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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by singaporeflyer » Fri, 03 Jul 2020 5:06 pm

PNGMK wrote:
Fri, 03 Jul 2020 4:58 pm
singaporeflyer wrote:
Fri, 03 Jul 2020 4:10 pm
Interestedtoknow wrote:
Fri, 03 Jul 2020 1:56 pm
Hi,

We have applied PR in 2020. We are in Singapore since July 2015 and this is the first time we applied PR. We both work in IT with no gaps in career. My husband is manager and I am AVP in bank. We have filed tax for almost 4 years now.

Nationality- Indian
Husband package- 158k + bonus with 15 years experience
Wife package - 100k + bonus with 10 years experience
Husband age - 38 years
Wife age - 34 years

No kids as of now.

Please let me know if we have any chance of approval.
You may still have a chance - around 30-35%. But if you are not in a rush and wish to settle here for long, apply after 5 years of your stay in SG.
More like 0.3% to 0.35%. Show me an Indian who got PR in the last 3 months and I bet you've mistaken a SriLankan for an Indian.

Did you hear the old joke about the guy running the chili crab stall on Boat Quay? He had a box of Thai crabs, Aussie crabs and Indian crabs at the front of his restaurant. The Indian crab box was open and a passerby asked "aren't you worried about your Indian crabs escaping?". He said, "no sir, as soon as one Indian crab tries to get out the other Indian crabs pull him back into the box".
Whatever the number of PR's granted in a year, surely some quota like 4-6% will still go to them to maintain the balance in Singapore? So, some of them will still get it is my view. But yes tougher than before and I agree on that. But it wont become 0

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by PNGMK » Fri, 03 Jul 2020 5:13 pm

It can actually fall to a negative value if REP's are not renewed although I agree it's hard to imagine NO approvals will happen.
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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by singaporeflyer » Fri, 03 Jul 2020 5:25 pm

PNGMK wrote:
Fri, 03 Jul 2020 5:13 pm
It can actually fall to a negative value if REP's are not renewed although I agree it's hard to imagine NO approvals will happen.
As long as PR's stay and work in SG and with no negative records, I dont forsee any issue in REP renewals. REP renewals may be an issue only for those under PTS scheme, if they are not working during the renewal/last 1 year before renewal or if they are overseas for the last 2+ years before renewal. This is just my personal view.

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by jamie9vardy » Fri, 03 Jul 2020 5:31 pm

I agree with PNGMK. It will not be a case of zero approval for Indian nationals. Chances should be better for those apply under family scheme.

But OP’s (not in literal sense) profile is almost identical to most Indian national PR aspirants who have come to this forum to enquire about their chances in last 2 months - work in IT field, mainly with MNC/banks, Comp science or engineering degree from a reputed university, salary c. $150K, etc. Some with wife also working in IT or largely on DP, not working. Some have more volunteering work or donation than others.

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by PNGMK » Fri, 03 Jul 2020 5:47 pm

The good news is that the PAP are heading for a 10MM population target (although they now deny this but we've seen that before at the 5 and 6 MM targets). They can't get there with organic growth so will need to import but it won't happen until the local unemployment crisis stabilizes and the GE is well and truly over.
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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by Interestedtoknow » Fri, 03 Jul 2020 6:27 pm

jamie9vardy wrote:
Fri, 03 Jul 2020 2:32 pm
Interestedtoknow wrote:Why?

May i know the reason?
Are you sure you’ve been in SG for 5 years?

I suggest you don’t just read Times of India and start reading the Straits Times to know what's going here, if you are not already doing so, and if you want to integrate with the society.

The political debates over the past few days during the hustings are targeting a certain group or issue.
By the way i applied before pandemic started.

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by Interestedtoknow » Fri, 03 Jul 2020 6:30 pm

singaporeflyer wrote:
Fri, 03 Jul 2020 5:06 pm
PNGMK wrote:
Fri, 03 Jul 2020 4:58 pm
singaporeflyer wrote:
Fri, 03 Jul 2020 4:10 pm


You may still have a chance - around 30-35%. But if you are not in a rush and wish to settle here for long, apply after 5 years of your stay in SG.
More like 0.3% to 0.35%. Show me an Indian who got PR in the last 3 months and I bet you've mistaken a SriLankan for an Indian.

Did you hear the old joke about the guy running the chili crab stall on Boat Quay? He had a box of Thai crabs, Aussie crabs and Indian crabs at the front of his restaurant. The Indian crab box was open and a passerby asked "aren't you worried about your Indian crabs escaping?". He said, "no sir, as soon as one Indian crab tries to get out the other Indian crabs pull him back into the box".
Whatever the number of PR's granted in a year, surely some quota like 4-6% will still go to them to maintain the balance in Singapore? So, some of them will still get it is my view. But yes tougher than before and I agree on that. But it wont become 0
3-4 Indian Indian families I know who got PR in 2019.

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by singaporeflyer » Fri, 03 Jul 2020 6:33 pm

Interestedtoknow wrote:
Fri, 03 Jul 2020 6:30 pm
singaporeflyer wrote:
Fri, 03 Jul 2020 5:06 pm
PNGMK wrote:
Fri, 03 Jul 2020 4:58 pm


More like 0.3% to 0.35%. Show me an Indian who got PR in the last 3 months and I bet you've mistaken a SriLankan for an Indian.

