PR approval chance in 2020

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 21 May 2021 1:12 pm

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Hi all,

I applied in Aug 2019 and subsequently updated ICA when I received increments (once) and moved houses (twice). I am yet to hear back. Anyone else been waiting 18+ months?

Thank you.
We've seen several cases here of application hitting 23 months. Some had approvals, some had rejections. Length of time is immaterial for the success/failure of an application. All you can do it buy your ticket and pray. As long as you are showing up a pending, it's not over yet.
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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by manchous » Fri, 21 May 2021 2:56 pm

singaporeflyer wrote:
Sat, 06 Feb 2021 3:44 pm
manchous wrote:
Sat, 06 Feb 2021 3:42 pm
Hello all, good day to you :)!

Would appreciate if someone could evaluate my chance of PR application.

I applied in January 2020 (my first application) and did not receive any news from ICA until December 2020 which requested me to provide additional documents to prove that I am of Chinese descent. And there was no news since then.

I have a SC girlfriend and we plan to get married in Singapore next year. I plan to settle down in Singapore with her.

My profile below:

Age: 28
Gender: Male
Race: Myanmar Chinese
Nationality: Myanmar
Education: Bachelor degree from UK university, currently pursuing Masters in Computer Science from a top US university and would graduate next year 2022
Job: Working in one of the biggest Fin Tech companies with technical role
Length of stay in Singapore: About 4 years (almost 2 years with current company)
Salary: 70K, 80+K with bonus
Pass: EP
Languages: English, Myanmar, Chinese

I also would like to ask, if my application is rejected, would next year after I have graduated and married would be a good time to apply again?

Thank you so much!
current chance very low.

But if you had given them the documents to show that you were of chinese origin then your chance will improve.
Hello all, wanted to update that I got the IPA today (approval date 18 May 2021).

Summary of my application:
Submitted application in Jan 2020.
Requested prove of Chinese ancestry in December 2020, submitted documents.
Updated ICA on salary increment first week May 2021 via email.
Received acknowledgement on email a week later.
Submit document button disappeared on 15 May 2021.


Thanks singaporeflyer for your reply to me earlier and wishing everyone the best of luck!

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by srk03 » Thu, 27 May 2021 11:38 am

singaporeflyer wrote:
Fri, 31 Jul 2020 8:06 pm
srk03 wrote:
Fri, 31 Jul 2020 6:37 pm
singaporeflyer wrote:
Thu, 04 Jun 2020 12:31 am


Apply after 5 years of stay for the main applicant in SG. You may be OK i feel.
Applied in Jan 2020, rejection received this week, any further input to increase chances down the road? thanks for everyone's input and guidance.
Try after 2 years. Applying before that is not going to help.
Hello SF, Few changes to our profile, Completing 6 years of stay in SG. I have joined NUS EMBA and my wife is in a new Job (on EP now, got it last month) in the banking sector as process manager, Her base salary increased to 132k, while mine is increased by 10% and will be making ~190K as the base and 250K all-inclusive.

I am thinking to apply later this year once the political situation stabilizes. Appreciate any valuable input from your side.

Regards,

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by singaporeflyer » Thu, 27 May 2021 11:52 am

srk03 wrote:
Thu, 27 May 2021 11:38 am
singaporeflyer wrote:
Fri, 31 Jul 2020 8:06 pm
srk03 wrote:
Fri, 31 Jul 2020 6:37 pm


Applied in Jan 2020, rejection received this week, any further input to increase chances down the road? thanks for everyone's input and guidance.
Try after 2 years. Applying before that is not going to help.
Hello SF, Few changes to our profile, Completing 6 years of stay in SG. I have joined NUS EMBA and my wife is in a new Job (on EP now, got it last month) in the banking sector as process manager, Her base salary increased to 132k, while mine is increased by 10% and will be making ~190K as the base and 250K all-inclusive.

I am thinking to apply later this year once the political situation stabilizes. Appreciate any valuable input from your side.

Regards,
Apply after you finish the EMBA.

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by ap_sg » Thu, 27 May 2021 2:41 pm

Hello all, like to get your thoughts on my approval chances:

Age: 40, Indian
Family: married with one kid 9yrs old
Been in Singapore for 8 years. Working in large MNC as chief data scientist. PhD degree. Base salary: 230k. With bonus 300k+. Have been with same company for 14 years. Wife currently not working. But had worked in SG for 5 years in banking (software).

