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married to a singaporean .. what to do next???

Post by kiayee » Thu, 28 Oct 2010 7:09 pm

hi , i got approval by MOM that i could married to a singaporean . so my ROM will be on 30th october , what should i need to do next ? cause i wanted to get PR even i know it's not very easy . but i hope to get someone to advice me for the next step .

so far, i'm a work permit holder .

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Post by durain » Thu, 28 Oct 2010 8:23 pm

consummate the marriage?

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Post by JayCee » Thu, 28 Oct 2010 11:29 pm

kiayee wrote: hi , i got approval by MOM that i could married to a singaporean . so my ROM will be on 30th october , what should i need to do next ? cause i wanted to get PR even i know it's not very easy . but i hope to get someone to advice me for the next step .

so far, i'm a work permit holder .
So you've got the permission to marry and the first thing you think about is getting PR?

Who says love is dead :roll:

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 29 Oct 2010 6:56 am

This is what causes all the problems for everybody else! Marriages of convenience. :-|
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Post by kiayee » Fri, 29 Oct 2010 12:33 pm

haha.. love is alive :)

i met thz guy 2 years ago and now we're getting married. i just hope that i could stay longer so that's why thinking to do pr , cause one of my fren she married to a singaporean too .. when her husband apply pr for her.. it bounce back to them, cause she has no work . but i'm still holding a permit , it's happy to me cause mom approve me to married a singaporean , but i scare if i apply pr they would just ban me out =.=" cause u all know... i don want to separate with my husband at all , but i see most of the cases happens to be with china , philipines with singapore .. i'm a malaysian , so will be a bit worried..

after married, what should i pass up documents to mom or ica?? my marriage certificate or others? anyone could advice ?????

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Post by durain » Fri, 29 Oct 2010 7:05 pm

if love is alive, your husband should be doing all these for you! :wink:

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Post by kekada » Thu, 11 Nov 2010 7:44 pm

get married and enjoy for sometime..
then think about these worldly issues of permits, visas and PRs :)

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Post by Chris 525 » Fri, 12 Nov 2010 12:35 am

I just been told a WP holder cannot marry a resident here.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 12 Nov 2010 6:54 am

Chris 525 wrote:I just been told a WP holder cannot marry a resident here.
Incorrect.

They must get permission from the MOM before getting married. Everything here is via protocol. You don't follow protocol you are doomed. They will not always give permission for WP holders to marry due to the lowering of the gene pool (although that's debatable). So, it's best to ask or it will cause a lot a grief later (or you will have to immigrate to another country in order to enjoy married life).
SOME PEOPLE TRY TO TURN BACK THEIR ODOMETERS. NOT ME. I WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW WHY I LOOK THIS WAY. I'VE TRAVELED A LONG WAY, AND SOME OF THE ROADS WEREN'T PAVED. ~ Will Rogers

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Post by JR8 » Fri, 12 Nov 2010 7:15 am

Baseline is, if you're getting married in two days time, your whole focus and life would be concentrated on that one event.

If you're asking, 'what can we do next?, what about the visas' It's fake sister.

I hope they track your ip and come and arrest you.

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Post by ututu » Sat, 13 Nov 2010 5:47 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote: You don't follow protocol you are doomed.
Even if WP holder follows the protocol she/he is doomed too. MOM will black list her and will not allow renewal of WP. On "permission to marry" app there is a small print with signature line saying something "after signing this, I'm aware that if application for permission to marry is rejected it will be taken into account for any future WP applications or renewals". Damned if you do, damned if you don't.

Happened to maid of ours, stupid me told her to follow the rules as I was under the same impression that following rules does no harm. Poor girl got banned from ever working in SG after her application got rejected.

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Post by the lynx » Fri, 10 Dec 2010 5:36 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
Chris 525 wrote:I just been told a WP holder cannot marry a resident here.
Incorrect.

They must get permission from the MOM before getting married. Everything here is via protocol. You don't follow protocol you are doomed. They will not always give permission for WP holders to marry due to the lowering of the gene pool (although that's debatable). So, it's best to ask or it will cause a lot a grief later (or you will have to immigrate to another country in order to enjoy married life).
My subordinate is a WP holder (as executive officer) and after she collected her WP card, she also received a separate white envelope with a letter inside.

The letter is from MOM stating that for her case, she is NOT required to seek permission from MOM to marry a Singaporean citizen or Singaporean PR.

I guess this exemption is selective... :-|

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 10 Dec 2010 5:43 pm

That is correct. She was assessed and found desirable for the gene pool here.
SOME PEOPLE TRY TO TURN BACK THEIR ODOMETERS. NOT ME. I WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW WHY I LOOK THIS WAY. I'VE TRAVELED A LONG WAY, AND SOME OF THE ROADS WEREN'T PAVED. ~ Will Rogers

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Post by the lynx » Fri, 10 Dec 2010 6:02 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:That is correct. She was assessed and found desirable for the gene pool here.
LOL I see...

But that's the case, since she doesn't need to seek approval like that, is PR a requisition for a WP holder AFTER being married to Singaporean? What if it expires?

Just curious, as I observed many WP/SPass/EP holders seem to be scrambling to get PR when they are considering to marry Singaporeans...
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 10 Dec 2010 9:14 pm

That is because if they do not become a PR, as they are married to a Singaporean, they no longer are eligible to be on a Dependent's Pass (where a LOC can be gotten to enable them to work). If they lose their EP/S/SP they end up on an LSVP instead and they cannot work on an LTVP. This means that they have to go through the entire system every time they change employers. This means they can be rejected if the employer cannot justify hiring a "foreigner".

Hope this makes sense as it's kind of hard to explain in an easy way (flow-charting would be good here! ;-) )
SOME PEOPLE TRY TO TURN BACK THEIR ODOMETERS. NOT ME. I WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW WHY I LOOK THIS WAY. I'VE TRAVELED A LONG WAY, AND SOME OF THE ROADS WEREN'T PAVED. ~ Will Rogers

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