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Need help, 2nd Gen ex-PR

Postby Chromesky » Wed, 07 Mar 2012 6:27 pm

Hi, I've been browsing the forum extensively and gathered that generally for 2nd-Gen Prs who have renounced their PRship prior to serving NS, it is very likely that they would be unable to reapply for PR or EP/Student passes in the future.

My case is similar but not in its entirety. I was a 2nd-Gen PR who was offered a scholarship to study in Singapore at the age of 12 and when signing the contract to study, my parents were advised that it would be better to cancel the PR itself to avoid complications with the scholarship. As such, my PR was cancelled when I was 12-13 years old before school in SG started. After which, I studied in SG for 4 years and was re-offered the same scholarship to continue my studies in a JC which I did for the next 2 years. I never had problems when I reapplied for a student visa but that was presumably because it was before the age of NS conscription.

Currently, I am studying in the UK and plan to return to SG in future but was told by a friend who renounced his PR prior to NS enlistment that I have no future in SG because I cancelled my PR and did not serve NS. At this stage, it is impossible for me to apply for a PR and I fear that I have already been black-listed and am thus unable to apply for an EP even if I have a job offer.

What are my chances of returning to SG if I have the intention to remain and work in SG? Thanks for any advice.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 07 Mar 2012 8:33 pm

If your renunciation was accepted by both ICA AND CMPB then you shouldn't have any problems getting an EP. PR might be a different kettle of fish though. However, if CMPB wasn't notified, you may well be up the creek.

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Me too.

Postby bjsabug89 » Tue, 10 Jul 2012 5:24 pm

Hi,

Here is the situation.

1) My parents came to Singapore and gained PR status and applied one for me too.
2) My parents renounced their PR, along with mine and left in 2002 to emigrate to Canada. I was 13 years old.
3) Since then, we moved to the UK and gained british nationality.
4) I am now 23 years old and I got a job in Singapore with an EP for 2 years. They assess your application on a case-by-case basis.

No need to worry my friend, you will get the chance to come back to SG again.


Thank you

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 10 Jul 2012 5:52 pm

If, as you say, they assess on a case-by-case basis, then he may well need to worry. Your statements do not agree.


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