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PR approval chance in 2020

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by the observer » Sat, 12 Sep 2020 11:04 pm

BigginHill wrote:
Sat, 12 Sep 2020 2:05 pm
singaporeflyer wrote:
Thu, 10 Sep 2020 7:54 pm
@kjc123, your chances will be low.

Reason
1. Ethnicity
2. High salary and you can relocate any time
I would agree. I've seen similar profiles being rejected for PR multiple times. (myself included)

Honestly speaking, I don't think there's much future in westerners settling down long term in Singapore anymore. (unless spouse/family is local of course)

Public sentiment, national immigration and labour policies are actively working against foreigners & are not likely to fade away. And why would people want to settle in a place where they're not wanted.

Vivian Balakrishnan said it best:

“The only reason we have foreigners here is to give an extra wind in our sails when the opportunity is there,” he added.

“Now we are in a storm and we need to shed ballast"
In the same vein as asians in the states or oz, especially for those from the chinese stock.

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by kraig85 » Sun, 13 Sep 2020 9:58 am

Hi all,

I am new to the forum, very nice to meet you all!

First, thanks to all of you for providing feedback on chances for PR, this is a super helpful service!

I wonder if you could also share your thoughts on my potential. If you have any insights on where I am likely to fail in my application (and what I could possibly do about it) that would be really appreciated.

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Age : 34
Race : Caucasian (American)
Gender : Male
Marital Status : Married to Singapore Citizen (been married slightly under 1 year)
Religion : NA
Education : PhD, one of the top 2 universities in UK
Current Field of Work : Higher Education
Length of stay : 3 years
No of tax return : 3
Salary : Approx. $400k
Pass : EP
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Thanks again!
Kraig

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by singaporeflyer » Sun, 13 Sep 2020 10:42 am

kraig85 wrote:
Sun, 13 Sep 2020 9:58 am
Hi all,

I am new to the forum, very nice to meet you all!

First, thanks to all of you for providing feedback on chances for PR, this is a super helpful service!

I wonder if you could also share your thoughts on my potential. If you have any insights on where I am likely to fail in my application (and what I could possibly do about it) that would be really appreciated.

---
Age : 34
Race : Caucasian (American)
Gender : Male
Marital Status : Married to Singapore Citizen (been married slightly under 1 year)
Religion : NA
Education : PhD, one of the top 2 universities in UK
Current Field of Work : Higher Education
Length of stay : 3 years
No of tax return : 3
Salary : Approx. $400k
Pass : EP
---

Thanks again!
Kraig
Apply after 1.5 years later.

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by suwarnis » Mon, 14 Sep 2020 11:54 am

Hello all,
greatly appreciate it if someone could evaluate the chances of my PR application. I plan to apply this year.

Age: 28
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Single
Race: Chinese (USA / Taiwan)
Education: M.Sc. Agriculture (Europe)
Duration of stay in Singapore: Exacty 3 years
Occupation: Sales Analyst, Regional Sales Office
Salary: 60k+ per annum
Work Experience: 3 years
Current Pass: EP

Thank you!

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by singaporeflyer » Mon, 14 Sep 2020 2:20 pm

suwarnis wrote:
Mon, 14 Sep 2020 11:54 am
Hello all,
greatly appreciate it if someone could evaluate the chances of my PR application. I plan to apply this year.

Age: 28
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Single
Race: Chinese (USA / Taiwan)
Education: M.Sc. Agriculture (Europe)
Duration of stay in Singapore: Exacty 3 years
Occupation: Sales Analyst, Regional Sales Office
Salary: 60k+ per annum
Work Experience: 3 years
Current Pass: EP

Thank you!
Not going to be easy in the current climate

Reason
1. Short stay in SG
2. Education and Occupation does not seem to be in demand
3. Salary

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by suwarnis » Mon, 14 Sep 2020 2:44 pm

singaporeflyer wrote:
Mon, 14 Sep 2020 2:20 pm
suwarnis wrote:
Mon, 14 Sep 2020 11:54 am
Hello all,
greatly appreciate it if someone could evaluate the chances of my PR application. I plan to apply this year.

Age: 28
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Single
Race: Chinese (USA / Taiwan)
Education: M.Sc. Agriculture (Europe)
Duration of stay in Singapore: Exacty 3 years
Occupation: Sales Analyst, Regional Sales Office
Salary: 60k+ per annum
Work Experience: 3 years
Current Pass: EP

Thank you!
Not going to be easy in the current climate

Reason
1. Short stay in SG
2. Education and Occupation does not seem to be in demand
3. Salary
I understand. Thank you very much for your reply.

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by Abiforum » Tue, 15 Sep 2020 12:48 am

Hello all,
I’m new to posting on forum. Apologies if I post in a wrong format.
Have been reading the many comments here and have learnt a lot these past months while I waited for my PR application to have an outcome. Happy to share my application has been approved!

Thought of sharing brief details here. Hope this might help you all and give further insights.

Application till approval: exactly 6 months
Date of approval: 7 sept 2020
Nationality: Malaysian
Race: Chinese
Gender: female
Age: 41
Marital status: single
Length of stay: 6 years
Industry: biotechnology and biopharma
Salary: about 220k per year (basic)
Qualification: bachelor’s (Hons) in a medical field (professional)

I did not include any documents that was classified as optional in the online form (eg. Educational transcript, employer recommendation)

Hope this is useful

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 15 Sep 2020 7:29 pm

Yes it is. You particulars tend to mirror what we have noted anecdotally for a long time. Oh, and congratulations! :-)

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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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