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Re: EP approval chances

Post by [email protected] » Sun, 14 Jun 2015 4:32 pm

Hi Sunday,

Thanks for the reply... I thought as much, just playing on my mind... will advise outcome once it hits.

Ronny.

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Re: EP approval chances

Post by [email protected] » Mon, 15 Jun 2015 7:32 pm

Quick update; Well my IPA came through today, in less than 1 day I might add... (submitted 4pm Friday, advised by 1:30pm today)... how efficient, I tip my hat to you MOM.

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Re: EP approval chances

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 15 Jun 2015 8:05 pm

Congrats. But I was pretty sure it was a done thing.

We appreciate the update, however, as this may well help the next person who comes along in similar circumstances and questions. Won't guarantee them an IPA but will help alleviate some of the 'druthers'. ;-)
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Re: EP approval chances

Post by handara85 » Tue, 16 Jun 2015 6:36 pm

Dear all,

I have question, if I renew my employment pass (within same company), do I need to undergo medical test again?

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 16 Jun 2015 9:19 pm

Possibly.
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Re: EP approval chances

Post by the lynx » Wed, 17 Jun 2015 9:05 am

Only if your renewal requires you to do so. Some people are asked to undergo, some are exempted. Don't know what criteria that determines the exemption though. Scope of work?

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Re: EP approval chances

Post by bgd » Wed, 17 Jun 2015 10:28 am

the lynx wrote:Only if your renewal requires you to do so. Some people are asked to undergo, some are exempted. Don't know what criteria that determines the exemption though. Scope of work?
I would imagine bus drivers, heavy equipment operators, oil and gas, any industry where safety is important. Although I guess these sorts of industries also self police. I know if you fly there are industry mandated requirements around medicals.

Yellow card? Class that as an EP? If you can renew I would imagine a medical is a requirement. :wink:

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Post by ecureilx » Wed, 17 Jun 2015 10:40 am

bgd wrote:.
Yellow card? Class that as an EP? If you can renew I would imagine a medical is a requirement. :wink:
Aren't the yellow card holders considered community service staff ?
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Re: EP approval chances

Post by handara85 » Wed, 17 Jun 2015 2:29 pm

I am working in University as research assistant. Do I need to medcheck again for renewing my EP?

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the lynx wrote:Only if your renewal requires you to do so. Some people are asked to undergo, some are exempted. Don't know what criteria that determines the exemption though. Scope of work?

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Re: EP approval chances

Post by the lynx » Wed, 17 Jun 2015 4:26 pm

No idea. Just go if MOM asks you. After all, the company pays for it. Don't worry about it.

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Re: EP approval chances

Post by mb25 » Fri, 19 Jun 2015 4:29 pm

Hi all,

I'm currently awaiting a decision on my employment pass and received some correspondence from MOM this morning. They requested I sign a piece of paper giving them permission to approach institutions and persons listed on my application to verify the information. I was just wondering whether this is a normal procedure, or whether it could be a case of them not being sure about something? I also thought it could have been that my prospective employer didn't include it in the original submission.

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Re: EP approval chances

Post by bgd » Fri, 19 Jun 2015 4:37 pm

Sounds like something was missed out. It would be normal for MOM to follow up to verify the information you have furnished.

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Post by ecureilx » Fri, 19 Jun 2015 5:10 pm

mb25 wrote:. I was just wondering whether this is a normal procedure, or whether it could be a case of them not being sure about something?
That is a normal piece of paper you need to sign. Nothing abnormal about it.

MOM wants to have the option of vetting you with your permission.

In almost any over the counter submissions it is required, not sure how it goes for online submissions.
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Re: EP approval chances

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 19 Jun 2015 5:33 pm

This is normal.
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Re: EP approval chances

Post by mb25 » Fri, 19 Jun 2015 5:43 pm

thanks both

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