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My PR Chances

Postby arshad3182 » Mon, 22 Apr 2013 12:14 am

Hi Guys

Wanted to check what would be the probability of getting my PR approved before I put in my application.

My Profile
Race : Indian
No of years in Singapore: 5 years
Pass holding - EP P1
Salary: 9K/PM
Qualification : Bachelors Engineering Degree from India

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Race : Indian
No of years in Singapore: 2 years
Pass holding - DP
Qualification : Masters Degree from India
LOC rejected recently (2 weeks ago)

What do you think are the chances if I apply for a PR now.

Thnaks

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 22 Apr 2013 6:56 am

Wait a couple of years. Maybe have a child. Or two.

But, frankly, if she was unable to get an LoC (again, this depends on what type of position she was applying for) I wouldn't see to much benefit in applying for PR. If you apply for just yourself, I don't see that happening either, what with her on a DP for the past couple of years.

However, don't let that stop you from applying. We've see stranger things happen that seem to buck the odds.

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Postby zzm9980 » Mon, 22 Apr 2013 8:31 am

Yes, can you provide details on the position (type and salary) she was rejected for the LoC on?

For example, was it the same company as you for a very low salary?

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Postby PrimroseHill » Mon, 22 Apr 2013 1:07 pm

I am surprised that LOC was rejected, I had thought that its a given.

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Postby AngMoG » Mon, 22 Apr 2013 1:36 pm

PrimroseHill wrote:I am surprised that LOC was rejected, I had thought that its a given.


Found it quite concerning too. If they are rejecting LOC as well now, that could be problematic for couples with not-so-high joint income.

But then again, we do not know about the circumstances. Could be they filed something wrongly. In any case, I think best to appeal, make extra sure everything is filed correctly, write a nice letter, and maybe talk to an MOM officer (if s/he can be reached). Would be great if OP posts some more details on this.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 22 Apr 2013 1:47 pm

There are certain industries for which an LoC will not be granted. That's why we are asking for what type of position it was. That could well be the key.

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Postby zzm9980 » Mon, 22 Apr 2013 3:03 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:There are certain industries for which an LoC will not be granted.


When i last looked at the LoC guidelines for my wife's DP, it was a pretty limited set. She couldn't work in Chinese Medicine, Massage parlors, Karaoke lounges, bars, etc. What else is there that is more mainstream?

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Re: My PR Chances

Postby vishalgupta2 » Mon, 22 Apr 2013 10:04 pm

arshad3182 wrote:Hi Guys

Wanted to check what would be the probability of getting my PR approved before I put in my application.

My Profile
Race : Indian
No of years in Singapore: 5 years
Pass holding - EP P1
Salary: 9K/PM
Qualification : Bachelors Engineering Degree from India

Spouse details
Race : Indian
No of years in Singapore: 2 years
Pass holding - DP
Qualification : Masters Degree from India
LOC rejected recently (2 weeks ago)

What do you think are the chances if I apply for a PR now.

Thnaks


I will wait for 12k pm if that's coming in next year or 2. If you are not expecting 12k pm soon, go for it.

Be warned that now or with 12k pm, you have a very strong chance of rejection and a medium chance of dreaded "You are welcome to work on your EP..."

Diabolically, you will atleast know if you need to work on plan B or C or ...


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