I'm a Filipino national. I had a work permit, and after my visa expired in February 2018 my boyfriend and I decided to go to Batam, Indonesia, and come back to Singapore after 3 days. Luckily I got a 30-day stamp.

I went back home in March 2018,and after 2 months I tried to enter Singapore again with my mom and kids. Luckily I got 30 days again. My mom and my children went back to the Philippines after 3 days, but I stayed in Singapore for the remainder of my 30 days.

After that my boyfriend asked me to go to Genting, Malaysia, because he had 2 days off and he wanted to relax. When we tried to enter Singapore again, I was brought to the office and asked some questions. After that they gave me 6 days only. I went back to the Philippines on July 5.

Having a "6-day visit" stamp from Singapore immigration, if I want to visit Singapore again, will it be hard for me? How long do I need to wait?

  • what is your citizenship? How long between visits? Generally "you visited here before and left" is not a problem, but it can be if the visits are so close together that it's really just one long visit. Please edit your question to add details. – Kate Gregory Jul 8 '18 at 14:26
  • But i need more answer on how long i need to wait to visit again my bf . He has to time to go home here anf im the only free dat can visit him there – Michichay Jul 8 '18 at 14:55

You've clearly landed on the radar of Singapore Immigration for visa running. There is no automatic reset period, and further attempts to visit Singapore visa-free without strong business reasons are likely to be treated with deep suspicion.

If possible, I strongly recommend you apply for a Long-Term Social Visit Pass, which will let you legally stay in Singapore beyond 30 days. However, depending on your boyfriend's Singapore residence/visa status, this may be impossible, in which case I would advise that he come visit you in the Philippines instead. Marriage may also be an option, although this too depends on his residence status.

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  • Hi Jpatokal he is Filipino national also and an S pass holder only – Michichay Jul 9 '18 at 6:31
  • In that case I'm not aware of any options for you. Sorry. – lambshaanxy Jul 9 '18 at 7:19

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