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Do we need return tickets to show on arrival to Singapore?

Postby annamans » Tue, 22 Jan 2013 11:44 pm

My husband and I are about to move to Singapore. He's got P2 Emplyment Pass. Does he need return ticket from UK to show to the Immigration on arrival?

I haven't got Dependant pass yet and will join him in Singapore 2 weeks later. Do I (and my children) need return ticket to show on arrival?

I can't find an answer anywhere.

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Postby JR8 » Wed, 23 Jan 2013 12:36 am

Not my speciaist area, but what will help those who are is if you advise what passport/s you're all on.

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Postby annamans » Wed, 23 Jan 2013 12:38 am

We both don't need a visa to Singapore - just on arrival. I'm Polish and my husband's English.

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Postby JR8 » Wed, 23 Jan 2013 1:10 am

annamans wrote:We both don't need a visa to Singapore - just on arrival. I'm Polish and my husband's English.


No all fine for arrival. If you get the VOA, on a flight in from Europe they should give you 90 days. Maybe take a copy of your husbands passport with you. If he can e-mail you a scan of his new visa after he arrives, all the better to (just in case).

Generally a return flight is only required from those who they fear might become a burden on the state.

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Postby zzm9980 » Wed, 23 Jan 2013 9:46 am

It's at the whim of ICA and the person checking you in. In most cases, you won't have a problem. But I've been asked a few times to show my IC while checking in for flights that ended in Singapore. (I'm an American).

The appropriate solution to this is ICA/MOM give you an "IPA" with an entry visa when you're tentatively approved for your EP or DP to show to immigration and the airlines.

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Postby snowqueen » Sat, 26 Jan 2013 3:59 pm

When we arrived here 4 years ago, we hadn't yet received our passes and didn't have a return ticket. The Immigration man just asked to see my husbands's employment contract and that was it. 30 day stamp and we had arrived.

Once we got our EP & DPs that superseded the original 30 day allowance.

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Postby annamans » Sat, 26 Jan 2013 10:49 pm

Thanks.


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