rejection of EP / PEP/ PR

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Post by sn84 » Fri, 15 Jun 2012 7:42 pm

I've been living in Spore for 5 years. 27, female, working in investment banking, MBA graduate. My PR application is rejected again, for the second time! :shock: They did not mention any reason or when I can reapply in the letter.

I'm just wondering if this is common (being rejected for at least one time)? Would that affect my application next time?

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 15 Jun 2012 8:05 pm

No it won't affect you application next time. It will probably be rejected too unless you have something substantially different on it. The normally never put a reason on the rejection letters and if they didn't invite you to reapply in say 6 months or 2 years, the odds are greatly against you ever being successful.

No is not uncommon to be rejected "at least one time" most are continually rejected and normally the second rejection will have something like "You are welcome to stay and work in Singapore, but PR is out of the question" or something to that affect. Somebody just got one on here a couple of days ago.
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PEP Application for P1 holder

Post by bobs » Thu, 09 Aug 2012 3:58 pm

richie303 wrote:Hi, hope someone can shed some light onto this.

I have been in Singapore for 1 month, I applied for a PEP based on the fact I am a P1 holder and have a salary both here and abroad far in excess of the requirements for a PEP, so I figured it would give me a 5 year buffer without having to consider PR.

My PEP application has been rejected, I have been given no reason for rejection and I had no issue with the original P1 EP application for my company.

How can I appeal to the decision if I don't know why its rejected, or what are my options? A colleague of mine who is similarly educated experienced and in the same job (on a similar salary) has just had his granted and he has only been in Singapore for 5 months.

I am a little confused!


Hi All, I am in very similar situation to the one described by Richie above with the following differences:

1) I am still contemplating whether to apply for PEP to get peace of mind for next 5 years - so need advise whether I should go ahead with it.

2) I do not have any overseas income.

Would be interested to know whether it is waste of time to apply for PEP so soon after arrival, and whether it would be better to wait for at least 6 months! Would also be interested to hear whether Richoe eventually managed to resolve this issue or not!!

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Post by zzm9980 » Thu, 09 Aug 2012 6:26 pm

Most people who are on a P1 and wait six months seem to be approved without issue. This is just anecdotal based on the forum posts here. If you don't have a really strong reason, I'd wait the six months.

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