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PR renew concern (really appreciate the help)

Postby cjf_171802 » Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:23 pm

hi all,
i got my PR on august 2013, it ia a 5 year PR.
before my PR was granted, i had been posted by my singapore company to work overseas, and remained so until novernmber 2016. hence for the 3 years after i got my pr. i was mostly overseas while my salary and cpf are being paid in singapore as per normal.
however, i now change my job and work for another company. hence from december 2016, i stop to have income and cpf in singapore.
considerring that i have to renew my pr on august 2018, i am not sure what should i do.
should i go back to singapore immediately, and take another job, for the sake of PR? by doing so will i be granted PR renew?
or can i stay in this company until the end of the year 2017, and go back to singapore? if so how much is my chance of renew?
if i go back to singapore before pr expire, and work in singapore continuously after it expires, will i be able to get my new REP after several month?

appreciated if someone can enlighten me!

thanks a million.

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Re: RE: PR renew concern (really appreciate the help)

Postby ecureilx » Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:52 pm

cjf_171802 wrote:hi all,
i got my PR on august 2013, it ia a 5 year PR.
before my PR was granted, i had been posted by my singapore company to work overseas, and remained so until novernmber 2016. hence for the 3 years after i got my pr. i was mostly overseas while my salary and cpf are being paid in singapore as per normal.
however, i now change my job and work for another company. hence from december 2016, i stop to have income and cpf in singapore.
considerring that i have to renew my pr on august 2018, i am not sure what should i do.
should i go back to singapore immediately, and take another job, for the sake of PR? by doing so will i be granted PR renew?
or can i stay in this company until the end of the year 2017, and go back to singapore? if so how much is my chance of renew?
if i go back to singapore before pr expire, and work in singapore continuously after it expires, will i be able to get my new REP after several month?

appreciated if someone can enlighten me!

thanks a million.


QFP.

If you aren't in Singapore why do you need your PR ?

High chance your REP may be curtailed, if you get a job here before expiry.

Higher chance of refused if you are not here and renewal after a gap may see you with a shorter REP.

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Re: RE: PR renew concern (really appreciate the help)

Postby cjf_171802 » Thu, 30 Mar 2017 7:18 am

ecureilx wrote:
cjf_171802 wrote:hi all,
i got my PR on august 2013, it ia a 5 year PR.
before my PR was granted, i had been posted by my singapore company to work overseas, and remained so until novernmber 2016. hence for the 3 years after i got my pr. i was mostly overseas while my salary and cpf are being paid in singapore as per normal.
however, i now change my job and work for another company. hence from december 2016, i stop to have income and cpf in singapore.
considerring that i have to renew my pr on august 2018, i am not sure what should i do.
should i go back to singapore immediately, and take another job, for the sake of PR? by doing so will i be granted PR renew?
or can i stay in this company until the end of the year 2017, and go back to singapore? if so how much is my chance of renew?
if i go back to singapore before pr expire, and work in singapore continuously after it expires, will i be able to get my new REP after several month?

appreciated if someone can enlighten me!

thanks a million.


QFP.

If you aren't in Singapore why do you need your PR ?

High chance your REP may be curtailed, if you get a job here before expiry.

Higher chance of refused if you are not here and renewal after a gap may see you with a shorter REP.


i need to renew my PR because my long term plan is still in singapore, for family settlement and etc, regardless of the fact that i have been stuck overseas.
anyway, my original plan is to go back by the end of the year. will i be granted a limited REP? if so it can be further renewed if i stay employed in singapore right?

or,should i go back immediately (next month?), and get employment right away? if so will i get another 5-year PR?

thanks for replying me!

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Re: PR renew concern (really appreciate the help)

Postby bro75 » Thu, 30 Mar 2017 8:27 am

There is no guarantee of being granted REP extensions if you have been abroad for the past 3 to 5 years. But ICA may grant an extension of 1 year to enable you to re-establish yourself in Singapore. As long as you are in Singapore once your REP expired, you will remain a PR. As for your specific questions, only ICA can answer that because there are no fixed guidelines regarding approval of REP renewal.

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Re: PR renew concern (really appreciate the help)

Postby PNGMK » Thu, 30 Mar 2017 9:53 am

Was your PR under families ties or PTS? If the latter than you're going to lose it.
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Re: PR renew concern (really appreciate the help)

Postby singaporeflyer » Thu, 30 Mar 2017 2:38 pm

bro75 wrote:There is no guarantee of being granted REP extensions if you have been abroad for the past 3 to 5 years. But ICA may grant an extension of 1 year to enable you to re-establish yourself in Singapore. As long as you are in Singapore once your REP expired, you will remain a PR. As for your specific questions, only ICA can answer that because there are no fixed guidelines regarding approval of REP renewal.

^^^^ +1

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Re: PR renew concern (really appreciate the help)

Postby cjf_171802 » Thu, 30 Mar 2017 10:54 pm

PNGMK wrote:Was your PR under families ties or PTS? If the latter than you're going to lose it.

i believe my PR is under PTS, as i dont have family member in spore.
however, i had my secondary school until university in spore. will ICA consider my likelyhood of residing in spore in the long term, and the fact that my employment status is more like a "bad luck"...

anyway. thanks a lot for the help

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Postby ecureilx » Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:02 pm

cjf_171802 wrote:i believe my PR is under PTS, as i dont have family member in spore.
however, i had my secondary school until university in spore. will ICA consider my likelyhood of residing in spore in the long term, and the fact that my employment status is more like a "bad luck"...


no.

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Re: PR renew concern (really appreciate the help)

Postby PNGMK » Fri, 31 Mar 2017 9:00 am

cjf_171802 wrote:
PNGMK wrote:Was your PR under families ties or PTS? If the latter than you're going to lose it.

i believe my PR is under PTS, as i dont have family member in spore.
however, i had my secondary school until university in spore. will ICA consider my likelyhood of residing in spore in the long term, and the fact that my employment status is more like a "bad luck"...

anyway. thanks a lot for the help


You were ok while employed overseas by a Sing firm and paying CPF etc... now that has stopped you need to get a job back in Singapore
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Re: PR renew concern (really appreciate the help)

Postby cjf_171802 » Fri, 31 Mar 2017 2:07 pm

PNGMK wrote:
cjf_171802 wrote:
PNGMK wrote:Was your PR under families ties or PTS? If the latter than you're going to lose it.

i believe my PR is under PTS, as i dont have family member in spore.
however, i had my secondary school until university in spore. will ICA consider my likelyhood of residing in spore in the long term, and the fact that my employment status is more like a "bad luck"...

anyway. thanks a lot for the help


You were ok while employed overseas by a Sing firm and paying CPF etc... now that has stopped you need to get a job back in Singapore


yes it is my priority now.
i just wonder whether i should quit my job now and get a new job in spore, or could i wait until end of the year?

if i manage to go back to spore before REP renew, i maybe able to get a short REP renew and then extent later.

my current job is quite important for me, so is my PR..such a dilemma

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Re: PR renew concern (really appreciate the help)

Postby PNGMK » Fri, 31 Mar 2017 2:30 pm

Only you know the answer.
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