A Guide To Becoming A Singaporean Citizen

Reading Time: 5 minutesSingapore is known for many great things, top-in-the-world education, clean streets, brilliant infrastructure/city planning, great food among countless others. These things are what attract many foreigners to its shores where many eventually fall in love with the country and wish to become a citizen. However, how does one accomplish that? Eligibility for Citizenship Firstly, one […]

I’m a foreign worker in Singapore. Where can I seek help?

Reading Time: 6 minutesLegal help for foreigners in Singapore: The Story In 60 Seconds While foreigners may not qualify for legal aid in Singapore, there are still a few avenues for legal assistance. One key element in this support is a free legal clinic, where you may have a brief consultation with a lawyer for little or no […]

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Moving to Singapore as an expatriate — A legal guide

Reading Time: 6 minutesIn this three-part series, lawyer Lau Kah Hee talks expats through what you need to know about the law in Singapore. If you are moving to Singapore, you will want to take a read! Singapore topped a poll for the best places to live and work for expats according to HSBC’s latest Expat Explore and […]

What to Negotiate For in a Singapore Expat Package

Reading Time: 3 minutesExpat packages are one of the reasons that executives originally considered taking positions overseas. It wasn’t seen as an attractive thing to be far from their home country, extended family and friends. What made these packages attractive were the seemingly endless perks that could include housing compensation, school fees for their children, paid trips to […]

Singapore Income Tax Responsibilities for Expats

Reading Time: 2 minutesTaxes are one of the things that plays most heavily on people’s minds when they are thinking about moving abroad. Most people are well-versed in the tax laws of their own countries but know very little about tax laws in other jurisdictions. It’s quite normal to be unsure of what you will be responsible for, […]

What Expats Need to Know About Property Rental in Singapore

Reading Time: 4 minutesMany expats look forward to moving to Singapore for it’s top-quality restaurants, international population and reputation as one of the cleanest and safest places in the world. While Singapore is known for it’s high quality of life, that quality comes with a price. The cost of living in this modern metropolis is notoriously high and […]