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Re: RE: Re: Is it easier to get a job in singapore if you are a permanent resident?

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 22 Apr 2016 12:26 pm

ecureilx wrote:
kaseyma wrote:Furthermore, unlike the U.S. there is no real downside to having the SG PR.


Popcorn time


Only if SHE is a male. Bugis St is long gone. :devil:

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Postby BBCWatcher » Fri, 22 Apr 2016 2:37 pm

kaseyma wrote:Furthermore, unlike the U.S. there is no real downside to having the SG PR.

There are both advantages and disadvantages associated with Singapore Permanent Residence.

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Re: Is it easier to get a job in singapore if you are a permanent resident?

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 22 Apr 2016 2:57 pm

Like I said, for a female, very little if any disadvantages with PR.

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Re: Is it easier to get a job in singapore if you are a permanent resident?

Postby kaseyma » Fri, 22 Apr 2016 7:33 pm

BBCWatcher wrote:
kaseyma wrote:Furthermore, unlike the U.S. there is no real downside to having the SG PR.

There are both advantages and disadvantages associated with Singapore Permanent Residence.

Excellent summary of advantages & disadvantages.
Thanks.

Is that a "sticky" post?
It ought be, if it isn't.

Other than the $100 tax to go into the casino none of the disadvantages really matter to me.
Like SMS says, for the person in question, national service is not immediately relevant.

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Re: Is it easier to get a job in singapore if you are a permanent resident?

Postby genepool » Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:31 pm

What are the ways for her to renew her PR besides going to Singapore, find a job, and stay there.

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Re: Is it easier to get a job in singapore if you are a permanent resident?

Postby Strong Eagle » Thu, 28 Apr 2016 11:04 pm

genepool wrote:What are the ways for her to renew her PR besides going to Singapore, find a job, and stay there.


There aren't. PR stands for "permanent resident" and if you're not going to live in Singapore, why would you need PR?

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Re: Is it easier to get a job in singapore if you are a permanent resident?

Postby BBCWatcher » Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:45 pm

She would not be renewing her PR. She would be renewing her Re-Entry Permit (REP). PR is not renewable, but PR status is terminated if you're caught outside Singapore without a still valid/unexpired Re-Entry Permit.

You don't actually need a REP (or a job for that matter) to avoid losing your PR status, but you must be physically in Singapore "before the music stops" (before your REP expires) and stay only in Singapore if you don't have a new REP.

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Re: Is it easier to get a job in singapore if you are a permanent resident?

Postby kaseyma » Tue, 10 May 2016 10:10 am

I remember that you could renew your REP even if your were outside Singapore, under the presumption that you were temporarily posted overseas and were going back to Singapore in the near future (i.e. 2 or 3 years).
Doing online REP renewal made this even easier.

Is this still possible, or has this changed, too?

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Re: Is it easier to get a job in singapore if you are a permanent resident?

Postby BBCWatcher » Tue, 10 May 2016 10:25 am

It is technically possible to renew a REP from outside Singapore, yes. Whether your REP will be renewed, and for how long, depends on the facts and circumstances. Nothing has changed in those respects.


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