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Employment Pass Duration

Post by Dovaro » Tue, 24 Jul 2012 2:27 pm

I am aware that the Employment pass maximum period for first timers is usually 2 years but why in the Employment Pass application form they mentioned up to 60 month (5 years)

Duration of Pass Applied for:................................ (up to 60 months)


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Post by beppi » Tue, 24 Jul 2012 3:27 pm

You can ASK for up to 60 months - doesn't mean you'll GET.

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Post by v4jr4 » Tue, 24 Jul 2012 3:43 pm

I applied my first EP for 1 year. As for the second EP, 2 years. That's after a series of discussion with the HR guys :D

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 24 Jul 2012 5:00 pm

Dovaro, It depends on who you work for and what you are bringing to the table.
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Post by Dovaro » Tue, 24 Jul 2012 11:14 pm

Thanks for all your comments ,

but does it happened before that first timers get 3 , 4 or 5 years Employment pass ? Just curious

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Post by the lynx » Tue, 24 Jul 2012 11:47 pm

Dovaro wrote:Thanks for all your comments ,

but does it happened before that first timers get 3 , 4 or 5 years Employment pass ? Just curious
If you are a foreigner scouted by giant Singaporean corporation as CFO or CEO.

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Post by v4jr4 » Wed, 25 Jul 2012 11:42 am

Dovaro wrote:Thanks for all your comments ,

but does it happened before that first timers get 3 , 4 or 5 years Employment pass ? Just curious
Based from the answers from my friends? No.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 25 Jul 2012 12:00 pm

Dovaro wrote:Thanks for all your comments ,

but does it happened before that first timers get 3 , 4 or 5 years Employment pass ? Just curious
Go back and reread my first post. Then let me know if there were some words there that you do not understand. :roll:
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

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Post by Dovaro » Thu, 26 Jul 2012 9:17 am

SMS , I fully understand your post , My question is/was "a previous case you might know who has been granted more than two years"

All all cases thanks for your comments
/Youssef

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 26 Jul 2012 10:58 am

Me personally? No. I don't know those types of people anyway as they probably travel in lot higher circles than I do. I reckon there might be some working in A-Star and/or DSO as these would be research types headhunted by the government themselves.

But if it's there in black & white, somebody is benefiting you can be sure.

Used to be you could get either a 5 or 10 year REP (re-entry permit for PRs). Nobody had heard of getting a 10 year one even though both boxes used to be on the REP renewal form. (I got one). Now, it's no longer on the form and you can no longer get a 10 year REP.
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

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