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What visa to work and live in Singapore

Post by paulpaul » Thu, 02 Dec 2010 12:42 am

Hi guys,

I'm new to here and I need some advise.

Could someone tell me what requirements are there and what visa is suitable for someone who wants to set up their own business and move to Singapore.

Any advise would be appreciated!

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Post by paulpaul » Thu, 02 Dec 2010 6:35 pm

Thanks sundaymorningstaple, the site has been very helpful. I'm totally new to this. Could you tell me is there a list of construction companies in Singapore or do you know any yourself? Also, how's the economic climate in Singapore at the moment?

Any help I could get will be much appreciated.

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Post by Strong Eagle » Thu, 02 Dec 2010 6:42 pm

paulpaul wrote:Thanks sundaymorningstaple, the site has been very helpful. I'm totally new to this. Could you tell me is there a list of construction companies in Singapore or do you know any yourself? Also, how's the economic climate in Singapore at the moment?

Any help I could get will be much appreciated.
If you want to start your own business you will need SGD 50,000. If you have that, I expect that your application will be approved.

You need to do your own research about 'economic climate'. Google is your friend. No lists, unless you want to pay a lot of money.

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Post by paulpaul » Thu, 02 Dec 2010 6:58 pm

Thank you Strong Eagle. I have done some research on google and it seems economic climate is pretty good. I just wanted to get some feedback from people who's on the ground.

Is there much construction and how do they accept foreigners?

Thanks

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 02 Dec 2010 9:47 pm

There is a glut of construction companies at the moment as the two Integrated Resorts are virtually 100% and both are now open and operating. This kept the island afloat construction wise for the past 4 or 5 years along with the KPE tunnel and the circle line. These contracts are already out and nearing completion so I'm not sure if there is room for an outsider to come in and try to compete with the locals. Could be an exercise in futility.
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Post by paulpaul » Thu, 02 Dec 2010 9:53 pm

Thank you for that I really appreciate it.

Do you know of any expats that have small construction firms (under 10 employees)?

Cheers,

Paul

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