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Apply Long term visit Pass for friend?

Post by kevindinh » Wed, 06 Jun 2012 12:31 pm

Hi all,

Currently, I'm holding S-Pass, i'd like to bring my wife here, but I have to ask my company to sponsor for her, but my company denied.

Now, my current landlord (a very kind Singaporean lady) offers me that she will sponsor for my wife to be here with long term visit pass or any pass that so far she's able to do for me.

My question is, is she able to do this? Because according to what I read on ICA and MOM website, a local is only able sponsor to spouse to some related to him/her.

By the way, is there any solution for me to bring my wife here, my salary is enough to self-sponsor for her but my current pass is not.

Thank you very much,

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 06 Jun 2012 12:51 pm

Nope. No way. Additionally, it's against the terms of your S pass unless you are making more than $2.8K/mo.
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Post by kevindinh » Wed, 06 Jun 2012 1:24 pm

I'm earning more than 3K/month.

No possible way? :(

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Post by ecureilx » Wed, 06 Jun 2012 2:15 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Nope. No way. Additionally, it's against the terms of your S pass unless you are making more than $2.8K/mo.
Psst >: Maybe the Kind Landlady meant to sponsor just a "VISIT PASS" ;)

I am too curious as how an unrelated person can sponsor an LTVP ..

kevindinh: does your country passport holder need a visa to come to Singapore ?

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Post by kevindinh » Wed, 06 Jun 2012 3:50 pm

ecureilx wrote:Psst >: Maybe the Kind Landlady meant to sponsor just a "VISIT PASS" ;)

I am too curious as how an unrelated person can sponsor an LTVP ..

kevindinh: does your country passport holder need a visa to come to Singapore ?
What do you mean about "VISIT PASS", what is it? :???:

Actually, me and my wife are from Vietnam and we don't need to ask for visa to come here, only the 30-day visa issue from customs.

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Post by ecureilx » Wed, 06 Jun 2012 4:04 pm

kevindinh wrote:
ecureilx wrote:Psst >: Maybe the Kind Landlady meant to sponsor just a "VISIT PASS" ;)

I am too curious as how an unrelated person can sponsor an LTVP ..

kevindinh: does your country passport holder need a visa to come to Singapore ?
What do you mean about "VISIT PASS", what is it? :???:

Actually, me and my wife are from Vietnam and we don't need to ask for visa to come here, only the 30-day visa issue from customs.
In Singapore, tourist / social visa is called Social Visit Pass, unlike many other countries .. hence a lot of people tend to confuse the word "PASS" .. with Visa !! when, in Singapore context, Visit Pass and Visit Visa means the same ..

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Post by zzm9980 » Thu, 07 Jun 2012 12:51 pm

kevindinh wrote:
ecureilx wrote:Psst >: Maybe the Kind Landlady meant to sponsor just a "VISIT PASS" ;)

I am too curious as how an unrelated person can sponsor an LTVP ..

kevindinh: does your country passport holder need a visa to come to Singapore ?
What do you mean about "VISIT PASS", what is it? :???:

Actually, me and my wife are from Vietnam and we don't need to ask for visa to come here, only the 30-day visa issue from customs.
Your landlord was probably offering to help you extend that pass up to 89 days with ICA.

Note that anyone (don't need your landlord) can apply online to extend it an extra 30 days. SC or PR can request upto 89 days online for a relative. I believe she could sponsor if you go to ICA building in Kallang.

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Post by ecureilx » Thu, 07 Jun 2012 1:18 pm

zzm9980 wrote: Your landlord was probably offering to help you extend that pass up to 89 days with ICA.

Note that anyone (don't need your landlord) can apply online to extend it an extra 30 days. SC or PR can request upto 89 days online for a relative. I believe she could sponsor if you go to ICA building in Kallang.
Asean member country passport holders cannot request for extension to 89 days .. ;) From what I know .. Or am I wrong here ??

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 07 Jun 2012 1:23 pm

kevin,

While you have indicated you salary is above 3K/mo is that your basic salary or are you on a salary +commission basis. For purposes of S passes and dependents passes your BASIC salary (that which is fixed on a monthly bases) must exceed 2.8K regardless if your actually salary & commission is way, way above that.

You landlady cannot sponsor you, but you employer can IF they want to. But that is purely up to the individual company and there isn't any legal venue to force them to do otherwise. It's sucks and about the only recourse is to change employers and also take a chance of being unsuccessful in gaining an EP or even another S pass with the new employer. You are between a rock & a hard place.
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Post by kevindinh » Thu, 07 Jun 2012 1:46 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:kevin,

While you have indicated you salary is above 3K/mo is that your basic salary or are you on a salary +commission basis. For purposes of S passes and dependents passes your BASIC salary (that which is fixed on a monthly bases) must exceed 2.8K regardless if your actually salary & commission is way, way above that.

You landlady cannot sponsor you, but you employer can IF they want to. But that is purely up to the individual company and there isn't any legal venue to force them to do otherwise. It's sucks and about the only recourse is to change employers and also take a chance of being unsuccessful in gaining an EP or even another S pass with the new employer. You are between a rock & a hard place.
Thank you for your answer.

3K is my basic only, if include the bonus and commission, as I asked some colleges, more than that.

By the way, I asked the landlady, she sponsor for Visit Pass, as far as I know is maximum 3 months stay? Is it possible for her to sponsor my wife?

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Post by ecureilx » Thu, 07 Jun 2012 2:02 pm

kevindinh wrote: 3K is my basic only, if include the bonus and commission, as I asked some colleges, more than that.
MOM doesnt' give a hoot about "COMMISSION" and "BONUS" and "ALLOWANCES" - since they are not given you will get them ..

They only consider Basic Salary.

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Post by kevindinh » Thu, 07 Jun 2012 2:10 pm

ecureilx wrote:
kevindinh wrote: 3K is my basic only, if include the bonus and commission, as I asked some colleges, more than that.
MOM doesnt' give a hoot about "COMMISSION" and "BONUS" and "ALLOWANCES" - since they are not given you will get them ..

They only consider Basic Salary.
Thank you, I read this policy before, thus i ask forum why can't I sponsor although I have most of conditions to sponsor my wife!?

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Post by zzm9980 » Fri, 08 Jun 2012 6:56 am

ecureilx wrote:
zzm9980 wrote: Your landlord was probably offering to help you extend that pass up to 89 days with ICA.

Note that anyone (don't need your landlord) can apply online to extend it an extra 30 days. SC or PR can request upto 89 days online for a relative. I believe she could sponsor if you go to ICA building in Kallang.
Asean member country passport holders cannot request for extension to 89 days .. ;) From what I know .. Or am I wrong here ??
Pretty sure they can, since the example I know of is an Indonesian friend (PR) who extended his sister. Indonesian is ASEAN, so unless it gets special rules for being so close?

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Post by ecureilx » Fri, 08 Jun 2012 9:25 am

zzm9980 wrote: Pretty sure they can, since the example I know of is an Indonesian friend (PR) who extended his sister. Indonesian is ASEAN, so unless it gets special rules for being so close?
Was it an extension at one go to 89 days or 30 days X 3 ??

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Post by zzm9980 » Fri, 08 Jun 2012 12:24 pm

ecureilx wrote:
zzm9980 wrote: Pretty sure they can, since the example I know of is an Indonesian friend (PR) who extended his sister. Indonesian is ASEAN, so unless it gets special rules for being so close?
Was it an extension at one go to 89 days or 30 days X 3 ??
89 days x1

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