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Post by prhopeful » Thu, 31 Oct 2019 2:20 am

Hi,

I'm sorry if this is topic is a duplicate, and it's likely to be. But I couldn't find a situation similar to mine based on the searches I did so thought of starting a new one. Please direct me to the correct post if there is one.

I am an Indian national, Indian race, aged 32. Bachelors from a university in India.

Wife is Singapore born & citizen, aged 33, race Indian. NUS Bachelors graduate. (Not that it should matter, but both her parents are in civil service).

We have been married for about 6 months, ROM in Singapore.

I worked in Singapore(EP) from May 2014 to May 2016 and then from Apr 2019 to Oct 2019. I just changed jobs and my new EP is under process.

My income is about 10k per month. Wife runs her own firm using which she does freelance publishing/editing/design work, but her income in the past 6 month has been near 0.

How good, in your personal views, are my chances if I apply for PR? Considering my wife's current income, would it be better to apply as spouse of Singaporean or as EP holder(once the new one is approved)?

I fully understand each PR application is reviewed on its own merit, but just wanted to take some views first based on your experience.

Thanks!

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Post by singaporeflyer » Thu, 31 Oct 2019 3:37 pm

prhopeful wrote:
Thu, 31 Oct 2019 2:20 am
Hi,

I'm sorry if this is topic is a duplicate, and it's likely to be. But I couldn't find a situation similar to mine based on the searches I did so thought of starting a new one. Please direct me to the correct post if there is one.

I am an Indian national, Indian race, aged 32. Bachelors from a university in India.

Wife is Singapore born & citizen, aged 33, race Indian. NUS Bachelors graduate. (Not that it should matter, but both her parents are in civil service).

We have been married for about 6 months, ROM in Singapore.

I worked in Singapore(EP) from May 2014 to May 2016 and then from Apr 2019 to Oct 2019. I just changed jobs and my new EP is under process.

My income is about 10k per month. Wife runs her own firm using which she does freelance publishing/editing/design work, but her income in the past 6 month has been near 0.

How good, in your personal views, are my chances if I apply for PR? Considering my wife's current income, would it be better to apply as spouse of Singaporean or as EP holder(once the new one is approved)?

I fully understand each PR application is reviewed on its own merit, but just wanted to take some views first based on your experience.

Thanks!
Easier to apply via Spousal route. But you have to be married for 2 years or have a kid, which ever is earlier to have a chance for approval. Also, if she is sponsoring you, she has to be earning CONTINUOSLY for atleast the last 1+ year.

If you apply via PTS Scheme, you wont stand a chance as you are not even 6 months in SG. Your old EP duration in SG won't be considered as you didnt stay here continuosly.

In any case, i forsee that it will take atleast another 2 years for your to have even a very minimal chance for PR in either of the routes.

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Post by lot286 » Thu, 31 Oct 2019 4:00 pm

chance is probably zero. you probably need to be married at least 2 years for consideration

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 31 Oct 2019 4:10 pm

I concur with singaporeflyer.

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Post by prhopeful » Fri, 01 Nov 2019 12:00 am

Thanks for your views, singaporeflyer and others.

The wife(sponsor if applying through spousal route) is just about to start working. Is there any minimum salary that they look at, for the sponsoring spouse, assuming she's been working long enough at the time of application?

My PMLA sponsored by her had got rejected(I was working overseas at the time) and we are assuming it's because of her low income. Will PR application be gauged similarly based on sponsoring spouse income irrespective of applicant spouse's income or will the applicant spouses income hold some merit irrespective of sponsoring spouse's income?

Thanks.
prhopeful wrote:
Thu, 31 Oct 2019 2:20 am
Hi,

I'm sorry if this is topic is a duplicate, and it's likely to be. But I couldn't find a situation similar to mine based on the searches I did so thought of starting a new one. Please direct me to the correct post if there is one.

I am an Indian national, Indian race, aged 32. Bachelors from a university in India.

Wife is Singapore born & citizen, aged 33, race Indian. NUS Bachelors graduate. (Not that it should matter, but both her parents are in civil service).

We have been married for about 6 months, ROM in Singapore.

