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When to apply for PR (before/after ROM?)

Postby shiracha » Thu, 11 Oct 2018 11:05 am

A little background here

I am a male chinese SC, 29 y.o. planning to ROM to my E-Pass holder fiancée next year Dec (2019).
She is 29 y.o, been studying in sg since 15 y.o ( good sec school and JC), completed her degree in one of the 3 local unis. She has been working in SG for 5 years on EPass and tried to apply for PR 3 years ago but got rejected. We suspect because her salary is not in the high range (2800 at that time)

We want to get a HDB flat and it would be best if she could get PR as we are planning to have our little family here.

The question we have now is comparing if she tries to apply PR now or after we are married, will the chance improve drastically? If so, how long should we wait after ROM to start applying for PR (3 months/6 months/1 year).
Would be nice if we could settle the house part right after our marriage but i guess in this case it is not so possible.

Also, is it wise for her to try to apply PR now? what are the chance for her given that her ethnic is not chinese.

Really appreciate if anyone can share some insight.

Thank you.

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Re: When to apply for PR (before/after ROM?)

Postby singaporeflyer » Thu, 11 Oct 2018 4:04 pm

shiracha wrote:A little background here

I am a male chinese SC, 29 y.o. planning to ROM to my E-Pass holder fiancée next year Dec (2019).
She is 29 y.o, been studying in sg since 15 y.o ( good sec school and JC), completed her degree in one of the 3 local unis. She has been working in SG for 5 years on EPass and tried to apply for PR 3 years ago but got rejected. We suspect because her salary is not in the high range (2800 at that time)

We want to get a HDB flat and it would be best if she could get PR as we are planning to have our little family here.

The question we have now is comparing if she tries to apply PR now or after we are married, will the chance improve drastically? If so, how long should we wait after ROM to start applying for PR (3 months/6 months/1 year).
Would be nice if we could settle the house part right after our marriage but i guess in this case it is not so possible.

Also, is it wise for her to try to apply PR now? what are the chance for her given that her ethnic is not chinese.

Really appreciate if anyone can share some insight.

Thank you.


After ROM she needs to wait for at least 2 years before she has a decent chance for PR or till you have a kid (whichever happens first). This is applicable only if you sponsor her for PR.

Where is she from? What is her current salary and job?

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Re: When to apply for PR (before/after ROM?)

Postby shiracha » Thu, 11 Oct 2018 4:14 pm

singaporeflyer wrote:
After ROM she needs to wait for at least 2 years before she has a decent chance for PR or till you have a kid (whichever happens first). This is applicable only if you sponsor her for PR.

Where is she from? What is her current salary and job?


Hi there, she is from Vietnam, currently working as a senior associate in a start-up firm, annual salary around 40k, her industry generally doesn't pay well. Her take is that even after ROM she would like to try applying PR on her own merit first but.

We are not sure how the sponsor for PR application works actually, will the chance be higher?

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Re: When to apply for PR (before/after ROM?)

Postby singaporeflyer » Thu, 11 Oct 2018 4:19 pm

shiracha wrote:
singaporeflyer wrote:
After ROM she needs to wait for at least 2 years before she has a decent chance for PR or till you have a kid (whichever happens first). This is applicable only if you sponsor her for PR.

Where is she from? What is her current salary and job?


Hi there, she is from Vietnam, currently working as a senior associate in a start-up firm, annual salary around 40k, her industry generally doesn't pay well. Her take is that even after ROM she would like to try applying PR on her own merit first but.

We are not sure how the sponsor for PR application works actually, will the chance be higher?


If her salary was around 60K she could have applied on her own and would have a decent chance. But looks like she has to wait for 2 years after marriage to apply for PR with you as the sponsor.

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Re: When to apply for PR (before/after ROM?)

Postby SaraAbdul » Fri, 12 Oct 2018 9:20 am

shiracha wrote:
singaporeflyer wrote:
After ROM she needs to wait for at least 2 years before she has a decent chance for PR or till you have a kid (whichever happens first). This is applicable only if you sponsor her for PR.

Where is she from? What is her current salary and job?


Hi there, she is from Vietnam, currently working as a senior associate in a start-up firm, annual salary around 40k, her industry generally doesn't pay well. Her take is that even after ROM she would like to try applying PR on her own merit first but.

We are not sure how the sponsor for PR application works actually, will the chance be higher?


Hi, it will be hard for her to apply base on her own merit, her background really not help, historically in scam marriage, and include her pay salary will be tough for her. i would suggest you to sponsor her PR after marriage to have a decent chance.
All the best!

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Re: When to apply for PR (before/after ROM?)

Postby talk007 » Mon, 15 Oct 2018 6:21 pm

do you know that even after getting your PRs, you have to wait for another 3 years to buy hdb flat?

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Re: When to apply for PR (before/after ROM?)

Postby feanor » Tue, 16 Oct 2018 10:03 am

talk007 wrote:do you know that even after getting your PRs, you have to wait for another 3 years to buy hdb flat?


OP is Singaporean, the 3 years rule only applies when both are PRs


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