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by chinnyreckon
Sat, 31 Aug 2019 10:34 am
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: Highest educational certificates [PR Application]
Replies: 4
Views: 533

Re: Highest educational certificates [PR Application]

Always best to give them everything that they ask for. You only have to show the actual originals when you go for completion of formalities (if your application is successful) , which may be months or years after the online application is made. Couldn't you submit scanned copies first with your onli...
by chinnyreckon
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: Ltvp book formalities date and med checkup. Need help.
Replies: 6
Views: 418

Re: Ltvp book formalities date and med checkup. Need help.

You will get the LTVP card on the same day you complete the formalities.
You have to wait an hour or two for the collection so go have some lunch and then come back again.
by chinnyreckon
Sat, 10 Aug 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: Need advice for notarised translation documents for PR
Replies: 8
Views: 1732

Re: Need advice for notarised translation documents for PR

If any clarification or further documents are required then you will be contacted by the ICA by email, so I dont think this was the reason for your earlier rejection. Having said that, why not submit the best set of documents you can? When I applied for PR for my wife and daughter I submitted Thai m...
by chinnyreckon
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: [Guide] PR Approved - now what?
Replies: 52
Views: 41260

Re: [Guide] PR Approved - now what?

CheongJiaMing wrote:
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 5:41 pm
How long did it take for the reply to come back from ICA?
Around 3 or 4 days
by chinnyreckon
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: [Guide] PR Approved - now what?
Replies: 52
Views: 41260

Re: [Guide] PR Approved - now what?

Hi guys, i want to apply for PR but the there is a possibility that it may be approved during my exam period. Its a national exam in Singapore and it is really important to me and i wouldnt have the time and energy to complete the process, so is there a possibility that they will extend the validit...
by chinnyreckon
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: [Guide] PR Approved - now what?
Replies: 52
Views: 41260

Re: [Guide] PR Approved - now what?

Guys, as for the photo, the safest bet is to take at the ICA building level 1 as I got rejected by the officer saying that the photo I take from the photo kiosk is too glossy. They only accept matte surface. I believe that they have removed the photo machine at the ICA building recently. You may wa...
by chinnyreckon
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: [Guide] PR Approved - now what?
Replies: 52
Views: 41260

Re: [Guide] PR Approved - now what?

Just completed the formalities for my wife and daughter yesterday and now looking at options to collect my wife's new IC on the ICA online appointment site. She could collect it herself at a post office next week, but as she is not going to be around then I will have to arrange to collect it for her...
by chinnyreckon
Wed, 10 Jul 2019 7:44 am
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: PR is pending for 13 months
Replies: 2
Views: 811

Re: PR is pending for 13 months

Obtained approval in principle in June 2019 for wife and daughter's PR. Applied Feb 2018.

Previously rejected after a similar amount of time, so it can go either way.
Good luck!
by chinnyreckon
Sat, 06 Jul 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: PR application update, no physical letter?
Replies: 6
Views: 1060

Re: PR application update, no physical letter?

I also received an email (no physical letter) from ICA asking for additional info / documentation for my wife and daughter's PR application. That was in January 2019, almost a year after making the PR application. I replied with the info immediately, and in June I got the Approval in Principle letter.
by chinnyreckon
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: Anyone got Approved PR who applied in 2018?
Replies: 28
Views: 10798

Re: Anyone got Approved PR who applied in 2018?

Received in Principle Approval for my wife and daughter's PR earlier this month. Applied in early 2018 (2nd application, first was rejected in 2017 after about 8 months). After waiting so long and the first rejection I did not expect them to get approval, so when the letter arrived nearly 1.5 years ...
by chinnyreckon
Tue, 29 Jan 2019 7:18 am
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: Singapore PR enquires
Replies: 3
Views: 1364

Re: Singapore PR enquires

Seems strange to me.
I have worked for 5 different companies since obtaining PR and they have never asked for my Entry Permit. I don't think I have even been asked to show my Re-Entry permit either - just the Blue NRIC.

And I have not been working for nothing!
by chinnyreckon
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: Wife left job before LTVP application
Replies: 2
Views: 569

Re: Wife left job before LTVP application

PNGMK wrote:If you apply asap she might be able to use her last payslip.
She would also need a company letter though.....
by chinnyreckon
Sun, 02 Dec 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: Spouse Income requirement for LTVP
Replies: 8
Views: 1984

Re: Spouse Income requirement for LTVP

I am on S-Pass and wife is a singapore citizen. we never applied for LTVP. But now there are some challenges on my work visa so i was trying to find out that with my wife as a housewife and not earning, if we can apply for PR and i can continue to work there. My then wife (now ex-wife) was a housew...
by chinnyreckon
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: Pre marriage rejected & stvp rejected.
Replies: 48
Views: 13586

Re: Pre marriage rejected & stvp rejected.

I applied for LTVP for my wife a few weeks after we got married, so that was not an issue.

However, I had already been working and getting a pretty reasonable salary for 12 years at that time!

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