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Visitor on short visit pass

Postby balaratnam » Tue, 10 Jan 2012 1:23 am

Can anyone please correct me if wrong but I believe that my fiancee can visit me in Singapore where she will get a 30 day entrance pass. We can then apply for this to be extended to 90 days. Assuming she gets this, when her time is up she can visit Malaysia where I am from and stay with my family for a week and then return to Singapore where we can repeat this process till the end of this year when we plan to get married. Am I right?

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Re: Visitor on short visit pass

Postby JR8 » Tue, 10 Jan 2012 3:26 am

balaratnam wrote:Can anyone please correct me if wrong but I believe that my fiancee can visit me in Singapore where she will get a 30 day entrance pass. We can then apply for this to be extended to 90 days. Assuming she gets this, when her time is up she can visit Malaysia where I am from and stay with my family for a week and then return to Singapore where we can repeat this process till the end of this year when we plan to get married. Am I right?


As an EU national she might get an an SVP on arrival of typically 30 or 90 days. This is at immigration's discretion. At the airports, latterly as a non-resident EU national, I routinely get 90 days these days, at land borders they seem to give me 30.

As I understand it you can apply to e-extend the SVP only once, and then you're done and must leave.

I would suggest that there is:-
a) No way anyone can border hop in order to stay a year. I mean think about it, visitors stay for an average of 3 days, not a year.
b) That this is no basis for someone looking to start a new life in Singapore (by thinking you can pull the wool over the eyes of the authorities as to your true status and intentions - because you won't).

You need to go the 'common-law' route as previously mentioned. Anything else and you end up risking seriously shooting yourself in the foot, i.e. both of you being thrown out of the country!

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Postby balaratnam » Tue, 10 Jan 2012 4:38 am

thanks JR8

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Postby nutnut » Tue, 10 Jan 2012 8:18 am

+1 on JR8, do you think ICA are stupid? Get real, would you let someone do that in a country you were running?

Good luck.
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