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EP Approved - One Way Ticket?

Postby oioioi » Sat, 09 Jul 2011 11:43 am

Hi All

My EP (P1) has been approved and I am wondering about the formalities when arriving at Singapore.

I will soon be relocating to Singapore along with my wife. However, she does not have her dependent pass yet. I will apply for that after I arrive in Singapore.

I am pretty sure that I will only need to get a one-way ticket for myself. But, how about for my wife? Can she go on a one-way ticket too?

Thanks for your advice in advance.

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Postby Strong Eagle » Sat, 09 Jul 2011 12:10 pm

Why haven't you applied for your wife's DP already? Better yet, why didn't you apply for it in parallel with your EP? That's the most common route.

Now that you have EP, why not apply for DP before you get here?

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Postby FaeLLe » Fri, 15 Jul 2011 10:28 am

Strong Eagle wrote:why didn't you apply for it in parallel with your EP


SE mate since the DP relies on the primary applicant having an approved EP it is applied subsequently after the EP has been approved.

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Postby oioioi » Fri, 15 Jul 2011 11:40 pm

Sorry that I didn't bother replying to SE. With all due respect, I just find the tone arrogant and demeaning instead of genuinely trying to help in a friendly manner.

Why couldn't the reply simply be - Yes you can because blah blah blah.. or no you can't because blah blah blah... or simply I dont know. Asking more questions than answering them. I am even more surprised to see that SE is a moderater. Geezz.. not great confidence.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 16 Jul 2011 12:27 am

We have the same problem with people who claim to be smarter than the average bear, but cannot use the search function for a question that been asked at least a hundred times if it's been asked once. Different strokes for different folks. Do you have a masters? :wink:

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Postby madcap » Sat, 16 Jul 2011 9:31 pm

oioioi,

the arrogant and demeaning tone is a very common thing in this forum ...i got used to it in a jiffy ...i suggest u do the same and good luck on your move!
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Postby Strong Eagle » Sat, 16 Jul 2011 9:59 pm

FaeLLe wrote:
Strong Eagle wrote:why didn't you apply for it in parallel with your EP


SE mate since the DP relies on the primary applicant having an approved EP it is applied subsequently after the EP has been approved.


This is blather. If applied for together, all are approved when the EP is approved.

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Postby Strong Eagle » Sat, 16 Jul 2011 10:01 pm

oioioi wrote:Sorry that I didn't bother replying to SE. With all due respect, I just find the tone arrogant and demeaning instead of genuinely trying to help in a friendly manner.

Why couldn't the reply simply be - Yes you can because blah blah blah.. or no you can't because blah blah blah... or simply I dont know. Asking more questions than answering them. I am even more surprised to see that SE is a moderater. Geezz.. not great confidence.


Arrogant and demeaning? With all due respect, whomever gave you advice for applying for a DP gave you bad advice.

Moreover, you did not provide sufficient information for anyone to make an informed judgment of what might be required.

I find your tone to be assholian. Good luck. You'll need it.
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Postby FaeLLe » Sun, 17 Jul 2011 12:51 pm

Strong Eagle wrote:
FaeLLe wrote:
Strong Eagle wrote:why didn't you apply for it in parallel with your EP


SE mate since the DP relies on the primary applicant having an approved EP it is applied subsequently after the EP has been approved.


This is blather. If applied for together, all are approved when the EP is approved.


Guess it is HR policies then of the company that made me apply one after the other....

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 17 Jul 2011 2:28 pm

Must have been. I do know that you can apply for the EP & DP's all at the same time. Of course, lots of companies are hesitant initially as they don't seem to realize that it's even possible. The DP's are always contingent on the EP being approved so if you were to look up the DP status is would should pending until it's approved, which would be upon approval of the EP. The LoC works the same way on renewal of an EP's pass as well.

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Postby Strong Eagle » Sun, 17 Jul 2011 2:47 pm

FaeLLe wrote:
Strong Eagle wrote:
FaeLLe wrote:
Strong Eagle wrote:why didn't you apply for it in parallel with your EP


SE mate since the DP relies on the primary applicant having an approved EP it is applied subsequently after the EP has been approved.


This is blather. If applied for together, all are approved when the EP is approved.


Guess it is HR policies then of the company that made me apply one after the other....


That would be correct. All people who have ever worked for me applied for both simultaneously and that seems to be the norm in most MNC's. Just helped a guy with a PEP who also applied simultaneous DP's for wife and kid. All approved at once.

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Postby oioioi » Mon, 18 Jul 2011 8:55 pm

Thanks Moderators (SE & SMS) for proving my point with your replies.

Obviously having respect for others and good manners are not requirements for being a moderator.

Enjoy using your limited knowledge in this area to demean others.

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Postby Strong Eagle » Mon, 18 Jul 2011 9:42 pm

oioioi wrote:Thanks Moderators (SE & SMS) for proving my point with your replies.

Obviously having respect for others and good manners are not requirements for being a moderator.

Enjoy using your limited knowledge in this area to demean others.


Not a requirement for being a poster, either.

And you still have not provided sufficient information to answer your original question.

Peh!

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Postby Mad Scientist » Tue, 19 Jul 2011 4:38 am

oioioi wrote:

Enjoy using your limited knowledge in this area to demean others.


How do you mean by demeaning others ? SE just ask a straightforward question on the crux of the issue and out of a sudden you take offence for it.
Limited knowledge ? I think you are the one that has limited knowledge, don't you think?
You would not have come to this forum if you have the answer somewhere else . Now, who has the limited knowledge ?
You cannot even do a search in this forum by using the search button whereby this issue has been discussed at length but you take offense for something so miniscule even my dead grandmother does not take notice of it.
Grow up will you !! If you cannot help yourself and expect others to wipe your arse, then STOP , I mean stop whatever you are doing and look at your arse if it is clean or not.
You came here hands in your hat but spring into defense at the very moment you find someone asking a question that you take offense which I find neither offensive nor provocative. I think you are living in an alien world
Damn !! what has the world comes to ?
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Postby Ratpick_2000 » Tue, 19 Jul 2011 2:44 pm

FYI you only have to have approval in principle in order to fly with a one-way ticket; that usually happens pretty quickly. A while ago I lost my EP (which they like to see at check-in) and the airline (Emirates) simply gave me a return ticket, unconfirmed, not paid for. This was enough to satisfy the bureaucratic immigration in Singapore..


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