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Re: PR approval in 2019

Posted: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 6:43 pm
by sundaymorningstaple
We have a lot more anecdotal evidence of High income earners (>300K/pa) being rejected as they normally assume at that level an increment of 50K/pa will have them giving up PR to chase the dollar. High net worth individuals will be those with liquid assets over 7 digits and won't be under the PTS scheme anyway.

Re: PR approval in 2019

Posted: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 12:04 pm
by AlexInWonderland
Arun_Arun wrote:
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 11:54 am
My application was on 14-Aug-2019. Waiting for the result. This is my 5th-time application since I moved into Singapore in Sep 2011.
My profile:
Me - Indian. 31 yrs old. Software engineer. Salary 6.5K per month. EP since 2011.
Wife - Indian. 31 yrs old. Software engineer. Salary 6K per month. EP since 2012.
Two daughters. Both were born in Singapore. Both in DP.
My first application - In 2013 (when first daughter was born)
My 2nd application - In 2014
My 3rd application - In 2016
My 4th application - In 2017
My current application - In Aug, 2019 (2nd daughter was born in Nov 2018)

Fingers crossed. Wish me luck. What are my chances of approval this time?
Singapore looks for Kids who can possibly serve NS and integrate into society. Since both the kids are girls, NS is optional for them which in most cases will be ignored by girl child. They may see in that perspective. I don't see any issue with your profile other than this.

Re: PR approval in 2019

Posted: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 10:23 am
by mogamboo
AlexInWonderland wrote:
Thu, 23 Jan 2020 12:04 pm
Arun_Arun wrote:
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 11:54 am
My application was on 14-Aug-2019. Waiting for the result. This is my 5th-time application since I moved into Singapore in Sep 2011.
My profile:
Me - Indian. 31 yrs old. Software engineer. Salary 6.5K per month. EP since 2011.
Wife - Indian. 31 yrs old. Software engineer. Salary 6K per month. EP since 2012.
Two daughters. Both were born in Singapore. Both in DP.
My first application - In 2013 (when first daughter was born)
My 2nd application - In 2014
My 3rd application - In 2016
My 4th application - In 2017
My current application - In Aug, 2019 (2nd daughter was born in Nov 2018)

Fingers crossed. Wish me luck. What are my chances of approval this time?
Singapore looks for Kids who can possibly serve NS and integrate into society. Since both the kids are girls, NS is optional for them which in most cases will be ignored by girl child. They may see in that perspective. I don't see any issue with your profile other than this.
Not necessary, every application is unique. I have two boys both born in Singapore, I am staying for 9+ years continuously in Singapore and income is in 5 digits per month but application got rejected after 13 months of waiting. I would suggest keeping your fingers crossed and hope for the best.

Re: PR approval in 2019

Posted: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 12:34 am
by smoulder
mogamboo wrote:
Tue, 28 Jan 2020 10:23 am
AlexInWonderland wrote:
Thu, 23 Jan 2020 12:04 pm
Arun_Arun wrote:
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 11:54 am
My application was on 14-Aug-2019. Waiting for the result. This is my 5th-time application since I moved into Singapore in Sep 2011.
My profile:
Me - Indian. 31 yrs old. Software engineer. Salary 6.5K per month. EP since 2011.
Wife - Indian. 31 yrs old. Software engineer. Salary 6K per month. EP since 2012.
Two daughters. Both were born in Singapore. Both in DP.
My first application - In 2013 (when first daughter was born)
My 2nd application - In 2014
My 3rd application - In 2016
My 4th application - In 2017
My current application - In Aug, 2019 (2nd daughter was born in Nov 2018)

Fingers crossed. Wish me luck. What are my chances of approval this time?
Singapore looks for Kids who can possibly serve NS and integrate into society. Since both the kids are girls, NS is optional for them which in most cases will be ignored by girl child. They may see in that perspective. I don't see any issue with your profile other than this.
Not necessary, every application is unique. I have two boys both born in Singapore, I am staying for 9+ years continuously in Singapore and income is in 5 digits per month but application got rejected after 13 months of waiting. I would suggest keeping your fingers crossed and hope for the best.
Do your boys study in public school?

