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Anyone got Approved PR who applied in 2018?

Postby thet.tta » Fri, 15 Mar 2019 5:02 pm

Hi Guys,

Is there anyone approved PR who applied last year 2018? I have submitted in Feb 2018 and still Pending. One month ago ICA asked to submit family member details and we submitted.

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Re: Anyone got Approved PR who applied in 2018?

Postby bluescreamer » Sat, 16 Mar 2019 1:28 pm

Got approved in exactly 5 months.
First time application Oct 2018, got approved last week :)

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Re: Anyone got Approved PR who applied in 2018?

Postby thet.tta » Sat, 16 Mar 2019 4:09 pm

Wow Congrats! you might have good profile.

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Re: Anyone got Approved PR who applied in 2018?

Postby bluescreamer » Sat, 16 Mar 2019 4:56 pm

thet.tta wrote:Wow Congrats! you might have good profile.


Thanks man. But the profile I used for the application was rather average. Can’t emphasis enough that the applicant’s passport & race could possibly be the sole determinant to the approval- as long as you have a decent job/age/education

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Re: Anyone got Approved PR who applied in 2018?

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 16 Mar 2019 10:40 pm

Bluescreamer, you ought to know by now, that probably a lot to do with some of the applications mentioned here may well be explained by the quality of thinking of the questions posted on this forum after we've gone to great lengths for years to educate them. ;-)

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Re: Anyone got Approved PR who applied in 2018?

Postby mdaspro » Mon, 25 Mar 2019 1:54 pm

thet.tta wrote:Hi Guys,

Is there anyone approved PR who applied last year 2018? I have submitted in Feb 2018 and still Pending. One month ago ICA asked to submit family member details and we submitted.



I applied in May 2018, got approval after 9 months (Feb 2019)

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Re: Anyone got Approved PR who applied in 2018?

Postby hashmonn » Mon, 15 Apr 2019 4:47 pm

bluescreamer wrote:Got approved in exactly 5 months.
First time application Oct 2018, got approved last week :)

Do you mind sharing your profile a bit?

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Re: Anyone got Approved PR who applied in 2018?

Postby bluescreamer » Tue, 23 Apr 2019 3:31 pm

hashmonn wrote:
bluescreamer wrote:Got approved in exactly 5 months.
First time application Oct 2018, got approved last week :)

Do you mind sharing your profile a bit?


You can refer to my previous posts for more info on my background :)

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Re: Anyone got Approved PR who applied in 2018?

Postby rvyne » Wed, 24 Apr 2019 3:35 pm

applied last December 2018 til now no update/news of my application.

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Re: Anyone got Approved PR who applied in 2018?

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 24 Apr 2019 9:33 pm

You've still got about 12 months to wait.

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Re: Anyone got Approved PR who applied in 2018?

Postby amit2410 » Fri, 26 Apr 2019 9:34 pm

I applied first time on Nov 2018 and got rejection exactly after 5 months. With my profile it was kind of obvious but I tried anyway.

29 yrs Bangladeshi male, BSc from Malaysia, MSc from NUS and now working at NTU as Research Associate. 3 years of stay in Singapore. Newly married, no kids. Wife not working currently.

The letter says:
1. Thank you for your interest in Singapore Permanent Residence (SPR). All SPR applications are assessed holistically under the prevailing criteria, including economic contribution, education qualifications and integration with Singapore society among other things.

2. We have considered your application, including supporting documents. We regret to inform you that your application is not successful.


I am not sure if this is a standard rejection letter or is there a hidden message behind.
Can I re-apply to show that I am interested? or should I just not bother at all?

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Re: Anyone got Approved PR who applied in 2018?

Postby bro75 » Fri, 26 Apr 2019 10:06 pm

I think that is the standard rejection template people get nowadays. It is not indicative of future chance of success. So you can apply if you feel you have a material positive change in your profile.

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Re: Anyone got Approved PR who applied in 2018?

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 27 Apr 2019 12:00 pm

And you all can compare bios till you are blue in the face and you economic conribuion, education and potential integration can be identidal but one can get rejected and the other approved all because of three words which nobody outside of a select circle in ICA knows what they are.

"among other things"

This is why we dump on folks always asking for somebody else's bio as there is no way to know what the "among other things" consist of. We can only guess as well.

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Re: Anyone got Approved PR who applied in 2018?

Postby myen0921 » Thu, 02 May 2019 10:44 pm

I applied on 2/11/18.
Got approved on 29/4/19.

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Re: Anyone got Approved PR who applied in 2018?

Postby myen0921 » Thu, 02 May 2019 10:46 pm

I applied on 2/11/18.
Got approved on 29/4/19.


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