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Citizenship chances for PR (3 years, with 1 year abroad)

Post by blessedone » Mon, 10 Feb 2014 1:07 pm

so quick question based on subject line - working professional, Indian, Single earning >10k pm (base), What are the chances and should one apply or not?

other related questions -
1. Does gender matter for an applicant if they are single?
2. is there any quota for non-indians, given PRC/indians are the most likely to apply for citizenship


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Re: Citizenship chances for PR (3 years, with 1 year abroad)

Post by PNGMK » Mon, 10 Feb 2014 2:49 pm

blessedone wrote:so quick question based on subject line - working professional, Indian, Single earning >10k pm (base), What are the chances and should one apply or not?

other related questions -
1. Does gender matter for an applicant if they are single?
2. is there any quota for non-indians, given PRC/indians are the most likely to apply for citizenship


Thanks
Maybe

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Post by Wd40 » Mon, 10 Feb 2014 3:28 pm

Since you are the blessed one, you may get it, you never know ;)

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Post by the lynx » Mon, 10 Feb 2014 3:37 pm

How long have you been staying here anyway?

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 10 Feb 2014 5:10 pm

Considering he is posting from India at the moment? :-k

Unless he's on annual vacation, I'd say his chances are nil.

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Post by blessedone » Tue, 11 Feb 2014 7:08 am

on vacation here
been in singapore close to 5 years now (almost a year abroad)

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 11 Feb 2014 8:25 am

From when to when were you abroad?

Were you employed abroad?

Was it with a local (Singapore) employer?

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Post by blessedone » Wed, 12 Feb 2014 2:37 pm

Nopes not a singapore company, but definitely an employer with a strong presence in singapore who I am now emplyed with -

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 12 Feb 2014 2:57 pm

I would suggest waiting until you have at least one REP renewal. After that, I'd say your chances are reasonable.

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Post by blessedone » Wed, 12 Feb 2014 3:50 pm

Thank you so much

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Post by Saint » Wed, 12 Feb 2014 5:00 pm

Anyone else noticed that increase in number of thread asking about citizenship chances? Obviously nothing to do with the recent requirements for buying a HDB :wink:

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 12 Feb 2014 5:11 pm

:lol: :cool:

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Post by Sergei82 » Wed, 12 Feb 2014 5:19 pm

I suspect you will also see number of threads asking about PR chances very soon (one of them will be mine) since PEP is taken away from many by the end of the year (I'm almost there with the requirements... with CPF encashment I'm over it, with just basics - a bit under :) ).

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PEP taken away?

Post by blessedone » Thu, 13 Feb 2014 8:26 am

Sergei82- sorry, pardon my ignorance but what does this mean?
"with CPF encashment I'm over it, with just basics - a bit under "

1. can pep holders have cpf?
2. how will this impact you? are you working on your own with pep or with an employer?

Sorry I dont know much about PEP

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Why I asked the question about citizenship?

Post by blessedone » Thu, 13 Feb 2014 8:29 am

because long term I know where I would like to be but short term there are certain personal considerations that mandate being away (not necessarily being employed overseas namely non sg locations) for short periods.

One cant always control how and what life brings to you and government processes are stringent but dont accomodate "breaks"

HDB or condos dont interest me - dont think I can afford a down payment for a return of 5% if I am lucky.

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