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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by callmediego » Wed, 16 Sep 2020 4:23 pm

Hi everyone, new to this forum and also want to find out my chances of a successful PR Application:


Age: 24
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Single
Race: Malaysian Chinese
Education: Business Degree (Finance) from NUS
Duration of stay in Singapore: Coming to 11 years
Occupation: Graduate analyst role at a bank
Salary: 70k per annum
Work Experience: Less than 6 months (just graduated)
Current Pass: EP

Additional info: I’ve been in SG for close to 11 years, went to a local secondary school (4 years), local JC (2 years) and local uni (4 years)

Would appreciate any reply! Thanks in advance

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by TropicalExpat » Wed, 16 Sep 2020 4:42 pm

callmediego wrote:
Wed, 16 Sep 2020 4:23 pm
Hi everyone, new to this forum and also want to find out my chances of a successful PR Application:


Age: 24
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Single
Race: Malaysian Chinese
Education: Business Degree (Finance) from NUS
Duration of stay in Singapore: Coming to 11 years
Occupation: Graduate analyst role at a bank
Salary: 70k per annum
Work Experience: Less than 6 months (just graduated)
Current Pass: EP

Additional info: I’ve been in SG for close to 11 years, went to a local secondary school (4 years), local JC (2 years) and local uni (4 years)

Would appreciate any reply! Thanks in advance
I would say a high chance.
1) You are the right ethnic group from the right country.
2) length of time in Singapore is positive.
3) Young enough to contribute for a substantial amount of time to Singapore

Salary is not high, but given the first point, it doesn't matter

Good luck and please let us know the result

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by ahbee88 » Mon, 21 Sep 2020 10:35 pm

Please help me to look at my chance:

Age: 28
Race: Chinese
Nationality: Chinese
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Single
Education: MBA from Hong Kong & Bachelor from China and CFA qualified
Job: Asset Management (Work in the top tier asset management firm in sg)
Length of stay in Singapore: almost 4 years
Income Tax Assessment: 3 Submitted
Base Salary: 65k or 85k (with bonus)
Pass: EP

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by singaporeflyer » Mon, 21 Sep 2020 10:56 pm

ahbee88 wrote:
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 10:35 pm
Please help me to look at my chance:

Age: 28
Race: Chinese
Nationality: Chinese
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Single
Education: MBA from Hong Kong & Bachelor from China and CFA qualified
Job: Asset Management (Work in the top tier asset management firm in sg)
Length of stay in Singapore: almost 4 years
Income Tax Assessment: 3 Submitted
Base Salary: 65k or 85k (with bonus)
Pass: EP
Apply and have a try. 50-50 chance

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by Mapple7 » Tue, 22 Sep 2020 12:02 pm

Hi all
Would like your advice on Applying for a PR
Been in singapore from mid 2013 till Mid 2018 then went back to india and came again in jan 2020
Tenure of stay -5.6 yrs
Tax submission - paid from 2013 till 18
Pass from 2013-2018-spass
Pass from 2020- e pass
Current gross-160k+
Specialisation- Technical solution architect For Telecom firm
Wife is on a DP
Race Indian
Religion- hinduism
Thanks

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by therat » Tue, 22 Sep 2020 12:08 pm

Mapple7 wrote:
Tue, 22 Sep 2020 12:02 pm
Hi all
Would like your advice on Applying for a PR
Been in singapore from mid 2013 till Mid 2018 then went back to india and came again in jan 2020
Tenure of stay -5.6 yrs
Tax submission - paid from 2013 till 18
Pass from 2013-2018-spass
Pass from 2020- e pass
Current gross-160k+
Specialisation- Technical solution architect For Telecom firm
Wife is on a DP
Race Indian
Religion- hinduism
Thanks
zero.

Once there is a break. The stay reset to 0.
So basically you work in Singapore only few mth.

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by TropicalExpat » Tue, 22 Sep 2020 1:09 pm

Agree with therat.
The break resets your PR consideration to zero.

Even if that weren't the case, if your wife is on DP (i.e. not working), your per family member pay is only around 6.5k. And that's even before talking about the ethnicity.
You also haven't given your academic qualifications or age.

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by vedanvanthaa » Wed, 23 Sep 2020 1:38 pm

I am an Indian applied for PR last May 2019 and its pending close to 16 months

Race : Indian
Husband and wife working IT professional in Singapore for more than 9 years
1 daughter born and studying in P1
Salary: self 9000 and wife 6000 per month

Any chances .. application pending for long time..

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by MarkinSG » Wed, 23 Sep 2020 2:17 pm

Hi there! Long time reader, first time poster.

Was wondering if you could all give me any ideas if you think I should submit an application.

Age : 31
Race : Caucasian (English)
Gender : Male
Marital Status : SG Partner, not married (although living together)
Religion : NA
Education : Bachelors Degree
Current Field of Work : Manpower & HR
Length of stay : 7 years
No of tax return : Every year since arrival,
Salary : 90k p/a
Pass : EP

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by TropicalExpat » Wed, 23 Sep 2020 2:39 pm

MarkinSG wrote:
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 2:17 pm
Hi there! Long time reader, first time poster.

Was wondering if you could all give me any ideas if you think I should submit an application.

