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PR Application

Postby NoTeva » Tue, 01 Jan 2019 1:20 pm

Have applied Singapore PR since 11 March 2018 with status "Pending" until today. Recently got my work pass renewed but downgrade to WP from S Pass. Will this affect my application?

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Re: PR Application

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 01 Jan 2019 4:33 pm

Possibly to probably.

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Re: PR Application

Postby singaporeflyer » Tue, 01 Jan 2019 8:29 pm

NoTeva wrote:Have applied Singapore PR since 11 March 2018 with status "Pending" until today. Recently got my work pass renewed but downgrade to WP from S Pass. Will this affect my application?


Where are you from?

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Re: PR Application

Postby NoTeva » Wed, 02 Jan 2019 8:19 am

Chinese from Malaysia. Apply together with my wife (Malaysian); have been working in Singapore for almost 4 years.

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Re: PR Application

Postby singaporeflyer » Wed, 02 Jan 2019 10:20 am

NoTeva wrote:Chinese from Malaysia. Apply together with my wife (Malaysian); have been working in Singapore for almost 4 years.


You still have a chance

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Re: PR Application

Postby NoTeva » Sat, 05 Jan 2019 7:31 am

singaporeflyer wrote:
NoTeva wrote:Chinese from Malaysia. Apply together with my wife (Malaysian); have been working in Singapore for almost 4 years.


You still have a chance


Hopefully there is. I know WP is not eligible to apply.

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Re: PR Application

Postby Farook2019 » Tue, 08 Jan 2019 10:36 am

Hi guys,

I'm an Indian Muslim married to a local in Singapore. its been 1 year since we got married.
I got my Long-term approved after 4months of waiting time. Once i received the long-term, my wife sponsored and applied a PR for me through ePR in May 2018. Its been 8 months already and still the status is pending.

Wife is working as an Admin with 2k per month.

Male, Indian, Civil Engineer, Age-26, Graduated with B.E, M.BA in India and doing my M.Sc in NTU. Salary is 70k per anum.
Working in Singapore since 2014.

This PR thing is holding us from buying an HDB. since I'm a foreigner, we are not able to get even 50% of the housing loan.

Even we met MP yesterday to expedite the PR process with ICA.

please advice my chance of approval.

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Re: PR Application

Postby singaporeflyer » Tue, 08 Jan 2019 8:51 pm

Farook2019 wrote:Hi guys,

I'm an Indian Muslim married to a local in Singapore. its been 1 year since we got married.
I got my Long-term approved after 4months of waiting time. Once i received the long-term, my wife sponsored and applied a PR for me through ePR in May 2018. Its been 8 months already and still the status is pending.

Wife is working as an Admin with 2k per month.

Male, Indian, Civil Engineer, Age-26, Graduated with B.E, M.BA in India and doing my M.Sc in NTU. Salary is 70k per anum.
Working in Singapore since 2014.

This PR thing is holding us from buying an HDB. since I'm a foreigner, we are not able to get even 50% of the housing loan.

Even we met MP yesterday to expedite the PR process with ICA.

please advice my chance of approval.


Chance is very low
1. Not married for long or do not have a child yet
2. Since spouse is sponsoring your application, she has to have a higher salary. 2K might not be enough.

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Re: PR Application

Postby Mintygreen » Thu, 10 Jan 2019 8:58 am

Hi, I am facing the same issue. Does meeting the MP helps? What can they do?

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Re: PR Application

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 10 Jan 2019 11:10 pm

They can write a letter (maybe - it's usually for PR's trying for SGC) to ICA. ICA will accept the letter, read it and then file it in your file. They may write a quick note acknowledging receipt of same to the MP and that will be about the size and extent of it. I don't know of ONE that has ever accomplished anything by writing to their MP.

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Re: PR Application

Postby mystic_river » Fri, 11 Jan 2019 8:10 am

Mintygreen wrote:Hi, I am facing the same issue. Does meeting the MP helps? What can they do?


Singapore is pretty much a meritocratic society. ICA isn’t gonna give a rat’s ass even if they see your application accompanied with a letter from your MP.

I know this gets asked around here a lot because this works elsewhere (particularly South Asia. They even have a word for it and it’s called sifarish). But this isn’t gonna fly here.

You can still try though. There isn’t anything stopping you.

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Re: PR Application

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 11 Jan 2019 9:22 am

This! ^^^^ ;)


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