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Postby Mi Amigo » Tue, 30 Oct 2012 7:48 pm

Zhang1511 wrote:My girlfriends who is a Malaysian chinese, get her PR less than a month after marriage.

Is that true?

Wondering why is it so difficult to obtain PR myself. :(

Well the anecdotal evidence is that Malaysian Chinese are more likely to get PR (and SC) than PRC Chinese (or at least get it more quickly); the theory being that they are culturally closer to the Singaporean Chinese than people from PRC.

There is nothing to stop you applying for PR right now, but the consensus of those above is that it would be better to wait. However at the end of the day it's your decision of course.
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Postby Zhang1511 » Tue, 30 Oct 2012 8:25 pm

Mi Amigo wrote:
Zhang1511 wrote:My girlfriends who is a Malaysian chinese, get her PR less than a month after marriage.

Is that true?

Wondering why is it so difficult to obtain PR myself. :(

Well the anecdotal evidence is that Malaysian Chinese are more likely to get PR (and SC) than PRC Chinese (or at least get it more quickly); the theory being that they are culturally closer to the Singaporean Chinese than people from PRC.

There is nothing to stop you applying for PR right now, but the consensus of those above is that it would be better to wait. However at the end of the day it's your decision of course.


is there a different in applying now and later. will applying for PR now reduce my chances in getting a PR assuming that the first time application is rejected

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 30 Oct 2012 10:55 pm

Let's put it another way.......

A Malaysian Chinese is probably NOT going to marry a Singaporean as a marriage of convenience.

However, there have been WAY TO MANY PRC's who have done just that and after getting PR, abandon the Singaporean Husband. Therefore, ICA is being very protective of Singaporean Men. So they tend to make it much harder for the PRC wives to gain PR.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 30 Oct 2012 11:11 pm

And here's the bit I was looking for this morning....

You will note, in additional to preferrably three years of marriage, a child is also a prerequisite as well.

2. Couples who have at least one Singaporean child from their marriage will be eligible to apply for the LTVP+. For those without a Singapore Citizen child, ICA will look at other factors such as the duration of marriage, and will in general consider more favourably those who have been married for at least three years.

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Postby therat » Tue, 30 Oct 2012 11:39 pm

Especially after a case of PRC lady married a Singaporean male.
She divorce right away she received her PR.
Then she went to courts to ask for alimony - 50% of the husband property.

When she realize her husband didn't own much of the company share.

She went to courts again. Claim she contribute to her father-in-law company and ask for a share - 50% of the company.

When she didn't get what she want.

She went back to China and wrote a book.

Title:
Singapore male are stupid. Easy to cheat.

These happen 20 yrs ago.

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Postby offshoreoildude » Wed, 31 Oct 2012 12:03 am

therat wrote:Especially after a case of PRC lady married a Singaporean male.
She divorce right away she received her PR.
Then she went to courts to ask for alimony - 50% of the husband property.

When she realize her husband didn't own much of the company share.

She went to courts again. Claim she contribute to her father-in-law company and ask for a share - 50% of the company.

When she didn't get what she want.

She went back to China and wrote a book.

Title:
Singapore male are stupid. Easy to cheat.

These happen 20 yrs ago.


I have to agree growing up in Singapore leaves some men awfully naive in many ways and not just with women.
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Postby Zhang1511 » Wed, 31 Oct 2012 1:07 am

One more question, say after 3 months of marriage, I pregent and give birth to a Singapore child.

Will Singapore allow me to stay in Singapore. Will they approve my LTVP. What is they don't approve. That means I will be separated with my family.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 31 Oct 2012 10:55 am

It's always a possibility but if you are Chinese and your local spouse is Chinese, the baby will be Singaporean. The odds are almost 100 percent of you getting at least an LTVP and after two years of marriage probably PR. It's always a gamble but nothing ventured, nothing gained.

As long as you haven't done anything in violation of ICA or MOM rules since being in Singapore you shouldn't have a problem.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 31 Oct 2012 10:56 am

Of course, If you "IF" long and hard enough, you can "IF" yourself right out of a marriage....... :-|

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Postby nicholastants » Wed, 31 Oct 2012 4:55 pm

Hi All,

I thought I contribute my share as well regarding the above topic.

Currently applied PR for my PRC wife as a Singaporean sponsor.

Wife - Housewife (23 years old)
Been here since 2003 student pass till 2009 Graduated ITE (Chemical Process). 2009 Married and applied LTSVP for her till current

Myself - Spouse Sponsor (31 years old)
3 Income Tax
Gross Salary at $3600
Only Ite graduate

Status now pending after submitting all documents Oct 2012 early this month

Did my share of research on the matter and gave it a try this year. Welcome all views and will update and share onces ICA has any results

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Postby offshoreoildude » Wed, 31 Oct 2012 11:42 pm

nicholastants wrote:Hi All,

I thought I contribute my share as well regarding the above topic.

Currently applied PR for my PRC wife as a Singaporean sponsor.

Wife - Housewife (23 years old)
Been here since 2003 student pass till 2009 Graduated ITE (Chemical Process). 2009 Married and applied LTSVP for her till current

Myself - Spouse Sponsor (31 years old)
3 Income Tax
Gross Salary at $3600
Only Ite graduate

Status now pending after submitting all documents Oct 2012 early this month

Did my share of research on the matter and gave it a try this year. Welcome all views and will update and share onces ICA has any results


I'd argue that your income is a bit low but good luck.
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Postby Zhang1511 » Thu, 01 Nov 2012 2:57 am

nicholastants wrote:Hi All,

I thought I contribute my share as well regarding the above topic.

Currently applied PR for my PRC wife as a Singaporean sponsor.

Wife - Housewife (23 years old)
Been here since 2003 student pass till 2009 Graduated ITE (Chemical Process). 2009 Married and applied LTSVP for her till current

Myself - Spouse Sponsor (31 years old)
3 Income Tax
Gross Salary at $3600
Only Ite graduate

Status now pending after submitting all documents Oct 2012 early this month

Did my share of research on the matter and gave it a try this year. Welcome all views and will update and share onces
ICA has any results


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Postby Zhang1511 » Tue, 06 Nov 2012 3:46 am

Hi wOndering if it's a good tIme to apply for PR in Nov??? Or should I wait after paying 3 year income tax.

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Postby nakatago » Tue, 06 Nov 2012 9:42 am

Zhang1511 wrote:Hi wOndering if it's a good tIme to apply for PR in Nov??? Or should I wait after paying 3 year income tax.


You've already been advised earlier in this thread to wait.

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Postby nicholastants » Sat, 23 Mar 2013 4:46 pm

Hi All,

Just to share some good news, my spouse pr has been approved when I check the ienquiry today.

Thanks for all information that was available here and their efforts.

Cheers and have a wonderful weekend :D


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