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Postby hide » Wed, 18 May 2011 12:19 am

Hi,

My WP is expiring in this year July.

Employer is currently helping to apply S-pass but i am not sure if it will go through.

1) Do I need to exit SG for WP renewal, and how long before expiry should I renew WP?

2) Should employer be the one helping to renew my WP or I must do it myself?

3) Do I meet the min. requirement for S-pass?
- $1.8k monthly salary
- 1.5 Years of working exp.
- highest education: Diploma in early childhood

Thanks

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Re: Work permit

Postby Mad Scientist » Wed, 18 May 2011 1:39 am

hide wrote:Hi,

My WP is expiring in this year July.

Employer is currently helping to apply S-pass but i am not sure if it will go through.

1) Do I need to exit SG for WP renewal, and how long before expiry should I renew WP?

You need to have a valid VISA to stay in Singapore. You can go E-Xtend or to ICA to change your status to SVP if your WP expires. You should renew it a month prior

2) Should employer be the one helping to renew my WP or I must do it myself?

3) Do I meet the min. requirement for S-pass?
- $1.8k monthly salary
- 1.5 Years of working exp.
- highest education: Diploma in early childhood

The employer needs to renew for you

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 18 May 2011 7:07 am

Actually, you cannot extend your svp that your are given upon cancellation of your WP. You have to leave the country for a minimum of 5 days and then return. This is unlike those on EP's. WP must leave the country.

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Re: Work permit

Postby Mad Scientist » Wed, 18 May 2011 7:46 am

Mad Scientist wrote:
hide wrote:Hi,

My WP is expiring in this year July.

Employer is currently helping to apply S-pass but i am not sure if it will go through.

1) Do I need to exit SG for WP renewal, and how long before expiry should I renew WP?

You need to have a valid VISA to stay in Singapore. You can go E-Xtend or to ICA to change your status to SVP if your WP expires. You should renew it a month prior


Thanks


Oops my bad on this part.
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Postby hide » Fri, 03 Jun 2011 4:24 pm

If my employer renew the WP before it expire, I don't need to exit SG?

Also, you said my employer should start to renew 1 month prior its expiry. How long will the WP renewal application typically take?

Thanks.

I am currently waiting for my Spass application, if unsuccessful i would like to quickly renew my WP before it expires to prevent the hassle of exiting and reentering the country.


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