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apply for an EP with a different passport

Postby delta950 » Mon, 06 Feb 2012 11:05 pm

Hi guys,

I have a question regarding an EP application. In the past, I was an intern in Singapore. I was working with a TEP. I applied with as a Belgian (Belgian mother). I found a job in Singapore for a German company. I have a German passport as well. The German company wants to hire me because of my German background. They need someone who can speak German to deal with German suppliers.

I know that it's hard for fresh grads to get a visa in Singapore. The MOM is not keen when it comes to foreign fresh grads. However, I bring an added value (German background) which is hard to source locally.

Do you think that the MOM might take it wrongly if I apply with my German passport (instead of my Belgian passport)?

Thanks for your help!

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Postby Modery » Tue, 07 Feb 2012 9:52 am

Hi,

I don't want to provide feedback on your situation (simply don't know if it's good or bad), but just want to let you know about some technical details:

As part of the EP application, you need to fill out an application form (http://www.mom.gov.sg/Documents/service ... _Form8.pdf) that also includes the following:
"Have you ever entered Singapore using a different passport issued by a different country? "
So, if you apply with your German passport, you need to provide the details of your Belgian passport and the background of when and why you used it here

Viel Glueck!

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Postby nakatago » Tue, 07 Feb 2012 11:03 am

Ask MOM.

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Postby belladonna » Tue, 07 Feb 2012 8:02 pm

I am curious about this as well, as I am also a dual national. I have toyed with the idea of changing the passport I use in Singapore. It shouldn't be a problem, I don't think? As long as the documents are aboveboard.

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Postby delta950 » Wed, 08 Feb 2012 10:13 pm

Thanks!

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 09 Feb 2012 9:23 am

If you have dual citizenship, be careful to ensure that both have equal standings in Singapore. There are some countries that do seem to have problems getting EP approvals.


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