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PR for my non-degree-holder spouse?

Postby Miss Swan » Thu, 04 Nov 2010 9:17 am

I'm exploring the idea of getting PR status for my Aussie partner.

I've looked through the documentation required for PR application under a Singapore citizen (I am one). Simple, straightforward.

The only catch is, my partner doesn't have a degree. And I know how much the government wants to attract educated talents. For those who've gone down this road before (i.e. PR via spouse), will my partner have a low chance of receiving PR status?

Any thoughts?

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Postby Saint » Thu, 04 Nov 2010 9:37 am

Yes it is possible, been there, done it, got the T-shirt.

What's your hubby's current status? Working? Current visa etc etc

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 04 Nov 2010 9:40 am

Couple of questions.

How long have you been married? Do you have any children by this union?

How long has your husband been working in Singapore?

What type of pass?

I lived in Singapore for 11 years on a tourist visa (worked in the offshore oil exploration industry) and was married with 2 kids (all three, Singaporeans) when I applied for PR back in 88 after taking up a job in Singapore on an EP after listening to Leekys last ND rally speech about having another look at the Family Ties scheme. I was duly rejected. I appealed and was rejected again. I applied again in '91 and was approved. I only have a High School diploma so it's an iffy situation at best, especially under the current climate here.

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