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PR Approval Chance? Male Chinese Malaysian

Post by thesingboyboy » Wed, 25 Nov 2020 7:19 pm

Age: Mid 20s
Job Title: Marketing Department (Construction sector)
Salary: 2600
Pass: S Pass
Duration stayed in Singapore: First job in January, 2019 then left in October and joined another company in the same month until present.
Tax filed: IRAS sent me a notice for a year's tax and I've already paid.

What are the chances of my application to be approved?

Also, working in a marketing department but falls under construction sector, will this improve my approval chance as there is shortage of worker in construction sector?

Thanks guys.

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Re: PR Approval Chance? Male Chinese Malaysian

Post by TropicalExpat » Thu, 26 Nov 2020 9:29 am

thesingboyboy wrote:
Wed, 25 Nov 2020 7:19 pm
Age: Mid 20s
Job Title: Marketing Department (Construction sector)
Salary: 2600
Pass: S Pass
Duration stayed in Singapore: First job in January, 2019 then left in October and joined another company in the same month until present.
Tax filed: IRAS sent me a notice for a year's tax and I've already paid.

What are the chances of my application to be approved?

Also, working in a marketing department but falls under construction sector, will this improve my approval chance as there is shortage of worker in construction sector?

Thanks guys.
Anecdotal evidence suggests that you would have a good chance of getting it due to ethnicity and citizenship.
If you apply now, it will take around a year for them to review by which time you will have received to Notices for Tax and been in Singapore for almost 3 years.

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Re: PR Approval Chance? Male Chinese Malaysian

Post by lot286 » Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:22 am

Did you study in Singapore?

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Re: PR Approval Chance? Male Chinese Malaysian

Post by gizmogeek » Thu, 26 Nov 2020 11:07 am

thesingboyboy wrote:
Wed, 25 Nov 2020 7:19 pm
Age: Mid 20s
Job Title: Marketing Department (Construction sector)
Salary: 2600
Pass: S Pass
Duration stayed in Singapore: First job in January, 2019 then left in October and joined another company in the same month until present.
Tax filed: IRAS sent me a notice for a year's tax and I've already paid.

What are the chances of my application to be approved?

Also, working in a marketing department but falls under construction sector, will this improve my approval chance as there is shortage of worker in construction sector?

Thanks guys.
aiyah MC, young in mid 20's, got job in SG, sure get one. Make sure you clean and dont have any police case or any other issue in sg. Some got gang fight lah, assault girl friend lah then she report. If record clean you sure get (ultimately). In rare case maybe go to second application but first one also high chance. Sal hardly matter bcos they know u got future here have job. Another ask u study in sg, if yes its a plus if no does not matter much though. Construction industry also ++ as you are local (some will argue but trust me MC, any pass, no pass, also local ).

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Re: PR Approval Chance? Male Chinese Malaysian

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 26 Nov 2020 11:35 am

Diploma or degree?

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Re: PR Approval Chance? Male Chinese Malaysian

Post by thesingboyboy » Thu, 26 Nov 2020 12:02 pm

gizmogeek wrote:
Thu, 26 Nov 2020 11:07 am
thesingboyboy wrote:
Wed, 25 Nov 2020 7:19 pm
Age: Mid 20s
Job Title: Marketing Department (Construction sector)
Salary: 2600
Pass: S Pass
Duration stayed in Singapore: First job in January, 2019 then left in October and joined another company in the same month until present.
Tax filed: IRAS sent me a notice for a year's tax and I've already paid.

What are the chances of my application to be approved?

Also, working in a marketing department but falls under construction sector, will this improve my approval chance as there is shortage of worker in construction sector?

Thanks guys.
aiyah MC, young in mid 20's, got job in SG, sure get one. Make sure you clean and dont have any police case or any other issue in sg. Some got gang fight lah, assault girl friend lah then she report. If record clean you sure get (ultimately). In rare case maybe go to second application but first one also high chance. Sal hardly matter bcos they know u got future here have job. Another ask u study in sg, if yes its a plus if no does not matter much though. Construction industry also ++ as you are local (some will argue but trust me MC, any pass, no pass, also local ).
Studied in Malaysia, Diploma only. Chance will be lowered?
sundaymorningstaple wrote:
Thu, 26 Nov 2020 11:35 am
Diploma or degree?
Diploma from my home country which is also recognised by MOM not sure if that matters. Diploma has a lower chance?

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 26 Nov 2020 12:15 pm

Might have initial rejection but probably success on 2nd application. Degrees almost always skate through without problems. Diploma might be a little harder (being male also harder - not walking baby oven). Women definitely have it easier as they are considered potential brood stock by the Gahment.

You do have a valid point re: construction industry, however marketing is a transferable skillset so they probably won't look at it that way as it's given that most who get their PR almost always quit within 6~12 months to take up another job. Good Luck in any case. Still worth buying a ticket and giving it a try but unless you have worked here for 2 years (or three tax assessments) it's not likely to go through successfully.

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Re: PR Approval Chance? Male Chinese Malaysian

Post by lot286 » Thu, 26 Nov 2020 1:46 pm

i give it a low chance actually.. you need to demonstrate roots here. your track record here is not long too. any relatives here?

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Post by thesingboyboy » Thu, 26 Nov 2020 1:51 pm

lot286 wrote:
Thu, 26 Nov 2020 1:46 pm
i give it a low chance actually.. you need to demonstrate roots here. your track record here is not long too. any relatives here?
Not sure if it makes a difference I have an elder sister who has worked here for almost 10 years as a WP holder. Her husband's application has been approved recently. Not sure if all this makes a difference, but since you asked.

