Appeal Letter To ICA For Singapore PR Application – Does It Work?

If somebody gets rejected for a PR application in Singapore, most people’s natural reaction will be to quickly search for and file an appeal letter to ICA. This was the case with some of my ex colleagues at JP Morgan who got their initial PR application rejected, and submitted appeal letters to ICA along with some supporting documents. If you want professional help, then you may¬†use a company like them for help. However, for those applicants who are rejected, and are not sure if submitting an appeal letter to ICA is your best course of action for status approval success, then read on.

First of all, while it is natural tendency to want to immediately send in a letter if you get rejection, your first step should be to actually stop, read and analyze the rejection notification that you received. Some of them provide you hints of what your problem may be, while others are seemingly a blanket response. Take for instance the following two:

rejection by ica 1
In this case, you are potentially given a hint that it’s a combination or one of the following like economic contribution (which is at least partially linked to either investments in Singapore companies or your taxes), educational levels e.t.c.
rejection by ica 2
This is pretty generic, and does not even give any kinds of hint as to what the reason you got rejected may be.

Second of all, there are some cases where you will receive something quite different like the following in their notification:

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In such a case, it is virtually impossible for you to submit any kind of letter to the authorities, as it will almost always end up in the same end result. In such a case, it is also hinted that your length of stay in Singapore as well as your time spent working in Singapore are potentially the likely reasons for getting rejected. The bad news is that there is almost no news trying to appeal in such a situation. The good news is that you know more or less what is the limiting factor, and you can work on that.

Third of all, you have to understand that not every situation stands the same chances of approval during the first application, or during the appeal process. Therefore, while there are people who constantly face rejections or easily get approved, it does not necessarily indicate that what these advice givers on expat forums in Singapore give is actually good unless your credentials and identity details are nearly identical to theirs!

Fourth of all, it is important to think from the perspective of the officer who is judging your application. While there is a small possibility that they made a mistake for you, and you were supposed to have been approved, it is much more likely that they had considered your qualifications and identity documents, and decided to give the limited amount of new permanent residency per year to another person instead. It is therefore absolutely key to show a drastic and significant improvement in your letter before you even stand a tiny chance. Only these people stand a chance at approval success. For the rest, just improving everything within your application to become a Singapore permanent resident instead of sending in a letter is probably the smarter decision. Put your effort towards that instead of being angry, though that may be the natural reaction.

Finally, keep in mind that you do not want ICA to think that you are simply abusing the appeal button, and keep trying to do that without actually putting in effort into improving your situation, credentials and qualifications before hand. One of my ex colleagues did this, and he never got approved. Another friend analysed his situation, made the necessary adjustments after some time and then got his permanent residency in Singapore. The last thing you want to happen to yourself is to get onto an informal blacklist for having wasting their time over and over again.

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SgInstaBabes Patreon Page By Lai WK – Singapore Influencer Girls

If you are a Singaporean guy who likes hot SG girls, you probably have heard of this incident which happened in 2018 in Singapore.

Till date, I do not get the fuss about it, I believe it is willing seller willing buyer. It is like how some guys feel lonely or whatever and look for escorts, and in this case some form of sugar baby! Yet Singaporeans love to judge these people. I guess such news are probably just juicy and fun to talk with their friends about over lunch or dinner. I admit I am talking about it now on my site too because people love reading about such stuff! Anyways, let us begin.

The gist of this Singapore based scandal

Basically, back in 2015, Lai Wee Kiat, the founder of the website or rather, Instagram page started working with local young girls to post sexy or hot photographs and it started gaining a lot of traction, gaining over 100,000 followers at its peak. For perspective, most influencers in Singapore have fewer followers than that.

The success of the Instagram page spurred them to create a bold Patreon campaign, so that contributors will be able to gain access to photographs of the SG girls, and at the highest two tiers, you would have been able to get access to meet the women, or rather, girls themselves.

If you want a video summary of the campaign, watch the following video by a Singapore based YouTuber who also made a parody video of this entire episode, since the original video by the company was already deleted.

Influencer women photographs were being sold and companionship sold – no big deal except some underlying scandals with the founder caused a big hoo hah!

That would have sounded pretty normal in a Western country, and no one would bat a single eyelid. However, Singapore is pretty well known to have a unique combination of a kaypoh and conservative culture, and that started people talking about it in online circles.

However, even this still sounds pretty mundane… until people apparently found out that he was extremely flirtatious with heavily underaged girls. And before that news was put to rest, NSFW photographs of him and his ex was leaked, pulling even more media attention to him and the entire saga at this time!

In fact an entire wiki page was created because of this! I find that quite hilarious actually.

In my opinion, it was a big fuss over nothing, and its only downfall was caused by internal conflicts and potentially dubious actions by Mr Lai Wee Kiat if the allegations against him were indeed true. In fact, many of my expatriate friends and I always found some parts of Singapore’s society a bit odd and definitely kaypoh! Or perhaps that is a side effect of me being a first generation Singaporean and my parents have pretty mixed foreign heritage, culture and beliefs. But nonetheless, checking out their website today shows it completely deleted and empty as seen below.

SgInstaBabes website looks to be down

So I guess, gentlemen, sorry but if you want to subscribe, it is no longer available, but perhaps if you really still want to meet SG girls albeit in a far more discreet manner, then you could consider meeting registered escorts instead. Safer for your privacy and mental well being than being pulled into a YouTuber or influencer next saga and disrupt your own reputation and privacy!

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