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Post by aravindte » Sun, 15 Apr 2012 3:24 pm

Hi, this is my first post in four years in singapore
Have applied for my PR in Sep 27th and still awaiting confirmation. General perspection is it will take around 6 months.. is anyone having any idea on how long it takes right now..

i am an indian and PR was rejected earlier in 2010 and reapplied in Sep 2011...

appreciate if someone can throw some light on this.

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Post by Mad Scientist » Sun, 15 Apr 2012 4:20 pm

There is no light at the end of the tunnel.

Wait and be prepared for the worse
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hi

Post by beedao » Tue, 24 Apr 2012 4:35 pm

I submitted my PR application in the beginning of July 2011, and it's approved on 17th Apr 2012. :shock:
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 24 Apr 2012 5:42 pm

Congratulations beedao. Patience is a virtue, right? :)
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Re: hi

Post by aster » Tue, 24 Apr 2012 5:51 pm

beedao wrote:I submitted my PR application in the beginning of July 2011, and it's approved on 17th Apr 2012. :shock:
Was it simply a question of waiting, or were they in regular contact with you asking for more paperwork, etc.?

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Post by beedao » Tue, 24 Apr 2012 5:54 pm

Thanks SMS.

Yeah, patience is the key, this is my second application.

I personally think taxes did help a lot too. I applied my PR in May 2009, and got reject after 3 months. Then, I bought a condo at the end of 2009, and paying property tax every year, which is much higher than my annual income tax. My salary didnt increase much in the past 3 years.

They didnt ask for any thing else, all i did was waiting for their letter, haha.
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Post by thk411 » Wed, 25 Apr 2012 7:55 am

Hi everyone, congratulations on getting your PR approved. As someone new to the PR/immigration forum, and one who aspires to apply for permanent residency in singapore. I was wondering if i could get your opinion regarding the difficulty or the chances of getting my application approved.

From what I hear, the standard has gotten more stringent over the past year, and realizing that each individual case is unique, i was hoping to also acquire some insights as to what factors you deemed to have helped your successful application. And if possible, your thoughts on the likelihood of the application being granted.

Thank you in advance for your considerations and insights.

Duration: Moved to Singapore in July 2010, my appointment is in June, so i would have been in Singapore for almost two years.
Job: Management Consultant in corporate strategy
Age: 26
Status: Single
Salary: 4.7K base a month
Race: Chinese (Hong Kong)
Citizenship: American, Hong Kong, British National
Highest Level of Education: Masters from an australian unviersity, and bachelors from an american university-both are ranked globally.

Some factor that i think might hinder my application is potentially i have been in Singapore for only 2 years, as such that i have only paid 1 year of taxes which has not been a full year, as it was only 8 months till the end of fiscal year.

Thank you again for your astute inputs.

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Post by nakatago » Wed, 25 Apr 2012 8:37 am

thk411 wrote:.
Please don't post the same thing more than once. Your other post has been deleted.

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Post by the lynx » Wed, 25 Apr 2012 12:09 pm

Err... Sorry for being clueless but how is it possible for one to have 3 citizenship at 26? (USA/HK/UK)

The only person I know of is Mad Scientist but he's a different case :P

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Post by ecureilx » Wed, 25 Apr 2012 2:19 pm

the lynx wrote:Err... Sorry for being clueless but how is it possible for one to have 3 citizenship at 26? (USA/HK/UK)

The only person I know of is Mad Scientist but he's a different case :P
Pre-handover, HK people were given UK citizenship .. for US ? did he mean Green Card ?

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Post by thk411 » Wed, 25 Apr 2012 2:28 pm

I moved to US when I was young, and we became citizens after green card.

And all three countries allow dual citizenship so it's not really an issue :)

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Post by taxico » Wed, 25 Apr 2012 5:55 pm

i think there's a difference in being a british citizen and national... (i think!)

singaporeans used to be british nationals too until some law was made to chuck that out. might be the case for hong kongers?

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 25 Apr 2012 6:19 pm

the lynx wrote:Err... Sorry for being clueless but how is it possible for one to have 3 citizenship at 26? (USA/HK/UK)

The only person I know of is Mad Scientist but he's a different case :P
Our very own Strong Eagle has 3 as well. Canadian (birth), British (Father is British) and USA (immigration). :wink:
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Post by leelivio » Tue, 15 May 2012 3:44 pm

Hi beedao,

Did you apply with your Employment Pass or ur spouse is Singaporean/ SPR?

Anyone here applies SPR with their spouse as sponsor would like to share, please? thanks~

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Post by beedao » Tue, 15 May 2012 3:59 pm

Hi there,

I applied with my EP.


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