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fresh graduate wants to apply for PR

Post by vinceone » Sun, 22 Feb 2009 11:00 am

I am a student who currently studying a RMIT degree in SIM, and going to graduate in this May, i wonder if i can apply PR now since i have been here nearly 6 years, but i am not that can i apply for PR directly from ICA before the graduation, if can apply for PR do i need to go for the NATIONAL SERVICE?
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 22 Feb 2009 5:39 pm

Yes and technically Yes.
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why

Post by vinceone » Thu, 26 Feb 2009 11:06 pm

why is only one ppl helpping me here? i really want to get some help and i sent email to ICA to ask some issues on it, but haven't get reply yet

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Post by ukdesigner » Thu, 26 Feb 2009 11:42 pm

I think you'll find that sms is more than qualified to help you. I'd be careful jumping down people's throat with statements like:
why is only one ppl helpping me here?
sms has been here for some 25 years and counting if I'm not mistaken and has an exceptional grasp of questions like this so please be grateful that you've even received a reply. Remember that this is a FREE forum and people offer help in their own time out of the goodness of their heart.
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Re: fresh graduate wants to apply for PR

Post by durain » Fri, 27 Feb 2009 12:09 am

vinceone wrote: LOOKING FORWAD ANY ADVICE FROM FRIENDS HERE. :)
OP got no frens here mah.

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Post by ksl » Fri, 27 Feb 2009 12:18 am

Yes and technically yes! NS here he comes :roll:

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 27 Feb 2009 12:32 am

I think our friend :roll: was looking more for a "Yes and No" therefore, as he didn't get the answer he wanted he wants somebody to lie to him. :?
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sorry

Post by vinceone » Fri, 27 Feb 2009 2:01 am

i am sorry that if i used the words not carefully, but i didn't mean that, thanks for the help here,really sorry

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Post by GarethC » Wed, 18 Mar 2009 3:16 pm

vinceone wrote:i am sorry that if i used the words not carefully, but i didn't mean that, thanks for the help here,really sorry
ok, since you said sorry :P

1) You technically can't apply directly. I know of cases where people have graduated from local universities and gotten or asked for and gotten "Letters of offer for PR" from the ICA. How this works is that you will be granted PR upon securing a job (ie you can then submit your PR application along with the letter of Offer and be given a temporary EP while they process your application)

2) No, if you are first generation PR you do not need to go for National Service. (This information is available on the ICA website)

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 18 Mar 2009 4:26 pm

GarethC wrote: 2) No, if you are first generation PR you do not need to go for National Service. (This information is available on the ICA website)
Not exactly what it says. You need to be careful how you write as you could mislead someone. What it actually says is:
Main applicants who are granted PR status under the first generation Professionals/Technical Personnel and Skilled Workers (PTS) Scheme or the Investor Scheme are exempted from NS.
The difference is that they still have to register for NS. It says "are exempted" not "are exempt". One means that after applying they will generally exempt you. The other means it's automatic. After they register, normally they will be exempted from doing NS. But they still have to register! And, by doing so, that exemption can always be withdrawn just like the government can take your HDB Flat back if they decide that they want to build a hole in the dirt that cars can drive through. The way you write it would lead somebody to believe that they don't have to do anything at all as they are not required to.
SOME PEOPLE TRY TO TURN BACK THEIR ODOMETERS. NOT ME. I WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW WHY I LOOK THIS WAY. I'VE TRAVELED A LONG WAY, AND SOME OF THE ROADS WEREN'T PAVED. ~ Will Rogers

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Post by GarethC » Wed, 18 Mar 2009 5:55 pm

I stand corrected :)

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