If you are planning to apply for Singapore PR, it is crucial for you to ensure every step you take in the PR application process is done carefully. You should also make sure that you have checked off everything on the list of requirements for the submission. This is to prevent any mistakes or missing information in your submission, and have ICA’s electronic Permanent Residence (ePR) system render it incomplete, thus resulting in a rejection.
With that said, you might feel intimidated by the process but fret not. We are here to share with you some insights on how to do so with this 3-step guide. Read on to find out what you can do to increase your chances of getting PR status approval.
There are 6 main PR schemes available to interested individuals, including:
The first step to the process will be to determine which of the schemes mentioned above is best suited for you. As each scheme has its own unique set of eligibility criteria, selecting the one most suited to your individual circumstances will enable you to meet all the listed criteria and be qualified for the PR status.
The next step is to prepare the required documents. You will need to ensure that you have all of the paperwork listed by the administering body of each scheme. If any of your paperwork is in a foreign language, it will have to be supplemented with a notarised translation in English.
You may also consider supplementing your submission with a professionally written cover letter that reflects your positive attributes and how you can contribute to the country as a PR.
The submission of your forms and documents can only be done via ICA’s ePR system. Do keep in mind that you have seven days (168 hours) from the time you began your online application to complete this entire process. There will also be a non-refundable fee of S$100.
Without the necessary expertise, setting your PR application apart from the rest can be difficult. Armed with years of experience, our team of specialists at Paul Immigrations will be able to provide you with key insights and expertise to increase your chances of achieving the PR status.
Creating a good impression is a challenge when you are vying for PR status against thousands of other applicants. Let our expert team of writers help set you apart from the rest by crafting a cover letter customised to highlight your strengths and best attributes.
Navigating your way through the electronic PR system on ICA’s website can be confusing, causing you to waste precious time. Our team of specialists will help you sail through your application process, ensuring you a smooth and seamless path to gaining Permanent Residency.
From 2017 onwards, ICA has made it mandatory for all submissions of applying for PR to be submitted through its online permanent residence portal, ePR system. Hard copy applications are no longer accepted.
Applicants can now submit their forms and documents via ICA’s ePR system. Here is a brief chronology of the entire process:
If you are a first-time applicant, navigating your way through the e-Service may be rather challenging. To provide you with a smooth and seamless experience, our team of specialists at Paul Immigrations will guide you through each section of the ePR system.
If you are unable to find any of mandatory supporting documents, you will be expected to write a declaration letter to clarify their absence. Our experts at Paul Immigrations can undertake this duty to ensure your submission is not considered invalid.
Do make sure to obtain their translated versions before submitting them to ICA. Failure to do so will render your application invalid, thus leading to a rejection.
ICA accepts translated documents from:
Consider including a professionally written cover letter. This additional document will highlight your positive traits as an individual and how you can contribute to the country as a PR. Including a well-written cover letter by our team can help you stand out in the best way amongst the thousands of applicants.
The approval of the PR status is solely based on the submitted application forms and the list of required supporting paperwork.
To stand out among the thousands of applicants, supplement your submission with a cover letter. A well-written letter can help to highlight your positive traits as well as how you can contribute to the local economy and society as a whole.
On the other hand, a poorly drafted letter can be detrimental to your application. If you are concerned about this, do not hesitate to consult our team.