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Relocating, Moving to Singapore


01 Jul 2020 - Singapore Employment Pass 2020: Eligibility and Approval Criteria

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


06 Jan 2020 - Relocation Tips

Tips for Relocating to a New Place  Whether you are considering moving to improve the quality of your life or to enhance your job...


17 Dec 2019 - Best Student Travel Guide

Many students around the world would like to travel but can’t due to financial constraints. It is true, traveling costs can add up and become...


10 Dec 2019 - How to Send Money to Your Bank Account in Australia From Singapore

Sending payments overseas can be a bit of a challenge if you’re not familiar with the process. Before, transferring money can take up a lot...


26 Oct 2019 - Settling in to Singaporean culture and lifestyle

Home to the beautiful Gardens by the Bay, otherworldly skyscrapers, and a culture that is as immersive and vibrant as its scenery, Singapore is a...


21 Oct 2019 - Moving your pet to Singapore

Singapore is very strict on pet importation. There are multiple things that you need to consider before enrolling on this journey with your furry...


14 Oct 2019 - The Best Industries to Find Work in as an Expat in Singapore

The beauty of living and working in Singapore is that there are plenty of exciting industries to choose from. It’s what has helped the...


12 Oct 2019 - Singapore Travel Guide: Things you Need to Know

Do you plan to visit Singapore? You are in the best place where you will know everything you need so you can enjoy as you are dreaming. Withlocals...


29 Jul 2019 - 6 Must-haves for first-time expats

When you’re moving abroad for the first time, there’s an awful lot to think about. From organising accommodation to figuring out tax and visa...


28 Nov 2018 - Tips for Moving Your Family to Singapore

Singapore is a beautiful and unique country where your family will be lucky to live and create memories together. However, if you are relocating...


16 Nov 2018 - Tips For Workers Moving To Singapore

Moving away in another country comes with considerable risk. But you can minimize those risks by further educating yourself about the country and...


09 Nov 2018 - Why You Should Open a Wealth Management Account in Singapore

Where you choose to open a wealth management account plays a big part in determining the performance of your financial portfolio. Choosing the...


02 Nov 2018 - How to manage your finances as an expat relocating

As an expat relocating to a new country, the move can be both exciting and challenging at the same time. Regardless whether you are relocating as...


25 Oct 2018 - 7 reasons why Singapore is the best place for you as an expat

Besides enjoying year-round summer sun, there are many reasons why Singapore remains among the top countries for expats. Here are 7 other reasons...


15 Oct 2018 - Coping With Being An Expat In A New Country

For many people, the idea of relocating to a new country is an exciting and daunting prospect. This could be for work commitments, or simply for a...


01 Sep 2018 - Making the Most of Your Singapore Experience

Moving to Singapore, whether permanently or for some brief part of your life, can be an amazing experience that can enrich you in multiple ways....


09 Jul 2018 - 5 Best Ways to Send Money to Singapore

Knowing what are the recommended ways to send money to Singapore is always going to be a good thing to know. This info becomes even more important,...


06 Jul 2018 - Moving Into Your First Home

After living in the family home for all your life, saving every penny, and finding that starter apartment or house that suits your needs,...


28 Jun 2018 - How to Import American Items When Moving to Singapore

Moving to Singapore from America is going to be an exciting, yet possibly daunting time and you will need to figure out how to relocate your...


19 Jun 2018 - Five Things You Can Do To Get A Truly Fresh Start As An Expat

Life as a newly-settled expat has never been easy, especially for those seeking an entirely new start. Among worries about the location...




   

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Re: Starting business in Singapore

Re: Starting business in Singapore

Delaware has favourable tax treatement I understand as well as liability coverage. This is not a simple discussion.

Posted in Business in Singapore

Re: Opening a bank account in Singapore as a EU citizen

Re: Opening a bank account in Singapore as a EU citizen


Thanks for the answers, very useful. Does anyone know how it is with local Singaporean banks? Would that also be possible? Transferwise I use already for money transfer but I rather would like to go with a "real" bank.


You .....

Posted in Relocating, Moving to Singapore

Re: Starting business in Singapore

Re: Starting business in Singapore

Dear Nysing,

You can incorporate a Singapore company first (private limited company, branch or a subsidiary) and use a local resident director on a temporary basis until you move your DP to EP under the company. Later the directorship can be transferred to you after securing the EP. And you will .....

Posted in Business in Singapore

Re: Cancelling EP IPA and applying for a new one? Will I be blacklisted?

Re: Cancelling EP IPA and applying for a new one? Will I be blacklisted?

I have asked Company A to withdraw but they are basically ghosting me (HQ is based overseas). This is why i was frustrated throughout the entire process, it was very difficult for A to move quickly.

Yes I could start work with A but I decided to go with B instead based on reasons I mentioned .....

Posted in PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners

Re: PR approval probability 2020

Re: PR approval probability 2020

Applied March and single.

Posted in PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners