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Postby hendra_ahg » Thu, 20 Dec 2012 8:34 pm

thanks sms for the reply :)
let's just close this topic. it seems it's clear to me now.

thanks all for the responses

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Postby homie » Wed, 02 Jan 2013 1:41 pm

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Postby taxico » Wed, 02 Jan 2013 10:42 pm

homie wrote:...Now i am quite embarrassed to suggest him anything bcuz of as a singaporean we dont have basic Human right such as (live and plan a regular life with you partner incase he is a foreigner)...


he's given residency rights in singapore. i think that's about as basic as it gets. the two of you should've known that he would not automatically qualify for a working visa/pass through marriage.

believe it or not, it's worse in some "first world" countries.

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Postby the lynx » Thu, 03 Jan 2013 8:37 am

Oh great! Now she has obliterated her post... :roll:

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Postby ecureilx » Thu, 03 Jan 2013 9:20 am

the lynx wrote:Oh great! Now she has obliterated her post... :roll:


maybe SMS'll Fix it !!!!

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Postby Sergei82 » Thu, 03 Jan 2013 9:36 am

taxico wrote:believe it or not, it's worse in some "first world" countries.

For example?

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Postby the lynx » Thu, 03 Jan 2013 9:44 am

Sergei82 wrote:
taxico wrote:believe it or not, it's worse in some "first world" countries.

For example?


I know of a couple (husband is USA citizen, wife is a non-USA citizen), who decided to move to Singapore together because the wife can't get even residency visa in USA to be with her husband.

And I think there are few couples here in this forum who have similar predicament and had to choose another country to live in together.

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Postby Sergei82 » Thu, 03 Jan 2013 9:47 am

the lynx wrote:
Sergei82 wrote:
taxico wrote:believe it or not, it's worse in some "first world" countries.

For example?


I know of a couple (husband is USA citizen, wife is a non-USA citizen), who decided to move to Singapore together because the wife can't get even residency visa in USA to be with her husband.

And I think there are few couples here in this forum who have similar predicament and had to choose another country to live in together.

In my age at this time I'm late for everything! Damn! Where are those good old times when you could get anywhere as a groom???

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Postby franken0 » Fri, 18 Jan 2013 11:47 pm

offshoreoildude wrote:
v4jr4 wrote:Perhaps, OP's age & salary are in the bad range, like 30 years old with 2K salary.
OOT: I can't help but to think hendra_ahg is from Indonesia.


Indo ≠ WP.


What do you mean by Indo no WP? Does Singapore have certain partiality towards Indonesians applying for EP?

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Postby franken0 » Fri, 18 Jan 2013 11:50 pm

offshoreoildude wrote:
v4jr4 wrote:Perhaps, OP's age & salary are in the bad range, like 30 years old with 2K salary.
OOT: I can't help but to think hendra_ahg is from Indonesia.


Indo ≠ WP.


What do you mean by Indo no WP? Does Singapore have certain partiality towards Indonesians applying for EP?

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Postby hendra_ahg » Mon, 25 Feb 2013 11:02 am

didn't notice that there's replies on this topic.

jsut want to update that i managed to get EP after one company offer me min salary as suggested in the MOM Tools.

it's been hard though, with all the locals sentiments to foreigner.
but anyway, happy ending for now

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Postby the lynx » Mon, 25 Feb 2013 11:24 am

hendra_ahg wrote:didn't notice that there's replies on this topic.

jsut want to update that i managed to get EP after one company offer me min salary as suggested in the MOM Tools.

it's been hard though, with all the locals sentiments to foreigner.
but anyway, happy ending for now


Good to hear that :)

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Postby s.dova » Thu, 12 Oct 2017 3:53 pm

hendra_ahg wrote:thanks sms for the reply :)
let's just close this topic. it seems it's clear to me now.

thanks all for the responses


Hi Hendra,

Understand that this post was from a long time ago and you're perhaps already having a 'Happy ever after' somewhere (: However, I've recently received the exact same sentence for my rejection letter and thus would like to check with you one thing:

Did you try to use the SAT (Self Assessment Tool) prior to having your application submitted? https://services.mom.gov.sg/sat/satservlet

Through this website, you will be informed if you're eligible for a pass (be it S-Pass, or EP) based on your qualification and job details.

Really hope to hear back from you on this, many thanks in advance!

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Re: EP Rejection Reason - Any Insight?

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 12 Oct 2017 5:22 pm

The SAT changes along with the minimum criteria credentials required by the MOM as and when they change them. So, what might have been the minimum requirements 4 years ago will definitely have changed today. And, the SAT is not guarantee that you will get an EP or S pass. It only means you are qualified to apply for one, not that you will actually be successful.

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Re: EP Rejection Reason - Any Insight?

Postby s.dova » Sun, 15 Oct 2017 2:26 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:The SAT changes along with the minimum criteria credentials required by the MOM as and when they change them. So, what might have been the minimum requirements 4 years ago will definitely have changed today. And, the SAT is not guarantee that you will get an EP or S pass. It only means you are qualified to apply for one, not that you will actually be successful.

sms


Hi Sundamorningstaple,

Thanks for taking the time to reply! I understand the idea that requirement shift over time and that SAT does not guarantee an outcome. I'm just checking as the reason provided to Hendra and I is exactly the same, and I saw online that this particular reason is quite a deadly one (Unlikely to be qualified at all). However, the SAT mentioned that I'm qualify to apply. Not trying to seek a final answer, just comparing circumstances as my case study, that's all.


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