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Re: Chances of getting Singapore Citizenship

Postby Jerryjames1990 » Wed, 28 Feb 2018 4:56 pm

singaporeflyer wrote:
Jerryjames1990 wrote:
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I personally feel you have a decent chance since you have studied here and have stayed long enough.



Thanks for your feedback , however does this 11 months long waiting showing any negative impact ? Cause I can see few of them here approved in 4-8 months time


Mine got approved after 14 months. Longer does not mean good or bad. FYI, if you are from the subcontinent, you can expect the processing time to be longer.


Yeah , I am from the subcontinent .

The worrying factor is , I have a friend who applied 6 months earlier than me got rejected after one year . From age to qualification to income wise , both of us are exactly match each other. The only different is that , religion is different. And he also trying for some other country PR processing . So so guess that’s the reason for his rejection .

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Re: Chances of getting Singapore Citizenship

Postby singaporeflyer » Wed, 28 Feb 2018 5:44 pm

Jerryjames1990 wrote:
singaporeflyer wrote:
Jerryjames1990 wrote:

Thanks for your feedback , however does this 11 months long waiting showing any negative impact ? Cause I can see few of them here approved in 4-8 months time


Mine got approved after 14 months. Longer does not mean good or bad. FYI, if you are from the subcontinent, you can expect the processing time to be longer.


Yeah , I am from the subcontinent .

The worrying factor is , I have a friend who applied 6 months earlier than me got rejected after one year . From age to qualification to income wise , both of us are exactly match each other. The only different is that , religion is different. And he also trying for some other country PR processing . So so guess that’s the reason for his rejection .


You cant compare two profiles like that

Both of you
- Work for different companies
- Different Salary
- Different Age
- etc,

Secondly, I said it will take longer for the outcome. But didn't say it will always be approved.

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Re: Chances of getting Singapore Citizenship

Postby gio2018 » Wed, 04 Jul 2018 5:55 pm

Hi Everyone,

I am new here and would like to assess my chances of getting SC.

Turkish Male, age 33, SPR for about two years ++
Length stays in Singapore: about five years.
my Income was 4k. At the moment I am doing Doing my Ph.D. in Australia ( Full scholarship)
My wife and my kids (1 son and daughter aged 3 and 2yrs old) Singapore citizen.
my wife Income 10k living with me in Australia

I applied for my SC under family ties on 22 Jun 2018 and I managed to get an early interview next week. I am anxious at the moment cos I am doing my Ph.D. in Australia do you think ICA will reject my application?

Thank you

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Re: Chances of getting Singapore Citizenship

Postby singaporeflyer » Wed, 04 Jul 2018 7:33 pm

gio2018 wrote:Hi Everyone,

I am new here and would like to assess my chances of getting SC.

Turkish Male, age 33, SPR for about two years ++
Length stays in Singapore: about five years.
my Income was 4k. At the moment I am doing Doing my Ph.D. in Australia ( Full scholarship)
My wife and my kids (1 son and daughter aged 3 and 2yrs old) Singapore citizen.
my wife Income 10k living with me in Australia

I applied for my SC under family ties on 22 Jun 2018 and I managed to get an early interview next week. I am anxious at the moment cos I am doing my Ph.D. in Australia do you think ICA will reject my application?

Thank you


Chances would be 50-50.
Once you return back to SG and work here, your chances will be great.

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Re: Chances of getting Singapore Citizenship

Postby Jerryjames1990 » Thu, 05 Jul 2018 5:00 pm

Jerryjames1990 wrote:Congrats for all those who get their application approved , I would like to hear the comments on my application too ,

My profile
Age - 28
Status - Single
Race - Indian
Income - $50K annually
Field - Engineering building services
PR since 2011
In singapore since 2007
Did diploma and bachelors from singapore’s reputed college/ universities
Working since 2010 .

Online submission on Sept 2016
Interview was in March 2017

Ienquiry still showing pending

Is this profile has any chance for approval ?


Just got the letter yesterday states the application is unsuccessful , after 15 months of waiting . All the best to the fellow applicants here

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Re: Chances of getting Singapore Citizenship

Postby gio2018 » Thu, 05 Jul 2018 5:26 pm

Thank you singaporeflyer.


I'm sorry to hear that Jerryjames1990.

