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Citizenship Interview Day - Questions

Postby plenoptic_vox » Thu, 19 May 2016 3:53 pm

Hi there!

Apologies in advance for this long post - but any help would be much appreciated.

I am a Singapore PR; and my REP is valid till 2021. I applied for citizenship in January this year, and my interview is scheduled for July 2016. I have been a PR since 2011; and just recently got the REP renewed.

My question is this: let's say I quit my job in June. My notice period is 2 months. So on interview day in July, I am technically "employed". and I can get an employment letter and 6 months payslips. Should I just go to the interview and act like nothing has happened and submit my letter and payslips? Or should I tell them that I have resigned and I am on my notice period?

Apologies if this is confusing - but I just dont want to "lie" to them. I intend to stay here for life, and don't want to say or do anything that will make me look bad in front of the govt.

Any help appreciated!

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Re: Citizenship Interview Day - Questions

Postby dynoto » Fri, 20 May 2016 11:28 am

do you need to be employed to apply for citizenship?
i thought thats a requirement for PRs only?

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Re: Citizenship Interview Day - Questions

Postby plenoptic_vox » Fri, 20 May 2016 3:09 pm

well they did ask me to come to the interview with latest 6 months payslips and an employment letter so i'm guessing it is important

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 20 May 2016 4:21 pm

dynoto wrote:do you need to be employed to apply for citizenship?
i thought thats a requirement for PRs only?


You think this is a welfare state? :o

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Re: Citizenship Interview Day - Questions

Postby PNGMK » Fri, 20 May 2016 4:24 pm

Do you have an offer for a new job in hand?
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Re: Citizenship Interview Day - Questions

Postby plenoptic_vox » Fri, 20 May 2016 4:27 pm

yes, I do - so just take the new company letter as well I guess?

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Re: Citizenship Interview Day - Questions

Postby dynoto » Fri, 20 May 2016 7:22 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
dynoto wrote:do you need to be employed to apply for citizenship?
i thought thats a requirement for PRs only?


You think this is a welfare state? :o


well i mean, someone could be retrenched due to circumstances .. or starting a new company when applying for citizenship
is that not a valid reason?

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Re: Citizenship Interview Day - Questions

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 20 May 2016 10:40 pm

No while applying for citizenship. Why on earth would a government take in more refugees than it can handle. There's no guarantee you will find a job. If you have a signed letter of appointment with a confirmed start date, you might pull it off, but if you have anything less than that, I wouldn't give you a wooden nickle of being successful. Cripes, put yourself in their place.


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