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PR application appointment date

Postby Sergei82 » Tue, 07 Jan 2014 11:26 am

Decided to try. Looking when the next appointment slot for PR application is available... middle of July!!!!!!!!!!
WTH???????!!!! Am I doing something wrong? Only to submit I have to wait for more than half a year???? :???:

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Postby x9200 » Tue, 07 Jan 2014 11:29 am

You have to be a hunter. Check frequently on mornings/late nights, some slots get released.

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Postby Sergei82 » Tue, 07 Jan 2014 11:32 am

So what's the situation? Millions of applicants are banging to get PR when there is only one poor officer to serve their needs?

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Postby Wd40 » Tue, 07 Jan 2014 11:38 am

Wait for 1/2 year to apply and then another 1 year to get the result :)
Hope that until then both Singapore and you still exist the way you are.
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Postby zzm9980 » Tue, 07 Jan 2014 11:39 am

Sergei82 wrote:So what's the situation? Millions of applicants are banging to get PR when there is only one poor officer to serve their needs?


Probably. Your guess is as good as ours. None of us work for ICA. But for $19 SGD I can give you a spreadsheet to tell you your chances based on your particulars.

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Postby Sergei82 » Tue, 07 Jan 2014 11:51 am

I have very good particulars, thank you. ;)

The only flaws of mine are: not married with SGrean, don't have a son.

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Postby Sergei82 » Tue, 07 Jan 2014 12:03 pm

Made for July 7, f##k it! And now I'll have to "hunt" for earlier dates as x9200 said. But I have only 2 tries to amend the date. What an exciting game!

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Postby x9200 » Tue, 07 Jan 2014 12:04 pm

This half year waiting period is to get you married and as you will unlikely see any results in 3 months this altogether provides the whole 9 month period to arrange for the offspring as well.
BTW, I have a better spreadsheet and for $15 it can predict your chances with ~50% accuracy. If you order 5 spreadsheets, I will get you 1 free. No particulars are needed.

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Postby Sergei82 » Tue, 07 Jan 2014 12:06 pm

x9200 wrote:BTW, I have a better spreadsheet and for $15 it can predict your chances with ~50% accuracy.

I know, when mathematicians don't know something at all, they sometimes assume its probability to be 50% to simplify the model. So the probability I'll find an elephant when I return home is 50%. :)

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Postby x9200 » Tue, 07 Jan 2014 12:18 pm

Mine is based on quantum mechanics, the uncertainty principle by Heisenberg.
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Postby nakatago » Tue, 07 Jan 2014 12:20 pm

Sergei82 wrote: So the probability I'll find an elephant when I return home is 50%. :)


You never know.

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Postby zzm9980 » Tue, 07 Jan 2014 1:59 pm

Sergei82 wrote:I have very good particulars, thank you. ;)

The only flaws of mine are: not married with SGrean, don't have a son.


They may not be as good as you think.Go look at the recent Ang Mo couple making over $10k a month with a son even they were turned down. It was an American and a Georgian, he had patents, and worked in InfoSec (something MOM and the Gahmen says is in demand).

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Postby singapore eagle » Tue, 07 Jan 2014 8:10 pm

Sergei82 wrote:Made for July 7, f##k it! And now I'll have to "hunt" for earlier dates as x9200 said. But I have only 2 tries to amend the date. What an exciting game!


Don't worry. New appointments were appearing all the time when I was at this stage ~6 months ago.

Try the website in the mornings, say between 9am and 10am.

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Postby ComingSoon » Wed, 08 Jan 2014 10:18 pm

zzm9980 wrote:
Sergei82 wrote:I have very good particulars, thank you. ;)

The only flaws of mine are: not married with SGrean, don't have a son.


They may not be as good as you think.Go look at the recent Ang Mo couple making over $10k a month with a son even they were turned down. It was an American and a Georgian, he had patents, and worked in InfoSec (something MOM and the Gahmen says is in demand).


Is this a public story? Do you know of some search terms? Why on earth would the government not approve a couple like that?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 08 Jan 2014 10:53 pm

Could be for a couple reasons. Where the spouse is from (Georgia) or the fact that Ang Mo's in general make poor PR's, especially if they work in 'C' level positions (or very close to C levels) in the Financial industries and they are often headhunted and will disappear at the drop of a hat for a 100 G raise. The Government realizes that and would figure that why give that person PR when the odds of the staying are small and eventually taking up Citizenship even less.


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