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MP1984MP1984 SingaporeTotal Reaction Points: 5Member
Hi, mag IE kami sa october. Wala naman ako nakitang existing post about this so tanong ko lang sana kung meron sa inyo jan may step-by-step instructions ano gagawin pag IE, specific to Adelaide.

And tanong ko din yung sa driving license. Nakita ko kasi na you need to convert within 90 days of becomming a PR. Meaning ba nyan counting starts sa IE mo? kasi mukang hindi ko maaasikaso yung driving license this october. Sa BM ko pa siya magagawa which will be Feb 2018 pa for us. (May Singapore driving license ako).

Salamat sa magttyaga sumagot haha :)
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  • HarddriveHarddrive SingaporeTotal Reaction Points: 1Member
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    Hello..not sure din kung from the date of your IE ung sa driver's license.

    Meron ka na ba license sa SG? If meron, madali lang naman iconvert. Kakaconvert ko lang. It took mostly an hour.

    So if you have SG Driver's license and you have a few hrs to spend in South Australia, I suggest iconvert mo na.

    Although ang impact lang naman ata if you were not able to convert it within 90 days ay hindi ka pwede magdrive. Pwede mo pa naman iconvert after 90 days.
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  • IslanderndCityIslanderndCity AdelaideTotal Reaction Points: 136Member, Moderator
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    pa-convert ka na kas 1 hr lang sabi ni harddrive

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  • MP1984MP1984 SingaporeTotal Reaction Points: 5Member
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    salamat @IslanderndCity and @Harddrive
    wala pako sg license. next month ko pa asikasuhin. di kasi ako umabot sa basic theory test schedule.
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  • MP1984MP1984 SingaporeTotal Reaction Points: 5Member
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    Harddrive said:



    Although ang impact lang naman ata if you were not able to convert it within 90 days ay hindi ka pwede magdrive. Pwede mo pa naman iconvert after 90 days.

    ano ibig sabihin nito bro? maconvert mo pero hindi pwede mag drive?

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  • HarddriveHarddrive SingaporeTotal Reaction Points: 1Member
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    MP1984 said:

    Harddrive said:



    Although ang impact lang naman ata if you were not able to convert it within 90 days ay hindi ka pwede magdrive. Pwede mo pa naman iconvert after 90 days.

    ano ibig sabihin nito bro? maconvert mo pero hindi pwede mag drive?

    What I meant was, you are allowed to drive using your foreign driver's license for 90 days. After the 90 day period, if you are a PR, you'll have to convert your foreign license to AU license.

    Source: https://www.sa.gov.au/topics/driving-and-transport/drivers-and-licences/drivers-licence/drivers-licence-transfer
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  • MP1984MP1984 SingaporeTotal Reaction Points: 5Member
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    Harddrive said:



    What I meant was, you are allowed to drive using your foreign driver's license for 90 days. After the 90 day period, if you are a PR, you'll have to convert your foreign license to AU license.

    Source: https://www.sa.gov.au/topics/driving-and-transport/drivers-and-licences/drivers-licence/drivers-licence-transfer

    Okay. salamat sa link! :) Excited na kami sa BM.
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  • vampwyr2001vampwyr2001 SingaporeTotal Reaction Points: 0Member
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    Hi @MP1984 Adelaide din po Ang ied Nyo? November nman po ako Pero Sydney, sg based din ako sir. Nice to hear na mjo Madame na din sg based na going to SA/Adelaide.
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  • MP1984MP1984 SingaporeTotal Reaction Points: 5Member
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    @vampwyr2001 - adelaide BM namin pero etong October IE pasyal din muna Sydney-Melbourne-Adelaide. kelan BM nyo sir?
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  • MP1984MP1984 SingaporeTotal Reaction Points: 5Member
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    Reporting lang...Kakabalik lang namin from IE, grabe sobrang ganda ng OZ. excited na kami magBM. If time and budget allows, magandang idea talaga mag IE to get a feel of OZ bago mag BM. Yung akala naming high cost of living, same lang pala sa SG if not mas mura pa nga yung ibang bilihin. Eating out sa restos, halos same lang din. Mas mahal lang yata ng konti yung fastfood.
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  • maiSG03maiSG03 SingaporeTotal Reaction Points: 24Member
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    @MP1984 wow from SG dn pla kayo.. saya nakapag initial entry na kayo. Ask ko lng need po ba lahat ng applicant may initial entry kasi balak namin kmi muna ni hubby then ung anak namin sa big move na.. thank you!
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  • MP1984MP1984 SingaporeTotal Reaction Points: 5Member
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    maiSG03 said:

