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I need help with LTVP rejected!!!!!!!!!

Postby melissasvn » Mon, 10 Dec 2012 10:12 am

i'm vietnamese and my husband is SPR. i used to work in singaopre for 3 years and have resigned to go back vietnam 1 year ago. We just got marriage 2 months then i failed to apply for LTVP. I was thinking that looking for help from Immigration lawyer( i found that there are many lawyers are counselling for that. However, i saw many comments in this forum said that ICA hates Immigration lawyers. So, pls advice me that what i should to do to appeal?
My husband income is quite low, its just about $2. Is it my application rejected due to the finance reason? if so, what i can do for it? Can i improve chance to get succesfull application if i hv a bank account here with about $20k?

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Postby offshoreoildude » Mon, 10 Dec 2012 10:19 am

Your combined income is way too low. Singapore reserves ltvp for higher incomes.
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Postby melissasvn » Mon, 10 Dec 2012 10:28 am

offshoreoildude wrote:Your combined income is way too low. Singapore reserves ltvp for higher incomes.

thanks for reply. beside, i know that his income is too low so that im wodering there will be more chance for us if i hv an Singapore bank account with the big ammount of money( arnd $20k or $30k)? it just to show ICA that finance is not the big pbl between us.

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Postby zzm9980 » Mon, 10 Dec 2012 10:33 am

melissasvn wrote:
offshoreoildude wrote:Your combined income is way too low. Singapore reserves ltvp for higher incomes.

thanks for reply. beside, i know that his income is too low so that im wodering there will be more chance for us if i hv an Singapore bank account with the big ammount of money( arnd $20k or $30k)? it just to show ICA that finance is not the big pbl between us.


You can try, but it most likely won't help. They want to see ongoing monthly salary.

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Postby the lynx » Mon, 10 Dec 2012 10:46 am

Wait a minute, were your former employment in Singapore under WP or S Pass or EP?

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Postby melissasvn » Mon, 10 Dec 2012 10:52 am

the lynx wrote:Wait a minute, were your former employment in Singapore under WP or S Pass or EP?

i was a Work permit holder. if really cant get on with my husband low income so there is any way to continue to stay in singapore. I heard that i can stay here under the business issue right? sound good if i invest in something here and get the business pass?

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Postby the lynx » Mon, 10 Dec 2012 10:54 am

melissasvn wrote:
the lynx wrote:Wait a minute, were your former employment in Singapore under WP or S Pass or EP?

i was a Work permit holder. if really cant get on with my husband low income so there is any way to continue to stay in singapore. I heard that i can stay here under the business issue right? sound good if i invest in something here and get the business pass?


OK here may lies the problem: Did your husband file for approval from MOM to marry you before the ROM?

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Postby melissasvn » Mon, 10 Dec 2012 10:56 am

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melissasvn wrote:
the lynx wrote:Wait a minute, were your former employment in Singapore under WP or S Pass or EP?

i was a Work permit holder. if really cant get on with my husband low income so there is any way to continue to stay in singapore. I heard that i can stay here under the business issue right? sound good if i invest in something here and get the business pass?


OK here may lies the problem: Did your husband file for approval from MOM to marry you before the ROM?

yes, we did. thats y we are very upset when ica rejected our application. i thought that everything would be ok since MOM approved it :(

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Postby the lynx » Mon, 10 Dec 2012 11:03 am

melissasvn wrote:
the lynx wrote:
melissasvn wrote:
the lynx wrote:Wait a minute, were your former employment in Singapore under WP or S Pass or EP?

i was a Work permit holder. if really cant get on with my husband low income so there is any way to continue to stay in singapore. I heard that i can stay here under the business issue right? sound good if i invest in something here and get the business pass?


OK here may lies the problem: Did your husband file for approval from MOM to marry you before the ROM?

yes, we did. thats y we are very upset when ica rejected our application. i thought that everything would be ok since MOM approved it :(


OK at least the biggest hurdle is cleared because had he not, you'd be banned from Singapore indefinitely, so LTVP rejection is not as bad if you consider that. (change of perspective!) :wink:

Anyway he needs to earn higher income to support that, sorry. Not sure if having a baby helps. LTVP+ won't help also because he is a PR, not a citizen.

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Postby melissasvn » Mon, 10 Dec 2012 11:09 am

thank you very much but im still looking forward for the more ideas

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Postby freeman.vu » Mon, 10 Dec 2012 12:38 pm

I never heard having a bank account will increase chance of approval. Unless we are talking about a way much higher sum of money for the intention of investing here, in that case you can consider other passes, but that's another story.

Chong chi lam gi ben nay? LTVP de chi di lam viec hay chi muc dich la dc o lai Singapore?

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Postby melissasvn » Mon, 10 Dec 2012 12:51 pm

freeman.vu wrote:I never heard having a bank account will increase chance of approval. Unless we are talking about a way much higher sum of money for the intention of investing here, in that case you can consider other passes, but that's another story.

Chong chi lam gi ben nay? LTVP de chi di lam viec hay chi muc dich la dc o lai Singapore?

Hi, im so glad to see a vietnamese here. My purpose is just to stay here with my husband but it seems too hard.
i know there is a kind of Entrepass. you guys hv any ideas about that? it need at least $50,000 paid-up-capital. i can handle this ammount. however, im wondering that what business i can start here? pls advice, thannks

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Postby zzm9980 » Mon, 10 Dec 2012 1:26 pm

melissasvn wrote:
freeman.vu wrote:I never heard having a bank account will increase chance of approval. Unless we are talking about a way much higher sum of money for the intention of investing here, in that case you can consider other passes, but that's another story.

Chong chi lam gi ben nay? LTVP de chi di lam viec hay chi muc dich la dc o lai Singapore?

Hi, im so glad to see a vietnamese here. My purpose is just to stay here with my husband but it seems too hard.
i know there is a kind of Entrepass. you guys hv any ideas about that? it need at least $50,000 paid-up-capital. i can handle this ammount. however, im wondering that what business i can start here? pls advice, thannks


Besides the money, evidence of a committed relationship is also required. You don't want ICA to think that you're just trying to get an LTVP at any cost (and thus, making this a marriage of convenience). Come here for three months on your SVP (Husband should not have trouble extending 30 days to 89 for you), leave, come back again a few months later, repeat. Try again after six or nine months. Sucks, but you may not have a choice.

Alternatively, find another job and come in on work pass?

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Postby freeman.vu » Mon, 10 Dec 2012 1:27 pm

Yes, I am Vietnamese. If you don't have any business idea, shouldn't think about that Entrepass (even though you might have more than that 50k threshold)

The most feasible way I think is wait until your husband can increase his salary range otherwise Singapore is not place for both of you in long term

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Postby the lynx » Mon, 10 Dec 2012 1:37 pm

Another thought.

If your husband can't meet the minimum requirement of salary to convince ICA to have you here, it really really means that he cannot afford to support a family unit in Singapore after all. Then he may as well build a family with you elsewhere cheaper and stress-free.

And that Entrepass, I'm not from a business background but even that pass is also under tightening scrutiny by MOM and ICA. You really need a very solid business/investment plan to get that too.

I know Singapore is a favourable place, but there's always bad with good.


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