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Applying Singapore PR

Post by sergy » Thu, 09 Jun 2005 3:16 pm

I'm Caucasian, 5 years working in SG, going to be married local PR woman soon.
So, how I can apply for Singapore PR? Under work or marriage scheme?
I hear SG law not give PR to male married SG PR women, only for wife of SG PR.

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Post by PoohBear » Fri, 10 Jun 2005 8:15 am

Hi, my suggestion is to check with MOM and CIA personally to understand more on the procedure. I can say althought there is a rules, there is no fit rules. I believed what u heard it's not true because one of my girl friend managed to get PR for her husband. Conversely, not all the guys are able to get PR for their wives!? It's depend on whether u are qualified to be Singapore PR or not. GOOD LUCK! :P

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Post by antony » Fri, 10 Jun 2005 10:49 am

Problem is nobody never explain in Singapore anything.
I apply Singapore PR 2 years ago, was rejected and officer told me
never mind - try again, even high recommend me apply again.
Looks like Immigration play some game, try few times (for Caucasians) and you will get it.

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Post by Guest » Fri, 10 Jun 2005 8:57 pm

antony wrote:Problem is nobody never explain in Singapore anything.
I apply Singapore PR 2 years ago, was rejected and officer told me
never mind - try again, even high recommend me apply again.
Looks like Immigration play some game, try few times (for Caucasians) and you will get it.
I would say the most important criteria are your academic qualifications and professional skills that Singapore needs. You should make sure you have a career here. Besides that, they will want somebody who has a clean history; someone who come here to work & contribute to the economy, and not to create political or religious unrest.

I guess you should be able to get it sooner or later. There is no fixed rule and it all depends on the people who make the decisions. Lastly, I think you have more chances to succeed if you can show concrete facts that you are contributing to the nation in the present moment and on a long term basis.

I hope I have not made it looks so complex or discouraging to our friends here. Keep trying!

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Post by Guest » Sat, 11 Jun 2005 11:11 am

antony wrote:Problem is nobody never explain in Singapore anything.
I apply Singapore PR 2 years ago, was rejected and officer told me
never mind - try again, even high recommend me apply again.
Looks like Immigration play some game, try few times (for Caucasians) and you will get it.
I don't think there is any discrimination against any races. I have heard alot of stories about the issue. MOst people get their PR after several attempts!
I have not heard about anybody who makes the claim that he succeeds in his first attempt.

I guess the reason why you have to apply several times is that the government people want to collect enough information about you and they want to see how you have managed during the last few years you lived here.

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Post by ann_ » Sat, 11 Jun 2005 1:56 pm

SG Government follow quotas, same as population in SG, so 70% new PR should be Chinese, even low educatated, any Chinese very easy get PR here, 15% Malays, 7% Indians, for Caucasians left 1-2%.

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Post by PoohBear » Sat, 11 Jun 2005 4:02 pm

I got my PR at the first time apply but my boy friend only got it at the 3rd time. U should try ..

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Well .... who knows

Post by bizcatalyst » Sat, 11 Jun 2005 5:09 pm

This would sound disgusting to some of you.... I applied for EP.... and they gave me PR.

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Post by Guest » Sat, 11 Jun 2005 7:32 pm

ann_ wrote:SG Government follow quotas, same as population in SG, so 70% new PR should be Chinese, even low educatated, any Chinese very easy get PR here, 15% Malays, 7% Indians, for Caucasians left 1-2%.
Yes, Chinese may form a larger portion of it, but I don't believe the government will accept lowly educated people as PR. Cos there is no benefit from doing that.

70% chinese ? NObody knows. It has to depends on the market demand. Afterall we are in Singapore, and the communicating language is English. So, we also need English speaking professionals from other countries.

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Post by PoohBear » Tue, 14 Jun 2005 8:08 am

I agreed .. it's all depend on the market demand ... Rules is only a piece of paper.

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Re: Applying Singapore PR

Post by Question » Wed, 15 Jun 2005 4:36 pm

sergy wrote:I'm Caucasian, 5 years working in SG, going to be married local PR woman soon.
What is local PR woman ?

If the gal is local, isn't she a Singaporean.
If she's already a Singaporean, how can she be a PR :?: :?: :?:

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Re: Applying Singapore PR

Post by Strong Eagle » Wed, 15 Jun 2005 7:15 pm

Question wrote:What is local PR woman ?
Puerto Rican? :lol:

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