I worked in Singapore(EP) from May 2014 to May 2016 and then from Apr 2019 to Oct 2019. I just changed jobs and my new EP is under process.

My income is about 10k per month. Wife runs her own firm using which she does freelance publishing/editing/design work, but her income in the past 6 month has been near 0.

How good, in your personal views, are my chances if I apply for PR? Considering my wife's current income, would it be better to apply as spouse of Singaporean or as EP holder(once the new one is approved)?

I fully understand each PR application is reviewed on its own merit, but just wanted to take some views first based on your experience.

Thanks!
singaporeflyer wrote:
Thu, 31 Oct 2019 3:37 pm
prhopeful wrote:
Thu, 31 Oct 2019 2:20 am
Hi,

I'm sorry if this is topic is a duplicate, and it's likely to be. But I couldn't find a situation similar to mine based on the searches I did so thought of starting a new one. Please direct me to the correct post if there is one.

I am an Indian national, Indian race, aged 32. Bachelors from a university in India.

Wife is Singapore born & citizen, aged 33, race Indian. NUS Bachelors graduate. (Not that it should matter, but both her parents are in civil service).

We have been married for about 6 months, ROM in Singapore.

I worked in Singapore(EP) from May 2014 to May 2016 and then from Apr 2019 to Oct 2019. I just changed jobs and my new EP is under process.

My income is about 10k per month. Wife runs her own firm using which she does freelance publishing/editing/design work, but her income in the past 6 month has been near 0.

How good, in your personal views, are my chances if I apply for PR? Considering my wife's current income, would it be better to apply as spouse of Singaporean or as EP holder(once the new one is approved)?

I fully understand each PR application is reviewed on its own merit, but just wanted to take some views first based on your experience.

Thanks!
Easier to apply via Spousal route. But you have to be married for 2 years or have a kid, which ever is earlier to have a chance for approval. Also, if she is sponsoring you, she has to be earning CONTINUOSLY for atleast the last 1+ year.

If you apply via PTS Scheme, you wont stand a chance as you are not even 6 months in SG. Your old EP duration in SG won't be considered as you didnt stay here continuosly.

In any case, i forsee that it will take atleast another 2 years for your to have even a very minimal chance for PR in either of the routes.

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Post by singaporeflyer » Fri, 01 Nov 2019 9:56 am

prhopeful wrote:
Fri, 01 Nov 2019 12:00 am
Thanks for your views, singaporeflyer and others.

The wife(sponsor if applying through spousal route) is just about to start working. Is there any minimum salary that they look at, for the sponsoring spouse, assuming she's been working long enough at the time of application?

My PMLA sponsored by her had got rejected(I was working overseas at the time) and we are assuming it's because of her low income. Will PR application be gauged similarly based on sponsoring spouse income irrespective of applicant spouse's income or will the applicant spouses income hold some merit irrespective of sponsoring spouse's income?

Thanks.
prhopeful wrote:
Thu, 31 Oct 2019 2:20 am
Hi,

I'm sorry if this is topic is a duplicate, and it's likely to be. But I couldn't find a situation similar to mine based on the searches I did so thought of starting a new one. Please direct me to the correct post if there is one.

I am an Indian national, Indian race, aged 32. Bachelors from a university in India.

Wife is Singapore born & citizen, aged 33, race Indian. NUS Bachelors graduate. (Not that it should matter, but both her parents are in civil service).

We have been married for about 6 months, ROM in Singapore.

I worked in Singapore(EP) from May 2014 to May 2016 and then from Apr 2019 to Oct 2019. I just changed jobs and my new EP is under process.

My income is about 10k per month. Wife runs her own firm using which she does freelance publishing/editing/design work, but her income in the past 6 month has been near 0.

How good, in your personal views, are my chances if I apply for PR? Considering my wife's current income, would it be better to apply as spouse of Singaporean or as EP holder(once the new one is approved)?

I fully understand each PR application is reviewed on its own merit, but just wanted to take some views first based on your experience.

Thanks!
singaporeflyer wrote:
Thu, 31 Oct 2019 3:37 pm
prhopeful wrote:
Thu, 31 Oct 2019 2:20 am
Hi,

I'm sorry if this is topic is a duplicate, and it's likely to be. But I couldn't find a situation similar to mine based on the searches I did so thought of starting a new one. Please direct me to the correct post if there is one.

