Singapore Expats

Starting a company in Singapore and the Visa

Discuss your views about Singapore business & economy, current policies & issues, starting a business in Singapore.
Post Reply
emunozto
Newbie
Newbie
Posts: 2
Joined: Tue, 21 Feb 2012 3:13 pm
Location: Singapore

Starting a company in Singapore and the Visa

Post by emunozto » Tue, 21 Feb 2012 3:41 pm

I have a doubt about my situation.
I will create a company and my intention is to take the business away. Which means that I will not apply to any visa because I travel a lot. But then, to control some of the business often, I'll be in Singapore for 2 weeks per month and I'll go abroad frequently. (I will travel 2 times per month).
My question is: Will I have problems with immigration if I go often to singapore? I have a "short term" and it's is renewed each time for 90 days.

If you know any real case, please let me know.

Thank you very much for your help
Ernesto M. Torres
International Trade Professional

User avatar
sundaymorningstaple
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 40465
Joined: Thu, 11 Nov 2004 1:26 pm
Answers: 21
Location: Retired on the Little Red Dot

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 21 Feb 2012 4:18 pm

Yep, you will have problems. I think you already know this as well.
SOME PEOPLE TRY TO TURN BACK THEIR ODOMETERS. NOT ME. I WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW WHY I LOOK THIS WAY. I'VE TRAVELED A LONG WAY, AND SOME OF THE ROADS WEREN'T PAVED. ~ Will Rogers

emunozto
Newbie
Newbie
Posts: 2
Joined: Tue, 21 Feb 2012 3:13 pm
Location: Singapore

Post by emunozto » Thu, 23 Feb 2012 11:09 pm

No! I don' know. This is the reason because I'm asking!!
I know that if I go to Singapore to do business is ok but I need to know real cases like me.

Thanks for your response.
Ernesto M. Torres
International Trade Professional

User avatar
Mad Scientist
Director
Director
Posts: 3544
Joined: Thu, 03 Dec 2009 6:31 am
Answers: 4
Location: TIMBUKTU

Post by Mad Scientist » Fri, 24 Feb 2012 3:36 am

emunozto wrote:No! I don' know. This is the reason because I'm asking!!
I know that if I go to Singapore to do business is ok but I need to know real cases like me.

Thanks for your response.
This is two fold.

1. You need valid work Pass to operate business in Singapore

2. You need to register a businsss in order to operate as a foreigner

Like SMS said, if you are going in and out of SG every two weeks, it will raise eyebrows at border control and you will be in trouble. A standard SVP only allows you 30 days up to 90 days on a single trip . If you do visa runs ever so often then you will be suspected of working illegally here
The positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible.Yahoo !!!

Post Reply
  • Similar Topics
    Replies
    Views
    Last post

Return to “Business in Singapore”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest