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Apply Singapore PR from overseas (US)

Postby jshah » Wed, 27 Jun 2018 3:50 am

Hello all,

I have a query on the best or the right way to apply for a Singapore PR.

I am an Indian citizen currently living and working in USA. My wife is a Singapore Citizen, also working in USA and we have 2 kids who are also Singapore Citizens. We are looking to move to Singapore and wanted to check if I can apply for a Singapore PR under the Spouse of a Singapore citizen (but the spouse is also not currently in Singapore)? Is it possible to apply for PR from overseas while none of us have having worked in Singapore?

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Re: Apply Singapore PR from overseas (US)

Postby PNGMK » Wed, 27 Jun 2018 7:28 am

Theoretically yes.
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Re: Apply Singapore PR from overseas (US)

Postby bgd » Wed, 27 Jun 2018 9:30 am

I know of one person who successfully did that, but it was probably 15 years back. No idea what the current state is for such an application, but generally things are tougher now. Can't hurt to try.

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Re: Apply Singapore PR from overseas (US)

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 27 Jun 2018 10:51 am

Saint comes to mind, and he didn't even have any children at that point. They were in the UK. Do a search for his early posts here. As bgd mentions, it's been a while ago and things have tightened up across the board re: immigration, so while it has been done, we don't know of any recent examples for evidence that is can still be done.

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Re: Apply Singapore PR from overseas (US)

Postby PNGMK » Wed, 27 Jun 2018 3:08 pm

Tricky part will be filing paperwork electronically without a singpass
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Re: Apply Singapore PR from overseas (US)

Postby jshah » Sat, 25 Aug 2018 12:11 pm

Thank you everyone for the replies.. Finally submitted the application online on Jun 29 as my wife has an active sing pass with the Onekey token here. The tricky part was that there was no option to provide our current US address in the application as it accepts only a Singapore address. But have given notes in the application stating that it is an US address and reason for the same.Fingers crossed :)

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Re: Apply Singapore PR from overseas (US)

Postby Has12cake » Mon, 11 Feb 2019 4:28 pm

jshah wrote:Thank you everyone for the replies.. Finally submitted the application online on Jun 29 as my wife has an active sing pass with the Onekey token here. The tricky part was that there was no option to provide our current US address in the application as it accepts only a Singapore address. But have given notes in the application stating that it is an US address and reason for the same.Fingers crossed :)



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