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CAN YOU APPLY FOR CITIZENSHIP ?

Postby martincymru » Fri, 05 Dec 2014 4:19 pm

Quote [uk guy to me, 4th Dec 2013, aged 60, PR 15 years ]
"My uk friend on an EP is applying for citizenship, not PR".

Is this possible?

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Re: CAN YOU APPLY FOR CITIZENSHIP ?

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 05 Dec 2014 5:29 pm

Possible but not probable. The government can do anything they want. They always leave themselves a side door in the event something comes along that they really want/need. However, I think he probably has misunderstood his friend in from the UK.

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Re: CAN YOU APPLY FOR CITIZENSHIP ?

Postby taxico » Fri, 05 Dec 2014 9:28 pm

fastest i know of personally... is a little more than 2 years via GIP.
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Re: CAN YOU APPLY FOR CITIZENSHIP ?

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 06 Dec 2014 8:02 am

taxico wrote:fastest i know of personally... is a little more than 2 years via GIP.


I thought the PR via GIP program had been shut down a couple years ago? I guess I'll have to check it out (not that I'm qualified or anything, you know!) :lol:

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Re: CAN YOU APPLY FOR CITIZENSHIP ?

Postby JR8 » Sat, 06 Dec 2014 10:12 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
taxico wrote:fastest i know of personally... is a little more than 2 years via GIP.


I thought the PR via GIP program had been shut down a couple years ago? I guess I'll have to check it out (not that I'm qualified or anything, you know!) :lol:


https://www.contactsingapore.sg/investo ... programme/
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Re: CAN YOU APPLY FOR CITIZENSHIP ?

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 06 Dec 2014 2:25 pm

Thanks JR8. I read that a few years ago but it would seem they've up the criteria and also pretty much ensured that if you are a working stiff, regardless of how much you earn, unless one already owns a business with at least three years of healthy track record at the levels the are talking about, one is pretty much going to be out of luck. That's probably where I formulated the idea that they abandoned the PR program as it's pretty much unattainable for the likes of anyone on our board or that I deal with. :-(

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Re: CAN YOU APPLY FOR CITIZENSHIP ?

Postby JR8 » Sat, 06 Dec 2014 3:27 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Thanks GR8


GR8? That's great, thx! ;)

I agree the hurdles are likely well out of reach to any of us here... at least $50m turnover in the year, and three years preceding your application. $2.5million cash down as some form of bond/deposit, and then the rest.
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