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NS for PR

Postby Ginner-Sg » Tue, 29 Mar 2011 9:53 am

Hi, was just wondering about NS. I became a PR last mth, though my wife who is a Singaporean. My question is do i have to do NS?, I've got no degree so did not come under PTS, was just wondering.

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Postby singaporeflyer » Tue, 29 Mar 2011 10:01 am

Ginner-Sg wrote:Hi, was just wondering about NS. I became a PR last mth, though my wife who is a Singaporean. My question is do i have to do NS?, I've got no degree so did not come under PTS, was just wondering.

:shock: :roll:


If I am not wrong, you need not and only your male kids would be asked to do NS

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Postby JayCee » Tue, 29 Mar 2011 12:26 pm

Ginner-Sg wrote:Hi, was just wondering about NS. I became a PR last mth, though my wife who is a Singaporean. My question is do i have to do NS?, I've got no degree so did not come under PTS, was just wondering.

:shock: :roll:


Wouldn't it have been an idea to check this before you signed the papers?

ICA website says those who get PR via PTS are exempt, it doesn't say those who get it via their spouse are so I'd be inclined to think that you may be expected to serve, but I could be wrong

"Main applicants who are granted PR status under the Professionals/Technical Personnel and Skilled Workers (PTS) Scheme or the Investor Scheme are exempted from NS. "

http://www.ica.gov.sg/page.aspx?pageid=151

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Postby singaporeflyer » Tue, 29 Mar 2011 12:37 pm

JayCee wrote:
Ginner-Sg wrote:Hi, was just wondering about NS. I became a PR last mth, though my wife who is a Singaporean. My question is do i have to do NS?, I've got no degree so did not come under PTS, was just wondering.

:shock: :roll:


Wouldn't it have been an idea to check this before you signed the papers?

ICA website says those who get PR via PTS are exempt, it doesn't say those who get it via their spouse are so I'd be inclined to think that you may be expected to serve, but I could be wrong

"Main applicants who are granted PR status under the Professionals/Technical Personnel and Skilled Workers (PTS) Scheme or the Investor Scheme are exempted from NS. "

http://www.ica.gov.sg/page.aspx?pageid=151


But spouses who get PR under the spouse scheme would get an exemption. just my 2 cents.. MS or SMS can confirm

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Postby JayCee » Tue, 29 Mar 2011 12:48 pm

I guess this one explains it, unless the rules have changed in a year (which they could have done of course)

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Depends how old you are Ginner

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Postby Mad Scientist » Tue, 29 Mar 2011 1:33 pm

SF and Jaycee are spot on. YOu may need to register for NS but you will not serve the NS duty
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Postby Saint » Tue, 29 Mar 2011 3:49 pm

Mad Scientist wrote:SF and Jaycee are spot on. YOu may need to register for NS but you will not serve the NS duty


I wouldn't say you will not have to serve NS as it could depend on the age of the OP. If the OP is say 20 years old he might be called up for NS. If you are under 40 you will have to register for NS.

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Postby Mad Scientist » Tue, 29 Mar 2011 4:47 pm

Saint wrote:
Mad Scientist wrote:SF and Jaycee are spot on. YOu may need to register for NS but you will not serve the NS duty


I wouldn't say you will not have to serve NS as it could depend on the age of the OP. If the OP is say 20 years old he might be called up for NS. If you are under 40 you will have to register for NS.


What are the chances of him being under 20 or near that age ??
He is married with a local and just received his PR. I bet ya he is around 30s.

I did say you might need to register for NS on my earlier post, did I ?

I think I did
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Postby Saint » Tue, 29 Mar 2011 5:02 pm

Mad Scientist wrote:
Saint wrote:
Mad Scientist wrote:SF and Jaycee are spot on. YOu may need to register for NS but you will not serve the NS duty


I wouldn't say you will not have to serve NS as it could depend on the age of the OP. If the OP is say 20 years old he might be called up for NS. If you are under 40 you will have to register for NS.


What are the chances of him being under 20 or near that age ??
He is married with a local and just received his PR. I bet ya he is around 30s.

I did say you might need to register for NS on my earlier post, did I ?

I think I did


You're probably right but without that all important info it's a hard to answer for sure.

Yes you did say he might have to register, I was just clarifying that he will have to register. I had to register and I was........... well lets just say I was in my 30's 8-[

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Postby Mad Scientist » Tue, 29 Mar 2011 5:08 pm

Saint wrote:

Yes you did say he might have to register, I was just clarifying that he will have to register. I had to register and I was........... well lets just say I was in my 30's 8-[


I thought you are only 16 minus the school holidays, National Holidays, Saturday , Sundays :lol: :P
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Postby FaeLLe » Wed, 30 Mar 2011 4:18 pm

Yep depends also how expensive he is to be called for NS / reservist ...

I know some people in my firm who never get called for reservist cause they probably earn over 10-15k per month :/

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Postby Ginner-Sg » Wed, 30 Mar 2011 7:57 pm

Mad Scientist wrote:
Saint wrote:
Mad Scientist wrote:SF and Jaycee are spot on. YOu may need to register for NS but you will not serve the NS duty


I wouldn't say you will not have to serve NS as it could depend on the age of the OP. If the OP is say 20 years old he might be called up for NS. If you are under 40 you will have to register for NS.


What are the chances of him being under 20 or near that age ??
He is married with a local and just received his PR. I bet ya he is around 30s.

I did say you might need to register for NS on my earlier post, did I ?

I think I did


You are correct dear sir, my age is 31 (god getting old). So really just keep a ear out and don't do anything. Thank you for all the replies.

:shock:

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 30 Mar 2011 9:00 pm

Ginner-Sg wrote:
You are correct dear sir, my age is 31 (god getting old). So really just keep a ear out and don't do anything. Thank you for all the replies.

:shock:


Damn I wish I was that old!

Instead of more than double that! :(

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Postby Ginner-Sg » Wed, 30 Mar 2011 9:10 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
Ginner-Sg wrote:
You are correct dear sir, my age is 31 (god getting old). So really just keep a ear out and don't do anything. Thank you for all the replies.

:shock:


Damn I wish I was that old!

Instead of more than double that! :(


Sorry sms. :oops:

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Postby ksl » Wed, 30 Mar 2011 10:40 pm

Ginner-Sg wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:
Ginner-Sg wrote:
You are correct dear sir, my age is 31 (god getting old). So really just keep a ear out and don't do anything. Thank you for all the replies.

:shock:


Damn I wish I was that old!

Instead of more than double that! :(


Sorry sms. :oops:
The things you would do all over again and stay sober, yes i know the feeling. :oops: It's really bad if your mates find out :roll: Though think of the happiness you bring to someone :)


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