Seeking Hope Within the Storm of Covid-19

Covid 19

The challenges of Covid-19 facing the world right now has truly shaken up global economies, and stretched healthcare systems to their limits – up-heaving people’s daily lives. With more than a third of the world’s population under some form of lock-down, to put it simply: there isn’t a business, government, or person that hasn’t felt the effects of Coronavirus, even to some degree.

Recognising the Front-liners

One very noticeable impact of the outbreak is the sacrifice and perseverance of front-liners and their relentless dedication that symbolises everything good that is the human spirit. This is having a knock-on effect on various industries and key groups.

The #ClapforNHS social movement saw millions of Britons applauding National Health Service staff last Thursday, and spawned the same for workers in other countries, including Singapore. We are at a a stage where every contribution matters, no matter how small.

Our deepest condolences goes out to the loved ones of those that have  succumbed to the deadly virus. But life goes on, and we have to look forward to brighter days. With many industries taking a hit, majority of us are genuinely concerned about job security. And rightly so.

How Immigration@SG Can Help You Secure Your Place in Singapore

At Immigration@SG LLP, we are doing our utmost best to remain available for our clients and foreigners living in Singapore who are really looking into setting their roots here through Permanent Residence or Citizenship.

While our work force will be telecommuting between 7 April 2020 – 1 June 2020, we would like to assure you that we will remain operationally functional and continue to support all client queries and applications remotely, without compromising on the quality of advisory all the way through to your application submissions.

We will address your concerns on strategising your application timeline, impact of Covid-19 on application quotas, and whether it is indeed in your best interest to look into securing your permanent resident and citizenship statuses here.

  1. Will the Singapore Government still be processing Singapore PR and Citizenship applications?
  2. How does Covid-19 impact the annual application quotas?
  3. What will happen to my ongoing application submission?
  4. What if I lose my job due to Covid-19? Can I still stay in Singapore?

In fact, since the breakout of Covid-19, Immigration@SG LLP have received increased inquiries from foreigners seeking to commit long-term to Singapore. Citing reasons such as a strong economy, political stability, safety & security, and immaculate business framework, Singapore still remains the place to be for many.

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