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Postby Zeenit » Wed, 06 Aug 2008 1:11 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
skye wrote:If you are in a long-term relationship. look into getting a Long Term Social Visit Pass for your girlfriend, which will let her live here with you without worrying about visa runs and extensions. She can't work with an LTSVP but can look for a job if she wants, so she can get her own EP. Have a search on this website and the ICA website as well for more info. Then you won't need to get married or buy these guys beer!


Hey, most of the information here has been from me over the years! I deserve a pint for sure! (And I'm finished my diet as well!) :cool:

Saint deserves one for continuously digging up me old threads to link to!
(Now Saint you owe me one as well!) :wink:


SMS, I know I promised you a pint, I just thought as Saint was proposing to me he might save his pennies on the ring and buy the round for all of you guys as well as my husband :cool:
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Postby Saint » Wed, 06 Aug 2008 1:40 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
skye wrote:If you are in a long-term relationship. look into getting a Long Term Social Visit Pass for your girlfriend, which will let her live here with you without worrying about visa runs and extensions. She can't work with an LTSVP but can look for a job if she wants, so she can get her own EP. Have a search on this website and the ICA website as well for more info. Then you won't need to get married or buy these guys beer!


Hey, most of the information here has been from me over the years! I deserve a pint for sure! (And I'm finished my diet as well!) :cool:

Saint deserves one for continuously digging up me old threads to link to!
(Now Saint you owe me one as well!) :wink:


I was going to just copy and paste all the best bits from that thread and take all the credit for it :twisted:

But being the Gentleman SMS is I just couldn't do that

You now owe me 2 beers SMS

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really, simple, really.

Postby sing_sling77 » Fri, 08 Aug 2008 4:17 pm

If your company has operations in Singapore, and they employ other foriegners, I guarantee they've probably done it all before. You should speak to the HR department and with any luck they will know EXACTLY what to do, and should in fact do most of the leg work for you. In any event, they will have to sponsor the application (as Long Term SVP must be PR or Company sponsored).

Ministry of Manpower Singapore even have a whole process for this, it's really not a problem.

None of that getting on one knee nonsense, especially bad idea if you are doing so mainly to get around visa issues ....

Now if you were already here, on EP or PR and had met a girlfriend overseas (let's say Thailand) you wanted to then bring them here - well, harder but even that is possible, I did it!

You are in the least complex of situations, if you are from UK the MoM don't even need a letter from embassy stating the relationship .... (don't know about other country)

Like others have said, there are loads of posts on here about it - but don't listen to all the scare/horror story- you just have to follow protocol and it'll be fine, that's all.

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Postby niipea » Tue, 19 Aug 2008 11:29 pm

Maybe she can apply for student pass if she can find some short term part time course to attend and find job after that.

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Postby Strong Eagle » Wed, 20 Aug 2008 12:54 am

PLENTY of girlfriends here. Come on over and pick a new one... problem solved.

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Re: Trying to bring girlfriend to SG

Postby BazaY » Thu, 21 Jan 2010 7:25 am

CCC78 wrote:Hi,

I'm from Ireland and I've been offered a job in Singapore. The company are going to look after all my visa requirements. I want to bring my girlfriend over with me. I've read a couple of posts on the subject so I know one option is to marry so that she can get a LTSVP.

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Thanks for any advice

C



Hi CCC78,
any updates on this topic ?
I'm in a similar situation.
Thanks,


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