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Re: EP Processing Time Sep/Oct 2020

Post by NewOne1 » Wed, 21 Oct 2020 3:53 pm

Any more recent examples of EP processing time from the last couple of months?

Mine was applied for last Monday 12th.

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Re: EP Processing Time Sep/Oct 2020

Post by tabby17 » Wed, 21 Oct 2020 4:36 pm

netjagan wrote:
Wed, 21 Oct 2020 2:40 pm
I also hear that - Degree certificate checks are requested now. In case someone is applying for EP, better initiate for the Cert verification parallelly.
Degree checks are only required if your university is not listed in the automatic/drop-down box in the EP application - both my universities (for bachelors/masters) in the UK were autofilled when I typed in the first few letters and it seems to have gone through fine.

even called MOM after approval to ask if they wanted me to bring copies of my degree(s)/transcripts to card registration but no need as it's all been done from their end.

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Re: EP Processing Time Sep/Oct 2020

Post by quirkykiddo » Wed, 21 Oct 2020 8:25 pm

My Spass got rejected today after exactly 21 days. I don't live in Singapore so I think the reason should be COVID. The HR team still has to get back to me on this. Hope the appeal thing works out.

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Re: EP Processing Time Sep/Oct 2020

Post by netjagan » Wed, 21 Oct 2020 10:29 pm

tabby17 wrote:
Wed, 21 Oct 2020 4:36 pm
netjagan wrote:
Wed, 21 Oct 2020 2:40 pm
I also hear that - Degree certificate checks are requested now. In case someone is applying for EP, better initiate for the Cert verification parallelly.
Degree checks are only required if your university is not listed in the automatic/drop-down box in the EP application - both my universities (for bachelors/masters) in the UK were autofilled when I typed in the first few letters and it seems to have gone through fine.

even called MOM after approval to ask if they wanted me to bring copies of my degree(s)/transcripts to card registration but no need as it's all been done from their end.

True, but the universities are available in the Dropdown & also he had his EP before by submitting the same certificates. Maybe it was a random pick.

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Re: EP Processing Time Sep/Oct 2020

Post by shunkwugga » Thu, 22 Oct 2020 12:36 am

Approved 2 days ago, total took 15 days from application to IPA.
Who is this 'General Failure' and why is he reading my hard drive?

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Re: EP Processing Time Sep/Oct 2020

Post by Nycsing » Thu, 22 Oct 2020 10:29 pm

Applied on oct 3 got additional queries today about the company I.e financial statements etc.
Anyone with experience of relatively new company?

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Re: EP Processing Time Sep/Oct 2020

Post by xsatishx » Wed, 28 Oct 2020 1:02 pm

Hello

I recently got an offer with one of the top companies. I am already in Singapore and the company will be applying for a new EP. Anyone from here had their EP rejected in the recent times when they are already working in Singapore and switching jobs?

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Re: EP Processing Time Sep/Oct 2020

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 29 Oct 2020 12:05 am

Yep. Can happen to anyone as each application is treated on it's own merits as well on the Employer's merits and track record as well.

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Re: EP Processing Time Sep/Oct 2020

Post by vivalavida1 » Sat, 31 Oct 2020 6:27 pm

My timeline for EP processing:

- EP application date: 16th Oct
- Approval date: 26th Oct

Currently in SG. All the best to everyone!

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Re: EP Processing Time Sep/Oct 2020

Post by xsatishx » Mon, 02 Nov 2020 3:10 pm

vivalavida1 wrote:
Sat, 31 Oct 2020 6:27 pm
My timeline for EP processing:

- EP application date: 16th Oct
- Approval date: 26th Oct

Currently in SG. All the best to everyone!
Hi
Congratulations.
Can you give some background on your profile? Did you change jobs ? IS it a big company?
Salary range above 8k, 10k, 12k etc?

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Re: EP Processing Time Sep/Oct 2020

Post by skeeting » Sun, 15 Nov 2020 4:16 pm

I'm currently in Singapore and changing employers - new company applied for EP, approved on the 6th working day. Now we are waiting for the DPs (previously DP took 1 day but this time already 2 working days so far)

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Re: EP Processing Time Sep/Oct 2020

Post by geok.ping » Mon, 23 Nov 2020 9:34 pm

My company has applied EP for me on 19/11/2020. However, the validity of my special pass is until 09/12/2020 as my previous company has cancelled my EP on 9/11/2020.
Is there any way I can extend my visit pass? I have applied to extend it via ICA website but it was rejected.

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