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Re: PR Approval Chance? Male Chinese Malaysian

Post by lot286 » Thu, 26 Nov 2020 1:53 pm

yes it does. Is your elder sister going to apply or has intention to apply?

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Re: PR Approval Chance? Male Chinese Malaysian

Post by therat » Thu, 26 Nov 2020 2:03 pm

thesingboyboy wrote:
lot286 wrote:
Thu, 26 Nov 2020 1:46 pm
i give it a low chance actually.. you need to demonstrate roots here. your track record here is not long too. any relatives here?
Not sure if it makes a difference I have an elder sister who has worked here for almost 10 years as a WP holder. Her husband's application has been approved recently. Not sure if all this makes a difference, but since you asked.
Did ur sister get the approval too?

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Re: PR Approval Chance? Male Chinese Malaysian

Post by thesingboyboy » Thu, 26 Nov 2020 2:19 pm

lot286 wrote:
Thu, 26 Nov 2020 1:53 pm
yes it does. Is your elder sister going to apply or has intention to apply?
Her husband will sponsor her in the future not sure going with the LTVP route first or PR straight,that is only after everything has settled.

All this makes a difference in my application?
therat wrote:
Thu, 26 Nov 2020 2:03 pm
thesingboyboy wrote:
lot286 wrote:
Thu, 26 Nov 2020 1:46 pm
i give it a low chance actually.. you need to demonstrate roots here. your track record here is not long too. any relatives here?
Not sure if it makes a difference I have an elder sister who has worked here for almost 10 years as a WP holder. Her husband's application has been approved recently. Not sure if all this makes a difference, but since you asked.
Did ur sister get the approval too?

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Nope. As mentioned, my sister is a WP holder and therefore she's not eligible to apply for PR, so she excluded herself from her husband's application.

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Re: PR Approval Chance? Male Chinese Malaysian

Post by therat » Thu, 26 Nov 2020 6:10 pm

Okay. Now I'm confused

Your 1st post you stated
"Tax filed: IRAS sent me a notice for a year's tax and I've already paid."

Your topic on Feb 2020
viewtopic.php?f=78&t=134082&p=821363#p821363
you mention "3. Why did IRAS send me a letter saying that I do not have to file for tax for year 2019? Does that mean my salary is too low for me to file?"

SO.. you paid? No need to File?

Elder sister working in Singapore 10 yrs under WP. This does not have any weight at all.

I know 1 Malaysian Chinese male, work in SIngapore more than 10 yrs.
Apply together with his wife + 2 young childs (1 boy, 1 girl). Rejected.
That was 2-3 yrs back.
HIs sister whole family also in SIngapore and is PR.

So.. work long in Singapore, apply with family, with children, Malaysia Chinese, family member is PR.. does not mean you will get PR.

If you dont mind $100, you can try.

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Re: PR Approval Chance? Male Chinese Malaysian

Post by thesingboyboy » Thu, 26 Nov 2020 6:24 pm

therat wrote:
Thu, 26 Nov 2020 6:10 pm
Okay. Now I'm confused

Your 1st post you stated
"Tax filed: IRAS sent me a notice for a year's tax and I've already paid."

Your topic on Feb 2020
viewtopic.php?f=78&t=134082&p=821363#p821363
you mention "3. Why did IRAS send me a letter saying that I do not have to file for tax for year 2019? Does that mean my salary is too low for me to file?"

SO.. you paid? No need to File?

Elder sister working in Singapore 10 yrs under WP. This does not have any weight at all.

I know 1 Malaysian Chinese male, work in SIngapore more than 10 yrs.
Apply together with his wife + 2 young childs (1 boy, 1 girl). Rejected.
That was 2-3 yrs back.
HIs sister whole family also in SIngapore and is PR.

So.. work long in Singapore, apply with family, with children, Malaysia Chinese, family member is PR.. does not mean you will get PR.

If you dont mind $100, you can try.
Tax paid, I was confused whether I wasn't eligible for tax or I didn't need to file myself (auto-file by employer something). In the end it was filed automatically by my employer and paid.

I am aware that the application isn't affected by other factors such as having siblings or relatives working in Singapore hence I said "not sure if it makes a difference but since you asked".

I've already applied 3 months ago, just asking here if anyone has an idea what my approval rate would be.

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Re: PR Approval Chance? Male Chinese Malaysian

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 27 Nov 2020 3:44 pm

therat wrote:
Thu, 26 Nov 2020 6:10 pm
Okay. Now I'm confused

Your 1st post you stated
"Tax filed: IRAS sent me a notice for a year's tax and I've already paid."

Your topic on Feb 2020
viewtopic.php?f=78&t=134082&p=821363#p821363
you mention "3. Why did IRAS send me a letter saying that I do not have to file for tax for year 2019? Does that mean my salary is too low for me to file?"

SO.. you paid? No need to File?
therat, that letter is sent to anybody who's tax reportable income is via wages only. If your Singapore reportable income is solely via IR8A, the odds are you will not be required to file, but you will get a tax bill from the IRAS but you don't have to physically file yourself. This is because the employers are required to submit the IR8As to IRAS shortly after the close of the tax years (normally 31 Dec of the previous year. He may or may not receive a tax bill. This would depend on his total wage income for the next year of assessment.

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