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update ica for changing company

Postby jimmy3000 » Sun, 28 Oct 2012 5:52 pm

dear all,

my PR application is still pending, and i'm changing company on 1st nov and changing my passport next week.
according to ica website, i should submit new work pass together with annex A. but how to submit this? through mail or meet ica officer but i can't find this menu on e-appoinment. and what about my new passport, i believe it should be same procedure. anyone can help me on this?

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Re: update ica for changing company

Postby ecureilx » Mon, 29 Oct 2012 10:35 am

jimmy3000 wrote:dear all,

my PR application is still pending, and i'm changing company on 1st nov and changing my passport next week.
according to ica website, i should submit new work pass together with annex A. but how to submit this? through mail or meet ica officer but i can't find this menu on e-appoinment. and what about my new passport, i believe it should be same procedure. anyone can help me on this?


I can't find the link, but, while you have a PR application under review, change of employer sort of voids the application .. did you know that part ?

Well, your PR is based on your employer endorsing your employment right ?

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Re: update ica for changing company

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 29 Oct 2012 11:15 am

ecureilx wrote:
jimmy3000 wrote:dear all,

my PR application is still pending, and i'm changing company on 1st nov and changing my passport next week.
according to ica website, i should submit new work pass together with annex A. but how to submit this? through mail or meet ica officer but i can't find this menu on e-appoinment. and what about my new passport, i believe it should be same procedure. anyone can help me on this?


I can't find the link, but, while you have a PR application under review, change of employer sort of voids the application .. did you know that part ?

Well, your PR is based on your employer endorsing your employment right ?


No, not quite. You don't need the sponsor's Annex A anymore if you cannot get one. All you need to do is submit current pay vouchers, CPF statements to prove employment still exists. Too many employers were holding employees hostage with employer sponsorship thing so now, while desirable, it's not necessary as the applicant can do an end run around the employer now.

But it is necessary to inform the ICA about changes to ANY particulars on the PR application.

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Re: update ica for changing company

Postby ecureilx » Mon, 29 Oct 2012 11:26 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:No, not quite. You don't need the sponsor's Annex A anymore if you cannot get one. All you need to do is submit current pay vouchers, CPF statements to prove employment still exists. Too many employers were holding employees hostage with employer sponsorship thing so now, while desirable, it's not necessary as the applicant can do an end run around the employer now.

But it is necessary to inform the ICA about changes to ANY particulars on the PR application.


Many years ago I did have a job offer from a company whose boss insisted that I must apply PR if selected .. and the HR dropped the ball saying that supporting the PR application came with a 5 year bond :) I didn't take up the offer though .. and figured out that Annex A is not compulsory ..

I was still under the impression that change of employer is not allowed while the PR is under processing ..

Interesting changes from ICA !!!

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 29 Oct 2012 12:04 pm

I didn't say there wouldn't be any impact. That remains to be seen. But as long as one is increasing either money or vertical climb, I don't see that as a problem.

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Postby jimmy3000 » Mon, 29 Oct 2012 2:29 pm

Hi Sms, my employer can provide annex A, but how do i submit this form? Make appointment through e-appointment or send it through mail?
And for changing company, i will get salary increament

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Postby Mi Amigo » Mon, 29 Oct 2012 2:47 pm

My suggestion - phone the ICA and ask them what they suggest in your case; in my experience they are very helpful.
Be careful what you wish for

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Postby jimmy3000 » Mon, 29 Oct 2012 3:18 pm

I have called them and they said we can post to their address or put in the mailbox, should be in front of ica building

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Postby Mi Amigo » Mon, 29 Oct 2012 3:30 pm

OK, fair enough. That's good info for others who may be in a similar situation in the future.
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