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PEP processing time (personal employment pass)

Postby Kagoli » Mon, 11 Jun 2018 12:19 pm

Hi,
I thought it would be a good idea to have a threat just on PEP (personal employment pass) so we can share processing time.
It is mentioned that processing time for the PEP is within 8 weeks (as of the 11th of June 2018 - see http://www.mom.gov.sg/passes-and-permits/personalised-employment-pass/apply-for-a-pass)

FYI, here are details of my case

[color=#FF8000][b]Date of Application = 18/05/2018
Approved on the 5/07/2018 (48 days)


I am expecting to hear back by the 12th of July, or earlier.

One can check PEP status here: https://eponline.mom.gov.sg/epol/PEPOLENQM007DisplayAction.do

Will update one I hear more on my status.
Please share yours experience and processing time.
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Re: PEP processing time (personal employment pass)

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 11 Jun 2018 10:53 pm

Here we go again! ](*,) :roll: #-o

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Re: PEP processing time (personal employment pass)

Postby Kagoli » Wed, 13 Jun 2018 12:59 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Here we go again! ](*,) :roll: #-o

Not sure I understand your comment.
Do you want to develop?

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Re: PEP processing time (personal employment pass)

Postby singaporeflyer » Wed, 13 Jun 2018 1:32 pm

Kagoli wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:Here we go again! ](*,) :roll: #-o

Not sure I understand your comment.
Do you want to develop?


What SMS means is even if you ask for experience from other people, it wont be related to your PEP case for some might have it approved in 1 week and some might have taken 10 weeks. Based on this, how can you relate it to your case.

So, he is asking to patiently wait for your outcome

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Re: PEP processing time (personal employment pass)

Postby lilper » Tue, 14 Aug 2018 6:14 pm

Hi,

mine is 25/06.. still waiting.. last week left.. was there a case of rejection? maybe you could share how long it took to share the result for rejections?

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Re: PEP processing time (personal employment pass)

Postby Kagoli » Tue, 14 Aug 2018 6:21 pm

Mine took 7 weekw..
Was positive

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Re: PEP processing time (personal employment pass)

Postby gridlock » Sat, 10 Nov 2018 2:46 pm

When I'd applied, the MOM website stated that processing times were 8 weeks.
Mine took 8 weeks - to the day.
The actual approval appears to happen earlier (based on the date on the letter), but they send out the notification letter right on the day of 8 weeks. The electronic status also updates only on the last day of the 8-week period.
A colleague of mine had the very same experience. So did a friend of their's.

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Re: PEP processing time (personal employment pass)

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 11 Nov 2018 2:55 am

So your message is????????

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Re: PEP processing time (personal employment pass)

Postby VB2018 » Tue, 04 Dec 2018 12:42 pm

Hi,

I had applied for PEP in Nov 2018 and based on the online status of my application it got approved in 3 weeks. I am yet to receive the IPA (in-principle approval letter) though. Any idea how long does it take to get the IPA?

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Re: PEP processing time (personal employment pass)

Postby singaporeflyer » Tue, 04 Dec 2018 1:46 pm

VB2018 wrote:Hi,

I had applied for PEP in Nov 2018 and based on the online status of my application it got approved in 3 weeks. I am yet to receive the IPA (in-principle approval letter) though. Any idea how long does it take to get the IPA?


In 1-3 weeks after your approval

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Re: PEP processing time (personal employment pass)

Postby VB2018 » Tue, 04 Dec 2018 6:31 pm

thank you, singaporeflyer.

Can I apply for DPs in the meanwhile or it can be done only after getting the IPA?

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Re: PEP processing time (personal employment pass)

Postby singaporeflyer » Tue, 04 Dec 2018 6:42 pm

VB2018 wrote:thank you, singaporeflyer.

Can I apply for DPs in the meanwhile or it can be done only after getting the IPA?


You can apply for DP while waiting for your IPA. Not sure if it has changed now. When I had applied for PEP, I applied for DP for my family along with my PEP application

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Re: PEP processing time (personal employment pass)

Postby Killiam4 » Thu, 06 Dec 2018 10:45 am

Hi I am currently in Singapore on a 90 day visit pass. I just received my ipa letter. I have been here four weeks already and due to start work beginning of January. Do I need to leave Singapore first and present my ipa letter at immigration or can I continue to stay here without having to leave? Thanks everyone just a bit confused

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Re: PEP processing time (personal employment pass)

Postby singaporeflyer » Thu, 06 Dec 2018 11:17 am

Killiam4 wrote:Hi I am currently in Singapore on a 90 day visit pass. I just received my ipa letter. I have been here four weeks already and due to start work beginning of January. Do I need to leave Singapore first and present my ipa letter at immigration or can I continue to stay here without having to leave? Thanks everyone just a bit confused


based on what I know, you can continue to stay on the Visit Pass and issue your EP in Jan 2019.

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Re: PEP processing time (personal employment pass)

Postby Killiam4 » Thu, 06 Dec 2018 11:19 am

Thanks so much for the quick reply:-)


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