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Postby Zeenit » Wed, 04 Jun 2008 7:09 pm

I am a bit confused. My husband has been told today that the Co would like him to be out in SG in 2 weeks time.

Is this allowed that he arrives and then they do the paperwork or as I believe its got to be done before he arrives.

I am just trying to make sure we do everything correct and also that they not stringing him along.

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Postby kimtaymour » Thu, 05 Jun 2008 12:30 am

I don't think that should be a problem at all... the company can arrange the paper work while he is outside or while he is in Singapore.. its not a big deal.

I've got friends and well in fact most of them got their working permit* done in singpore.

Working permt*: I think you mean Employement Pass am i right?... because in singapore working permit is given to the unskilled labor and student who would request to work part time... anyways your terminalogy is understood (to me) by saying "working permit" I used to say the same

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Postby Zeenit » Thu, 05 Jun 2008 4:41 am

Thanks kimtaymour, I meant EP.
I have now changed the title 8-)
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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 05 Jun 2008 7:07 am

Thanks Kim Tay.

Actually, for the EP it is possible to pre-process and get a IPA (in-Principle Approval). This could be done by the employer in advance and a soft copy emailed to you for your download and printing. While it is not necessary to have it before arrival here, it may go some way to lessening the doubt that you are feeling. Having said that, most only arrive with a Signed contract and normally getting the EP only takes less than a week. You would normally arrive on just a social visit pass. Go to the Employer and the employer would start the ball rolling.

I would make sure you have the Letter of Offer/Contract in hand though should the company have been a dud. This way you may have legal recourse in the civil courts to claim costs if all falls through.

Hope this helps.

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Postby Zeenit » Thu, 05 Jun 2008 4:35 pm

Thanks SMS, that makes me feel loads better.
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Postby Zeenit » Wed, 09 Jul 2008 9:43 pm

Letter of Offer has arrived today.
I can just arrive with him on a vistor's visa and then apply for my DP?

Sorry for all the silly questions.
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Postby Saint » Wed, 09 Jul 2008 9:52 pm

Zeenit wrote:Letter of Offer has arrived today.
I can just arrive with him on a vistor's visa and then apply for my DP?

Sorry for all the silly questions.
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Yes that's correct. I'm guessing you'll be arriving on a British Passport so you'll get a 30 day stamp.

If you and hubby are arriving on a one way ticket, go up to the immigration counter together otherwise they will query why you arrived without a return flight.

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Postby Zeenit » Wed, 09 Jul 2008 10:08 pm

Yes, a British Passport and a one way ticket.
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Postby Saint » Wed, 09 Jul 2008 10:21 pm

Zeenit wrote:Yes, a British Passport and a one way ticket.


All sorted then, and don't forget your marriage cert! :lol:


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