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Citizenship rejection

Postby ramanpgi » Sat, 11 Aug 2018 7:16 am

Wanted to get some advise and perspectives to appeal or wait and reapply.
Applied fro citizen ship 2016 Nov and received rejection yesterday.
Indian family of Four all PRs been in singapore since 2011, PR since 2013, Both of us are Doctors, Daughter and son both PRs. Applied for the entire family but received rejection.
Appreciate any thoughts, advise or suggestions on whether to appeal or wait and reapply after sometime.

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Re: Citizenship rejection

Postby NorthIndian » Tue, 14 Aug 2018 7:18 pm

hi , what is your annual income? What did rejection letter say? When did you submit all documents?


What do you think why did it rejected?

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Re: Citizenship rejection

Postby Strong Eagle » Tue, 14 Aug 2018 7:29 pm

NorthIndian wrote:hi , what is your annual income? What did rejection letter say? When did you submit all documents?


What do you think why did it rejected?


What difference does it make? The rejection and circumstances of another application have absolutely no bearing on what is going to happen to your application. Again, you know absolutely nothing about the details of the family that was rejected, other than they were Indian. Whether their income was more or less than yours gives you zero evidence as to whether you will be approved or rejected... you might make more and be rejected anyway, you might make less and be accepted.

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Re: Citizenship rejection

Postby NorthIndian » Tue, 14 Aug 2018 8:33 pm

Considering Doctor is quite prestigious profession, I am just wondering what could be cause of rejection , given that whole family is a PR. Yeah, I am just doing guess work in absence of facts. Now, it is sounding more like a citizenship lottery like H1B or US citizenship lottery, for Indians specially.

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Re: Citizenship rejection

Postby Strong Eagle » Tue, 14 Aug 2018 8:47 pm

NorthIndian wrote:Considering Doctor is quite prestigious profession, I am just wondering what could be cause of rejection , given that whole family is a PR. Yeah, I am just doing guess work in absence of facts. Now, it is sounding more like a citizenship lottery like H1B or US citizenship lottery, for Indians specially.


Here are a couple of possibilities... no idea if they are relevant to him. He works for a multi-national that transfers its executives every couple of years. He has no staying power... he will move wherever the company wants him to move. Not a good choice for citizenship.

His doctorate is from a questionable institution, or in a discipline not recognized by the Singapore authorities.

He has already collected more than one PR, making the authorities wonder just what his commitment is to Singapore.

He has held multiple jobs or his salary is not commensurate with his level of education and experience.

He has had gaps in employment that have been filled by going back to India... where's his staying power.

His wife went back to India to give birth because it's cheaper.

He wants to bring many of his closest relatives to Singapore.

He makes too much money... a sign that he can/will readily move at the next financial opportunity.

The already filled their Indian quota for the year.

Or, none of the above.

It IS a citizenship lottery, pure and simple. There are limits to the amount of growth (by race) that the Singapore government will allow, and that translates into quotas.

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Re: Citizenship rejection

Postby NorthIndian » Wed, 15 Aug 2018 8:32 am

THANKS for the reply!

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Re: Citizenship rejection

Postby yesitsme » Fri, 17 Aug 2018 11:23 am

Purely based on anecdotal evidence, after a second REP renewal (read 10 years of continuous stay) seems to increase the citizenship hit rate noticeably for Indian origin applicants :)

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Re: Citizenship rejection

Postby singaporeflyer » Fri, 17 Aug 2018 12:42 pm

yesitsme wrote:Purely based on anecdotal evidence, after a second REP renewal (read 10 years of continuous stay) seems to increase the citizenship hit rate noticeably for Indian origin applicants :)


Cant say this for sure. Had a friend who has been in SG for the last 15 years and 2 kids born in SG. Still had it rejected. This is very recent rejection.


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