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PR - Spouse scheme

Postby Kevinsmith08 » Wed, 25 Oct 2017 2:26 pm

Hi guys,

I'm a foreign national but my wife is a Singaporean. I'm currently holding a LTVP pass and they renewing it every year.

I'm not working here, so I can apply for PR under Spouse scheme, but I need to know if I will be exempted from NS liabilities or not.. I called ICA, NS they are not giving any conclusive answers...

1) I'm 30 years old and married for 2 years now. Can I apply PR under spouse scheme and exempted from NS liabilities?

2) In order to apply for a citizenship I need to be a PR for 2 years and not a LTVP holder correct? as per - https://www.ecitizen.gov.sg/Singapore-c ... apply.html it says "PR for more than 2 years".

3) Anyone know what is the cut off age for NS services? I mean after certain age NS will be exempted right?

Thanks guys
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Re: PR - Spouse scheme

Postby bcheng74 » Wed, 25 Oct 2017 2:28 pm

Only male PR main applicants under the PTS scheme can be exempted from national service. Any other male PRs below 40 obtaining PR status through other channel are NS liable.


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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 25 Oct 2017 5:45 pm

bcheng74 wrote:Only male PR main applicants under the PTS scheme can be exempted from national service. Any other male PRs below 40 obtaining PR status through other channel are NS liable.
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But are normally given a waiver. You just have to go through the motions with the CMPB/MINDEF. Unless you somehow managed to get PR and only 25 years old. Most who are 27~28 or older are given waivers.

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Re: PR - Spouse scheme

Postby ecureilx » Wed, 25 Oct 2017 6:47 pm

bcheng74 wrote:Only male PR main applicants under the PTS scheme can be exempted from national service. Any other male PRs below 40 obtaining PR status through other channel are NS liable.


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Let me say this

Except in very circumstances, which don't apply to this dude, never know anybody above 25++ who got PR under Non PTS forced into NS.

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Re: PR - Spouse scheme

Postby bcheng74 » Wed, 25 Oct 2017 6:49 pm

ecureilx wrote:
bcheng74 wrote:Only male PR main applicants under the PTS scheme can be exempted from national service. Any other male PRs below 40 obtaining PR status through other channel are NS liable.


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Let me say this

Except in very circumstances, which don't apply to this dude, never know anybody above 25++ who got PR under Non PTS forced into NS.

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I quote according to published rules. What happens at the discretion of CMPB is beyond my knowledge...


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Re: PR - Spouse scheme

Postby ecureilx » Wed, 25 Oct 2017 9:07 pm

bcheng74 wrote:
ecureilx wrote:
bcheng74 wrote:Only male PR main applicants under the PTS scheme can be exempted from national service. Any other male PRs below 40 obtaining PR status through other channel are NS liable.


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Let me say this

Except in very circumstances, which don't apply to this dude, never know anybody above 25++ who got PR under Non PTS forced into NS.

You know something?


I quote according to published rules. What happens at the discretion of CMPB is beyond my knowledge...


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Oh

Ok

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Re: PR - Spouse scheme

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 26 Oct 2017 12:51 pm

We quote from anecdotal evidence about what typically happens. bcheng74, you should get out more. ;-)

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Re: PR - Spouse scheme

Postby Mexikaner » Fri, 27 Oct 2017 8:16 am

A few weeks after being given PR status I received a letter from Mindef that asked me to register via their website. After submitting my info, an immediate message appear saying I was not required to do NS.

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Postby Mexikaner » Fri, 27 Oct 2017 8:17 am

Mexikaner wrote:A few weeks after being given PR status I received a letter from Mindef that asked me to register via their website. After submitting my info, an immediate message appear saying I was not required to do NS.

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I was 32 at the time

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Postby ecureilx » Fri, 27 Oct 2017 9:43 am

Mexikaner wrote:
Mexikaner wrote:A few weeks after being given PR status I received a letter from Mindef that asked me to register via their website. After submitting my info, an immediate message appear saying I was not required to do NS.

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I was 32 at the time

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I get what you mean.

But bcheng74 will quote Mindef and say otherwise :D :D

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Re: PR - Spouse scheme

Postby bcheng74 » Fri, 27 Oct 2017 10:00 am

ecureilx wrote:
Mexikaner wrote:
Mexikaner wrote:A few weeks after being given PR status I received a letter from Mindef that asked me to register via their website. After submitting my info, an immediate message appear saying I was not required to do NS.

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I get what you mean.

But bcheng74 will quote Mindef and say otherwise :D :D


Haha... legally he is still NS liable but was exempted on discretion basis.



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Re: PR - Spouse scheme

Postby Mexikaner » Fri, 27 Oct 2017 10:13 am

bcheng74 wrote:
ecureilx wrote:
Mexikaner wrote:I was 32 at the time

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I get what you mean.

But bcheng74 will quote Mindef and say otherwise :D :D


Haha... legally he is still NS liable but was exempted on discretion basis.



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