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Tourist visa - multiple entry

Postby akay » Fri, 11 Jan 2013 4:53 am

Hi - my partner (not wife) will be joining me in Singapore. I have an employment pass sponsored by my work. She doesn't have a job here, and will be looking for work.

I know she can enter the Country on a 30 day tourist visa. If she leaves the country before her visa expiry, and then re-enters, say 1 week later, does this mean the 30 day clock is reset? If so, can she do this indefinitely?

Thank you in advance

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Re: Tourist visa - multiple entry

Postby vestapo » Fri, 11 Jan 2013 8:53 am

akay wrote:Hi - my partner (not wife) will be joining me in Singapore. I have an employment pass sponsored by my work. She doesn't have a job here, and will be looking for work.

I know she can enter the Country on a 30 day tourist visa. If she leaves the country before her visa expiry, and then re-enters, say 1 week later, does this mean the 30 day clock is reset? If so, can she do this indefinitely?

Thank you in advance


If she can do this indefinitely then why is there a need for LTSVP? Depends on her country of origin, she may be deported the second time she enter the country if in the previous trip she stayed maximum 30 days and come back in a week time. When I was traveling on a budget airlines at the defunct Budget Terminal, I have seen a large number of Filipino, Vietnamese, Burmese... stuck at the airport before being deported, they are escorted by some officer and look like they are pretty young

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Re: Tourist visa - multiple entry

Postby ecureilx » Fri, 11 Jan 2013 9:57 am

vestapo wrote:If she can do this indefinitely then why is there a need for LTSVP? Depends on her country of origin, she may be deported the second time she enter the country if in the previous trip she stayed maximum 30 days and come back in a week time. When I was traveling on a budget airlines at the defunct Budget Terminal, I have seen a large number of Filipino, Vietnamese, Burmese... stuck at the airport before being deported, they are escorted by some officer and look like they are pretty young


most of the time, if a person does a visa run by land border, on first return if ICA is a bit jittery, they may give 7 days or 10 days - not the 'expected' 30 days .. unless the person flies in ... where the chance of Return to sender is high

but, you are right - why risk it ?

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Re: Tourist visa - multiple entry

Postby akay » Fri, 11 Jan 2013 11:12 am

Many thanks for your replies.

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Re: Tourist visa - multiple entry

Postby v4jr4 » Fri, 11 Jan 2013 12:39 pm

akay wrote:Hi - my partner (not wife) will be joining me in Singapore. I have an employment pass sponsored by my work. She doesn't have a job here, and will be looking for work.

I know she can enter the Country on a 30 day tourist visa. If she leaves the country before her visa expiry, and then re-enters, say 1 week later, does this mean the 30 day clock is reset? If so, can she do this indefinitely?

Thank you in advance


Well, ICA may "mark" her if she does it a lot of times.
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