The process to get a visa to start a new life in Singapore
March 1, 2016
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If you are thinking of starting a new life in Singapore to work, study or start a business, before you arrive, you need to be aware of is how to apply for the accurate visa for you. This can frequently be a tricky process with interminable information and undefined answers.
A lot of factors will affect which type of document will be eligible for you, include home country, length of your stay and purpose of stay in Singapore.
Here are a few guidelines to help you know which visa is the best option for you.
The Social Visit Pass or Short- term Visa
The Social Visit Pass, is a kind of short-term visa that will let you to stay in the country for a period of up to 90 days. You are not able to take up employment with this document. They are issued at the border.
Long-Term Visit Pass
If you decide that you want to seek for employment you may apply for a long-term visit pass (LTVP), for this purpose you must hold a certificate of education issued by specific institutes of higher learning.
You will also need this visa if you want to visit family and friends or accompany a child studying in Singapore.
The documents you need to be issued with a Visa. You will have to provide the following:
- Valid Passport for at least another 6 months
- Valid work pass if required
- Proof of funds that will insurance the duration of your stay
- Proof of ticket out of Singapore