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confirmed onward return ticket

Postby yvrpinoy » Sun, 10 Feb 2013 1:43 am

First of all Gong Xi Fa Cai everyone!

I am a Canadian passport holder planning to visit Singapore to look for a job in accounting/finance field.

I searched the forum and could not find the answer to my questions so I am posting them here hoping for your kind response:

1) When I visited Singapore in 2010 (holding a Canadian passport) I was only given 30 days, which I understand is the norm. What are my chances of getting 90 days if I asked for it at Immigration? I understand I have to show proof that I can support myself financially in those 90 days. Speaking of which, is there a limit as to the amount of currency I can bring to Singapore?

2) If I purchased only a one way ticket to Singapore from Manila and given that I am only given 30 days, to meet the confirmed onward ticket requirement for extension, will my return flight to Vancouver meet this requirement or should I purchased an onward ticket departing Singapore?

3) Regarding the confirmed onward ticket, what should be the departure date on that ticket if I only purchased one-way ticket to Singapore from Manila?

Thank you all.

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Postby JR8 » Sun, 10 Feb 2013 2:57 am

Just to clarify:

You're a Pinoy who lives in the PH, but you have acquired a Canadian passport, and now want to move to Singapore?

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Postby yvrpinoy » Sun, 10 Feb 2013 3:26 am

Yes my nationality is Filipino but now Canadian citizen. No i don't live in the Philippines. I have been living in Canada for 22yrs.

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Postby JR8 » Sun, 10 Feb 2013 5:01 am

Ah I see.

Have you considered applying for a visa from Canada?

You have all the time to provide what might be required/requested - i.e. it is not all down to 'make or break' at Changi.

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Postby yvrpinoy » Sun, 10 Feb 2013 7:44 am

Hi JR8

I checked the website of the consulate office in Vancouver but they don't process VISA from here. I also checked the office in New York because my friend's sister work at the consulate office there and same information, not processing VISA but I will ask her.

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Re: confirmed onward return ticket

Postby taxico » Sun, 10 Feb 2013 3:17 pm

yvrpinoy wrote:...What are my chances of getting 90 days if I asked for it at Immigration? I understand I have to show proof that I can support myself financially in those 90 days. Speaking of which, is there a limit as to the amount of currency I can bring to Singapore?

2) If I purchased only a one way ticket to Singapore from Manila and given that I am only given 30 days, to meet the confirmed onward ticket requirement for extension, will my return flight to Vancouver meet this requirement or should I purchased an onward ticket departing Singapore?

3) Regarding the confirmed onward ticket, what should be the departure date on that ticket if I only purchased one-way ticket to Singapore from Manila?


#1 as a canadian citizen, i think you can use e-extend (online extension) if you are not granted a 90-day pass on arrival.

more info here (FAQ on top right of first link):

https://www.psi.gov.sg/NASApp/tmf/TMFSe ... SVP-PUBLIC

http://www.ica.gov.sg/page.aspx?pageid=180

SGD$30k - max value you can bring in, in any currency. i don't think traveler's checks count as "currency."

#2 i think an onward flight means from singapore to anywhere else. manila to vancouver - not so much. that, or i've read your question wrongly.

#3 if you wanna play it safe, make it 29 days from date of arrival, and then have it changed later.


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