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Seek advise for pr application

Postby Barack » Tue, 07 Oct 2014 6:35 pm

Thank you to all. Noted your points. We will share the outcome with all.
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Postby Barack » Tue, 07 Oct 2014 6:40 pm

Will it be better for the wife to apply herself? Given her nationality and she graduate from the top uni in M'sia?

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Postby PNGMK » Tue, 07 Oct 2014 7:10 pm

Wait for one more year (tax wise) for the wife and then apply together.

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Postby Barack » Tue, 07 Oct 2014 9:57 pm

PNGMK wrote:Wait for one more year (tax wise) for the wife and then apply together.



So are you saying that the wife is the major credit point for the application?

If we decide to give it a try now, how would you suggest to go ahead - separate or together ?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 07 Oct 2014 10:45 pm

If I were an ICA officer and got an application from only half of a family unit I'd have to wonder why. I'd probably reject the application out of hand as the applicant looks like he would leave his wife if he got PR, otherwise, why didn't he apply as a family unit. Remember, ICA is looking for reasons to reject applications. You don't want to help them, do you? :o

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Postby Barack » Tue, 07 Oct 2014 11:08 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:If I were an ICA officer and got an application from only half of a family unit I'd have to wonder why. I'd probably reject the application out of hand as the applicant looks like he would leave his wife if he got PR, otherwise, why didn't he apply as a family unit. Remember, ICA is looking for reasons to reject applications. You don't want to help them, do you? :o



Thanks. but I am also concerning that I will lower the chance of my wife, given her nationality and has almost everything ion higher side than me. Yes we are a family but isn't that an application should also be assessed on its own merit and the candidate credit points.

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Postby curiousgeorge » Wed, 08 Oct 2014 2:09 am

You stand a higher chance together - Singapore is looking for baby-makers.

I'd suggest that you heed the advice you came here for. These guys know their stuff. Just don't come back in 9 months complaining you were both rejected...

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Postby Barack » Wed, 08 Oct 2014 8:20 am

curiousgeorge wrote:You stand a higher chance together - Singapore is looking for baby-makers.

I'd suggest that you heed the advice you came here for. These guys know their stuff. Just don't come back in 9 months complaining you were both rejected...


Coming here for open discussion. I have seen cases for both - apply together approve and applying separately get approved as well.

Fyi, We have applied together and got rejected. Going for my second attempt. hence I am open for discussion now.

So the mindset here is, at least either approve, we can then proceed to save some taxs and afford a house, and further strengthen our family unit here.

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Postby nakatago » Wed, 08 Oct 2014 8:26 am

Barack wrote:Fyi, We have applied together and got rejected. Going for my second attempt. hence I am open for discussion now.


You should only do your second attempt after the set number of years said in your previous rejection letter or you have dramatically improved your lot (e.g. major promotion, qualification for a higher tier pass, new son, new graduate degree).

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 08 Oct 2014 9:19 am

Barack wrote:Fyi, We have applied together and got rejected. Going for my second attempt. hence I am open for discussion now.



Therein goes to prove my point. The first time you applied was too early as she had not been here long enough. If you would but wait, you would stand a much better chance.

Let me ask you a question. What would happen if she were to apply alone and get PR and you subsequently applied and got the "no way Jose" letter of rejection saying you are welcome to stay here on your EP and if you were to lose your job, for whatever reason, you were denied an LTVP or LTVP+ (it can happen, we have seen it.) Then what would that do to the family unit? Difficult right? It's better to approach the whole thing as a family unit, provided you want the family unit to survive, regardless.

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