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Employment pass processing time

Postby Rvg02 » Mon, 08 Jan 2018 8:04 pm

Hi,

I have applied for employment pass on 15th December , still it is showing pending status.
How much time it will take to approve ?

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Re: Employment pass processing time

Postby jamie9vardy » Mon, 08 Jan 2018 9:30 pm

Rvg02 wrote:Hi,

I have applied for employment pass on 15th December , still it is showing pending status.
How much time it will take to approve ?

From 3 days to 3 months. Or never?

Depends on your nationality, education and professional background. Vetting may take a longer time. And maybe the number of local staff in your employer company.

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Re: Employment pass processing time

Postby bold_brave_spirit » Mon, 15 Jan 2018 8:38 pm

I'm in the same boat. My application was submitted on Dec 20th and I'm still pending too.

My question is how long can the employer wait? Its for a very large MNC payments company and they spent 3-4 months looking for the role from what I was told.

Just don't want them to re-tract an offer because MOM is digging their heels.

I thought this was a fairly fast process - from what I'm seeing from comments and shared stories, there really is no fixed time and its luck of the draw because applicants are basically profiled.
Sounds about right?

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Re: Employment pass processing time

Postby cosmos2017 » Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:42 pm

HI, bold_brave_spirit

Have you got your EP approved yet?

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Re: Employment pass processing time

Postby bold_brave_spirit » Fri, 19 Jan 2018 3:11 pm

Not yet. Tomorrow Jan 20 is going to be 4 weeks.

What about you Rvg2 - have you received yours?

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Re: Employment pass processing time

Postby dannago » Fri, 09 Feb 2018 4:35 am

hey guys, same here. had the application for my work permit spass on 17.01. until now i have no reply and i have the issue about the tourist visa that is expiring on 20.02. so am not too sure what should i do in this case and which are my chances. also, is it possible at this point another company to apply for my ep, so that i have two applications pending for spass and one for ep? thanks!

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Re: Employment pass processing time

Postby dannago » Fri, 09 Feb 2018 4:37 am

p.s. did you guys get your ep/ spass? if yes, after how much time was it? thank you!

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Re: Employment pass processing time

Postby bold_brave_spirit » Mon, 12 Feb 2018 8:54 pm

I got my EP after 5 weeks. But this was also over the Xmas Holidays and NY so I suspect longer than normal.

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Re: Employment pass processing time

Postby Karna123 » Tue, 20 Mar 2018 1:26 am

Guys please help me here, my EP was raised on Feb 2nd and still in pending status. I am just wondering it's been 6weeks and how long it takes to approve/cancel my EP. Anyone else is there with this kind of situation

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Re: Employment pass processing time

Postby Strong Eagle » Tue, 20 Mar 2018 1:45 am

Karna123 wrote:Guys please help me here, my EP was raised on Feb 2nd and still in pending status. I am just wondering it's been 6weeks and how long it takes to approve/cancel my EP. Anyone else is there with this kind of situation


I could be anytime from tomorrow to never. Depends on a lot of factors.

a) Are you being paid enough for the number of years experience you have?
b) Are your schools prompt in submitting documents?
c) Are you working for a company that is going to bodyshop you out to a third company?
d) Are you Indian?
e) Has the company you are going to work for pissed off MoM?

Could be any of the above or something else.

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Re: Employment pass processing time

Postby Karna123 » Tue, 20 Mar 2018 9:01 pm

Hi sir, thanks for your response.yes, I am an Indian and they offered me well package in correspondence to my experience.
One word I heard from the consultancy is, they got a query on my EP asking for HR letter on feb27th and the same was submitted on Feb 28th.
Even from Feb 28th also it's 3 weeks completed, have you ever seen any cases like this? and how long they can take in these situations(query).

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Re: Employment pass processing time

Postby Strong Eagle » Tue, 20 Mar 2018 10:44 pm

Karna123 wrote:Hi sir, thanks for your response.yes, I am an Indian and they offered me well package in correspondence to my experience.
One word I heard from the consultancy is, they got a query on my EP asking for HR letter on feb27th and the same was submitted on Feb 28th.
Even from Feb 28th also it's 3 weeks completed, have you ever seen any cases like this? and how long they can take in these situations(query).


People in these forums have reported that they have waited three months with no response for an application for EP. I have no evidence whatsoever to back me up, and it seems to me that once an EP application has been waiting this long, it's an indication that they don't really want to issue and EP to you and that if MoM waits long enough, the whole thing will just go away.

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Re: Employment pass processing time

Postby Karna123 » Sat, 31 Mar 2018 4:50 pm

Yeah seems it will take more time, from Feb 2nd it's almost 2months. Will wait for 1 more month and see how it goes.
Thanks for your time.

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Re: Employment pass processing time

Postby amkhub555 » Wed, 09 May 2018 10:38 am

HI Karna, So have you got your employment pass by now?

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Re: Employment pass processing time

Postby buddhi483 » Tue, 26 Jun 2018 8:35 am

Hi,

I have applied for employment pass on 1st June, still, it is showing pending status.
How much time it will take to approve.

I have 8+ years experience
Degree.
6000k salary.

Applied from Agent.


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