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pr application translated documents

Post by yoochunnie » Wed, 01 Aug 2018 12:46 pm

hi any malaysian here? i need your help. for malaysia birth certificate need to be translated into english right? do i need to certified or notarised the translated doc in order to submit online for e-pr?

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Post by zcphua » Thu, 02 Aug 2018 3:16 pm

It should be okay if it's not translated. My friend gotten her PR without submitting the translated documents.

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Post by simon0426 » Mon, 13 Aug 2018 4:02 pm

yoochunnie wrote:hi any malaysian here? i need your help. for malaysia birth certificate need to be translated into english right? do i need to certified or notarised the translated doc in order to submit online for e-pr?
No need translate. I did not translate when submit my application

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Post by samuraibeefburger » Tue, 14 Aug 2018 11:53 am

I got mine translated, but the officer didn't actually ask me for it when I submitted my documents over the counter (I submitted my application late last year before online applications were introduced).

But for some peace of mind, just translate lor.

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Post by kupjip » Wed, 10 Jul 2019 10:42 am

I know this forum has been saying that, for Malaysians applying for Singapore PR, there is no need to get a English translation of the Birth Cert (issued in Malay). However, the "Chat replied (Ask Jamie @ICA) from ICA website" indicated that it has to be translated to English. Is there any latest info on this Birth Cert translation issue? Would appreciate feedback from recent PR applicants. Tq.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 10 Jul 2019 12:21 pm

When in doubt, translate. Simple.

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Post by player2020 » Tue, 31 Mar 2020 9:54 am

Any updates on whether Year 2020 need to translate malay to english?
If need update documents - where is the fastest way to do this and get it confirmed?

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Post by jun-jie.gan » Fri, 07 Aug 2020 2:30 pm

player2020 wrote:
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 9:54 am
Any updates on whether Year 2020 need to translate malay to english?
If need update documents - where is the fastest way to do this and get it confirmed?
I submitted in Jan 2020, completed my formalities recently.
My birth cert is in Malay without translation, no problem during formalities too.
As I understand Malay is the national language of Singapore, it is not necessary.

* But then again, please don't blame me if anything happen to your application due to this :shock:

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Post by abbby » Fri, 07 Aug 2020 5:07 pm

jun-jie.gan wrote:
Fri, 07 Aug 2020 2:30 pm
player2020 wrote:
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 9:54 am
Any updates on whether Year 2020 need to translate malay to english?
If need update documents - where is the fastest way to do this and get it confirmed?
I submitted in Jan 2020, completed my formalities recently.
My birth cert is in Malay without translation, no problem during formalities too.
As I understand Malay is the national language of Singapore, it is not necessary.

* But then again, please don't blame me if anything happen to your application due to this :shock:
Yes I presume there are Malay staff at ICA who could read it. However, for other languages, it's best to translate ie: Vietnamese, Thai etc. But to err on the side of caution, translate to avoid any unnecessary delays in your application.
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Re: pr application translated documents

Post by Cheekygal » Sun, 18 Oct 2020 11:28 pm

jun-jie.gan wrote:
Fri, 07 Aug 2020 2:30 pm
player2020 wrote:
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 9:54 am
Any updates on whether Year 2020 need to translate malay to english?
If need update documents - where is the fastest way to do this and get it confirmed?
I submitted in Jan 2020, completed my formalities recently.
My birth cert is in Malay without translation, no problem during formalities too.
As I understand Malay is the national language of Singapore, it is not necessary.

* But then again, please don't blame me if anything happen to your application due to this :shock:
Jun Jie, in total how many months did you have to wait for the application to be approved?

I applied for mine end of March and have not heard from ICA yet. Am wondering if the Covid situation lengthened the processing time...

In any case I just found out that the birth certificate need to be translated but I didn’t do for mine... hopefully it will still go through like yours :(

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Re: pr application translated documents

Post by jun-jie.gan » Thu, 22 Oct 2020 12:41 pm

Cheekygal wrote:
Sun, 18 Oct 2020 11:28 pm
jun-jie.gan wrote:
Fri, 07 Aug 2020 2:30 pm
player2020 wrote:
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 9:54 am
Any updates on whether Year 2020 need to translate malay to english?
If need update documents - where is the fastest way to do this and get it confirmed?
I submitted in Jan 2020, completed my formalities recently.
My birth cert is in Malay without translation, no problem during formalities too.
As I understand Malay is the national language of Singapore, it is not necessary.

* But then again, please don't blame me if anything happen to your application due to this :shock:
Jun Jie, in total how many months did you have to wait for the application to be approved?

I applied for mine end of March and have not heard from ICA yet. Am wondering if the Covid situation lengthened the processing time...

In any case I just found out that the birth certificate need to be translated but I didn’t do for mine... hopefully it will still go through like yours :(
Yea probably due to Covid, my colleague received within 4 months before Covid period, i've received mine around 6 months (Status updated in July).

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