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Servolve singapore citizenship guide

  1. 1. 2011Servolve Group[SINGAPORE CITIZENSHIP]Your Guide to becoming a part of one of the most developed countries in the world!!
  2. 2. Singapore Citizenship – A short guideSingapore CitizenshipCongrats!! On your decision to be a full fledged citizen of this great nation of Singapore. !! full-fledged Short flowchart – the citizenship process summary •Decision to become Singapore Citizen Decision 1 • Preparation of all supporting documents 2 •Preparation of cover letter Preparation •Application procedure Application 3 •Waiting for application outcome Waiting 4 •Oath taking and becoming a Singapore Citizen Oath 5 •Apply for Singapore passport immediately after oath taking Apply 6 •Citizenship Ceremony organized by the Group Representative Constituency Citizenship 7 (GRC).Key benefits enjoyed by Singapore citizens,  The Singapore International Passport – This allows you to tour the world, with very little travel restrictions.  The Right to Vote – Only Singapore citizens can vote in Presidential and Parliamentary Elections and can stand for elections.  Citizenship for Offspring – A Permanent Resident’s children, despite being born in Singapore, becomes only a PR. A Singapore Citizen’s children, de spite being born anywhere despite in the world, will automatically become eligible for Singapore Citizenship.
  3. 3.  Housing – Citizens over 21 years old can buy or rent subsidized public housing from the HDB while PRs can only buy resale flats. Also, in upgrading of HDB flats Citizens pay a fraction of HDB upgrading costs while PR pay for the full cost. Moreover, Singapore citizens have no restrictions on buying landed property.Eligibility  Person who is at least 21 years of age and has been a Singapore Permanent Resident (SPR) for at least 2 to 6 years prior to the date of application.  Spouse of Singapore Citizen with a minimum of 2-year PR and married for at least 2 years preceding the date of application.  Child born outside Singapore whose parent is a Singapore citizen.Factors that will work in your favour  Track record of living in Singapore during your permanent residence time period  Your good character and law abiding nature  Your social and financial ‘investment’ into Singapore indicating your long-term intention to stay in Singapore  Your ability to be an asset to Singapore and not a liability. In other words, your ability to generate income for you and your family (either as an employee or a business owner) and your overall financial strengthDocuments required for Family application 1. One recent passport-sized colour photograph of applicant affixed on the completed citizenship application form. The photograph must be: a. 35 mm wide by 45 mm high without border and taken within the last three months; b. taken full face without headgear, unless the applicant habitually wears a headgear in accordance with religious or racial customs. The headgear must not hide the applicants facial features; c. the facial image must be between 25 mm and 35 mm from chin to crown; and taken against plain white background with a matt or semi-matt finish; d. Photographs can be taken at our photo booths located at level 2 or 3 of ICA Building. 2. Identity Card and Birth Certificate 3. Marriage Certificate; Divorce Certificate; Separation Deed 4. Passport or travel document 5. Entry Permit Card/Re-entry permits 6. Educational Certificates and Skilled Certificates. 7. A letter of employment from current employer stating occupation, date of employment, basic and gross salary per month, including latest payslip.
  4. 4. 8. Income tax notice of assessment for last 3 years preceding the date of this application.You can now print your Notices of Assessment at myTax Portal with your SingPass or IRAS PIN. Log on to for more details 9. CPF contributions history for last 12 months, if employed. 10. Latest Computer Information on Business Profile from Accounting & Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA), latest balance sheet/profit and loss account if you are a sole proprietor/partner/Director of a company. 11. Death Certificate of ex-spouse, proof of child/children’s custody from previous marriage, if applicable. 12. Deed Poll or Religious Certificate for change of name (if any). 13. Birth Certificate(s)/Passport or travel document of child/children. 14. Entry Permit/Identity Card of child/children. 15. Foreign Citizenship Certificate and Foreign Identity Card, if anySpouse will require same set of documents as detailed aboveFor children, 1. Passport 2. Birth Certificate and 3. PR certificateAdditional documents recommended 1. Cover letter articulating love for Singapore 2. If you have bought properties in Singapore, proof of such 3. Significant financial assets in Singapore please include the details.Documents required at the time of oath taking – Oath of Renunciation, Allegiance and loyalty  Original and a photocopy of the Renunciation Letter of foreign citizenship  Your PR card i.e. blue identity card.  Four passport size photos as per the specifications as indicated in the approval letter  Any other documents that might be indicated in the approval letterGovernment fees applicable  At the time of interview, SGD 90/- payable by cash card or NETS, please note that they do not accept cash  At the time of oath taking, SGD 70/- via NETS only for issuance of citizenship certificate  Apply for passport – SGD 70/application via NETS only