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Post by apple&dog » Mon, 19 Sep 2011 12:24 am

Hi Everyone,

I'm from Hong Kong. I am looking to work in Singapore. I would like to know if it is easy to get a visa? Or, should I get a working holiday visa.

I graduated in hotel management. What are the salary like? How about the nightlife over in Singapore?

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Post by ecureilx » Mon, 19 Sep 2011 10:33 am

apple&dog wrote:Hi Everyone,

I'm from Hong Kong. I am looking to work in Singapore. I would like to know if it is easy to get a visa? Or, should I get a working holiday visa.

I graduated in hotel management. What are the salary like? How about the nightlife over in Singapore?
www.mom.gov.sg will tell you all about the passes, other than doing a simple search here ..

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Post by apple&dog » Mon, 19 Sep 2011 2:27 pm

Thanks, the salary will be ok right? I am not a big spender.

Plus, I am looking for a flatmate to share with the rent.

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Post by medcheckonsat » Mon, 19 Sep 2011 2:35 pm

How much is your "ok" ?

For me, I earn only SGD 2,100 but am able to live comfortably for my standard. :oops:

Some people can't even live with SGD 4,500 :-|

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Post by nakatago » Mon, 19 Sep 2011 2:43 pm

medcheckonsat wrote:How much is your "ok" ?

For me, I earn only SGD 2,100 but am able to live comfortably for my standard. :oops:

Some people can't even live with SGD 4,500 :-|
Good point. A lot of people lose sight of this.
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Post by ecureilx » Mon, 19 Sep 2011 3:40 pm

medcheckonsat wrote:How much is your "ok" ?

For me, I earn only SGD 2,100 but am able to live comfortably for my standard. :oops:

Some people can't even live with SGD 4,500 :-|
And last week, in a clark quay bar, a guy was whining that he finds it hard to survive on his 180K PA (apartment paid by company .. ) :D :D

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Post by apple&dog » Mon, 19 Sep 2011 4:01 pm

Now, how do i get them to hire me?

Do i just send them my CV? Call them? Whats the best for them to get me hire?

I'm still in Hong Kong. Or do i have to go to singapore to do this?

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Post by medcheckonsat » Mon, 19 Sep 2011 4:07 pm

ecureilx wrote: And last week, in a clark quay bar, a guy was whining that he finds it hard to survive on his 180K PA (apartment paid by company .. ) :D :D
survive my a**, he should be living in heaven with that amount of money (assuming he's single) :P
apple&dog wrote:Now, how do i get them to hire me?

Do i just send them my CV? Call them? Whats the best for them to get me hire?

:shock: :shock: :shock:

I'm still in Hong Kong. Or do i have to go to singapore to do this?

Being in Singapore helps, at least in my case

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Post by apple&dog » Mon, 19 Sep 2011 4:10 pm

So, I get to singapore and apply for work visa?

Or apply for work visa then go to singapore to find jobs?

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Post by nakatago » Mon, 19 Sep 2011 4:35 pm

apple&dog wrote:So, I get to singapore and apply for work visa?

Or apply for work visa then go to singapore to find jobs?
Did you read the link?

You cannot apply for a work visa/permit. Only your employer can.
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Post by beppi » Mon, 19 Sep 2011 4:38 pm

Did you do any research at all?
I suggest the "search" function of this site, and the MoM and ICA websites. It's all well discussed and explained!

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