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Consequences of dropping PRship to avoid NS?

Postby killergun » Thu, 20 Mar 2008 11:29 pm

Hi all, i am a 2nd-generation singapore PR currently studying here and i am about to serve NS next year.

However, i might want to continue my university education overseas without having to spend 2 years for NS, thus i am wondering what will be the consequences if i decide to drop my PRship just before enlistment to avoid NS? Will i have great difficulty moving back to singapore again?

Thanks!

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 20 Mar 2008 11:38 pm

killergun wrote:Will i have great difficulty moving back to singapore again?


Yup, sure will. Probably be refused PR or even a EP unless/until you do your obligation (according to Singapore Law that is).

Do a search of the threads in this Forum.

Oh yeah, please do not spam the same post across multiple forums. Takes up unnecessary bandwidth as most look at both threads as well as a number of other anyway.

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Postby Forks » Fri, 21 Mar 2008 8:58 pm

Its amazing how on a Forum for expats there are so many people talking/asking about NS. Maybe they think we know something they dont.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 22 Mar 2008 1:32 am

PR are expats also. I'm a PR, I'm a Yank. I'm an Expat. And yes, a lot of us do know quite a bit, especially if they already have an 18 year old son getting ready to do NS. I, however, did all my homework over 15 years ago and decided on a different course of action that will give my son enhanced options once he finishes NS.

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Postby Forks » Sat, 22 Mar 2008 9:43 am

true, but the point I was making is this seems to come up a lot on this forum and either local forums are just awash with posts/threads about it or this forum has a lot of people asking.

Maybe coz PR/expats have a choice in the matter its discussed more...

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Re: Consequences of dropping PRship to avoid NS?

Postby touchbyangel512 » Tue, 02 Dec 2008 4:46 pm

killergun wrote:Hi all, i am a 2nd-generation singapore PR currently studying here and i am about to serve NS next year.

However, i might want to continue my university education overseas without having to spend 2 years for NS, thus i am wondering what will be the consequences if i decide to drop my PRship just before enlistment to avoid NS? Will i have great difficulty moving back to singapore again?

Thanks!


Hi there,

I doubt you can come back, the law will still come after you no matter what. Are you on singapore education funds?

cheers.

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Re: Consequences of dropping PRship to avoid NS?

Postby local lad » Tue, 02 Dec 2008 5:24 pm

killergun wrote:Hi all, i am a 2nd-generation singapore PR currently studying here and i am about to serve NS next year.

However, i might want to continue my university education overseas without having to spend 2 years for NS, thus i am wondering what will be the consequences if i decide to drop my PRship just before enlistment to avoid NS? Will i have great difficulty moving back to singapore again?

Thanks!


Can you just drop your PR status and leave for other countries just to further your studies? Is that the only option to maintain the consistency with your quest to gain a higher education? I suppose you can delay your contribution unless otherwise.

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Re: Consequences of dropping PRship to avoid NS?

Postby fallingfirst » Sun, 14 Dec 2008 1:05 pm

touchbyangel512 wrote:
killergun wrote:Hi all, i am a 2nd-generation singapore PR currently studying here and i am about to serve NS next year.

However, i might want to continue my university education overseas without having to spend 2 years for NS, thus i am wondering what will be the consequences if i decide to drop my PRship just before enlistment to avoid NS? Will i have great difficulty moving back to singapore again?

Thanks!


Hi there,

I doubt you can come back, the law will still come after you no matter what. Are you on singapore education funds?

cheers.


This is what will happen, since you are a 2nd generation PR, you can come back to Singapore on a Social vist pass. If you're a singaporean, however, you must do NS. Failure to do so will automatically make you an NS defaulter, and you will never be allowed to step into singapore again. For 2nd Gen PRs planning to return to Singapore to work, you will need an EP sponsored by an employer for you to work here. The drawback is that because you have renounced your PR, you are blacklisted and will most likely fail the EP application. It, however, is a case by case basis, and some have managed to get their EP approved. Even after Ep has been approved, you will have to renew it every 2-3 years, and the government may force you to do NS then, or kick you out of the country. If ever you decide to take up PR again here in Singapore, you MUST serve NS. I know all this because im a 2nd gen PR who gave up my PR and am now living in Melb. Hope you make the right decision

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Postby Mad Scientist » Sat, 03 Mar 2012 5:33 am

local lad wrote:
Can you just drop your PR status and leave for other countries just to further your studies? Is that the only option to maintain the consistency with your quest to gain a higher education? I suppose you can delay your contribution unless otherwise.



Yes, you can and NO you cannot. You are at NS age, you drop it you cannot work here period. Yes, you can drop PR but it has to be at early age of 13
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Re: Consequences of dropping PRship to avoid NS?

Postby Mad Scientist » Sat, 03 Mar 2012 5:40 am

fallingfirst wrote:The drawback is that because you have renounced your PR, you are blacklisted and will most likely fail the EP application.

Not really as it has to meet certain requirement

It, however, is a case by case basis, and some have managed to get their EP approved. Even after Ep has been approved, you will have to renew it every 2-3 years, and the government may force you to do NS then,

This is BS from you. Not sure just shut up

or kick you out of the country.

Again another BS

If ever you decide to take up PR again here in Singapore, you MUST serve NS. I know all this because im a 2nd gen PR who gave up my PR and am now living in Melb. Hope you make the right decision

PR highly impossible. There are those that go it and yes they have to register for NS and no they do not serve as most will be over forties and late thirties.. I do not know where you get your info from . Seems to me alot of crap sh*t. I hate this when someone comes with gun blazing and tell others without any supporting doc.

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