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Chances of getting PR

Postby luckystar88 » Thu, 17 Jan 2013 5:16 pm

Hi all,

I will submit my PR application in April 2013.

Below are my details,

Malaysian Chinese (Female), Single, 24yrs old
Bachelor Degree holder(Computer Science)
My situations:
First job worked as Admin assistant in SG since Aug 2011 and held WP
Second job worked as Junior Designer in SG since Mar 2012 and held S Pass
Third job worked as System Administrator in SG since Sep 2012 and held EP which will expire in 2014. I changed to System Administrator because my second job company faced financial problem and i was forced to change job
Annual income over 22K
Not pay income tax yet and get exempted in 2012
Need to pay income tax in April 2013

I am wondering about my chances for getting PR because i changed 3 jobs within one and half year.

Seeking comments from the seniors here.

Thanks in advance for your kind reply!
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Postby bro75 » Thu, 17 Jan 2013 8:36 pm

In my opinion, your nationality and race (Malaysian/Chinese) is a plus. Your degree seems ok but it also depends on where you got your degree. But your salary is quite low and the number of years you are working in Singapore is small. To increase your chances, you can also wait until you have 3 income tax returns. But since PR application is free, just give it a shot and let us know the results.

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Postby roisss » Fri, 18 Jan 2013 1:32 am

Just try.. Make sure all documents prepared well.. God bless you..

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Postby luckystar88 » Fri, 18 Jan 2013 9:20 am

bro75 wrote:In my opinion, your nationality and race (Malaysian/Chinese) is a plus. Your degree seems ok but it also depends on where you got your degree. But your salary is quite low and the number of years you are working in Singapore is small. To increase your chances, you can also wait until you have 3 income tax returns. But since PR application is free, just give it a shot and let us know the results.

Thanks for sharing your opinions..Hope I can share good news with you all..

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Postby luckystar88 » Fri, 18 Jan 2013 9:22 am

roisss wrote:Just try.. Make sure all documents prepared well.. God bless you..

Thanks for your encouragement...:)

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Postby pmmwan » Fri, 25 Jan 2013 4:33 pm

Hi all,

I submitted my PR application in last year december.

Below are my details,

Myanmar (Male), Married, 29yrs old
Bachelor Degree holder
EP Q1, Working in IT industry
Lenght of stay in Singapore : 5 years

I am wondering about my chances for getting PR


Thanks in advance for your kind reply!

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 25 Jan 2013 4:37 pm

Honestly? Probably not very good, but stranger things have happened.

My thoughts? You are still on a Q pass after 5 years.

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Postby pmmwan » Fri, 25 Jan 2013 5:20 pm

Yes. First year when i started working here, I was holding S pass. From Second year onward, i have been holding EP Q1.

Slim Chance ? :(

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 25 Jan 2013 5:32 pm

Very Slim.

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Postby ani_india_01 » Fri, 25 Jan 2013 6:06 pm

What are the chances of a couple both on P1 (8000+ salary) after 1 year stay in Singapore.
Education – Engineering Graduates (BE)
Nationality – Indian
No Kid
Age – 30 both

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Postby Wd40 » Fri, 25 Jan 2013 9:16 pm

ani_india_01 wrote:What are the chances of a couple both on P1 (8000+ salary) after 1 year stay in Singapore.
Education – Engineering Graduates (BE)
Nationality – Indian
No Kid
Age – 30 both


You both have excellent profile, the only hindrance are race and duration of stay. I would suggest wait for 1 more year. There are 2 advantages if you do so.
1) Duration wise you will be much better
2) 1 yr from now, lots of Indians will be out of jobs and hence heading back, due to the impending large scale layoffs coming in the banks and their IT divisions, hence lots less Indians in the population. Read efinancials careers. Barclays is going to be the next bank thats going to do huge layoffs and those are primarily targeted at Asia.

In fact at the moment ICA is holding on to the approvals for PRs for historically record durations, inspite of number of applications diminishing. In 2008 when record number of applications and approvals happened, PRs used to be given out in 3 weeks flat! Now its taking more than 7 months. Why? They just want to see how many people will really last in this country for that long.

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Postby ani_india_01 » Fri, 25 Jan 2013 10:01 pm

Wd40 wrote:
ani_india_01 wrote:What are the chances of a couple both on P1 (8000+ salary) after 1 year stay in Singapore.
Education – Engineering Graduates (BE)
Nationality – Indian
No Kid
Age – 30 both


You both have excellent profile, the only hindrance are race and duration of stay. I would suggest wait for 1 more year. There are 2 advantages if you do so.
1) Duration wise you will be much better
2) 1 yr from now, lots of Indians will be out of jobs and hence heading back, due to the impending large scale layoffs coming in the banks and their IT divisions, hence lots less Indians in the population. Read efinancials careers. Barclays is going to be the next bank thats going to do huge layoffs and those are primarily targeted at Asia.

In fact at the moment ICA is holding on to the approvals for PRs for historically record durations, inspite of number of applications diminishing. In 2008 when record number of applications and approvals happened, PRs used to be given out in 3 weeks flat! Now its taking more than 7 months. Why? They just want to see how many people will really last in this country for that long.


Thanks!!! for you suggestion.

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Postby misty.misty » Mon, 28 Jan 2013 9:39 am

Hi all,

I also submitted my application last december. What are my chances like and how long do you think the process will take?

Below are my details,

Malaysian, Female, 26 years old
Master degree (Chemical Engineering)
EP, only been working for 6months
Length of stay in Sg: 16years

Thank you so much!

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chances of Getting PR

Postby sekarankumar » Wed, 27 Mar 2013 9:31 am

Hi,
I'm Planning to submit PR application on coming May
My application was rejected 4 time before
I'm working in Singapore since 2006,
Im from India completed my BE and holding EP with a salary of 4000$ and my also working and earning 3000$ and my son is going for Play grp now
advice me the chances of getting PR this year

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 27 Mar 2013 9:46 am

sekarankumar wrote:Hi,
I'm Planning to submit PR application on coming May
My application was rejected 4 time before
I'm working in Singapore since 2006,
Im from India completed my BE and holding EP with a salary of 4000$ and my also working and earning 3000$ and my son is going for Play grp now
advice me the chances of getting PR this year


Zero. Okay, 99.999% no. If you have already been rejected 4 times it doesn't look good.


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