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PR application with SPR Spouse and EP/S-Pass

Postby xChequita » Mon, 21 Apr 2014 6:18 pm

Hi everyone,

I have a question regarding PR application. I'm a Malaysian, and got married with my husband whose an SPR for almost a year. In order to start living together, I moved to SG and got myself an EP/S-Pass. I just got it actually, and my job will only start on the June 2014.

I know I'm being selfish and rushy here, but I would like to find out when I can start applying for PR. The reason behind this is that, I landed on a job that I don't really like, and I'd love to change my job asap. I know this sounds really evil and bad, but I really want to be together with my hubby. And, getting a job in SG is getting harder especially with the lack of experiences. So, I had no choice but to accept this job offer. Getting a PR asap would be easier for me as I can land on a better job and we both plan to have babies in 1 or 2 years time.

So.. I would like some advise from any one of you. I've been researching online, but can't seem to find a good answer. Thanks in advance! :)

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 21 Apr 2014 8:50 pm

Did you get an EP or an S pass. They are two different things. Go ahead and apply. They can only say two things. Yes or No. Either way you will have your answer.

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Re: PR application with SPR Spouse and EP/S-Pass

Postby taxico » Mon, 21 Apr 2014 9:12 pm

xChequita wrote:Hi everyone,

I have a question regarding PR application. I'm a Malaysian, and got married with my husband whose an SPR for almost a year. In order to start living together, I moved to SG and got myself an EP/S-Pass. I just got it actually, and my job will only start on the June 2014.

I know I'm being selfish and rushy here, but I would like to find out when I can start applying for PR. The reason behind this is that, I landed on a job that I don't really like, and I'd love to change my job asap. I know this sounds really evil and bad, but I really want to be together with my hubby. And, getting a job in SG is getting harder especially with the lack of experiences. So, I had no choice but to accept this job offer. Getting a PR asap would be easier for me as I can land on a better job and we both plan to have babies in 1 or 2 years time.

So.. I would like some advise from any one of you. I've been researching online, but can't seem to find a good answer. Thanks in advance! :)


did you read through the threads here about people who applied regularly for PR, and very soon after obtaining a work pass?

i know you're malaysian, and perhaps the rules don't apply to you, but you gotta make sure you are not hurting your chances of getting PR (earlier) by applying sooner than desired.
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Re: PR application with SPR Spouse and EP/S-Pass

Postby xChequita » Mon, 21 Apr 2014 9:32 pm

Did you get an EP or an S pass. They are two different things. Go ahead and apply. They can only say two things. Yes or No. Either way you will have your answer.


Hey,

I received an email from my employer saying that I got my workpass, but she didn't tell me if I got EP/S Pass. But, I'm 100% sure I filled in the EP/S Pass form, and I was informed that I will be getting EP/S Pass if approved. As for applying the PR, I am not too sure if I should apply so quickly.

did you read through the threads here about people who applied regularly for PR, and very soon after obtaining a work pass?

i know you're malaysian, and perhaps the rules don't apply to you, but you gotta make sure you are not hurting your chances of getting PR (earlier) by applying sooner than desired.


Hey,

I'm heard that I shouldn't apply PR straight after I've gotten my EP/S-Pass as it will reduce the chances of my PR application. My initial plan after knowing this information is to try applying PR after a year. Will that give me a higher chance of approval? My plan B is to find another job a year later if my PR is not approved. I heard it is easier to get a job if you're already an EP/S-Pass holder. Am I right? Please correct me.

I am also curious about the chances of me getting PR if I'm pregnant. Can't really find a similar case as me online. Just needed to know to make future plans. Thanks in advance for helping! :)

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:33 pm

Is this whack job night! :roll:

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Postby xChequita » Tue, 22 Apr 2014 8:22 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Is this whack job night! :roll:


I don't know what that is. Lol.

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Re: PR application with SPR Spouse and EP/S-Pass

Postby the lynx » Tue, 22 Apr 2014 8:53 am

xChequita wrote:
Did you get an EP or an S pass. They are two different things. Go ahead and apply. They can only say two things. Yes or No. Either way you will have your answer.


Hey,

I received an email from my employer saying that I got my workpass, but she didn't tell me if I got EP/S Pass. But, I'm 100% sure I filled in the EP/S Pass form, and I was informed that I will be getting EP/S Pass if approved. As for applying the PR, I am not too sure if I should apply so quickly.

did you read through the threads here about people who applied regularly for PR, and very soon after obtaining a work pass?

i know you're malaysian, and perhaps the rules don't apply to you, but you gotta make sure you are not hurting your chances of getting PR (earlier) by applying sooner than desired.


Hey,

I'm heard that I shouldn't apply PR straight after I've gotten my EP/S-Pass as it will reduce the chances of my PR application. My initial plan after knowing this information is to try applying PR after a year. Will that give me a higher chance of approval? My plan B is to find another job a year later if my PR is not approved. I heard it is easier to get a job if you're already an EP/S-Pass holder. Am I right? Please correct me.

I am also curious about the chances of me getting PR if I'm pregnant. Can't really find a similar case as me online. Just needed to know to make future plans. Thanks in advance for helping! :)


1. You need to check if you will be issued EP or S Pass. Then it is easier for us to advise.

2. Better apply PR after 3 years of tax assessment. It always works in regular cases.

3. If you are really that desperate, have your husband to apply for you under Family Ties Scheme, provided he earn salary high enough to support you.

4. Whether you are pregnant or not, it doesn't matter. But better be pregnant once you are sure of your status. You don't want to have to end up dumping your baby to your parents in Malaysia just because he can't get a status here.

5. Having a EP/S Pass doesn't increase your change to get another job. In fact it will be negative because it shows MOM that you are a job hopper.

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Re: PR application with SPR Spouse and EP/S-Pass

Postby xChequita » Tue, 22 Apr 2014 9:52 am

the lynx wrote:
1. You need to check if you will be issued EP or S Pass. Then it is easier for us to advise.

2. Better apply PR after 3 years of tax assessment. It always works in regular cases.

3. If you are really that desperate, have your husband to apply for you under Family Ties Scheme, provided he earn salary high enough to support you.

4. Whether you are pregnant or not, it doesn't matter. But better be pregnant once you are sure of your status. You don't want to have to end up dumping your baby to your parents in Malaysia just because he can't get a status here.

5. Having a EP/S Pass doesn't increase your change to get another job. In fact it will be negative because it shows MOM that you are a job hopper.


Hey the lynx,

1. I was confirmed that I will be getting EP.

2. Are you suggesting that I should work for 3 years before applying for PR?

3. I thought Family Ties Scheme is for SC, not SPRs?

4. Since I am holding EP now and my husband is SPR, is it safe for me to be pregnant and get a status for my child?

5. Even if I work for a year or more, found a better opportunity and decides to change my job, will MOM view me as a job hopper?

Thanks a lot. :)


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