Short term training in SG, any visa required?

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Short term training in SG, any visa required?

Post by iamsen » Sun, 03 Feb 2013 5:02 am

Morning people, I run a little web dev company here in Singapore. I have a new hire in Japan and I'd like for him to spend between 2 ~ 6 months here for some training. It's my first time hiring a foreigner here and I'm not quite sure about the rules. The ICA website had some info but it seemed to be more for long-term hires, expats or cheap labour than for a person in my situation.

Are visas provided for such short periods?
Is it ok to have him here on a tourist visa which we could just renew/extend if necessary?

edit:
I forgot to mention that his salary does not meet the required $3500/mth needed for a work permit.

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Post by taxico » Sun, 03 Feb 2013 3:55 pm

of course a visa is required.

why don't you look into an internship position for this japanese person?

try

http://www.mom.gov.sg/pass-navigator/i- ... apore.aspx

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Post by iamsen » Mon, 04 Feb 2013 12:10 am

Hmmm, I didn't see this page earlier. Thanks.

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