Applied for PR 6 years ago and got rejected. Thinking of applying again. What are my chances for approval? Any advice for application? Thank you!

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by smoulder » Thu, 27 May 2021 2:51 pm

ap_sg wrote:
Thu, 27 May 2021 2:41 pm
Hello all, like to get your thoughts on my approval chances:

Age: 40, Indian
Family: married with one kid 9yrs old
Been in Singapore for 8 years. Working in large MNC as chief data scientist. PhD degree. Base salary: 230k. With bonus 300k+. Have been with same company for 14 years. Wife currently not working. But had worked in SG for 5 years in banking (software).

Applied for PR 6 years ago and got rejected. Thinking of applying again. What are my chances for approval? Any advice for application? Thank you!
Regardless of your chances, since you are 40, it's almost your last chance to try so all you have to lose is the application cost which is pocket change for you.
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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by singaporeflyer » Thu, 27 May 2021 3:28 pm

ap_sg wrote:
Thu, 27 May 2021 2:41 pm
Hello all, like to get your thoughts on my approval chances:

Age: 40, Indian
Family: married with one kid 9yrs old
Been in Singapore for 8 years. Working in large MNC as chief data scientist. PhD degree. Base salary: 230k. With bonus 300k+. Have been with same company for 14 years. Wife currently not working. But had worked in SG for 5 years in banking (software).

Applied for PR 6 years ago and got rejected. Thinking of applying again. What are my chances for approval? Any advice for application? Thank you!
Try again now. Age and Ethnicity are negatives.

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by anujhbaggha » Fri, 28 May 2021 3:17 pm

smoulder wrote:
Wed, 12 May 2021 10:04 am
SF, I know some Indians who are here in Singapore and with PRs who tried to apply for citizenship with one goal in mind - to be able to get an easier work visa in the US. This is what the gahmen is probably wary of.
and here I am, awaiting the PR application results after rejecting 2 offers for moving to US.
I think that the idea of getting Singaporean passport for US jobs is no more something Indians run for. (just an opinion)

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by anujhbaggha » Fri, 28 May 2021 3:18 pm

manchous wrote:
Fri, 21 May 2021 2:56 pm
singaporeflyer wrote:
Sat, 06 Feb 2021 3:44 pm
manchous wrote:
Sat, 06 Feb 2021 3:42 pm
Hello all, good day to you :)!

Would appreciate if someone could evaluate my chance of PR application.

I applied in January 2020 (my first application) and did not receive any news from ICA until December 2020 which requested me to provide additional documents to prove that I am of Chinese descent. And there was no news since then.

I have a SC girlfriend and we plan to get married in Singapore next year. I plan to settle down in Singapore with her.

My profile below:

Age: 28
Gender: Male
Race: Myanmar Chinese
Nationality: Myanmar
Education: Bachelor degree from UK university, currently pursuing Masters in Computer Science from a top US university and would graduate next year 2022
Job: Working in one of the biggest Fin Tech companies with technical role
Length of stay in Singapore: About 4 years (almost 2 years with current company)
Salary: 70K, 80+K with bonus
Pass: EP
Languages: English, Myanmar, Chinese

I also would like to ask, if my application is rejected, would next year after I have graduated and married would be a good time to apply again?

Thank you so much!
current chance very low.

But if you had given them the documents to show that you were of chinese origin then your chance will improve.
Hello all, wanted to update that I got the IPA today (approval date 18 May 2021).

Summary of my application:
Submitted application in Jan 2020.
Requested prove of Chinese ancestry in December 2020, submitted documents.
Updated ICA on salary increment first week May 2021 via email.
Received acknowledgement on email a week later.
Submit document button disappeared on 15 May 2021.


Thanks singaporeflyer for your reply to me earlier and wishing everyone the best of luck!
Did you get the result yet?

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by manchous » Fri, 28 May 2021 3:30 pm

anujhbaggha wrote:
Fri, 28 May 2021 3:18 pm
manchous wrote:
Fri, 21 May 2021 2:56 pm
singaporeflyer wrote:
Sat, 06 Feb 2021 3:44 pm


current chance very low.

But if you had given them the documents to show that you were of chinese origin then your chance will improve.
Hello all, wanted to update that I got the IPA today (approval date 18 May 2021).

