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help a french man out

Postby kannu1000 » Fri, 29 Jun 2007 8:09 am

I am from France, and I am applying for student pass for my course which is starting on Sept 15th. I am waiting for my birth certificate to arrive since it is required for student pass.

I have 2 questions:-
1) If I come to Singapore right now, would it be possible to live on and extend my social visit pass until Sept 5th (2.5 months in total) to wait till my student pass arrives.
2) Is it possible if Singapore immigration gives social visit pass only for 1 month, then I leave Singapore temporary for 1-2 days and then come back again to get a new 1 month Social Visit pass.

If you can please help me out, I would appreciate it a lot.


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Postby muratkorman » Fri, 29 Jun 2007 11:56 am

When you come to Singapore, you will be granted a 1-month visa. Before it ends, you can apply online for an extension and automatically your visa will be extended for another month. It usually takes 2-3 days to receive back the confirmation of extension. The service is called E-xtend and you can reach it from the link below. So in total you will have 2 months, but I am not sure if you can extend again. ... =true.html
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Postby Asian_Geekette » Fri, 29 Jun 2007 2:29 pm

Bonjour Pierre,

After doing the online extension above, you'd already would have stayed here in SG for 2 months. Then you can go out & visit Malaysia or Indonesia for a few days. Once you come back in SG, they'll give you at the least a 2-week tourist visa (max is a month).

Bonne chance!
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