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Re: Employment Pass Renewals - 2018

Postby mamamama » Thu, 18 Jan 2018 9:50 pm

Hi EdwardHend,

How is your ex colleague appeal on the reject for her EP renewal , is it approved at the end?

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Re: Employment Pass Renewals - 2018

Postby Strong Eagle » Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:39 pm

mamamama wrote:Hi EdwardHend,

How is your ex colleague appeal on the reject for her EP renewal , is it approved at the end?


What difference does it make?

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Re: Employment Pass Renewals - 2018

Postby EdwardHend » Fri, 02 Feb 2018 4:36 pm

mamamama wrote:Hi EdwardHend,

How is your ex colleague appeal on the reject for her EP renewal , is it approved at the end?


There was no luck on her Epass re-appeal. It was rejected again. The company has applied a downgrade from epass to spass and she is still awaiting for result. Hopefully the downgrade of pass will works on her.

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Re: Employment Pass Renewals - 2018

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 02 Feb 2018 9:29 pm

If the tick box to be considered for an S Pass if the EP application criteria couldn't be met wasn't ticked on the original application, it's highly unlikely applying for a downgrade to an S pass as MOM very succinctly admonishes that whosoever applies for an EP and DOES NOT TICK THE "ALSO CONSIDER AN S PASS IF NOT QUALIFIED FOR AN EP" shall NOT be allowed to downgrade or even apply with a new application for an S pass (at least with that employer). So Good Luck as I feel she is going to need it.

If the S pass box was also ticked and even an appeal didn't make it, she's in bad shape, I'm afraid.

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Re: Employment Pass Renewals - 2018

Postby rajagainstthemachine » Wed, 21 Mar 2018 2:43 pm

EdwardHend wrote:
rajagainstthemachine wrote:I've found that using the Self Assessment Tool that in 2018, renewals for EP's are going to be super tight,

For eg. if you are earning 5000/6000 PM on EP and its up for renewal in 2018, it may be rejected.
the Self Assessment Tool says this salary is only eligible for an S pass.
For your EP to be renewed in 2018 the chances are that such salaries will need to be bumped to at least 7000 to receive EP renewals.
Do you guys know of any such cases of employees in this bracket and who were EP's were rejected?


I agree with you on this. EP approvals are getting tighter now even for renewals. My ex colleague has been rejected for her EP renewal twice and now her pass is on appeal. Her current salary is already 7k and she took the assessment tool, tried to key in and increases the salary til it reaches 10k to be approved. No way her current company will give her 10k pay.


My wife's colleague had a similar situation, here's what happened..
they are a small firm ( just 6 people, 3 SC & 3 EP's ) one of the EP's was up for renewal, her salary was 5500 per month, renewal was rejected, they tried to appeal, appeal was also rejected.
Next they had to cancel the renewal application and apply in fresh, this time it was granted with a salary of 6500.
I guess the way I see it is MoM want to see how badly a company wants to fight to keep their employees, if the company doesn't want to put up a fight then, thats another EP out of the window.
To get there early is on time and showing up on time is late


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