Summary of my application:
Submitted application in Jan 2020.
Requested prove of Chinese ancestry in December 2020, submitted documents.
Updated ICA on salary increment first week May 2021 via email.
Received acknowledgement on email a week later.
Submit document button disappeared on 15 May 2021.


Thanks singaporeflyer for your reply to me earlier and wishing everyone the best of luck!
Did you get the result yet?
Hi, yes I am currently waiting for the IPA letter to be delivered to my mailbox.

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by anujhbaggha » Fri, 28 May 2021 3:54 pm

manchous wrote:
Fri, 28 May 2021 3:30 pm
anujhbaggha wrote:
Fri, 28 May 2021 3:18 pm
manchous wrote:
Fri, 21 May 2021 2:56 pm


Hello all, wanted to update that I got the IPA today (approval date 18 May 2021).

Summary of my application:
Submitted application in Jan 2020.
Requested prove of Chinese ancestry in December 2020, submitted documents.
Updated ICA on salary increment first week May 2021 via email.
Received acknowledgement on email a week later.
Submit document button disappeared on 15 May 2021.


Thanks singaporeflyer for your reply to me earlier and wishing everyone the best of luck!
Did you get the result yet?
Hi, yes I am currently waiting for the IPA letter to be delivered to my mailbox.
Big congrats! Seems like you saw 'approved' on the portal :)

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by smoulder » Fri, 28 May 2021 4:24 pm

anujhbaggha wrote:
Fri, 28 May 2021 3:17 pm
smoulder wrote:
Wed, 12 May 2021 10:04 am
SF, I know some Indians who are here in Singapore and with PRs who tried to apply for citizenship with one goal in mind - to be able to get an easier work visa in the US. This is what the gahmen is probably wary of.
and here I am, awaiting the PR application results after rejecting 2 offers for moving to US.
I think that the idea of getting Singaporean passport for US jobs is no more something Indians run for. (just an opinion)
Hard to say what the trend is and if what you say is true, then is it because the Singapore government has weeded out the people who want to use the Singapore passport to get to the US or some other reason which I can't think of.

Out of curiosity, why did you reject the 2 US offers?

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by manchous » Fri, 28 May 2021 5:03 pm

anujhbaggha wrote:
Fri, 28 May 2021 3:54 pm
manchous wrote:
Fri, 28 May 2021 3:30 pm
anujhbaggha wrote:
Fri, 28 May 2021 3:18 pm

Did you get the result yet?
Hi, yes I am currently waiting for the IPA letter to be delivered to my mailbox.
Big congrats! Seems like you saw 'approved' on the portal :)
Yes, i saw the approval one week after the submit document button disappeared. It was a long week of wait 😂... saw that yours just disappeared too. Wishing you nothing but the best of luck!

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by s143magick@gmail.com » Fri, 28 May 2021 5:08 pm

singaporeflyer wrote:
Thu, 07 May 2020 9:58 am
s143magick@gmail.com wrote:
Thu, 07 May 2020 8:46 am
Here is profile:

Husband
Age : 35
Race : Indian
Education : Bachelors in Computer Engineering
Current Field of Work : IT
Experience: 13 years
Length of stay in SG : 5 years
Salary : 155k+
Pass : EP

Wife (not working) & son (2 years) on DP.

Planning to apply for PR first time.
What are the chances?
You may try and see..
Update:
Applied in Nov 2020
Got Approval in April 2021 (Approx. 4.5 months)

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by anujhbaggha » Fri, 28 May 2021 5:41 pm

s143magick@gmail.com wrote:
Fri, 28 May 2021 5:08 pm
singaporeflyer wrote:
Thu, 07 May 2020 9:58 am
s143magick@gmail.com wrote:
Thu, 07 May 2020 8:46 am
Here is profile:

Husband
Age : 35
Race : Indian
Education : Bachelors in Computer Engineering
Current Field of Work : IT
Experience: 13 years
Length of stay in SG : 5 years
Salary : 155k+
Pass : EP

Wife (not working) & son (2 years) on DP.

Planning to apply for PR first time.
What are the chances?
You may try and see..
Update:
Applied in Nov 2020
Got Approval in April 2021 (Approx. 4.5 months)
Great news! You are raising my hopes here ;) (similar profile, albeit my application was made in September 2020 and its end of May already)

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