I am an Indian national, Indian race, aged 32. Bachelors from a university in India.

Wife is Singapore born & citizen, aged 33, race Indian. NUS Bachelors graduate. (Not that it should matter, but both her parents are in civil service).

We have been married for about 6 months, ROM in Singapore.

I worked in Singapore(EP) from May 2014 to May 2016 and then from Apr 2019 to Oct 2019. I just changed jobs and my new EP is under process.

My income is about 10k per month. Wife runs her own firm using which she does freelance publishing/editing/design work, but her income in the past 6 month has been near 0.

How good, in your personal views, are my chances if I apply for PR? Considering my wife's current income, would it be better to apply as spouse of Singaporean or as EP holder(once the new one is approved)?

I fully understand each PR application is reviewed on its own merit, but just wanted to take some views first based on your experience.

Thanks!
Easier to apply via Spousal route. But you have to be married for 2 years or have a kid, which ever is earlier to have a chance for approval. Also, if she is sponsoring you, she has to be earning CONTINUOSLY for atleast the last 1+ year.

If you apply via PTS Scheme, you wont stand a chance as you are not even 6 months in SG. Your old EP duration in SG won't be considered as you didnt stay here continuosly.

In any case, i forsee that it will take atleast another 2 years for your to have even a very minimal chance for PR in either of the routes.
If PMLA is rejected, then very likely PR will also be rejected. one of the key criteria for PR via spousal route will be the income of the sponsor that can be used to support the spouse.

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Post by harish2020 » Fri, 08 Nov 2019 1:55 pm

Hi ,

Could you guys assist me in applying for PR, As my PR (Single ) were rejected last year( ,,planning to Re-apply for PR now after 6 months with Family
Is it possible to Add Spouse/ Kids even if they are not staying in SG..Or is it compulsory they should be in SG while applying for PR along with me.

Bcz looks like previously in the form seen most of them,with family you apply chances are higher then single PR apply.

Rgds/Harish...

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Post by therat » Fri, 08 Nov 2019 2:06 pm

harish2020 wrote:Hi ,

Could you guys assist me in applying for PR, As my PR (Single ) were rejected last year( ,,planning to Re-apply for PR now after 6 months with Family
Is it possible to Add Spouse/ Kids even if they are not staying in SG..Or is it compulsory they should be in SG while applying for PR along with me.

Bcz looks like previously in the form seen most of them,with family you apply chances are higher then single PR apply.

Rgds/Harish...
PR is the short form of Permanent Resident.

If your family not living in Singapore. What's add on point?

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Post by harish2020 » Fri, 08 Nov 2019 3:13 pm

Thanks for ur Reply,

Well yes if family not in SG, nothing add on My profile, so iam thinking may be one of reason it can rejected too.....as seen most of the cases on forums.

So, my question was is it Possible to Apply for Wife/Kids if they are not staying in SG.. is it compulsory they should be in Singapore .

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Post by therat » Fri, 08 Nov 2019 3:17 pm

harish2020 wrote:Thanks for ur Reply,

Well yes if family not in SG, nothing add on My profile, so iam thinking may be one of reason it can rejected too.....as seen most of the cases on forums.

So, my question was is it Possible to Apply for Wife/Kids if they are not staying in SG.. is it compulsory they should be in Singapore .
If you want to try, just go ahead and tell us few month later. Does it help?

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Post by singaporeflyer » Sat, 09 Nov 2019 12:02 am

harish2020 wrote:
Fri, 08 Nov 2019 1:55 pm
Hi ,

Could you guys assist me in applying for PR, As my PR (Single ) were rejected last year( ,,planning to Re-apply for PR now after 6 months with Family
Is it possible to Add Spouse/ Kids even if they are not staying in SG..Or is it compulsory they should be in SG while applying for PR along with me.

Bcz looks like previously in the form seen most of them,with family you apply chances are higher then single PR apply.

Rgds/Harish...
What is your profile first? How long in SG? Age? What do you work as? Salary? Education?

Never heard of anyone from India, who has applied for his family who are not in SG and got all their PR approved. Close to impossible.

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