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Re: Citizenship application status still pending

Postby mystic_river » Mon, 14 Jan 2019 10:01 am

been a week since i've been having this issue but...i am not able to access eSC to check my status. Is the system down for everyone else too?

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Re: Citizenship application status still pending

Postby mystic_river » Tue, 15 Jan 2019 11:31 am

Emailed ICA about the SC status and they just replied that as soon as a decision is made, they'll inform of the decision by email.

So for those concerned, you don't have to keep checking your mailbox. Just check your email instead.

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Re: Citizenship application status still pending

Postby singaporeflyer » Tue, 15 Jan 2019 11:37 am

mystic_river wrote:Emailed ICA about the SC status and they just replied that as soon as a decision is made, they'll inform of the decision by email.

So for those concerned, you don't have to keep checking your mailbox. Just check your email instead.



I went through the same phase last year. ICA wont inform the decision over email. The email will just say decision is already made and check your letter box for the outcome.

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Re: Citizenship application status still pending

Postby mystic_river » Tue, 12 Feb 2019 11:00 am

singaporeflyer wrote:
mystic_river wrote:Emailed ICA about the SC status and they just replied that as soon as a decision is made, they'll inform of the decision by email.

So for those concerned, you don't have to keep checking your mailbox. Just check your email instead.



I went through the same phase last year. ICA wont inform the decision over email. The email will just say decision is already made and check your letter box for the outcome.


In that case, it’s safe to assume that when you receive the email from ICA that a decision has been reached, and if you check iEnquiry and it says “pending”, then the IPA is otw instead of rejection?

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Re: Citizenship application status still pending

Postby singaporeflyer » Tue, 12 Feb 2019 11:23 am

mystic_river wrote:
singaporeflyer wrote:
mystic_river wrote:Emailed ICA about the SC status and they just replied that as soon as a decision is made, they'll inform of the decision by email.

So for those concerned, you don't have to keep checking your mailbox. Just check your email instead.



I went through the same phase last year. ICA wont inform the decision over email. The email will just say decision is already made and check your letter box for the outcome.


In that case, it’s safe to assume that when you receive the email from ICA that a decision has been reached, and if you check iEnquiry and it says “pending”, then the IPA is otw instead of rejection?


Online status gets updated 3-4 days after the letter is mailed out. Usually the letter with the decision comes first before the online status changes to Approved/Rejected. This is just purely based on my personal experience.

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Re: Citizenship application status still pending

Postby zap1201 » Mon, 18 Feb 2019 3:55 pm

May I check if there are past precedents where SC application decision was made later than 18 months?

In my case, it has now been exactly 18 months since I submitted documents and status is still showing pending, no emails, nothing in the mailbox.

When I went to ICA to inquire about a month back, they told me "we nowadays take a maximum of 18 months for a decision"

Many thanks.

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Re: Citizenship application status still pending

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 18 Feb 2019 10:32 pm

We have had a couple at 24 months and one I remember went to 25 months (can't remember if he was successful or not), of those over 20 months they pretty much split the difference with have successful and half ultimately rejected. So the length of time is not really any gauge or indication of potential success or failure.


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