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Singapore Industry Initiatives for e-Commerce

 

It is no secret that Singapore prides itself on being a global eCommerce hub. As the nation continue to make leaps into investing in the right infrastructure and embracing technology, there is a critical need in having the right people for the job. By and large, over the last year, we have monitored closely and seen a growing number of IT & Finance professionals working here and have helped many secure a permanent future in Singapore as Permanent Residents or new Citizens. We have also assisted several companies in this industry to set up shop in Singapore.

Akin to applying for a job, as a hopeful Singapore Permanent Resident / Citizenship applicant,from the Technology sector,you will need to prime yourself to be a strong candidate for approval. So what does it take to be fully considered as a Permanent Resident / Citizen here in Singapore? Or as corporation or business-owner, how do we set-up a base here to have a share of the pie?

Observations of an Immigration Specialist (Part 3): Common Challenges My Customers Face When Applying for Singapore PR

 



As a Senior Documents specialist doing inbound Singapore immigration work for several years now, I feel it would be beneficial to provide hopeful applicants with some nuggets of information pertaining Singapore PR / Citizenship applications. 

Delay due to last minute document preparation

Often, when preparing application documents packages for clients,  my work gets delayed when clients take their own time to prepare their documents. This means that should there be any issues with their documents, more time will be wasted in getting these rectified. This will result in missing the originally planned submission deadline. 

 

Document that are not up to standard

At IASG, we have a well-run and efficient document preparation system that is planned to make clients' work as easy and hassle free as possible. We plan our client schedules accordingly so that the sufficient reaction time is catered for in the event there are unexpected hurdles faced in obtaining specific documents. Examples would include :

1) Documents left behind in their home country

2) Documents that has faded over time,

3) Documents which require professional translations and notarization to meet ICA's standards

 

It is imperative that these document reviews be done on time so that clients can submit a smooth application and will not face immediate rejection by ICA due to insufficient or improper documenting. So what should you do? How do you ensure that your application does not go to waste?


Singapore flexes its standing as Asia’s technology capital

 

In an article published in March 2018 by the Economic Development Board of Singapore, the write shared how Singapore checks all the boxes for 'next hotbed of innovation'.

According to a 2017 study, Singapore ranks as the most popular place in the world to launch a new business, with a line of seasoned global tech giants and start-ups with bright revolutionary ideas already taking advantage of the talent pool, infrastructure, security and relative ease in which to commence business operations in Singapore. 

What does this mean for Singapore PR and Citizenship applicants?

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