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PR application rejected

Postby vipi » Tue, 13 Mar 2018 2:15 pm

European / Caucasian
Education Msc. Eng.
Monthly salary 10k+
Employment pass P1 at SG MNC for more than 10 years

Just wanted to share my story. Me and my colleague applied for PR same time about 1 year ago and the PR application process time was about 1 year for both of us. He got approved and I got rejected. We both started current jobs in late 2015 so we both have resided here for last 2.5 years. He started as new employee in Singapore at this company, I returned from company assignment from overseas and I have been working for this company more than 10 years on local contract. I have higher position in the company and I expect my salary is almost double to my colleague and our professions is in same field of business. We both have kids going to pre-school and we planned to stay, now I'm not sure.

Firstly this implies that 3 completed taxation is not needed as we had only 2 (of which 2015 was only few months, and 2017 was not yet completed). It is of course disappointing to see that the whole process makes it look like that at the end it's only the nationality/race that matters.

I do not hold grudge to my colleague, he is nice and professional guy and this company needs him.

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Re: PR application rejected

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 13 Mar 2018 6:06 pm

So your reason for this post was.........?

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Re: PR application rejected

Postby PNGMK » Tue, 13 Mar 2018 6:15 pm

The Caucasian / other race quota is EXTREMELY limited. Maybe 500 at most approved per year (from reading the reports between the lines) and of those probably mostly have tried many times or are of a desired category. In addition your nationality is important - nationals of certain countries are statistically not taking up SC so why give them PR?
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Re: PR application rejected

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 13 Mar 2018 9:42 pm

PNGMK wrote:In addition your nationality is important - nationals of certain countries are statistically not taking up SC so why give them PR?


This is one thing that most overlook. It is very similar as to the question why don't those high-flyers in the financial sector with "C" level appoints and looking at 300~500k/pa get accepted for PR. Why give them PR? At their level, they will jump and the next offer over $50K/pa than their current salary. So why waste the PR on them as they will never take up Citizenship. ICA has much better track records than we do as they have ALL the data. They know who statistically will make better PR cum Citizens and make their final decisions accordingly, regardless of how well one fits the profile otherwise. It's just the way it is.


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