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Advice needed on bringing partner to Singapore

Post by theweerascal » Wed, 25 Feb 2009 4:33 pm

Hi there,

I would appreciate some advice on this this.

There is a good chance that I may be moving to Singapore on secondment for 2 years from Scotland with an option of extending to 6 years.
I am trying to do some research on the possibility of my partner coming out with me. We are not married, she currently works as a qualified Child Carer/ Nursery Nurse and has been doing so for the last 15 years or so. I've read many topics regarding the issue of work passes & LTSVP's and I think it may be a problem for my partner to get a job in her profession in Singapore and also due to her coming from a European country.
Is this true ?. Is it worth taking a gamble and bringing her out with me with the possibility of her staying longer than the 3 months (I think) as stated on government websites and finding work in her career ?.

I'm somewhat confused on this and would welcome advice.

Thank you
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 25 Feb 2009 6:57 pm

It can be done with lots of jumping through hoops, but the easiest way is to just get married and make an honest woman out of her! :P

It is doubtful that she will find work though, unless she has the qualifications to qualify for an employment pass in her own right.

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Post by theweerascal » Thu, 26 Feb 2009 4:28 pm

Hi there,

Thanks for the reply. Yes, I think it may be rather difficult to bring her across.

Your suggestion is aslo being considered.

Many Thanks

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Post by theweerascal » Fri, 27 Feb 2009 5:29 pm

Hi there,

I'm very grateful for the information and advice given to me by the user 'Blondi' sent by private message.

Thankyou very much and I shall look into it.

Unfortunaltely, I cant send 'Blondi' a PM back as I have been advised that I haven't enough posts in the forum yet to send a PM.

So, on that note

'Blondi' - when you & your partner received your LTSVP, how lond did that entitle you both to stay in the country. I'm just a little confused about all this stuff as I've read differing stories/timescales.

I would be obliged if someone out there could pass on this message & my thanks to user 'Blondi'.

Cheers
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Post by Strong Eagle » Fri, 27 Feb 2009 7:43 pm

You need to get to five posts to PM. Spammer control.

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