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Malaysians applying for Citizenship

Post by synkronize » Mon, 09 May 2016 2:39 pm

Hi

Any malaysians here who have successfully applied and got their citizenship approved/rejected? Wanted to know what your waiting time is like and also your profile.

Both my husband and myself (Malaysian) have been SPR since 2009/2010 and a kid. I plan to apply PR with my kid only. We both work in the finance industry.

Wanted to hear what how others have fared so far.
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Re: Malaysians applying for Citizenship

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 09 May 2016 3:04 pm

Probably will be rejected because they can smell a red herring a long way off. If whole family doesn't apply together, you are looking for the kiss of death, Malaysian or not.

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Re: Malaysians applying for Citizenship

Post by Siv » Mon, 09 May 2016 3:07 pm

Typical....wanting the best of both worlds :roll:

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Re: Malaysians applying for Citizenship

Post by synkronize » Mon, 09 May 2016 3:31 pm

thanks SMS.

I met a Malaysian friend today at lunch who applied for herself and her kids, husband's application wasn't in and she got hers approved.

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Re: Malaysians applying for Citizenship

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 09 May 2016 3:49 pm

I'll just say good luck. I'm assuming you are Chinese M'sians, yeah? The rules don't seem to apply then. One wonders why. :roll:

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Re: Malaysians applying for Citizenship

Post by synkronize » Mon, 09 May 2016 3:56 pm

Yeah I'm Malaysian Chinese but yeah I always wondered why too.

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Post by Barnsley » Mon, 09 May 2016 4:25 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:I'll just say good luck. I'm assuming you are Chinese M'sians, yeah? The rules don't seem to apply then. One wonders why. :roll:

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Re: Malaysians applying for Citizenship

Post by angel0205 » Tue, 10 May 2016 7:31 am

Hi Synkronize,

Do you know how long the processing time for your Malaysian friend to get approval?

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Re: Malaysians applying for Citizenship

Post by tanpw » Thu, 07 Jul 2016 10:27 am

Hi

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Re: Malaysians applying for Citizenship

Post by BBCWatcher » Thu, 07 Jul 2016 10:53 am

Why did you erase your post, tanpw? One question I was going to ask is why/how you applied for citizenship in May, 2014, when you only obtained PR status in January, 2013? My understanding is that ICA requires a minimum two year waiting period.

Anyway, please keep us posted on your application's outcome. It's now July, 2016 (as I write this), so you've been waiting over two years. Perhaps ICA accepted the application (in error?) and then added the waiting period.

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Re: Malaysians applying for Citizenship

Post by tanpw » Thu, 07 Jul 2016 11:16 am

Hi BBCWatcher,

I was accidently edited my post. Sorry about that. It's my first post in this forum.

Yes, you are right. ICA requires a minimum 2 years with PR status. My citizenship application was submitted in May'15, instead of 2014. Typo error in my previous post. My waiting time is about 1 year 2 months.

I'll update my outcome once I received my letter.

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Re: Malaysians applying for Citizenship

Post by tanpw » Tue, 19 Jul 2016 3:14 pm

Hi,

Just an update. I've received IPA letter from ICA yesterday. Waiting period is exactly 14 months.

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Re: Malaysians applying for Citizenship

Post by lot286 » Tue, 19 Jul 2016 4:21 pm

Congrats Tanpw!
Care to share your profile with us?

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Re: Malaysians applying for Citizenship

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 19 Jul 2016 4:51 pm

Why? are you a carbon copy? and your family/siblings/education/and experience? Useless knowledge that will only give somebody false hope.

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Re: Malaysians applying for Citizenship

Post by DerronTee » Fri, 09 Sep 2016 4:20 pm

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