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Letter of Consent

Post by kiko » Fri, 22 Oct 2010 8:41 pm

I was offered a permanent job with a company in the financial services and have a question. I hold a DP at the moment.
I am only part qualified with three years of experience and don't meet the criteria to get an Employment pass at the moment. However the company is insisting on trying for an EP. I told them that LOC it's much easiers to get and doesn't have as many criteria and I just want to ask if anyone can tell me if this LOC has any downside implications on a company since the company that offered me the job is insisting on applying for EP even though I told them my chances are very slim!

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Post by ttujess » Fri, 22 Oct 2010 9:49 pm

I'm pretty sure the only down side to an LOC is that your Dependent's Pass is tied to your significant other's EP, so if he loses his pass then you lose yours.

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Post by ksl » Fri, 22 Oct 2010 10:07 pm

Yes you tell the company you do not need an EP, In fact just take the Letter of Consent form to them and get it signed and stamped. That should be proof enough for the company. The down side you now know about!

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Post by Strong Eagle » Fri, 22 Oct 2010 10:48 pm

Try the search function for 'letter of consent' or 'dependents pass', then make up your own mind.

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Post by revhappy » Sun, 24 Oct 2010 12:38 pm

Your company has had a look at your qualifications before they took you on and they are in a better position to judge about u chances of your getting an EP.

EP has more advantages than DP, main thing being you can apply PR on your own right etc. If I were you I wouldn't interfere in the process and let the company do its job. You are saying its a permanent job on the payrolls of a financial services company. Even more reasons to trust the company about what it is doing.

So just relax and let things happen the way they are happening!

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 24 Oct 2010 12:45 pm

revhappy wrote:Your company has had a look at your qualifications before they took you on and they are in a better position to judge about u chances of your getting an EP.

EP has more advantages than DP, main thing being you can apply PR on your own right etc. If I were you I wouldn't interfere in the process and let the company do its job. You are saying its a permanent job on the payrolls of a financial services company. Even more reasons to trust the company about what it is doing.

So just relax and let things happen the way they are happening!
Yeah, that way you can come back here and post "what should I do now! They rejected my EP because I don't have sufficient qualifications for the EP level they applied for. Woe is me, how now? Just because the company is in financial services doesn't meant it knows what it's doing in HR. I've seen too many cases to the contrary. So if/when your EP is rejected, then ensure you already have the LOC form filled out for the idiot in HR.
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