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EPEC activation not successful and no reason giving!

Post by navidneoh » Sat, 06 Nov 2010 9:11 pm

I activated my EPEC and paid processing fee through online system at ICA last 3weeks. And i got a response that my application was unsuccessful. I find it a bit weird since EPEC is a special pass wherein screening has all ready been done and granted to deserving applicants based on educational background. My impression of the EPEC was one have passed the initial stage for Long Term Social Visit Pass application and just have to activate it. Now I am clueless what the pass was all about in the first place.

Please advice! thanks

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 06 Nov 2010 9:23 pm

It means that your qualifications were not up to snuff. The EPEC is on granted to those who have certain academic credentials. You may have went to a certain university that may or may not have been on their list. If on the list, it is not a guarantee as in certain cases I know of universities in India for example, where one ONE course of study in the whole university is qualified for the granting of an EPEC. You buys your ticket and you takes your chances.

At least this way, you don't spend a lot of money coming here and trying to find a job and having it come back rejected. When that happens, it could be either rejected due to your academics or the employer not being able to justify hiring a foreigner. At least this way, you know that your qualifications do not make it.

Having said all that, sometimes it helps to appeal the finding by submittting your docs to them but it's not easy nor is it often successful.

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