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After EM Cancellation

Postby salmanucit » Thu, 09 Oct 2008 3:39 pm

hi,
If some one gets his/her EP cancelled after resigning from job, how much period does he/she has for a valid stay in sigapore and search a job. How can he stay longer and how much longer to search a new job

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Postby blue_thunder » Thu, 09 Oct 2008 5:38 pm

you ll get a 14 days social visit pass after the cancellation of the employment pass....more info check www.mom.gov.sg

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Postby salmanucit » Thu, 09 Oct 2008 6:30 pm

Hi,
Thanks for your reply.
Can i apply for a visa while being n singapore for one or two months for searching a job?

Salman

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Postby jpatokal » Thu, 09 Oct 2008 9:07 pm

salmanucit wrote:Hi,
Thanks for your reply. Can i apply for a visa while being n singapore for one or two months for searching a job?

Not directly, no, but you could try applying for EPEC, which (if granted) gives you up to a year to find a job.

You really should have lined up your next job before resigning though...
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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 09 Oct 2008 10:35 pm

If I'm not mistaken, once your employment visa is canceled you will be given a 14 day, non-extendable social visit pass. If you have not found an employer to apply for a new employment pass by then, you WILL have to leave the country. Even if you do find another employer, you may well have to leave the country before issuance of your new employment pass.


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