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Odd Visa Question

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Odd Visa Question

I interviewed for a job in Singapore and the woman started talking about work cards, it would seem as if I am going to be offered the position and I am going to accept and move from the US to Singapore.

My question has to do with my son, he is 6 and because he very likely will not be coming with me he would come visit me when he gets out of school in the summer. I believe he can stay up to 60 days without a visa. However because I would have a work visa and be living there are there different rules that would allow him to stay longer?

Assuming no, if we decide to go to Bintan Island for a few days would his 60 days begin again or is this something the Immigration would crack down on?

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1. Re: Odd Visa Question

You can extend his short-term visit pass at the Immigrations and Checkpoint Authority office at 10 Kallang Road (Lavender MRT). You do not need to embark on such measures if you have a valid reason.

You may read up on more information at the ICA website here ---> www.ica.gov.sg/services_centre_overview.aspx…

But if you decide to go on a holiday with your son around the region while he is town, the answer to your 2nd question is "yes".

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2. Re: Odd Visa Question

Hello,

The most accurate and up-to-date info you`ll get from...

www.ica.gov.sg/services_centre_overview.aspx…

We are only a travel forum, and visa questions are better to be asked first hand from the authorities.

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3. Re: Odd Visa Question

You son would qualify for a dependent pass if you have a work permit ( and earn more than the minimum stipulated)

mom.gov.sg/foreign-manpower/…default.aspx

4. Re: Odd Visa Question

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