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Renunciation of SPR for my son

Postby Doroga » Sun, 27 Jan 2019 7:38 pm

Hello, we are PR, my son is 16 years old and I want him to go to study in Europe instead of serving NS here, does anybody have experience in cancelling PR status for their children, especially boys.. Appreciate your comments.

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Re: Renunciation of SPR for my son

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 27 Jan 2019 8:42 pm

Too late now. You should have though about that before he turned 13 years of age. Now either he does NS or become a draft dodger and if he ever steps foot in Singapore he will be arrested, fined and lock up. Go to the Strickly Speaking subforum under the General Forum. There are many threads there that will answer all you questions and worse.

You can give up your PR but he cannot give up his until he as fulfilled his NS obligation.

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Re: Renunciation of SPR for my son

Postby x9200 » Sun, 27 Jan 2019 9:35 pm

SMS, I always though that only after the age of 16.5 and being called for the enlistment a PR can fall into some serious troubles. Not correct?

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Re: Renunciation of SPR for my son

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 28 Jan 2019 8:48 am

Yeah, technically you are correct. I stand corrected.

He will always be able to come back to Singapore as a visitor on an SVP. LTVP doubtful. But as I've written about so often here over the years, the problems I've watched 1st hand with my employer's son who did just that, and went back to the UK where he is a citizen (He was a PR for a while here but went to International Schools and eventually his father had his son give up his PR and sent him to the UK for tertiary schooling. The son is now 27 and has tried numerous times to come back to Singapore as his father wanted him to join the company, etc. Every time an application is submitted for an EP (He holds a MSc Civil Engrg from a good school in Cambridge). It always gets rejected with the cryptic message of "You cannot be considered at this time as you have unresolved issues with Mindef". His father is a Singaporean and his mother is East European (and a long term PR like myself). Both of his children were born in the UK are are UK Citizens.(father worked in the UK for 20 years before returning to Singapore and opening his own company here in 1993).

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Re: Renunciation of SPR for my son

Postby x9200 » Mon, 28 Jan 2019 4:29 pm

Definitely this is what should be expected. And I believe more. If I am not mistaken, we also have seen on this board cases of REP renewals for parents being rejected. Also, I believe there is no guaranty LTPV/student pass for the son will be granted after his renunciation, meaning the parents may need to leave the country even before their REPs get expired.


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