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18yr old Moving out of Parent's House to Singapore

Post by Kabuki » Fri, 21 Dec 2007 12:11 am

Just turned 18 about 2 months ago and ill be moving to singapore soon to start my own life. My plane ticket has already been booked for january 12th. I am currently living in New York City but i am already a singaporean citizen since i lived in singapore when i was 4 til i was 9.

So i was wondering what are some of the main things i have to get done as soon as i land in singapore. So far ive noted to myself to get

-Citizenship Identity Card
-Renew my old singapore passport
-Get a singapore driver's license (I currently own a New York state driver's license + International license)
-find a apartment
-find a job

So i was wondering is there anything else i need to do legal-wise?

any sort of help will be greatly appreciated because i have zero experience living on my own lol.

Thx

~Kai

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 21 Dec 2007 9:42 am

If you are a male you will need to also add National Service to your list of things to do.
SOME PEOPLE TRY TO TURN BACK THEIR ODOMETERS. NOT ME. I WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW WHY I LOOK THIS WAY. I'VE TRAVELED A LONG WAY, AND SOME OF THE ROADS WEREN'T PAVED. ~ Will Rogers

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Post by Kabuki » Sun, 23 Dec 2007 2:49 am

yea thats already on my list of things to do

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Post by StefanZul » Fri, 28 Dec 2007 3:50 pm

i think that's all you need to do for the next 1year 10months
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Post by madura » Tue, 01 Jan 2008 1:49 am

just want to wish this chap good luck and have fun!
rare to see such independence in 18 year olds.
drop me a line if you need any sort of help :)

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Post by gaijin » Tue, 01 Jan 2008 1:51 am

Avoid the army, not worth it, find something else to do.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 01 Jan 2008 5:10 pm

gaijin wrote:Avoid the army, not worth it, find something else to do.
He is a Singapore Citizen, he cannot avoid it.
SOME PEOPLE TRY TO TURN BACK THEIR ODOMETERS. NOT ME. I WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW WHY I LOOK THIS WAY. I'VE TRAVELED A LONG WAY, AND SOME OF THE ROADS WEREN'T PAVED. ~ Will Rogers

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 01 Jan 2008 5:12 pm

madura wrote:just want to wish this chap good luck and have fun!
rare to see such independence in 18 year olds.
drop me a line if you need any sort of help :)
madura,

Our poster has grown up in the US not Singapore. There they are much more capable and independent as that is the way it is there. It's not rare at all - it's normal.
SOME PEOPLE TRY TO TURN BACK THEIR ODOMETERS. NOT ME. I WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW WHY I LOOK THIS WAY. I'VE TRAVELED A LONG WAY, AND SOME OF THE ROADS WEREN'T PAVED. ~ Will Rogers

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