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How long does EPEC take?

Post by athard » Tue, 28 Jun 2011 12:20 pm

Hello,

I applied for the EPEC on June 10th. On June 11th, I was sent an email to submit certain papers online and I did. Since then, I have not heard anything. I check online and my status is still pending.

I sent an email a week ago and I still haven't heard anything?

How long does it take to receive an approval or denial? Is there any other course of action that I can take? Please advise.

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Post by singaporeflyer » Tue, 28 Jun 2011 2:03 pm

Three to Five Weeks?

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Post by athard » Wed, 29 Jun 2011 8:51 am

I thought that the 3-5 week period was after the EPEC was approved. I am still on pending status. Is that now 3-5 weeks? According to their site, it should be 4 days before I know if I am approved or not.

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Post by carlsum1986 » Wed, 29 Jun 2011 9:40 am

7 days

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Post by athard » Wed, 29 Jun 2011 11:40 am

Any recommendation on what I can do then? I applied on June 10th and am still on pending. I sent an email to them and no response yet.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 29 Jun 2011 11:46 am

athard wrote:Any recommendation on what I can do then? I applied on June 10th and am still on pending. I sent an email to them and no response yet.
You already have your response. Pending. How long is a piece of string? Are you sitting at home holding your breath? If so, stop. Breath. Get along with your life. If and when there's a decision made, they will notify you. As pointed out on another thread, the are currently overload due to people trying to take advantage of the system before the doors are closed tight.
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Post by carlsum1986 » Wed, 29 Jun 2011 3:36 pm

athard wrote:Any recommendation on what I can do then? I applied on June 10th and am still on pending. I sent an email to them and no response yet.
very simple and just pick up the phone and call mom and ask..........that was hard yea?

and famoulsy quoting sms "do you have a masters?"

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 29 Jun 2011 4:18 pm

carlsum1986 wrote:
athard wrote:Any recommendation on what I can do then? I applied on June 10th and am still on pending. I sent an email to them and no response yet.
very simple and just pick up the phone and call mom and ask..........that was hard yea?

and famoulsy quoting sms "do you have a masters?"
He told us that in his very first post!

http://forum.singaporeexpats.com/sutra5 ... ht=#517259

So, carlsum1986, do YOU have a masters? :lol: :P
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Post by athard » Thu, 30 Jun 2011 3:38 am

I forgot to mention, I have already called and left several messages. I have even emailed them several times. I was just wondering what the timeline is because their emails to me initially said four days. Also, I did some research and many people have received approval in 2-3 days.

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Post by Mad Scientist » Thu, 30 Jun 2011 5:38 am

athard wrote:I forgot to mention, I have already called and left several messages. I have even emailed them several times. I was just wondering what the timeline is because their emails to me initially said four days. Also, I did some research and many people have received approval in 2-3 days.
How can you compare your application with others ? No two application will be the same . Even you have the same degree or masters or whatever. Moreover every application is assessed on its own merit.
The reply from MOM is more of a guideline albeit timeframe.
Have you gone down personally to see MOM yourself ?
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Re: How long does EPEC take?

Post by JR8 » Thu, 30 Jun 2011 5:56 am

athard wrote:Hello,

I applied for the EPEC on June 10th. On June 11th, I was sent an email to submit certain papers online and I did. Since then, I have not heard anything. I check online and my status is still pending.

I sent an email a week ago and I still haven't heard anything?

How long does it take to receive an approval or denial? Is there any other course of action that I can take? Please advise.

Which bit of 'Standard processing time is four-five weeks' is eluding you?

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Post by carlsum1986 » Thu, 30 Jun 2011 9:49 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
carlsum1986 wrote:
athard wrote:Any recommendation on what I can do then? I applied on June 10th and am still on pending. I sent an email to them and no response yet.
very simple and just pick up the phone and call mom and ask..........that was hard yea?

and famoulsy quoting sms "do you have a masters?"
He told us that in his very first post!

http://forum.singaporeexpats.com/sutra5 ... ht=#517259

So, carlsum1986, do YOU have a masters? :lol: :P
SMS u really live on this forum.........I never knew he posted that.........I need to get my masters to keep myself up to date :lol: :lol: :lol:

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