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Re: Chances of getting Singapore Citizenship

Postby Sp1d3rMan » Mon, 04 Mar 2019 9:08 am

Bubble Pop up and Say Hi to all~

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Re: Chances of getting Singapore Citizenship

Postby gio2018 » Mon, 04 Mar 2019 9:57 am

Hi Sp1d3rMan ;-)

Well My application still pending :-)


Is there anyone get approval recently ?

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Re: Chances of getting Singapore Citizenship

Postby reaf » Mon, 18 Mar 2019 11:45 pm

Hi everyone, new poster here.

It seems that a lot of the successful applicants here are at least 25+ years of age. Does this mean those who are younger (21-24) have less chance or is it just the lack of applicants in that age group?
I am aware that having worked in Singapore for at least 2 years gives you better chances but is that necessary? I'm hoping my young age will counter this.

My profile
Age - 24
Status - Single
Race - Korean
Income - $60K annually
Field - Software Engineering/Developer
In Singapore since May 2018 with EP
Bachelor's in Computer Science
Working (abroad elsewhere) since 2017

Will be filing my tax in the following month - will it help waiting to apply until that's done?
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Re: Chances of getting Singapore Citizenship

Postby singaporeflyer » Tue, 19 Mar 2019 1:15 pm

reaf wrote:Hi everyone, new poster here.

It seems that a lot of the successful applicants here are at least 25+ years of age. Does this mean those who are younger (21-24) have less chance or is it just the lack of applicants in that age group?
I am aware that having worked in Singapore for at least 2 years gives you better chances but is that necessary? I'm hoping my young age will counter this.

My profile
Age - 24
Status - Single
Race - Korean
Income - $60K annually
Field - Software Engineering/Developer
In Singapore since May 2018
Bachelor's in Computer Science
Working (abroad elsewhere) since 2017

Will be filing my tax in the following month - will it help waiting to apply until that's done?


What is your current visa status? If you are in SG since 2018 May, it is too early even to apply for PR.

Why have you posted this on a citizenship thread?

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Re: Chances of getting Singapore Citizenship

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 19 Mar 2019 5:54 pm

This! ^^^^

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Re: Chances of getting Singapore Citizenship

Postby reaf » Tue, 19 Mar 2019 10:00 pm

singaporeflyer wrote:
reaf wrote:Hi everyone, new poster here.

It seems that a lot of the successful applicants here are at least 25+ years of age. Does this mean those who are younger (21-24) have less chance or is it just the lack of applicants in that age group?
I am aware that having worked in Singapore for at least 2 years gives you better chances but is that necessary? I'm hoping my young age will counter this.

My profile
Age - 24
Status - Single
Race - Korean
Income - $60K annually
Field - Software Engineering/Developer
In Singapore since May 2018
Bachelor's in Computer Science
Working (abroad elsewhere) since 2017

Will be filing my tax in the following month - will it help waiting to apply until that's done?


What is your current visa status? If you are in SG since 2018 May, it is too early even to apply for PR.

Why have you posted this on a citizenship thread?


Current working with EP. Sorry, that's my bad. Honest mistake. I was lurking numerous threads and ended up posting on the wrong one. But if you don't mind advising - does that mean the 2 year period is an unspoken criteria?

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Re: Chances of getting Singapore Citizenship

Postby singaporeflyer » Wed, 20 Mar 2019 11:11 am

reaf wrote:
singaporeflyer wrote:
reaf wrote:Hi everyone, new poster here.

It seems that a lot of the successful applicants here are at least 25+ years of age. Does this mean those who are younger (21-24) have less chance or is it just the lack of applicants in that age group?
I am aware that having worked in Singapore for at least 2 years gives you better chances but is that necessary? I'm hoping my young age will counter this.

My profile
Age - 24
Status - Single
Race - Korean
Income - $60K annually
Field - Software Engineering/Developer
In Singapore since May 2018
Bachelor's in Computer Science
Working (abroad elsewhere) since 2017

Will be filing my tax in the following month - will it help waiting to apply until that's done?


What is your current visa status? If you are in SG since 2018 May, it is too early even to apply for PR.

Why have you posted this on a citizenship thread?


Current working with EP. Sorry, that's my bad. Honest mistake. I was lurking numerous threads and ended up posting on the wrong one. But if you don't mind advising - does that mean the 2 year period is an unspoken criteria?



Even 2 years on EP is too early for PR. Atleast 3 years is needed, while 5 years is considered good.

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Re: Chances of getting Singapore Citizenship

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 20 Mar 2019 11:58 am

Concur.


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