Did you hear the old joke about the guy running the chili crab stall on Boat Quay? He had a box of Thai crabs, Aussie crabs and Indian crabs at the front of his restaurant. The Indian crab box was open and a passerby asked "aren't you worried about your Indian crabs escaping?". He said, "no sir, as soon as one Indian crab tries to get out the other Indian crabs pull him back into the box".
Whatever the number of PR's granted in a year, surely some quota like 4-6% will still go to them to maintain the balance in Singapore? So, some of them will still get it is my view. But yes tougher than before and I agree on that. But it wont become 0
3-4 Indian Indian families I know who got PR in 2019.
2019 - No Pandemic, normal economy
2020 - Pandemic, economy impacted

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by therat » Fri, 03 Jul 2020 6:34 pm

Interestedtoknow wrote:
Fri, 03 Jul 2020 6:30 pm
singaporeflyer wrote:
Fri, 03 Jul 2020 5:06 pm
PNGMK wrote:
Fri, 03 Jul 2020 4:58 pm


More like 0.3% to 0.35%. Show me an Indian who got PR in the last 3 months and I bet you've mistaken a SriLankan for an Indian.

Did you hear the old joke about the guy running the chili crab stall on Boat Quay? He had a box of Thai crabs, Aussie crabs and Indian crabs at the front of his restaurant. The Indian crab box was open and a passerby asked "aren't you worried about your Indian crabs escaping?". He said, "no sir, as soon as one Indian crab tries to get out the other Indian crabs pull him back into the box".
Whatever the number of PR's granted in a year, surely some quota like 4-6% will still go to them to maintain the balance in Singapore? So, some of them will still get it is my view. But yes tougher than before and I agree on that. But it wont become 0
3-4 Indian Indian families I know who got PR in 2019.
2019 no covid19. business still running well except USA -China trade war.

But this covid19, all trade is affected. Whole world is affected.

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by jamie9vardy » Fri, 03 Jul 2020 6:39 pm

Interestedtoknow wrote:
jamie9vardy wrote:
Fri, 03 Jul 2020 2:32 pm
Interestedtoknow wrote:Why?

May i know the reason?
Are you sure you’ve been in SG for 5 years?

I suggest you don’t just read Times of India and start reading the Straits Times to know what's going here, if you are not already doing so, and if you want to integrate with the society.

The political debates over the past few days during the hustings are targeting a certain group or issue.
By the way i applied before pandemic started.
So? Your application is pending as of now right? And it doesn’t mean you apply before COVID, your application will be assessed under non-COVID criteria. Neither does ICA go by the FIFO method.

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by PNGMK » Fri, 03 Jul 2020 6:42 pm

IT will remain pending I believe for some time. Just reapply once the PAP are back in and they start heading towards an extra 4MM people to get to 10MM
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
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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by bradybjr » Fri, 03 Jul 2020 10:16 pm

Hi all, apologies if this is the incorrect spot to ask but I just wanted to submit my info and gauge my chances for PR application. Thanks for the feedback!

Age : 30
Race : Caucasian (American passport)
Gender : Male
Marital Status : Single
Religion : None
Education : BS w/honors, MBA (completing in 2020)
Current Field of Work : Engineering/Semicon
Length of stay : 2015-2016 (10 months on EP), 2016-2017 (6 months on EP), Feb 2019-Present (17 months)
No of tax return : 4 in the last 5 years
Salary : Basic 110k
Pass : EP

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by singaporeflyer » Fri, 03 Jul 2020 10:25 pm

bradybjr wrote:
Fri, 03 Jul 2020 10:16 pm
Hi all, apologies if this is the incorrect spot to ask but I just wanted to submit my info and gauge my chances for PR application. Thanks for the feedback!

Age : 30
Race : Caucasian (American passport)
Gender : Male
Marital Status : Single
Religion : None
Education : BS w/honors, MBA (completing in 2020)
Current Field of Work : Engineering/Semicon
Length of stay : 2015-2016 (10 months on EP), 2016-2017 (6 months on EP), Feb 2019-Present (17 months)
No of tax return : 4 in the last 5 years
Salary : Basic 110k
Pass : EP
You will come in the others quota and the chance will be very very less. Where is your MBA from? Local university?

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

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bradybjr wrote:
Fri, 03 Jul 2020 10:16 pm
Hi all, apologies if this is the incorrect spot to ask but I just wanted to submit my info and gauge my chances for PR application. Thanks for the feedback!

Age : 30
Race : Caucasian (American passport)
Gender : Male
Marital Status : Single
Religion : None
Education : BS w/honors, MBA (completing in 2020)
Current Field of Work : Engineering/Semicon
Length of stay : 2015-2016 (10 months on EP), 2016-2017 (6 months on EP), Feb 2019-Present (17 months)
No of tax return : 4 in the last 5 years
Salary : Basic 110k
Pass : EP
There is a break from 2017 to Feb 2019. Are you in Singapore?

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by PNGMK » Sat, 04 Jul 2020 9:48 am

singaporeflyer wrote:
Fri, 03 Jul 2020 10:25 pm
bradybjr wrote:
Fri, 03 Jul 2020 10:16 pm
Hi all, apologies if this is the incorrect spot to ask but I just wanted to submit my info and gauge my chances for PR application. Thanks for the feedback!

Age : 30
Race : Caucasian (American passport)
Gender : Male
Marital Status : Single
Religion : None
Education : BS w/honors, MBA (completing in 2020)
Current Field of Work : Engineering/Semicon
Length of stay : 2015-2016 (10 months on EP), 2016-2017 (6 months on EP), Feb 2019-Present (17 months)
No of tax return : 4 in the last 5 years
Salary : Basic 110k
Pass : EP
You will come in the others quota and the chance will be very very less. Where is your MBA from? Local university?
Agreed except OP is in a favoured industry.
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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