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How to Write an PR Appeal Letter After Receiving a Rejection?

As far as you’re concerned, you have put in all the hard work and hoped for the best after submitting your application for a Singapore PR. But unfortunately, your application was denied for reasons best known to the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA). This can be very frustrating for anyone who has ever gone through…

Tips for a Successful Singapore PR Application

Singapore is home to an estimated six million people and has one of the fastest-growing economies in Southeast Asia. Over the years, the country has witnessed an influx of foreigners seeking to call it home. The current number of Permanent Residents (PR) in Singapore is around about half a million. Foreigners are drawn to the…

Top 6 Reasons Why Your Singapore Employment Pass Application Got Rejected

Getting Singapore’s Employment Pass (EP) is now more challenging than a few years ago. The nation’s Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has tightened up regulations to curb indiscriminate recruitment of foreigners by local companies. As a result, EP applications are getting rejected more than ever before, and the MOM only gives generic reasons for such rejections. Getting…

Career Guide: In-Demand Jobs in Singapore for Foreigners

Like many nations in the world, Singapore has had to reposition its economy to thrive in the post-Covid 19 world. However, with its economy recovering and gradually meeting its demand-supply frictions, the country is projected to have a 4.4% GDP growth forecast in 2022. Judging from its annual average unemployment figures of about 5% in…

Complementarity Assessment Framework (COMPASS): New Point Based System for Future Employment Pass

Foreigners who want to work in Singapore with an Employment Pass (EP) will have to satisfy a higher minimum qualifying salary starting in September 2023, as well as a high enough score under a new points-based system. “It is designed to be a transparent mechanism so that businesses have clarity and predictability for workforce planning,”…

Man Used Forged Certificate to Gain Employment as Supervisor, Gets Six Weeks’ Jail

SINGAPORE: A man who used a forged certificate to gain employment as a formwork supervisor was sentenced to six weeks’ jail on Thursday (Feb 24). Formwork is a mould which concrete or similar materials are poured into. Hanif Miah Md Nurul Islam pleaded guilty to offences under the Workplace Safety and Health Act. He had…

How can a Dependant’s Pass Holder Run a Business in Singapore? 

  For several years, this tiny Asian island nation topped the rankings as the world’s top location for investments and the busiest port in the Asia Pacific region. Strategic location, pro-business environment, forward economic policies, and competitive workforce made Singapore the world’s gateway to Asia.  Consistently rated by expatriates as the best place in the…

175 firms fined total of over $1.1M for not updating MOM promptly on work pass holders’ addresses

Knowing where work pass holders are staying is crucial in cases such as emergency contact tracing. But in the last two years, 175 firms have been fined over $1.1 million all for failing to promptly update the residential addresses of 960 of them. The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) said on Wednesday (Jan 26) that these…

The Expat’s Guide : Moving and Living in Singapore

As a vibrant city, Singapore’s multicultural population is bursting with life. While surrounded by modern developments, Singapore also values green space and recreational opportunities. As a sovereign nation in Southeast Asia, Singapore has a reputation for expatriate life and ranked the best destination in 2018. It has some of the world’s robust happiness indicators for…

Why Should I Engage with Expert Immigration Service Providers?

Numerous of business proprietors who established their businesses in other countries migrated to Singapore with their families.  In other countries, their immigration procedure is straightforward. With hardly any pleasantries, you can make that much-needed move. And yet, it is different in Singapore.    If you were previously denied a visa and lose the confidence of getting…