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PR application

Post by DmitryKurilin » Sat, 16 Nov 2019 5:43 pm

Hello.

I've been living in Singapore for half a year holding an EP.
I would like to know if mooc certificates are good enough to be listed in the pr application form?
Or it's better to get another master's degree before the application?
My current degree was good enough to get an EP but i'm not sure if it's suitable for a PR.

age: 30
nationality: russian
degree: masters degree in electronics
occupation: senior software developer
work experience: ~8 years

Also, is it necessary to specify the address in each country I was registered?
I have changed 4 countries in the past 5 years and don't remember each address.

Best regards.

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Re: PR application

Post by singaporeflyer » Sat, 16 Nov 2019 8:47 pm

DmitryKurilin wrote:
Sat, 16 Nov 2019 5:43 pm
Hello.

I've been living in Singapore for half a year holding an EP.
I would like to know if mooc certificates are good enough to be listed in the pr application form?
Or it's better to get another master's degree before the application?
My current degree was good enough to get an EP but i'm not sure if it's suitable for a PR.

age: 30
nationality: russian
degree: masters degree in electronics
occupation: senior software developer
work experience: ~8 years

Also, is it necessary to specify the address in each country I was registered?
I have changed 4 countries in the past 5 years and don't remember each address.

Best regards.
You are too early to apply for PR. You will have a decent change only after 3-4 years of continuous stay in Singapore. That too if your work history shows that if you have changed jobs/countries frequently, that will add a good amount of negativity to your PR application.

You already have a master's degree and are you sure that you want to get one more master's, just to apply for PR?

PR application success is based on a set of factors like age, education, occupation, salary, years of exp, duration of work in singapore, nationality, etc

Improving your education alone to double master's is surely not going to help

Also note that there are many applicants in the past who have got their PR with only Bachelor's/Master's Degree. So, a double Master's degree is surely not needed is what I would personally say

Yes, you have to list the addresses whereever you have resided in the past 5 years.

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Re: PR application

Post by DmitryKurilin » Sun, 17 Nov 2019 8:42 am

Thank you for your reply.

I don't plan to apply right now.
I just decide to start the preparation for it. On this forum, someone said that if you have a degree from the top 100 university your chances may be higher.

What about MOOC certificates? Like coursera, edx etc?

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Re: PR application

Post by jamie9vardy » Sun, 17 Nov 2019 2:50 pm

DmitryKurilin wrote:Thank you for your reply.

I don't plan to apply right now.
I just decide to start the preparation for it. On this forum, someone said that if you have a degree from the top 100 university your chances may be higher.

What about MOOC certificates? Like coursera, edx etc?
Degree and paper qualifications are important consideration for MOM in assessing EP application but unfortunately it is not case for ICA in assessing PR. As PR is a stepping stone to citizenship, ICA looks at other elements such as ability to integrate with the local community and stickiness. Hence, your nationality and ethnicity become an important factor.

You’ll later find out or would have found out that people who you deem to be less qualified (on paper) and earning less than you have their PR approved, and you may not.






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Re: PR application

Post by msjuana » Tue, 19 Nov 2019 9:36 am

Hi everyone,

We are thinking to apply as a family, but not sure whether to apply by Dec 2019 or wait til Jan 2020.. :-k

Here’s our background:

HUSBAND (main applicant)
• Filipino
• EP holder, earning 8k per month + 2 months bonus
• working in a semiconductor company, he was promoted to Senior Engineer post 3 months ago.
• have business trips 3-4 times a year (eg 5 weeks in Japan, 3 weeks in US)

WIFE
• Filipino
• DP with LOC earning 4k per month working as a Buyer in a Retail / Fashion Industry
• with Master’s Degree

• We have a 3 year old son (DP holder)
• staying here in Singapore for almost 2.5 years
• EP and DP renewed for 3 years
• Have 80k sgd in Singapore bank account


Appreciate all your feedback. Thank you! O:)

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Re: PR application

Post by singaporeflyer » Tue, 19 Nov 2019 9:41 am

msjuana wrote:
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 9:36 am
Hi everyone,

We are thinking to apply as a family, but not sure whether to apply by Dec 2019 or wait til Jan 2020.. :-k

Here’s our background:

HUSBAND (main applicant)
• Filipino
• EP holder, earning 8k per month + 2 months bonus
• working in a semiconductor company, he was promoted to Senior Engineer post 3 months ago.
• have business trips 3-4 times a year (eg 5 weeks in Japan, 3 weeks in US)

WIFE
• Filipino
• DP with LOC earning 4k per month working as a Buyer in a Retail / Fashion Industry
• with Master’s Degree

• We have a 3 year old son (DP holder)
• staying here in Singapore for almost 2.5 years
• EP and DP renewed for 3 years
• Have 80k sgd in Singapore bank account


Appreciate all your feedback. Thank you! O:)
How long are you all in SG? Husband's education ?

How many IT NOA do you have in SG?

Also how many months are between Dec 2019 and Jan 2020?

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Re: PR application

Post by msjuana » Tue, 19 Nov 2019 9:46 am

We've been staying here for almost 2.5 years already. Then we got EP and DP renewed for another 3 years. Husband has a bachelor's degree in University of the Philippines and was also a board topnotcher (top 3) in PRC board exam in the Phil.

