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Plz help..Re-entry to Singapore employment pass accepted

Postby amaia26 » Mon, 12 Mar 2012 5:47 pm

hey everyone,

i'm hoping you can help me with some insight as at this time i'm a lost as to what is best to do.

My bf arrived in SG in January stayed for 30 days social pass, applyed for online extension was declined, with a sponsor we appealed and he was given 30 more days. finally towards the end of does last 30 days he got a job offer but because it was right int he limit he flew out of Singapore to KL where he stayed for 6 days. when he returned to Singapore he was denied entry and is now in KL again and was told by officers that if he wants to enter SG again he must fly from his home country - South Africa.

The employer is goign to process his visa today or tomorrow. My question do you think he should fly back to South Africa and then enter SG upoin he has his employment pass approved?
Because he was rejected entry into SG does he need to go through the process of of getting this form 14 and 39I ..?
Can anyone help me or advise on the best solution....?
i'm really not sure what to do...i have called ica but every time i talk a agent on the phone i get different directions....:(

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Postby beppi » Mon, 12 Mar 2012 6:31 pm

If he has an approved EP letter, he will be able to enter Singapore, no matter from where he comes.

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Postby zzm9980 » Mon, 12 Mar 2012 6:34 pm

The Employment pass IPA (in-principal approval) letter will include an entry visa with it.

While it's not absolutely guaranteed entry, only ICA at the border can determine that, I would suspect it should get him in. If I were him in the situation you describe (I assume there is nothing you're not telling us, such as criminal convictions or previous visa violations), I'd feel confident enough to not go home first.

You can try calling ICA, and explaining he will have an IPA issued by MOM, and see what they say, unless you already did on one of your previous calls. They probably won't give you any firm answer though, just guidance.

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