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PR Rejection

Post by eswar » Mon, 28 Sep 2009 3:56 pm

hi friends,
i have been working in singapore for the past 1 year and 11 months. i applied for my pr 3 months ago and it was rejected with the reason i have not met the residential changes and financial status and asking me to reapply after 2 year. I am a s pass holder. I am married and i hold a Master Degree from an reputed university in India. I have more than 10 years of working experience in IT. I submitted my PR with the sponsor letter from my company. I am working as a IT Engineer . have any one of you had your PR rejected, appealed and got a successful response ? what is the processing time for singapore PR rejection appeal? Any advise would be highly appreciated. If I change my status s pass to EP , Can I apply PR after six months?
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Post by Strong Eagle » Mon, 28 Sep 2009 5:04 pm

Unless you can provide new facts which might have a bearing on their decision, or unless you have had a material change in circumstances since you filed for PR (like a raise, new house, etc), then an appeal will be pointless. What are you going to say? "Aw c'mon guys, change your minds, will you?"

PR qualification is based upon a point system for things like finances, length of residence, and several other things. The formulas aren't known. What is known is that they have tightened up... same criteria but higher point scores to qualify. So, unless you come up with something new, you get the same number of points and the same result.

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Post by econoMIC » Mon, 28 Sep 2009 5:20 pm

Strong Eagle wrote:Unless you can provide new facts which might have a bearing on their decision, or unless you have had a material change in circumstances since you filed for PR (like a raise, new house, etc), then an appeal will be pointless. What are you going to say? "Aw c'mon guys, change your minds, will you?"

PR qualification is based upon a point system for things like finances, length of residence, and several other things. The formulas aren't known. What is known is that they have tightened up... same criteria but higher point scores to qualify. So, unless you come up with something new, you get the same number of points and the same result.
Spot on, don't have much to add. It seems like they now want you to have stayed in Singapore for a while first and don't hand out the PRs after less than two years any more unless you are married to a local maybe but even for myself (applied in April as the husband of a Singaporean) I might have only gotten it because I used to live in Singapore for three years in the last five years before moving to the UK.

You can take something positive away from it though. If you really want to be a SPR, your chances should be good in two years down the road if they ask you to re-apply after two years.
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Post by ScoobyDoes » Mon, 28 Sep 2009 6:51 pm

econoMIC wrote: It seems like they now want you to have stayed in Singapore for a while first and don't hand out the PRs after less than two years any more

I just got the same letter tonight, seems just standard BS stuff. I applied more than 2yrs after first arriving on EP but I think i know my problem was the lack of a letter from the company.

They either didn't want to suffer the CPF cost during a financial crisis or are attempting to lock me in to their employment as i believe moving company under an EP is quite difficult.

I think after some changes of the last month or two though i might have some grounds for appeal, but only if there is an interview process??

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Post by ksl » Mon, 28 Sep 2009 11:54 pm

Some interesting reading on the MOM website

http://www.mom.gov.sg/publish/momportal ... lders.html

For September 2009 some records broken and fines administrated
http://www.mom.gov.sg/publish/momportal ... 28-EA.html

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