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Letter of consent

Postby Katherineyao » Thu, 28 Oct 2010 10:10 pm

Hi all,

I had an interview today. The company likes me, but they want me to join as soon as possible. I am on Dependent pass right now and need LOC to start work.So I just want to ask if anyone knows how fast I can get the LOC from MOM. Many thanks!

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Re: Letter of consent

Postby ksl » Thu, 28 Oct 2010 11:47 pm

Katherineyao wrote:Hi all,

I had an interview today. The company likes me, but they want me to join as soon as possible. I am on Dependent pass right now and need LOC to start work.So I just want to ask if anyone knows how fast I can get the LOC from MOM. Many thanks!
You can get the paper the same day if you call into MOM and ask at the reception, in fact you may be able to download it from the MOM website

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Postby Katherineyao » Fri, 29 Oct 2010 7:10 am

thanks, KSL

I have downloaded LOC already. They asked when I can join the company. What should I say?

What is the quickest way to do it? How long does it take MOM to process LOC usually?

Many thanks!

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Postby intellectualsmuse » Fri, 29 Oct 2010 11:08 am

Katherineyao wrote:thanks, KSL

I have downloaded LOC already. They asked when I can join the company. What should I say?

What is the quickest way to do it? How long does it take MOM to process LOC usually?

Many thanks!


Isn't it for the company to request MoM for an LoC for you? Don't understand why you need to do it. I just had to sign my appointment letter, post which my company did the needful and I got my LOC in 3 working days.
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Postby Katherineyao » Fri, 29 Oct 2010 11:11 am

I was rejected by company because they want somebody who can start work immediately, so frustrated:(

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Postby Strong Eagle » Fri, 29 Oct 2010 11:15 am

Katherineyao wrote:I was rejected by company because they want somebody who can start work immediately, so frustrated:(


They are idjuts. Show them MOM website. If they have EPOnline (and most do), apply for letter of consent electronically,

http://www.mom.gov.sg/foreign-manpower/ ... ionprocess

It takes very little time when done online.

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Postby Katherineyao » Fri, 29 Oct 2010 11:28 am

thanks strong eagle:)

just forwarded the website to HR

yesterday

interviewer: how soon can you start?

Me: I need LOC from MOM, usually one week, so next THU

She (not happy)

Me : Maybe quickest would be one or two days.

She: are you sure?

Me ......

Anyway, if any good news, will let you know, thanks

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Postby Taylor Swift » Fri, 29 Oct 2010 2:37 pm

Katherineyao wrote:thanks strong eagle:)

just forwarded the website to HR

yesterday

interviewer: how soon can you start?

Me: I need LOC from MOM, usually one week, so next THU

She (not happy)

Me : Maybe quickest would be one or two days.

She: are you sure?

Me ......

Anyway, if any good news, will let you know, thanks


You can start within a day or 2, just get the company to fill it in and take it yourself to MoM, it will be quicker than online, just tell reception you need to hand it to an officer, explain that you want to start asap. He will probably just tell you to go ahead and start if the form is stamped.

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Postby ksl » Fri, 29 Oct 2010 2:44 pm

You can get it done straight away, just take it into MOM and give it to an officer who has authority, not a desk clerk. He will give you the gohead, its a formality once they check the LOC is fillled in properly.

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Postby Strong Eagle » Fri, 29 Oct 2010 2:45 pm

Taylor Swift wrote:You can start within a day or 2, just get the company to fill it in and take it yourself to MoM, it will be quicker than online, just tell reception you need to hand it to an officer, explain that you want to start asap. He will probably just tell you to go ahead and start if the form is stamped.


And you know this, how?

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Postby ksl » Fri, 29 Oct 2010 2:47 pm

intellectualsmuse wrote:
Katherineyao wrote:thanks, KSL

I have downloaded LOC already. They asked when I can join the company. What should I say?

What is the quickest way to do it? How long does it take MOM to process LOC usually?

Many thanks!


Isn't it for the company to request MoM for an LoC for you? Don't understand why you need to do it. I just had to sign my appointment letter, post which my company did the needful and I got my LOC in 3 working days.
That is correct but most companies cannot find out about it, so if she wants it done quickly its best she gets the form, hands it to them to fill in, she signs and takes it to MOM and it can be done the same day, no need to wait 3 days in most cases.

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Postby Katherineyao » Wed, 24 Nov 2010 5:49 pm

Had been contacted by several companies and agents. Most of them asked "are you Singaporean or PR". My answer would be no, I am on dependent pass, then some of them just said sorry to me cos they need PR or Citizen. One manager told me her company is not qualified to apply LOC for me. Is that true? Does company need to have certain qualifications to apply LOC for me? Thanks!

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 24 Nov 2010 6:12 pm

There are certain occupations that are ineligible and an LoC cannot be obtained to work in those occupations/types of companies, e.g., massage parlours, tuition agencies, and several others.


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