Age : 31
Race : Caucasian (English)
Gender : Male
Marital Status : SG Partner, not married (although living together)
Religion : NA
Education : Bachelors Degree
Current Field of Work : Manpower & HR
Length of stay : 7 years
No of tax return : Every year since arrival,
Salary : 90k p/a
Pass : EP
I imagine you would not be successful.

I'll address the factor that you probably imagine is the strongest in your favour - your SG partner. The fact you are not married would be a red flag. To even be in with a chance, you would need to be married for at least 2 years.

Now we have addressed that. You are essentially submitting on your own (your partner provides no help)
Let's look at the rest of your qualifications. Remember you need to look at your qualifications vs your cohort which is early 30s caucasians. Those are the ones you are competing again
In that case your salary is low. Like we've observed before, there are many well paid expats from Western countries here. A bog standard VP at a bank is probably on around 10-15k per month.
Generalising here but HR is not a highly valued job as determined by the Singapore government, unless you happen to be supporting some fancy smancy high tech, bio science etc etc

Go ahead and apply though. What harm is there? The worst that could happen is they say no?
Alternatively, you could settle down with your SYT and apply as the spouse of a SC...

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by jamie9vardy » Wed, 23 Sep 2020 2:59 pm

TropicalExpat wrote:
MarkinSG wrote:
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 2:17 pm
Hi there! Long time reader, first time poster.

Was wondering if you could all give me any ideas if you think I should submit an application.

Age : 31
Race : Caucasian (English)
Gender : Male
Marital Status : SG Partner, not married (although living together)
Religion : NA
Education : Bachelors Degree
Current Field of Work : Manpower & HR
Length of stay : 7 years
No of tax return : Every year since arrival,
Salary : 90k p/a
Pass : EP
I imagine you would not be successful.

I'll address the factor that you probably imagine is the strongest in your favour - your SG partner. The fact you are not married would be a red flag. To even be in with a chance, you would need to be married for at least 2 years.

Now we have addressed that. You are essentially submitting on your own (your partner provides no help)
Let's look at the rest of your qualifications. Remember you need to look at your qualifications vs your cohort which is early 30s caucasians. Those are the ones you are competing again
In that case your salary is low. Like we've observed before, there are many well paid expats from Western countries here. A bog standard VP at a bank is probably on around 10-15k per month.
Generalising here but HR is not a highly valued job as determined by the Singapore government, unless you happen to be supporting some fancy smancy high tech, bio science etc etc

Go ahead and apply though. What harm is there? The worst that could happen is they say no?
Alternatively, you could settle down with your SYT and apply as the spouse of a SC...
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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by nithyanandhasubramanya » Wed, 23 Sep 2020 3:33 pm

Hi can you please suggest if I can apply for PR. This would be my first PR application.

Age : 29
Race : Indian
Gender : Male
Marital Status : Married to an Indian. since 2019.
Kids : Nil
Spouse qualification: Master in Microbiology, currently searching for job.
Religion : Hindu
Education : Bachelors Degree in engineering (electronics and communication)
Current Field of Work : Associate in a Bank (Anti money laundering SME and developer )
Length of stay : 5years 6 months
No of tax return : Every year since arrival,
Salary : 98k p/a basic + retirement allowance + bonus
Pass : EP

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by TropicalExpat » Wed, 23 Sep 2020 3:38 pm

nithyanandhasubramanya wrote:
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 3:33 pm
Hi can you please suggest if I can apply for PR. This would be my first PR application.

Age : 29
Race : Indian
Gender : Male
Marital Status : Married to an Indian. since 2019.
Kids : Nil
Spouse qualification: Master in Microbiology, currently searching for job.
Religion : Hindu
Education : Bachelors Degree in engineering (electronics and communication)
Current Field of Work : Associate in a Bank (Anti money laundering SME and developer )
Length of stay : 5years 6 months
No of tax return : Every year since arrival,
Salary : 98k p/a basic + retirement allowance + bonus
Pass : EP
You can apply for PR. No reason why you can't.

But I would say your chances are low.

Your ethnicity is against you. Your industry is against you. Your salary is low. Your wife isn't working.

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by singaporeflyer » Wed, 23 Sep 2020 10:12 pm

TropicalExpat wrote:
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 3:38 pm
nithyanandhasubramanya wrote:
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 3:33 pm
Hi can you please suggest if I can apply for PR. This would be my first PR application.

Age : 29
Race : Indian
Gender : Male
Marital Status : Married to an Indian. since 2019.
Kids : Nil
Spouse qualification: Master in Microbiology, currently searching for job.
Religion : Hindu
Education : Bachelors Degree in engineering (electronics and communication)
Current Field of Work : Associate in a Bank (Anti money laundering SME and developer )
Length of stay : 5years 6 months
No of tax return : Every year since arrival,
Salary : 98k p/a basic + retirement allowance + bonus
Pass : EP
You can apply for PR. No reason why you can't.

But I would say your chances are low.

Your ethnicity is against you. Your industry is against you. Your salary is low. Your wife isn't working.
I dont think his salary is low for his age.

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by singaporeflyer » Wed, 23 Sep 2020 10:13 pm

vedanvanthaa wrote:
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 1:38 pm
I am an Indian applied for PR last May 2019 and its pending close to 16 months

Race : Indian
Husband and wife working IT professional in Singapore for more than 9 years
1 daughter born and studying in P1
Salary: self 9000 and wife 6000 per month

Any chances .. application pending for long time..

You may have a small chance. Be patient

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