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Postby aniyan2002 » Thu, 05 Nov 2009 8:30 pm

Hi,

Can anyone tell me some good consultants who can handle my PEP application.I tried some,but the guys do not do anything.When I asked them to send me a list of docs needed, they send me the link to MOM website.I am looking for some one more responsible and if they do a placement consultancy also, that will be a bonus.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 05 Nov 2009 9:37 pm

As it's is such a easy thing to do by just reading the MOM website and following the instructions. You don't need to pay a consultant to do it. Any "S" pass holder could fill it out and file it. For that matter, Most WP's could probably do it as well! :roll:

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Postby aniyan2002 » Thu, 05 Nov 2009 9:56 pm

Thanks. I am a foreigner trying to apply for PEP from another country.Therefore, I may have to seek the help of a consultant.I need to give a local address and I cannot apply online.Thats why I was asking if somebody can suggest a good consultant (ideally one who is in placements also) for this.

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Postby Saint » Thu, 05 Nov 2009 11:32 pm

It's a kind of trap that is in place to put of people like yourself from applying for PEP. Why do you actually want to apply for a PEP and come to Singapore?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 06 Nov 2009 12:21 am

aniyan2002 wrote:Thanks. I am a foreigner trying to apply for PEP from another country.Therefore, I may have to seek the help of a consultant.I need to give a local address and I cannot apply online.Thats why I was asking if somebody can suggest a good consultant (ideally one who is in placements also) for this.


Go to the MOM site and read the qualifications necessary for an S or WP pass. If they can accomplish it without a consultant, then........

Give Singapore a break. Try applying to Malaysia. There standards are much, much lower there.

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Postby aniyan2002 » Fri, 06 Nov 2009 4:55 pm

Thanks for the advice.I prefer higher standards.Your replies reflect very low standard though...!

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Postby Saint » Fri, 06 Nov 2009 6:28 pm

aniyan2002 wrote:Thanks for the advice.I prefer higher standards.Your replies reflect very low standard though...!


Yeah Singapore did have lower standard and let virtually anyone people like yourself! Now they've raised the standards

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Postby Strong Eagle » Fri, 06 Nov 2009 6:31 pm

aniyan2002 wrote:Thanks. I am a foreigner trying to apply for PEP from another country.Therefore, I may have to seek the help of a consultant.I need to give a local address and I cannot apply online.Thats why I was asking if somebody can suggest a good consultant (ideally one who is in placements also) for this.


Question 1 (and the only one that matters): Have you been making at least S$7,000 per month for the last six months (that can be verified with pay slips)... and exclusive of other things like car allowance?

If the answer is yes, we can proceed. If the answer is no, proceed directly to NO PEP.

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Postby aniyan2002 » Fri, 06 Nov 2009 7:09 pm

Yes.I earn USD 7500 per month excluding other perks in my current employment.This can be substantiated with payslips, offer letter and bank account detials.

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Postby Strong Eagle » Fri, 06 Nov 2009 7:55 pm

aniyan2002 wrote:Yes.I earn USD 7500 per month excluding other perks in my current employment.This can be substantiated with payslips, offer letter and bank account detials.


Then you really don't need to screw around with a consultant. Go to MOM website and do PEP application. If you need a Singapore address, lots of firms will receive your mail for cheap. Contact me via PM or email for someone that will do this for you. Hell... if you ask nice, you could get me to be your Singapore address.

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Postby aniyan2002 » Sat, 07 Nov 2009 4:39 am

Thats encouraging.I shall get in touch with you.If I can ask you a little more,how do you rate the technology (IT & Telecom) industry have recovered after the recession holocaust? Is Singapore standing up or still flaccid? I am looking at telecom/communications sector in particular.Have a nice weekend!

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 07 Nov 2009 6:54 am

Talk to Jpatokal. That is/was his bailiwick I believe......

And nobody here was questioning if you could get a PEP. What we are questioning, and still are, is if you can/are earning that much bread, then you certainly have enough upstairs to fill it out without paying some dodgy consultant to do something any high school graduate can do.

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Postby jpatokal » Mon, 09 Nov 2009 9:54 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Talk to Jpatokal. That is/was his bailiwick I believe......

Is, and it's pretty darn limp at the moment -- even for big projects like the next gen broadband thing, most vendors are bringing in idle staff from elsewhere instead of hiring new people. All three gigs I'm working on/have lined up at the moment have zero connection to Singapore... :?
Vaguely heretical thoughts on travel technology at Gyrovague

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Postby Strong Eagle » Mon, 09 Nov 2009 10:13 pm

aniyan2002 wrote:Thats encouraging.I shall get in touch with you.If I can ask you a little more,how do you rate the technology (IT & Telecom) industry have recovered after the recession holocaust? Is Singapore standing up or still flaccid? I am looking at telecom/communications sector in particular.Have a nice weekend!


Telcom sucks. Agree with JP. I'm doing a telcom related project but as a program manager and they aint hiring techs... although they need to. Dubai, my only middle east PM experience, has gone to hell in a handbasket.

I guess it depends to some extent what you mean by telcom sector.

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Applying for PEP from overseas

Postby crdward » Wed, 24 Feb 2010 7:23 am

hi guys , I am applying for PEP but don't have a local Singapore contact. Not too keen to fork out S$1300 in consultancy fees for a fairly straight forward application. :shock:

while Im aware I can find a firm in singapore to handle my mail, I still gotta use Singapore Post to do the $10 processing fee to MOM.

Any advice on a local who could do this for me would be much appreciated. Thanks a lot


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