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How tough it is to get PR in Singapore staying for 6 years

Post by paldopal » Thu, 18 Jun 2020 1:01 pm

Hi,

Looking at past few years of PR approval rate how tough it is to get Singapore PR for a EP holder IT professional ( Single, not married ) staying in Singapore for 6 years. Never applied PR yet. can someone advise your views?

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 18 Jun 2020 1:10 pm

At the moment, I reckon just about zero. Until this virus thing has run it's course, I'd say just save your money. It's not going to happen anytime soon.

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Re: How tough it is to get PR in Singapore staying for 6 years

Post by paldopal » Sat, 20 Jun 2020 12:08 pm

do you think 6 years in sg have chances to get PR?

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 20 Jun 2020 12:40 pm

Other that being a single IT guy of which Singapore has more than enough of, we know absolutely nothing about you in order to give you a prognosis or guesstimate. In the near term, virtually nil unless you have something the gov't really needs. Like brain surgeons (looking at the covidiots out yesterday). Do a search of our threads in the archives and have a read to see what information is required for us to comment on.

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Post by Max Headroom » Sun, 21 Jun 2020 1:38 pm

Yeah, as SMS stated, unless you're some kind of IT prodigy, AI Wunderkind, Fintech sensation, or a complete cyber security genius, I reckon your chances are slim for the next couple of years.

I reckon not rocking the boat is your best option for the time being.

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Post by PNGMK » Mon, 22 Jun 2020 8:44 am

As other's have said zero chance. Most important thing right now is to hang onto your job, save money and upgrade skills.
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: How tough it is to get PR in Singapore staying for 6 years

Post by danny.han » Tue, 14 Jul 2020 2:57 pm

These days is getting tougher to get a PR

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Post by Max Headroom » Wed, 15 Jul 2020 2:30 pm

Thank you, Danny.

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Post by klchew » Thu, 10 Sep 2020 2:08 pm

It used to be a given that if you were a Malaysian, you would automatically get your PR once you applied for it. In fact, until recently, the government used to push Malaysians on PR status here to get their citizenship. Reasons due to history and easy assimilation in Singapore, especially as most Malaysians here are Chinese ancestry.

Those days have passed. Malaysians are now facing hurdles getting PR status. You can imagine what it would be like for expats who are non-Malaysians trying to apply for PR status here.

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Re: How tough it is to get PR in Singapore staying for 6 years

Post by nadiaa.ramzan » Wed, 30 Sep 2020 4:25 am

Can anyone give any estimated time span for it if applicant is an expat.

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Re: How tough it is to get PR in Singapore staying for 6 years

Post by bgd » Wed, 30 Sep 2020 11:23 am

nadiaa.ramzan wrote:
Wed, 30 Sep 2020 4:25 am
Can anyone give any estimated time span for it if applicant is an expat.
Years and for most, never.

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