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Singapore Expats has consolidated many useful articles from our editorial team and the Singapore Expats Forum, all of which are very informative and interesting for expatriates and any visitors.

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Relocating, Moving to Singapore


16 Nov 2017 - How to Make Money When You Move to Singapore

As a wealthy and emerging financial district, Singapore is well and truly putting its name on the map, and attracting many people wishing to work...


19 Oct 2017 - Domestic and International Moving Services

Whether you're moving across the country or overseas, the responsibilities of a moving company do not change - in all cases, customers would be...


25 Jul 2017 - How To Ship Goods To Singapore From Anywhere In The World

Singapore has become an increasingly popular destination to relocate to, for a variety of work opportunities and an improved quality of life. The...


18 Jul 2017 - Singapore: The Expat Choice

I have lived in Singapore for over 3 years now, and I love this city despite the hot weather, the cost of living being very high, or the fact that...


07 Jul 2017 - Singapore Employment Pass - Difficulties and Challenges

The Singapore Employment Pass (EP) is a work visa that allows foreign professionals with an opportunity to work in Singapore in certain...


22 Jun 2017 - Etiquette differences between Singapore and America

Culture and etiquette is one of the most important things to research before you move to a new country. What is considered polite and friendly in...


14 Mar 2017 - Where do expats sit when considering Singapore laws

How Expats Can Navigate Singaporean Law  Singapore has become an extremely desirable destination for UK expats looking to set up shop in...


13 Jan 2017 - Culture Shock

Singapore is a city with some of the most intriguing practices and beliefs that have helped to shape it into one of the world’s leading...


27 Oct 2016 - Working in Singapore: Obtaining an EntrePass

Rated as the ‘Easiest place to do business’ by the World Bank for ten consecutive years, Singapore has had a new feather in its cap...


15 Sep 2016 - Working in Singapore: Personalised Employment Pass

Perhaps the most elusive of all the work visas available in Singapore, the Personalised Employment Pass (PEP) offers foreign talent greater...


31 Aug 2016 - Culture Shock!

Dubbed as ‘Asia Lite’ by some, modern Singapore makes an attractive tourist destination with its predominantly English-speaking...


04 Aug 2016 - Working in Singapore: Obtaining a Work Visa

Foreigners who aim to gain employment in Singapore have several choices when it comes to applying for a work visa. Depending on their skillset and...


20 Jul 2016 - Working in Singapore: Obtaining an Employment Pass

Ranked as the top country that provides the best quality of life in Asia, Singapore is an attractive place for people to live and work. Many are...


07 Jul 2016 - 6 reasons why expats should choose Singapore

While there are a myriad of other advantages of living in Singapore, an important factor to consider is the presence of a lively expat community....


18 May 2016 - Obtaining a Long Term Visit Pass

So you’ve made up your mind to remain in Singapore for the medium-long term. You want to pursue your studies locally, find employment, set up...


14 May 2016 - Obtaining a Short Term Visit Pass

Visiting Singapore: Obtaining a Short Term Visit Pass If you’re thinking of travelling to Singapore, you’re not alone. Despite its...


05 Aug 2013 - Things to Bring to Singapore

A couple of months back I started a thread about moving from the US to Singapore to practice medicine. Despite the advice and warnings of many, I'm...


05 Aug 2013 - What You Can Ask in a Salary Package

My husband has been offered a position in Singapore. We live in Sydney at the moment. Based on the salary that he has been offered we would be...


17 May 2013 - Moving Household Items to Singapore

We may be taking an assignment in Singapore for 3+ years coming from the US. What should we do about bringing things over like the vacuum,...


15 Apr 2013 - Singapore Laws

So I've recently been offered a teaching job in Singapore. The package is very nice, but the one concern that I and my family all have is the laws...