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EP Holder applying for husbands DP (Employer Refuses)

Postby fybliss » Tue, 24 Aug 2010 10:33 pm

Hi to all!

My problem is that my employer is hesitant to apply for my husband's DP
because of part 5 in the DP application form. They want me to explain further on what this part means to them (EMPLOYER) because they do not
want to hold any responsibility towards my dependent.

PART 5 – DECLARATION BY LOCAL SPONSOR
[Local sponsor must be the same as that of Work Pass application.]
We hereby sponsor this application and certify that it is made for the purpose as stated by the applicant. The statements made
by the applicant in this application are to the best of our knowledge true. We undertake to indemnify the Singapore Government
for any charges or expenses which may be incurred by the Government in respect of the repatriation of the said applicant.
We shall keep copies of the documents/ certificates showing the relationship between the main Pass Holder and the applicant
for as long as the main Pass Holder is in my employment. We understand the Ministry of Manpower can at any time request for
these documents for verification and revoke the pass should the documents be inconsistent with the declaration furnished in
the application form or if I am unable to produce the documents.


What should I tell them? How can I defend my request?

Isn't this a privilege that an EP holder has?

Can an employer refuse to apply for a dependent pass?

HELP PLEASE!

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 24 Aug 2010 11:51 pm

Yes, it is a privilege that the EP holder has provided the employer agrees to it. This should have been covered/confirmed before the contract was signed. And no, the employer in not "required" to act as a DP sponsor but it rare that it happens. Your employer must be a real shit! I'd start looking for another position ASAP.

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Postby fybliss » Wed, 25 Aug 2010 12:40 am

Thank you so much for your reply.

Who else can be eligible to sponsor my husband's DP? If my employer refuses to do it?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 25 Aug 2010 12:49 am

It has to be the same person/company that sponsored the EP holder.

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Postby revhappy » Wed, 25 Aug 2010 9:55 am

If you are on a P1 pass and sal > 7k, you can apply for PEP and then you can get your husband on DP on your own. Other than that its really tough.

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Postby x9200 » Wed, 25 Aug 2010 10:37 am

fybliss wrote:Thank you so much for your reply.

Who else can be eligible to sponsor my husband's DP? If my employer refuses to do it?

Nobody else.
Have you already exhausted all the ways within your company? If this is a small one then probably yes, but a bit bigger? Any decision makers above this hesitant person being in charge?
Edited: what's your husband's legal status in Singapore? If he is on LTSVP then your company already sponsors him so it should make no difference to them.

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Postby fybliss » Wed, 25 Aug 2010 9:48 pm

Thank you for all your replies.

As of this afternoon, my employer rejected sponsoring my husband's dependent pass. Their stance is that even if they have applied an EPass (Q1) for me, their intention was never to sponsor a dependent of mine.

My husband is on a social visit pass.

I am at a loss for words and we do not know what to do next.

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Postby singaporeflyer » Wed, 25 Aug 2010 9:54 pm

fybliss wrote:Thank you for all your replies.

As of this afternoon, my employer rejected sponsoring my husband's dependent pass. Their stance is that even if they have applied an EPass (Q1) for me, their intention was never to sponsor a dependent of mine.

My husband is on a social visit pass.

I am at a loss for words and we do not know what to do next.


Can you tell us about the educational qualifications of your husband and his past working experience?

Is he planning to work in SG?

We can see if he will be eligible for an EPEC.? (Tough to get but if he has good educational qualifications and good working experience chances are there)

Also can we get some idea about which passport do you hold? Some Countries are eligible for an SVP with 90 days validity.

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:O

Postby esteelauder » Sun, 29 Aug 2010 9:52 am

dear Flyiss,

may i know how long you have been work w/ the company?
its probably the company still review on your performance or whatever it tis..
or maybe u need ask your supervisor or manager to request on it?

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Re: :O

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 29 Aug 2010 12:53 pm

esteelauder wrote:dear Flyiss,

may i know how long you have been work w/ the company?
its probably the company still review on your performance or whatever it tis..
or maybe u need ask your supervisor or manager to request on it?


Did you bother to actually read the entire thread? If you did, apparently you have a reading comprehension problem. If not, I suggest you do so....... :roll:

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Postby esteelauder » Sun, 29 Aug 2010 10:06 pm

i got read.. what the problem w/ my question?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 30 Aug 2010 12:52 am

esteelauder wrote:i got read.. what the problem w/ my question?


Definitely reading comprehension. :-|

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Postby esteelauder » Mon, 30 Aug 2010 2:06 pm

i just guessing that company might review on how long she has been working w/ them.... rather than simply give granted to staffs??.. it might based on her company policy bah... :S i just guess only


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