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Post by skooch » Thu, 09 May 2013 3:40 pm

Hi, I am thinking of applying for PR and wanted to ask those who have been through the process is if its worth using a company to do the submission for me or apply directly myself. I have seen a number of companies online who will help manage the submission and ensure everything is in order. Not sure of the cost as yet but would appreciate some advice.

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Post by nakatago » Thu, 09 May 2013 4:10 pm

Do it yourself. The process is pretty straightforward and any company will just have you chasing documents. The company's just a waste of money and ICA doesn't like dealing with intermediaries.
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Post by ecureilx » Fri, 10 May 2013 10:40 am

nakatago wrote:Do it yourself. The process is pretty straightforward and any company will just have you chasing documents. The company's just a waste of money and ICA doesn't like dealing with intermediaries.
and still you need to turn up in person for the submission.

I would say go for an agency, if you have problem comprehending the requirements spelt out in the Forms :D

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Post by Mi Amigo » Fri, 10 May 2013 12:29 pm

ecureilx wrote:I would say go for an agency, if you have problem comprehending the requirements spelt out in the Forms :D
If a person has a problem understanding the forms (and can't find the information to solve it by searching here and elsewhere), I would humbly suggest that they don't bother to apply. The process is not exactly rocket science and anyone who can't comprehend it is not likely to be of interest to the ICA anyway.
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 10 May 2013 1:32 pm

^^^ & ^

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Post by ecureilx » Fri, 10 May 2013 1:40 pm

Mi Amigo wrote:
ecureilx wrote:I would say go for an agency, if you have problem comprehending the requirements spelt out in the Forms :D
If a person has a problem understanding the forms (and can't find the information to solve it by searching here and elsewhere), I would humbly suggest that they don't bother to apply. The process is not exactly rocket science and anyone who can't comprehend it is not likely to be of interest to the ICA anyway.
then again, from personal experience, I can quote atleast one law firm that has handled PR applications for 'expats' (possibly these are HNW Individuals .. )

So .. some people still need a lawyer to fill in the forms my friend .. and don't mind paying the lawyer fee :D

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