With this year alone prices of things are going up in Singapore seemly to be like a daily incident. With price increase, definitely Singaporean wouldn’t be please but it’s not like what we say can change the increase of prices?
With next in line is Marriage Registration fees. Beginning this Sat the fee for locals will increase almost twice and thrice for foreigners by ROM
Couples where at least one party is a Singapore citizen or a permanent resident (PR) will have to pay $42 for registration, compared with the $26 they pay now. Foreigners who now pay $128 on weekdays, $198 on weekends and $298 on popular days will pay a flat $380 from July 1.
With the last fee increase was back in 2005, and to make sure that service excellence is preserved, uprising operating costs, ROM has to increase its price.
ROM also said the diverse fees charged between locals and foreigners are largely for ROM is to guarantee that marriage fees continue to be reasonable for Singapore citizens and PRs. Couples who want to get wedded will now have no choice but to pay the higher fees. Government are heartening more couples to have offspring, but they enlarged the fee for couples to get wedded.