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Re: Chances of getting Singapore Citizenship

Postby aldoteng » Mon, 26 Feb 2018 3:08 pm

squishyfats wrote: Thanks for the tip! Wishing you all the best in your application


Obtained IPA late January 2018, which was about six months after "interview" (which as everyone explained is more a document checking session) in July 2017.

I was surprised at the speed given my not-so-desirable social status (single non-father). Perhaps the fact that I schooled here since Primary 1 helped.

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Re: Chances of getting Singapore Citizenship

Postby singaporeflyer » Mon, 26 Feb 2018 5:37 pm

aldoteng wrote:
squishyfats wrote: Thanks for the tip! Wishing you all the best in your application


Obtained IPA late January 2018, which was about six months after "interview" (which as everyone explained is more a document checking session) in July 2017.

I was surprised at the speed given my not-so-desirable social status (single non-father). Perhaps the fact that I schooled here since Primary 1 helped.


How long does it take to get the approval letter after completing the SG Journey?

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Re: Chances of getting Singapore Citizenship

Postby aldoteng » Mon, 26 Feb 2018 5:40 pm

I've only received the IPA (in principal approval) - I have not received an approval letter. I haven't gone for the SG Journey.

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Re: Chances of getting Singapore Citizenship

Postby singaporeflyer » Mon, 26 Feb 2018 6:18 pm

aldoteng wrote:I've only received the IPA (in principal approval) - I have not received an approval letter. I haven't gone for the SG Journey.


I thought you are given 2 months to finish the SG Journey ?

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Re: Chances of getting Singapore Citizenship

Postby tuahchi » Mon, 26 Feb 2018 6:19 pm

singaporeflyer wrote:
aldoteng wrote:
squishyfats wrote: Thanks for the tip! Wishing you all the best in your application


Obtained IPA late January 2018, which was about six months after "interview" (which as everyone explained is more a document checking session) in July 2017.

I was surprised at the speed given my not-so-desirable social status (single non-father). Perhaps the fact that I schooled here since Primary 1 helped.


How long does it take to get the approval letter after completing the SG Journey?

Hi SF, I completed my SG Journey on 13 Dec 2017 and received the final approval letter which was dated 19 Dec 2017, on 21 Dec 2017.

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Re: Chances of getting Singapore Citizenship

Postby singaporeflyer » Mon, 26 Feb 2018 6:33 pm

tuahchi wrote:
singaporeflyer wrote:
aldoteng wrote:
Obtained IPA late January 2018, which was about six months after "interview" (which as everyone explained is more a document checking session) in July 2017.

I was surprised at the speed given my not-so-desirable social status (single non-father). Perhaps the fact that I schooled here since Primary 1 helped.


How long does it take to get the approval letter after completing the SG Journey?

Hi SF, I completed my SG Journey on 13 Dec 2017 and received the final approval letter which was dated 19 Dec 2017, on 21 Dec 2017.


Thank you

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Re: Chances of getting Singapore Citizenship

Postby zhtaik » Tue, 27 Feb 2018 11:38 am

Hi Guys,

For those who get approved, you guys get IPA letter first while ienquiry status still pending or ienquiry status changed to approve and then only receive IPA letter ?

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Re: Chances of getting Singapore Citizenship

Postby singaporeflyer » Tue, 27 Feb 2018 11:45 am

zhtaik wrote:Hi Guys,

For those who get approved, you guys get IPA letter first while ienquiry status still pending or ienquiry status changed to approve and then only receive IPA letter ?


ienquiry status will be Pending till you complete the SG Citizenship Journey (after receiving IPA)

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Re: Chances of getting Singapore Citizenship

Postby aldoteng » Tue, 27 Feb 2018 3:12 pm

singaporeflyer wrote:
aldoteng wrote:I've only received the IPA (in principal approval) - I have not received an approval letter. I haven't gone for the SG Journey.


I thought you are given 2 months to finish the SG Journey ?


Yup. My IPA was dated end Jan, so I must complete SG Journey by end March.

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Re: Chances of getting Singapore Citizenship

Postby Jerryjames1990 » Wed, 28 Feb 2018 2:00 pm

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 ?

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Re: Chances of getting Singapore Citizenship

Postby singaporeflyer » Wed, 28 Feb 2018 4:04 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 ?


did you graduate from local national universities?

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Re: Chances of getting Singapore Citizenship

Postby Jerryjames1990 » Wed, 28 Feb 2018 4:19 pm

singaporeflyer wrote:
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 ?


did you graduate from local national universities?


Yes , graduated from NUS in 2016

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Re: Chances of getting Singapore Citizenship

Postby singaporeflyer » Wed, 28 Feb 2018 4:29 pm

Jerryjames1990 wrote:
singaporeflyer wrote:
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 ?


did you graduate from local national universities?


Yes , graduated from NUS in 2016


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

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Re: Chances of getting Singapore Citizenship

Postby Jerryjames1990 » Wed, 28 Feb 2018 4:36 pm

singaporeflyer wrote:
Jerryjames1990 wrote:
singaporeflyer wrote:
did you graduate from local national universities?


Yes , graduated from NUS in 2016


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

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Re: Chances of getting Singapore Citizenship

Postby singaporeflyer » Wed, 28 Feb 2018 4:39 pm

Jerryjames1990 wrote:
singaporeflyer wrote:
Jerryjames1990 wrote:
Yes , graduated from NUS in 2016


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.


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