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Dependent PR to independaent PR

Post by Mettatan » Fri, 25 Jan 2013 10:31 pm

Hi,
I Obtained my PR under the sponsorship of my husband, About 10 years ago. My husband intends to apply for citizenship but I would like to retain mine. If he is successful, does that mean my PR will become invalid? Do I need to apply for PR based on my own merit before he converts?
Thanks.

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Post by enslaved » Fri, 25 Jan 2013 10:52 pm

Your PR will become more valid. But not sure, if your husband can ward off the new measures by HDB or schools, as you will still be PR

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Post by zzm9980 » Sat, 26 Jan 2013 12:27 pm

enslaved wrote:Your PR will become more valid.
"More valid"? What does that mean?

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Re: Dependent PR to independaent PR

Post by Wd40 » Sat, 26 Jan 2013 12:29 pm

Mettatan wrote:Hi,
I Obtained my PR under the sponsorship of my husband, About 10 years ago. My husband intends to apply for citizenship but I would like to retain mine. If he is successful, does that mean my PR will become invalid? Do I need to apply for PR based on my own merit before he converts?
Thanks.
Technically, it should be ok. You wont lose your PR. I read in HWZ forum someone who has done that. But, in the current environment, whether your husband will get citizenship if he applies for it alone, is a different question.

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Post by enslaved » Sat, 26 Jan 2013 4:30 pm

zzm9980 wrote:
enslaved wrote:Your PR will become more valid.
"More valid"? What does that mean?
I meant, now she has got more reason why she should be a PR. Atleast when REP expires, it counts.

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Re: Dependent PR to independaent PR

Post by FaeLLe » Sun, 27 Jan 2013 9:37 am

Mettatan wrote:Hi,
I Obtained my PR under the sponsorship of my husband, About 10 years ago. My husband intends to apply for citizenship but I would like to retain mine. If he is successful, does that mean my PR will become invalid? Do I need to apply for PR based on my own merit before he converts?
Thanks.
High chances your husband's citizenship application will get turned down if he applies alone.

Citizenship application is a indication you wish to put down your roots in the country, having a foreigner wife will give signals you are not truly sinking your roots in the nation.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 27 Jan 2013 10:27 am

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Re: Dependent PR to independaent PR

Post by Mettatan » Sun, 27 Jan 2013 10:46 am

Wd40 wrote:
Mettatan wrote:Hi,
I Obtained my PR under the sponsorship of my husband, About 10 years ago. My husband intends to apply for citizenship but I would like to retain mine. If he is successful, does that mean my PR will become invalid? Do I need to apply for PR based on my own merit before he converts?
Thanks.
Technically, it should be ok. You wont lose your PR. I read in HWZ forum someone who has done that. But, in the current environment, whether your husband will get citizenship if he applies for it alone, is a different question.
Thks WD.ill make a trip to ICA just to be sure.

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Re: Dependent PR to independaent PR

Post by vishalgupta2 » Tue, 29 Jan 2013 4:40 am

Mettatan wrote:Hi,
I Obtained my PR under the sponsorship of my husband, About 10 years ago. My husband intends to apply for citizenship but I would like to retain mine. If he is successful, does that mean my PR will become invalid? Do I need to apply for PR based on my own merit before he converts?
Thanks.
What's your race/citizenship. Why do you want to retain your citizenship? Is it just some attachment to your birth country or are you guys trying to get extra benefits in 2 countries?

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Re: Dependent PR to independaent PR

Post by FaeLLe » Tue, 29 Jan 2013 2:58 pm

vishalgupta2 wrote:
Mettatan wrote:Hi,
I Obtained my PR under the sponsorship of my husband, About 10 years ago. My husband intends to apply for citizenship but I would like to retain mine. If he is successful, does that mean my PR will become invalid? Do I need to apply for PR based on my own merit before he converts?
Thanks.
What's your race/citizenship. Why do you want to retain your citizenship? Is it just some attachment to your birth country or are you guys trying to get extra benefits in 2 countries?
Vishal other than giving her a lecture on ethics will this input help you give an answer....

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