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Re: PR application

Post by singaporeflyer » Tue, 19 Nov 2019 9:49 am

msjuana wrote:
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 9:46 am
We've been staying here for almost 2.5 years already. Then we got EP and DP renewed for another 3 years. Husband has a bachelor's degree in University of the Philippines and was also a board topnotcher (top 3) in PRC board exam in the Phil.
2.5 years in SG is too less to apply for PR. your chance will be less than 10%. You (main applicant + family) have to be here in SG for 4-5 years to have a decent chance for PR.

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Re: PR application

Post by msjuana » Tue, 19 Nov 2019 10:06 am

husband has 2 NOA. guess we need to wait.. thanks for your feedback, appreciate it! =)

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Re: PR application

Post by sunset73 » Tue, 19 Nov 2019 1:28 pm

msjuana wrote:
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 9:36 am
Hi everyone,

We are thinking to apply as a family, but not sure whether to apply by Dec 2019 or wait til Jan 2020.. :-k

Here’s our background:

HUSBAND (main applicant)
• Filipino
• EP holder, earning 8k per month + 2 months bonus
• working in a semiconductor company, he was promoted to Senior Engineer post 3 months ago.
• have business trips 3-4 times a year (eg 5 weeks in Japan, 3 weeks in US)

WIFE
• Filipino
• DP with LOC earning 4k per month working as a Buyer in a Retail / Fashion Industry
• with Master’s Degree

• We have a 3 year old son (DP holder)
• staying here in Singapore for almost 2.5 years
• EP and DP renewed for 3 years
• Have 80k sgd in Singapore bank account


Appreciate all your feedback. Thank you! O:)
Wow... Good profile but not easy to get PR. Having a strong education is important, high income is equally important, but you do not have family ties here (people born and stayed here all their life). That may affect your chances. I believe only time will tell, but eventually you will get it. Just how much time needed.

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Re: PR application

Post by therat » Tue, 19 Nov 2019 1:53 pm

msjuana wrote:
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 9:36 am
Hi everyone,

We are thinking to apply as a family, but not sure whether to apply by Dec 2019 or wait til Jan 2020.. :-k

Here’s our background:

HUSBAND (main applicant)
• Filipino
• EP holder, earning 8k per month + 2 months bonus
• working in a semiconductor company, he was promoted to Senior Engineer post 3 months ago.
• have business trips 3-4 times a year (eg 5 weeks in Japan, 3 weeks in US)

WIFE
• Filipino
• DP with LOC earning 4k per month working as a Buyer in a Retail / Fashion Industry
• with Master’s Degree

• We have a 3 year old son (DP holder)
• staying here in Singapore for almost 2.5 years
• EP and DP renewed for 3 years
• Have 80k sgd in Singapore bank account


Appreciate all your feedback. Thank you! O:)
your bank account does not add any point.
Understand some country want you to show your bank account.

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Re: PR application

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 19 Nov 2019 3:59 pm

Profile is good, but the sticking point is going to be your ethnicity/nationality. You fall under "others" and are competing with all others (e.g., not chinese, Indian or Malay) in the world trying as well. Additionally, it does seems harder for citizens from the Philippines, Vietnam & Myanmar to get SGC here. Applying in December or January immaterial. I reckon you will have difficulty getting it. But I wish you luck. You have to buys your ticket and takes your chance. Otherwise, the answer is definitely no. ;-)

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Re: PR application

Post by PNGMK » Tue, 19 Nov 2019 8:05 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 3:59 pm
Profile is good, but the sticking point is going to be your ethnicity/nationality. You fall under "others" and are competing with all others (e.g., not chinese, Indian or Malay) in the world trying as well. Additionally, it does seems harder for citizens from the Philippines, Vietnam & Myanmar to get SGC here. Applying in December or January immaterial. I reckon you will have difficulty getting it. But I wish you luck. You have to buys your ticket and takes your chance. Otherwise, the answer is definitely no. ;-)
if they include their son they have a reasonable chance in my opinion
I not lawyer/teacher/CPA.
You've been arrested? Law Society of Singapore can provide referrals.
You want an International School job? School website or http://www.ISS.edu
Your rugrat needs a School? Avoid for profit schools
You need Tax advice? Ask a CPA
You ran away without doing NS? Shame on you!

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Re: PR application

Post by singaporeflyer » Tue, 19 Nov 2019 8:11 pm

PNGMK wrote:
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 8:05 pm
sundaymorningstaple wrote:
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 3:59 pm
Profile is good, but the sticking point is going to be your ethnicity/nationality. You fall under "others" and are competing with all others (e.g., not chinese, Indian or Malay) in the world trying as well. Additionally, it does seems harder for citizens from the Philippines, Vietnam & Myanmar to get SGC here. Applying in December or January immaterial. I reckon you will have difficulty getting it. But I wish you luck. You have to buys your ticket and takes your chance. Otherwise, the answer is definitely no. ;-)
if they include their son they have a reasonable chance in my opinion
Just 2.5 years in SG and with just 2 NOA, is too short is my feeling for PR,especially when things are tightened these days

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Re: PR application

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 19 Nov 2019 8:50 pm

I think their nationality is going to be a bigger hindrance than their length of stay, truth be known. But, yes, SF I agree, the length of stay is also too short.

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