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Relocating, travelling or planning to make Singapore home? Discuss the criterias, passes or visa that is required.
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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 25 Jan 2012 10:51 pm

If the person does not hold Singapore citizenship but still holds Singapore permanent residency, he is still required to serve the service requirement, i.e. reservist duties after he turns operationally-ready.[20]


Purplewave, this specifically applies to all 1st Gen PR who get their PR via "Family Ties" if they are still younger than 40 years of age. Dependent on age, you may be required to serve NS or you might get a waiver. Saint is a good example of a 1st Gen PR who registered, as required by law, for NS but was subsequently sent a letter of waiver. However, if you are still young enough, it is a very good possibility of having to serve NS actively.

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Postby voxies09 » Thu, 26 Jan 2012 12:17 pm

I got my PR 7 years ago; there was a letter to say only 2nd generation PR will need to go to NS; I think I was under PTS scheme :) exempted

thank for the info regarding the NS..

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Postby purplewave » Thu, 26 Jan 2012 1:16 pm

oh, didn't know that earlier, thanks for the info.

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
If the person does not hold Singapore citizenship but still holds Singapore permanent residency, he is still required to serve the service requirement, i.e. reservist duties after he turns operationally-ready.[20]


Purplewave, this specifically applies to all 1st Gen PR who get their PR via "Family Ties" if they are still younger than 40 years of age. Dependent on age, you may be required to serve NS or you might get a waiver. Saint is a good example of a 1st Gen PR who registered, as required by law, for NS but was subsequently sent a letter of waiver. However, if you are still young enough, it is a very good possibility of having to serve NS actively.

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Postby LeeGirlGib » Tue, 13 Mar 2012 4:59 pm

Don't know if this helps. When my husband applied for PR, he was asked the same question (don't know if they just have to ask just to show that they are doing their job). When he applied, he was under LTSVP, which means he wasn't working and he was 32 at the time of application. After PR approval, 3 mths later MINDEF sent him the registration letter (online registration), by then, he had a job, so he filled it all in (with salary info, etc.) and got an immediate online response that he is not required to do NS.

p.s. the online registration did enquire about certain specific occupations, probably occupations that are of use to them, so if your husband is more into sales, business, science, etc. he may not be called up.


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