIGHT NOW I AM WAITING FOR MY PR STATUS, CROSSING MY FINGER!!! HOPE EVERYTHING WILL BE SMOOTH!!! :wink:

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Post by jpatokal » Tue, 17 Oct 2006 5:11 pm

See that key on the left side of your keyboard that says "Caps Lock"? Press it. Thank you.
JEFFLIN wrote:DEAR jpatokal

THANK YOU FOR THE NICE INFO, ANYWAY, I HAVE SEND MY APPLICATION FOR MY PR, I GUESS I WILL BE TOO OLD TOO FOR NS... HEHE...BY THE WAY, I THOUGHT DEPENDANT PASS CANNOT BE USED TO WORK AT SINGAPORE, NOT MANY COMPANY WILLING TO EMPLOY SOMEBODY USING DEPENDANT PASS RIGHT? ANY WAY REGARDING THE NS PROBLEM, THE OFFICERS AT ICA TOLD ME THAT FOR NS STATUS ALL DEPEND ON THE MINDEF PEOPLE. ANYWAY, RIGHT NOW I AM WAITING FOR MY PR STATUS, CROSSING MY FINGER!!! HOPE EVERYTHING WILL BE SMOOTH!!! :wink:
A dependant pass in itself is not enough, but with a DP you can apply for a Letter of Consent, which will let you work (in some jobs).
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Post by JEFFLIN » Wed, 18 Oct 2006 11:47 am

:D sorry dont know that writing with caps is not good, so you think that by getting dependant pass DP is better compare to PR? sorry for all this questions, i am confused of thinking a way out.
thank you

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Post by jpatokal » Wed, 18 Oct 2006 11:46 pm

JEFFLIN wrote::D sorry dont know that writing with caps is not good, so you think that by getting dependant pass DP is better compare to PR? sorry for all this questions, i am confused of thinking a way out.
thank you
PR is obviously better (no restrictions on employment etc), if you can get it without having to do NS. If cannot, then you're stuck with applying for a DP.
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