    @MP1984 wow from SG dn pla kayo.. saya nakapag initial entry na kayo. Ask ko lng need po ba lahat ng applicant may initial entry kasi balak namin kmi muna ni hubby then ung anak namin sa big move na.. thank you!

    Sorry po hindi ko alam. Baka sa main thread (general) mas marami makasagot.
    Pero kung yung BM nyo e pasok padin sa IE deadline, i dont think may issue.

    Kelan BM nyo pala? Kami Feb. Wala kami kakilala dun e haha
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  • maiSG03maiSG03 SingaporeTotal Reaction Points: 24Member
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    @MP1984 hintay pa kami visa hehe.. nung august 13 kmi nglodge kaso naco contact ng aug 29 so ngaun hintay uli. hopefull by next yr meron na din.. :)

    balak namin BM around July 2018 tapusin muna school ng anak ko sa pinas then magayos onti and pahinga dn. wala dn kami kakilala kaya dito lng sa mga groupd ngrerely. buti dami tumutulong sobrang laking bagay nitong pinoyau. Hope to meet you pagpunta namin dun.. hehe Goodluck sa BM!

    Btw, family ba kayo or couple?
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  • IslanderndCityIslanderndCity AdelaideTotal Reaction Points: 136Member, Moderator
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    MP1984 said:

    maiSG03 said:

    @MP1984 wow from SG dn pla kayo.. saya nakapag initial entry na kayo. Ask ko lng need po ba lahat ng applicant may initial entry kasi balak namin kmi muna ni hubby then ung anak namin sa big move na.. thank you!

    Sorry po hindi ko alam. Baka sa main thread (general) mas marami makasagot.
    Pero kung yung BM nyo e pasok padin sa IE deadline, i dont think may issue.

    Kelan BM nyo pala? Kami Feb. Wala kami kakilala dun e haha
    As long as your BM date is on/before the required entry date na nakalagay sa visa niyo, ayos lang.

    Welcome to Adelaide fellllow ex-SG :)
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    Achieved Goal: Australia PR (Permanent Resident). Thanks God!

    ...sharpening my core gifts now...
    ...working on new, better goals...

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  • MP1984MP1984 SingaporeTotal Reaction Points: 5Member
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    @maiSG03 - couple lang po. hoping to start a family pag dating dun. sobrang stressful kasi dito SG, hindi makagawa haha
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  • ethelmarizethelmariz ManilaTotal Reaction Points: 9Member
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    @MP1984 Adelaide din kayo? Share naman anu dapat namin gawin pag initial entry sa Adelaide? Balak kasi namin Feb or March pumunta ng husband ko. Couple lang din po kami.
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  • IslanderndCityIslanderndCity AdelaideTotal Reaction Points: 136Member, Moderator
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    @MP1984 tama. Sana magkababies na dito :)
    Assessed Occupation: Industrial Engineer (IE 233511)
    Achieved Goal: Australia PR (Permanent Resident). Thanks God!

    ...sharpening my core gifts now...
    ...working on new, better goals...

    Bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you. ~Luke 6:28~
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  • IslanderndCityIslanderndCity AdelaideTotal Reaction Points: 136Member, Moderator
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    @ethelmariz
    Go to medicare centre
    Open bank accounts
    May go to centrelink office
    View target room or unit if you are planning for BM just few months after IE
    Pasyal... hehehe
    Assessed Occupation: Industrial Engineer (IE 233511)
    Achieved Goal: Australia PR (Permanent Resident). Thanks God!

    ...sharpening my core gifts now...
    ...working on new, better goals...

    Bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you. ~Luke 6:28~
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