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Renounce Singapore PR and been asked to pay back tuition fee?

Post by 95014cupertino » Fri, 28 Apr 2017 5:45 am

Hi all,

We left SG last summer and vacuumed the HDB flat at the same time as well.

We are dealing with HDB to have their permission to resale our HDB flat, meanwhile the officer in charge asks us the detail of my sons' education history in Singapore.

That recalls me a rumor I have heard before that Singapore government may ask you to pay the tuition fee of my boys last few years they have been treated as PR and enjoyed the tuition discount..
I am wondering if anyone has such experience on this?

Thanks

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Post by ecureilx » Fri, 28 Apr 2017 8:30 am

95014cupertino wrote:Hi all,

We left SG last summer and vacuumed the HDB flat at the same time as well.

We are dealing with HDB to have their permission to resale our HDB flat, meanwhile the officer in charge asks us the detail of my sons' education history in Singapore.

That recalls me a rumor I have heard before that Singapore government may ask you to pay the tuition fee of my boys last few years they have been treated as PR and enjoyed the tuition discount..
I am wondering if anyone has such experience on this?

Thanks
Never heard of it, but if there were subsidies, no points for guessing why they are now asking :)

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Post by PNGMK » Fri, 28 Apr 2017 9:53 am

95014cupertino wrote:Hi all,

We left SG last summer and vacuumed the HDB flat at the same time as well.

We are dealing with HDB to have their permission to resale our HDB flat, meanwhile the officer in charge asks us the detail of my sons' education history in Singapore.

That recalls me a rumor I have heard before that Singapore government may ask you to pay the tuition fee of my boys last few years they have been treated as PR and enjoyed the tuition discount..
I am wondering if anyone has such experience on this?

Thanks
Can you clarify who you meant by "office in charge"? Which department? This is a new one to all of us here I think. Personally I doubt they can ask you for a refund on tuition subsidies. Also have you notified CMPB that your son does not intend to do NS? Read the threads and contact CMPB and follow the process.
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Post by 95014cupertino » Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:07 am

Hi,
HDB is the department I am now dealing with, they are asking the history of my boys' education in SG. once I get their permission will visit ministry of foreign affairs to claim renunciation PR.

Thank you for reminding the NS.

Will keep it updated if any information regarding to this later from HDB

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Post by PNGMK » Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:50 am

95014cupertino wrote:Hi,
HDB is the department I am now dealing with, they are asking the history of my boys' education in SG. once I get their permission will visit ministry of foreign affairs to claim renunciation PR.

Thank you for reminding the NS.

Will keep it updated if any information regarding to this later from HDB
Well I'm still struggling to see the link between education / HDB and renouncing PR. MS might have some ideas.
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Post by 95014cupertino » Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:07 pm

Well, the information I have is once you give up the PR, the property, HDB, you own have to sell within in 6 months...

However, I am living in US and not sure if the property selling process is going to go smoothly...in addition to the HDB MOP is less than 5 years in case.

So I choose to go for HDB's permission to let us sell flat first, and assign a realtor, then when everything seems going well, we will do the renunciation.

Hope above clarify something.

Thanks anyway, I feel much relieved to think over the truth of the rumor, and don't believe SG government will use this means to withdraw money..

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Post by PNGMK » Fri, 28 Apr 2017 3:17 pm

Well I can't imagine the gahmen is thrilled with you but I doubt they will penalize you.
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 28 Apr 2017 7:17 pm

Sure wish I could find out if my hunch is correct. Any bets on Nationality guys?
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Post by x9200 » Fri, 28 Apr 2017 8:55 pm

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