Re: PR approval in 2019

Posted: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 11:31 am
by mogamboo
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Do your boys study in public school?
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They are in preschool, follow the MOE curriculum but an International School. There is catch22, getting a good public school for DP is tougher and if it is a PR selection criteria it is a concern. I don't think it has played a vital role in my case's rejection.

Re: PR approval in 2019

Posted: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 1:30 pm
by sanmao
Mogamboo - What's your job profile? Are you and your wife both employed? What's your salary range exactly?

Re: PR approval in 2019

Posted: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 1:51 pm
by smoulder
They are in preschool, follow the MOE curriculum but an International School. There is catch22, getting a good public school for DP is tougher and if it is a PR selection criteria it is a concern. I don't think it has played a vital role in my case's rejection.
Right. Most likely the issue is just that of ethnicity /nationality and the sheer volumes of applicants from the same ethnicity.

Re: PR approval in 2019

Posted: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 3:38 pm
by Lwtj
Hi all,

Seeking advise on my chances of approval, submitted on 19 Aug 2019

My profile:
Malaysian Chinese
Age 26
Education: Local primary, secondary and polytechnic
Working in Singapore since July 2013
Currently on Employment Pass, working in a financial institute as customer service
Salary $2,490 /mth

Anxiously waiting !
Thanks

Re: PR approval in 2019

Posted: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 4:42 pm
by sundaymorningstaple
Gender?

Re: PR approval in 2019

Posted: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 4:52 pm
by Lwtj
I’m male

I’ve also indicated in my application that my sister is a Singapore citizen, if that helps

Re: PR approval in 2019

Posted: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 5:13 pm
by sundaymorningstaple
I can see a couple of problems.
1) Salary on the low side (in fact just above the minimum required for Malaysian EP holder).
2) Due to low salary and only Diploma, are you willing to do NS? You actually don't have a degree so without NS I think it might be a problem. You job can be handled by most anybody with some OJT so I would think the only reason you got the EP was because you were Malaysian. I think it's combination of the two. If they asked you if you would do NS what would be your answer?

Re: PR approval in 2019

Posted: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 5:36 pm
by Lwtj
I wouldn’t mind serving NS. Understood the points regarding salary & diploma. I’m also considering furthering my studies in IT as well. Side track a little, would it make any difference in my application if I were to pursue local vs private uni?

Re: PR approval in 2019

Posted: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 5:39 pm
by singaporeflyer
Lwtj wrote:
Wed, 29 Jan 2020 5:36 pm
I wouldn’t mind serving NS. Understood the points regarding salary & diploma. I’m also considering furthering my studies in IT as well. Side track a little, would it make any difference in my application if I were to pursue local vs private uni?
Surely local universities have better recognition than private universities in SG.

Re: PR approval in 2019

Posted: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 6:36 pm
by sundaymorningstaple
But it probably wouldn't make any difference until such time as you graduated.

Re: PR approval in 2019

Posted: Fri, 31 Jan 2020 1:13 pm
by Jessietan
Hi all,

Seeking advise on my chances of approval, submitted on 08 Oct 2019

My profile:
Malaysian Chinese
Age 30
Education: Malaysia primary, secondary and College Advanced Diploma Declared as Degree Certificate by Ministry of Education
Working in Singapore since Aug 2012 until now but there is a stop working between Jan 2016 to Jun 2017
Currently on S Pass, most current job working in a subsidiary company in Ship Service firm start on End of Feb 2018 Previously as Finance Executive (Contract 6 months finish until Aug 2018). After that transfer to Mother Company with different name from the subsidiary company as Ship Agency Coordinator (Contract 6 months finish until Mar 2019). Then re-signing to continue the contract with same Mother Company with same position as Ship Agency Coordinator (Contract 1 year will finish in 31 Mar 2020)
Salary $2,400 /mth

Anxious waiting !
Thanks for your reply soon !