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Post by locomotif » Thu, 26 Mar 2009 6:54 am

Hey guys, is it possible for a singaporean to re enter singapore with a passport not valid for at least 6 more months? What are the likely implications?

Thanks for any help* :???:

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 26 Mar 2009 8:55 am

Theoretically you should not be allowed to even check in at the departure terminal. I do know that sometimes you can get away with it (from personal experience) but I wouldn't try it now. When I did it, it was pre 9/11 so it might be a little more sticky now (that's probably an understatement).

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Post by Vaucluse » Thu, 26 Mar 2009 10:57 am

Why not renew it at your local Consulate, Embassy or High Comm? That way you'll definitely have nor problems with entering Singapore or leaving wherever you are now.
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Post by ScoobyDoes » Thu, 26 Mar 2009 12:12 pm

As a Singaporean coming back to Singapore from abroad (assuming you are writing this from abroad already) the validity period on your passport is of no importance.

A Singaporean in Singapore does not even need a passport so you can come back and theoretically let it expire.

IF you are overseas now then you must come back before your passport does expire, then you can apply a new one from here.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 26 Mar 2009 12:34 pm

Yeah, I kinda blew that one. I completely mis-read the fact that he said he was a Singaporean returning to Singapore. :oops!:
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Post by locomotif » Thu, 26 Mar 2009 8:20 pm

Ok you've got me. I'm enquiring for myself :lol:

Without the 6 months' limit.. I guess it's alright to return just before
the expiry date and not disrupt the customs traffic flow*

You guys are way too kind..thanks again! I'll be back for more :P

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Post by stevenchan » Fri, 22 May 2009 11:58 am

you cannot re enter to singapore, event you are Singaporean, because you will out from another country, that mean you must to extend your passport there first. ... and then well come to SG
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Post by Plavt » Fri, 22 May 2009 2:24 pm

stevenchan wrote:you cannot re enter to singapore, event you are Singaporean, because you will out from another country, that mean you must to extend your passport there first. ... and then well come to SG
He doesn't need to if gets back to Singapore before the expiry date!

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