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How long can one stay if EP renewal is rejected?

Post by FaeLLe » Wed, 23 Jan 2013 8:16 pm

Hello,

If someone has a valid EP till March 2013 and applies for renewal in Feb 2013 and the renewal is rejected how long can they stay in Singapore?

Can they continue staying in Singapore till the expiry of the valid EP they hold?

Appreciate any references or experiences from others.

Thanks.

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Post by zzm9980 » Wed, 23 Jan 2013 8:22 pm

You can stay here as long as the EP is valid. Your EP is valid until its expiration date, or your employment is terminated. I believe you will receive a 30 day SVP upon the end of your employment.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 23 Jan 2013 11:26 pm

And, the 30 days SVP in non-extendable. You will have to leave the country for some duration of time.

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Post by FaeLLe » Thu, 24 Jan 2013 10:04 am

Thanks all EP up for renewal this time... I will post updates here for sure

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Post by Wd40 » Thu, 24 Jan 2013 12:30 pm

What an irony. There are people with jobs but worried about EP and here I am with my PEP but not finding a suitable job.

I wish I could sell my PEP, anybody wants? :D

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Post by FaeLLe » Thu, 24 Jan 2013 1:36 pm

Wd40 wrote:What an irony. There are people with jobs but worried about EP and here I am with my PEP but not finding a suitable job.

I wish I could sell my PEP, anybody wants? :D
I always felt PEP is like a ticking timebomb... I waiting to expire...

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Post by Wd40 » Thu, 24 Jan 2013 7:00 pm

FaeLLe wrote:
Wd40 wrote:What an irony. There are people with jobs but worried about EP and here I am with my PEP but not finding a suitable job.

I wish I could sell my PEP, anybody wants? :D
I always felt PEP is like a ticking timebomb... I waiting to expire...
Atleast it will keep ticking for 2 more years. For someone who is worried whether his/her EP will be renewed next month, I thought, would grab a 2 year deal with both hands.

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Post by FaeLLe » Thu, 24 Jan 2013 7:11 pm

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Post by FaeLLe » Sun, 27 Jan 2013 9:38 am

Called mom and they confirmed that validly of EP status is not affected by Renewal status.

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Post by Wd40 » Sun, 27 Jan 2013 10:33 am

FaeLLe wrote:Called mom and they confirmed that validly of EP status is not affected by Renewal status.
Obviously! Ep validity wouldn't change unless your employer cancels the existing EP. EP renewal is for the time beyond the current EP expiry date and has no bearing for the time period for which you have obtained already.

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Post by FaeLLe » Tue, 29 Jan 2013 4:52 pm

EP Renewal applied on Friday, Approved on Monday.
Safe for 24 months :)

Thank you MOM.


Just to provide some background for others benefit.
My circumstances changed a lot since my previous renewal (which clearly stated I do not qualify under EP Renewal terms and they gave me a renewal of only 12 months).

- Designation changed due to promotion
- Salary hike of around 30% (base)
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Post by Mi Amigo » Tue, 29 Jan 2013 4:58 pm

Congratulations FaeLLe!
Be careful what you wish for

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