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Apply LTVSP or can apply dependent pass for my inlaw

Postby jeffwong » Tue, 09 Mar 2010 6:07 pm

I had tried searching the forum and saw some questions quite related and reply in the expats forum section.

I am a Singapore Citizen and my spouse just got her PR last year, September. My spouse, daughter, in-law went back to China last year after her mum 90 days extension pass got expired. My wife tried applying LTVP (Long-Term Visit Pass) on October last year, for her mum-in-law but was rejected.

My spouse is unemployed as she taking care of my 1 year old plus daughter, who is Singapore Citizen. I had tried appeal for MP but it is rejected subsequently.

At the moment, my spouse is in China with my daughter and she does not want to come back unless her mother is here. My mum-in-law is so concern about her daughter and her grand-child. I am in a dilemma.

Can I apply Dependent Pass if the ICA keep rejecting my in-law application for LTVP, just to tell them my mum-in-law is working for me. I saw under MOM that there is section under Foreign Domestic Worker. I know there is Levy involved but I got no choice. Either I want to see my family or let them go.

Any advised? I bought a resales flat and been staying alone in the house for nearly 6 months. I missed my daughter and my wife, I cannot afford to keep flying over China as I do not have enough leave.

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Re: Apply LTVSP or can apply dependent pass for my inlaw

Postby Saint » Tue, 09 Mar 2010 6:22 pm

jeffwong wrote:
Can I apply Dependent Pass if the ICA keep rejecting my in-law application for LTVP, just to tell them my mum-in-law is working for me. I saw under MOM that there is section under Foreign Domestic Worker. I know there is Levy involved but I got no choice. Either I want to see my family or let them go.


Only EP holders can apply for a Dependent Pass for their spouse and unmarried kids under 21. Not even EP holders can get a DP for their Mother in Law (most consider that as a blessing in disguise!)

Not sure if the FDW option is open as your has to be under 50 and from an approved country and I don't think China is I'm afraid.

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Re: Apply LTVSP or can apply dependent pass for my inlaw

Postby uc » Tue, 13 Apr 2010 12:28 am

jeffwong wrote:I had tried searching the forum and saw some questions quite related and reply in the expats forum section.

I am a Singapore Citizen and my spouse just got her PR last year, September. My spouse, daughter, in-law went back to China last year after her mum 90 days extension pass got expired. My wife tried applying LTVP (Long-Term Visit Pass) on October last year, for her mum-in-law but was rejected.

My spouse is unemployed as she taking care of my 1 year old plus daughter, who is Singapore Citizen. I had tried appeal for MP but it is rejected subsequently.

At the moment, my spouse is in China with my daughter and she does not want to come back unless her mother is here. My mum-in-law is so concern about her daughter and her grand-child. I am in a dilemma.

Can I apply Dependent Pass if the ICA keep rejecting my in-law application for LTVP, just to tell them my mum-in-law is working for me. I saw under MOM that there is section under Foreign Domestic Worker. I know there is Levy involved but I got no choice. Either I want to see my family or let them go.

Any advised? I bought a resales flat and been staying alone in the house for nearly 6 months. I missed my daughter and my wife, I cannot afford to keep flying over China as I do not have enough leave.




Pls sorry to refer you back....how many times did you apply for your spouse PR before they issued it to her?and how long have you been together prior to your application because my local wife is still fighting for my own PR..Is your wife a graduate?
Please do reply.

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Postby ksl » Tue, 13 Apr 2010 12:08 pm

1 year is too short to get PR status especially after the tightening up in September 09.

I would recommend a 3 year wait at least, to minimise the chance of rejection.

I read an article from Singaporeans complaining of all the foreigners here taking jobs, and saying that they had lived in UK and was not entitled to any help at all so PR's should not get any of the citizens benefits.

The information is totally false, foreigners staying in UK can receive all benefits, after they have registered and have been issued a NHI number for work....Benefit entitlement is only after you have paid into the system for 3 years. There is no discrimination that I know of, and I do know mainland foreigners that have moved to UK, they are treated the same as UK citizens.

Some negative video's on youtube about foreigners taking jobs and the politics of Singapore. So i guess slowing down the recruitment of foreigners to Singapore is going to go on for a while yet.

Getting a mother in law over maybe tricky, I have seen a single parent PR here with her daughter, who was allowed to bring both parents from China, they stayed 2 years then went back because they missed China. So I'm not saying its impossible, you will have to give a legitimate, explanation and cross your fingers. I know the Chinese woman well and she was divorced from her Chinese husband after they both got PR, the guy is still here too with a Singaporean.

So how and why the parents of the woman was allowed in, is a little confusing to say the least. Though she was earning good money too and had a very cheap apartment

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Postby jeffwong » Wed, 28 Apr 2010 12:33 pm

I went to ICA and they actually told me that there is a requirement for my mother-in-law. My wife need to be working and the expected salary is $3000. I told the ICA that this is impossible and the officer mention that because it is my wife applying for her mum. How can they sustain in Singapore without that income. If your wife never work, how can she contribute to Singapore Economy. Actually, we would advise you to get a foreign maid to take care of your children so that the economy can grow too. In this way, the economy can progress.

I was so upset about this comment they made.

My wife PR was rejected in 2007 and was to apply 1 and half years later. I did the application in 2009 and it went through. She did not stay with me but she give birth to my child born oversea who is now a Singapore Citizen. I believed my child grant her PR application.

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Postby ksl » Thu, 29 Apr 2010 10:44 pm

This is a problem with mainland Chinese, not just in Singapore, but the UK too.

For your wife to leave you and take your child, while having PR status, is quite a silly thing to do, it shows for one, that her marriage to you, is one of convenience, for a reason other than love.

I would explain to your wife, that her PR status may not be renewed when the time comes, if she is not very careful. Your problem is solved by hiring a maid, she can then go out to work.

It is the same for everyone!


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