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Postby pk4187 » Sat, 16 Aug 2014 8:25 am

Hi,

I applied PR (Together with spouse) last Feb 2014 and got rejected. Now I am planning to re-apply in Feb 2015.

One of my friend advised to apply as a single applicant.

Can anyone please suggest that which option will be high chances for approval.
To apply single or with spouse ?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 16 Aug 2014 9:07 am

Apply as single. Better chance of getting rejected.

Frankly, not enough data to make a judgement call. They may have rejected for several reasons not revealed. Without know more about you we cannot hazard a guess.

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Postby Wd40 » Sat, 16 Aug 2014 9:56 am

Some people get rejected because they just missed by a small margin, others get rejected because they missed by a long shot.

But people from the OP's nationality(which I am also included) are auto reject cases. Over a period of last couple of years, there is enough data here to suggest that there seems some sort of a timer set to Auto Reject us exactly after 6,7,8..12 months after the application date.

There seems to be some sort of formula why some get rejected sooner and some later, may be they want us to think its random. I am pretty sure there is a formula. No of months to hold = Age*duration in the country+... etc

So OP no matter when you apply or how you apply, its not going to work.

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Postby brian_singapore » Sat, 16 Aug 2014 10:48 am

On the question of applying solo or applying with spouse though - is it really better to apply solo? I would have thought it would be better to apply as a family unit to demonstrate more intent to stay in Singapore and be meaningful contributors to society in the form of both taxes and children....

But I'm months if not years away from applying so haven't really dug into this yet.

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Postby pk4187 » Sat, 16 Aug 2014 10:54 am

@ sundaymorningstaple,

I am an Indian Nationality holding S-Pass and 9+ years of stay in Singapore.
Work: Marine Sector

Spouse holding with EP (Q) from last 16 months.
Work: IT Sector

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Postby Wd40 » Sat, 16 Aug 2014 11:09 am

Doesn't matter. If you read your rejection letter again, it says "Nevertheless, you and your family members can continue to stay in Singapore on your existing passes"

What they actually mean is "You should be thankful, that you are given work passes to stay here" :lol:

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 16 Aug 2014 11:30 am

If you are on an S pass, I'd not hold my breath getting PR, truth be known. In fact, if your wife is on a Q pass I'd give her a better shot at it once she's been here sufficiently long enough, but even then, chances are slim for the reasons noted by others here. If you rejection letter did say you are welcome to stay here on your existing passes, then, for all intents and purposes, it's the kiss of death trying to get PR. If it doesn't say that, then you can try again but still I don't think you will be successful. BUT. I've been wrong before so don't let that stop you from trying again. If you are successful, consider it a bonus.

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Postby PNGMK » Sat, 16 Aug 2014 6:59 pm

pk4187 wrote:@ sundaymorningstaple,

I am an Indian Nationality holding S-Pass and 9+ years of stay in Singapore.
Work: Marine Sector

Spouse holding with EP (Q) from last 16 months.
Work: IT Sector


ZERO chance. Just count your blessings to keep your job and S-Pass.


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