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Chances of getting SC

Postby nat0 » Tue, 16 Oct 2018 4:17 pm

hi all,

I'm writing this to check what are the chances of me and family getting SC.

1. Malaysian chinese (husband and wife) 36 and 31- gotten PR in Oct 2016, approved in 5 months after application.
2. Malaysian baby boy 8 months old, PR recently approved, took 5 months too after application.
3. Husband just lost his job, still searching for job. Wife earns around $40k annually. Husband used to earn $57k annually.

being gotten PR for only 2 years, do we stand a chance to get SC? or should we wait until we completed 3 years?

would my husband being jobless now affects the application if i would like to apply now under economic scheme?

thanks for the feedback!

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Re: Chances of getting SC

Postby singaporeflyer » Tue, 16 Oct 2018 4:34 pm

nat0 wrote:hi all,

I'm writing this to check what are the chances of me and family getting SC.

1. Malaysian chinese (husband and wife) 36 and 31- gotten PR in Oct 2016, approved in 5 months after application.
2. Malaysian baby boy 8 months old, PR recently approved, took 5 months too after application.
3. Husband just lost his job, still searching for job. Wife earns around $40k annually. Husband used to earn $57k annually.

being gotten PR for only 2 years, do we stand a chance to get SC? or should we wait until we completed 3 years?

would my husband being jobless now affects the application if i would like to apply now under economic scheme?

thanks for the feedback!


Who is the main PR - husband or wife?

Why not wait for 1-2 years and then apply when your situation gets better? Why are you rushing?

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Re: Chances of getting SC

Postby Bakulii » Tue, 16 Oct 2018 4:46 pm

Hi nat0,

I personally feel it's too soon. Many advices in this Forum suggested applying for SC only after renewing your first Re-Entry Permit (ie 5 years) but there's no hard and fast rule. I successfully applied for SC in my 4th year after obtaining PR.

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Re: Chances of getting SC

Postby nat0 » Tue, 16 Oct 2018 5:01 pm

singaporeflyer wrote:
Who is the main PR - husband or wife?

Why not wait for 1-2 years and then apply when your situation gets better? Why are you rushing?


probably me be the main applicant since husband has no job now, just unsure will that be an issue which ICA takes into consideration.

just thought of applying early since it takes more than a year for approval,
i'm looking at the childcare subsidies and housing grant, to be honest, the rental we're paying and childcare fee is really killing us now.. since we can only buy a resale hdb after completing 3 yrs of PR i thought if we have a chance to get SC around that time we can have another option of getting balance BTO and with housing grant? that would be a big relief to us..

so applying this early is a no? despite we have the advantage in terms of ethnicity?

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Re: Chances of getting SC

Postby nat0 » Tue, 16 Oct 2018 5:03 pm

Bakulii wrote:Hi nat0,

I personally feel it's too soon. Many advices in this Forum suggested applying for SC only after renewing your first Re-Entry Permit (ie 5 years) but there's no hard and fast rule. I successfully applied for SC in my 4th year after obtaining PR.


so you have gotten ur SC on the 5th year before the PR renewal?
i was told that our PR were approved within 5 months which is considered very fast so i thought we may stand a good chance to convert too... hmmm maybe i'm wrong haha

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Re: Chances of getting SC

Postby singaporeflyer » Tue, 16 Oct 2018 5:24 pm

nat0 wrote:
singaporeflyer wrote:
Who is the main PR - husband or wife?

Why not wait for 1-2 years and then apply when your situation gets better? Why are you rushing?


probably me be the main applicant since husband has no job now, just unsure will that be an issue which ICA takes into consideration.

just thought of applying early since it takes more than a year for approval,
i'm looking at the childcare subsidies and housing grant, to be honest, the rental we're paying and childcare fee is really killing us now.. since we can only buy a resale hdb after completing 3 yrs of PR i thought if we have a chance to get SC around that time we can have another option of getting balance BTO and with housing grant? that would be a big relief to us..

so applying this early is a no? despite we have the advantage in terms of ethnicity?



Looks like for the PR your husband was the main applicant.

It is not going to be easy for you to get SC now without your husband not working.

ICA clearly knows the reasons why you want SC.

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Re: Chances of getting SC

Postby Bakulii » Wed, 17 Oct 2018 9:18 am

nat0 wrote:
Bakulii wrote:Hi nat0,

I personally feel it's too soon. Many advices in this Forum suggested applying for SC only after renewing your first Re-Entry Permit (ie 5 years) but there's no hard and fast rule. I successfully applied for SC in my 4th year after obtaining PR.


so you have gotten ur SC on the 5th year before the PR renewal?
i was told that our PR were approved within 5 months which is considered very fast so i thought we may stand a good chance to convert too... hmmm maybe i'm wrong haha



Hi nat0,

My SC was approved in the 4th year of my PR; the SC application was submitted over the counter approximately 3 years 4 months after obtaining my PR. But, each and every case is unique and i am just sharing this for info.

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Re: Chances of getting SC

Postby nat0 » Wed, 17 Oct 2018 9:42 am

singaporeflyer wrote:
nat0 wrote:
singaporeflyer wrote:
Looks like for the PR your husband was the main applicant.

It is not going to be easy for you to get SC now without your husband not working.

ICA clearly knows the reasons why you want SC.



the PR application we both submitted individually as we're not married that time.. then my son's PR i'm the main applicant..
based on your feedback i guess better to wait till my husband secured a job first before considering to apply SC... thanks anyway.. :)

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Re: Chances of getting SC

Postby nat0 » Wed, 17 Oct 2018 9:45 am

Bakulii wrote:

Hi nat0,

My SC was approved in the 4th year of my PR; the SC application was submitted over the counter approximately 3 years 4 months after obtaining my PR. But, each and every case is unique and i am just sharing this for info.


thanks for the info.. my sis got her SC within 2 months but that was more than 10 years ago, she kept telling me how easy is it to get SC, i'll maybe try submitting a year later to increase the chance..

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Re: Chances of getting SC

Postby bgd » Wed, 17 Oct 2018 10:04 am

nat0 wrote:thanks for the info.. my sis got her SC within 2 months but that was more than 10 years ago, she kept telling me how easy is it to get SC, i'll maybe try submitting a year later to increase the chance..


10 years ago it was easy. Not the case anymore.


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