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EP Expired=>How lond do I have to leave?

Postby rej70 » Mon, 08 Sep 2008 6:21 pm

Hello,

My Ep will expired at the end of the month, how long do I have to leave Singapore after my EP will expire?

If i want to stay as tourist in Singapore until December to look for a Job, do I have every month to go in vacation and come back? and How Many time can I do it?

Thanks for your advice.

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Postby Bafana » Mon, 08 Sep 2008 9:19 pm

Best thing for you to do is to go to ICA and explain your situation (ask for an interview) and they should be able to assist you.

BTW watch out for your last paycheck being withheld to clear tax as I take it you are not continuing with your current Employer.
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Postby Strong Eagle » Tue, 09 Sep 2008 8:24 am

How long have you been here? How much money do you make? Do you qualify for the Personalized Employment Pass (PEP)? That would be the way to go, first. Check out MOM's website.

http://www.mom.gov.sg/publish/momportal ... s/PEP.html

P1 Pass holders
• P1 Pass holders will be accorded in-principle approval for the PEP upon application.

P2 Pass holders
• P2 Pass holders that have at least two years' working experience on a P Pass. They should earn a fixed salary of at least $30,000 in the preceding year.

Q1 Pass holders
• Q1 Pass holders with at least five years' working experience on a Q1 pass. They should earn a fixed salary of at least $30,000 in the preceding year.

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Postby Bafana » Wed, 10 Sep 2008 5:31 pm

So effectively PEP give the benifits of PR without the CPF hassle - Benifits being not getting hit with salary withholding, etc on change of employer?
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Postby Saint » Wed, 10 Sep 2008 5:40 pm

But a PEP is only valid for 5 years and non-renewalable. So after 5 years you'll have to either apply for PR or leave your job?!

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Postby rej70 » Wed, 10 Sep 2008 5:49 pm

I'm only Q1, I have been here during 2 years...I'm going check with ICA.

Thanks for your answers

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Postby Bafana » Thu, 11 Sep 2008 12:24 pm

Saint wrote:But a PEP is only valid for 5 years and non-renewalable. So after 5 years you'll have to either apply for PR or leave your job?!


Not so bad a deal.

Does the PEP allow Dependants to work?
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Postby Saint » Fri, 12 Sep 2008 2:20 pm

Bafana wrote:
Saint wrote:But a PEP is only valid for 5 years and non-renewalable. So after 5 years you'll have to either apply for PR or leave your job?!


Not so bad a deal.

Does the PEP allow Dependants to work?


Same priviliges for Dependants


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