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urgently need help : exit permit

Postby doiknowyou » Sun, 11 Oct 2009 12:10 pm

i am a british citizen and has lived in singapore for 7 years. i have a singapore PR but left singapore at the age of 10. i have not applied for exit permit but went to singapore to get my IC. now my friends are saying that i need to apply for EP and i will have to furnish a bond? is it true? is there any exemption for exit permit because i cannot afford to furnish a bond. :cry:

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 11 Oct 2009 1:34 pm

Not enough data.......

Maybe you can help me. If you are British and were a Singapore PR why are you posting from a known spammer IP address in India? :P

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Postby doiknowyou » Sun, 11 Oct 2009 4:03 pm

i am currently staying in India with a British passport. i was staying in the UK until my father passed away after which i was forced to shift here due to financial problems. this is why i simply cant afford a bond and i want to know what i have to do to be exempted from it. what more info do you need?



what do you mean by a spammer?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 11 Oct 2009 7:01 pm

We have to delete numerous quantities of spam posts (advertising everything from aardvarks to "Z" bras and most everything in between. A large percentage of those pests just happen to post from the same family of IP addresses that you are posting from (I know, it's a major ISP but the ISP doesn't care who it lets abuse their networks). It's rare when we get a valid poster from there and your post didn't make much sense which is also typical of posts coming from there.

It still doesn't make sense.....

How old were you when you left Singapore? How old were you when you returned to Singapore? If you acquired an NRIC (Blue) then you were probably over the age of 13 or 14. If you left without an exit permit nor a bond, you have bigger problems. I think a call to the Central Manpower Base is in order. You don't need to give them your name but you definitely are in deep brown stuff at the moment. As long as you are a British Citizen though, I wouldn't worry. It's just you won't be allow to return to Singapore in the future. Why were you staying in the UK if you were a Singapore PR? Or were you just holding on the to PR as a bolt-hole as so many migrants try to do.....

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Postby doiknowyou » Sun, 11 Oct 2009 8:11 pm

i was born in the UK and arrived at singapore when i was three. i was around ten years old when i left singapore and i arrived at the age of 15 with my mother who is a singaporean, to get my NRIC. now i am around 17 and got a letter, something about NS, and when i asked my friends over there they were quite shocked to know that i did not apply for exit permit.(i haven't applied for EP even now) i am worried, what will happen to me when i enter singapore? i am prepared to do NS and all but i cant afford a bond right now.

i read some article about being exempted from EP but i did not understand it. is there any?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 11 Oct 2009 8:45 pm

If you are prepared to to NS, I would call the central manpower base and explain what has happened and arrange to have them meet you at immigration when you arrive. From there you will be taken to the Central Manpower Base and the rest I cannot answer as I haven't been there & done that.

Maybe taxico will see this an be able to add something relevant here. But if you are 17 now, the longer you wait, the more you will be seen to be deliberately deserting.

Hope this helps.

http://www.mindef.gov.sg/imindef/home.html

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Postby taxico » Thu, 15 Oct 2009 10:28 am

doiknowyou wrote:i was born in the UK and arrived at singapore when i was three. i was around ten years old when i left singapore and i arrived at the age of 15 with my mother who is a singaporean, to get my NRIC. now i am around 17 and got a letter, something about NS, and when i asked my friends over there they were quite shocked to know that i did not apply for exit permit.(i haven't applied for EP even now) i am worried, what will happen to me when i enter singapore? i am prepared to do NS and all but i cant afford a bond right now.

i read some article about being exempted from EP but i did not understand it. is there any?


i second sunday's suggestion to contact CMPB. there are online forms and addresses available at www.ns.sg

if you don't have much going on for you right now, have extended family support in singapore and are happy to serve 2 years of NS, i think that would be best.

if you don't have to step into singapore until you've finished whatever you're doing, you need not furnish a bond. whatever the case i'd recommend you email CMPB (ns.sg) before coming back.

they will ask for your name, DOB, NRIC number, etc. don't give it. remain anonymous but be detailed about the facts and your story.

i assume you left singapore before you turned 16/16.5 right? you said you got "a letter" - is it info about NS, NS registration or NS call up? or?

and how did they track you down? did they send it to india? or to your last known address in singapore and your relatives forwarded it to india?

i would return the letter to your relatives and have them send it back to CMPB with a NO SUCH PERSON BYE BYE written across, while everything is being sorted out.
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Postby doiknowyou » Sun, 18 Oct 2009 10:44 pm

i left singapore at the age of 10 and i received a letter recently providing some info on NS and that if i want i can go to a place where they would tell us more about NS or something like that. they sent it to my relatives staying in singapore. should i apply for Exit Permit and if i apply will there be any complications?

thanks for the info so far!

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Postby econoMIC » Mon, 19 Oct 2009 4:09 pm

You definitely have to apply for an Exit Permit unless you want to break the law, be a deserter and pay fines.
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Postby doiknowyou » Thu, 29 Oct 2009 7:05 pm

HELP!

I just received a letter form CPMB saying that I have not applied for Exit Permit and that I have to come to Singapore asap. It also said that they will give me exit permit and deferment only after I furnish a bond of $75000 which I cannot afford right now. What should I do now? Should I write to them saying that I cannot afford it? Will I be thrown into jail or something if I come to Spore? Please help!

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Postby taxico » Sat, 05 Dec 2009 12:46 pm

you still haven't actually said why you need to "defer" your NS...

are you working/studying/? or...? why can't you serve NS?
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