Singapore: Whether there are any specific citizenship rules that apply to ethnic Chinese; procedure for filing a citizenship application
|Publisher||Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada|
|Author||Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada|
|Publication Date||22 January 2004|
|Citation / Document Symbol||SGP42324.E|
|Cite as||Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Singapore: Whether there are any specific citizenship rules that apply to ethnic Chinese; procedure for filing a citizenship application, 22 January 2004, SGP42324.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/403dd21a0.html [accessed 2 March 2015]|
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Please find attached information taken from the Website of the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) of Singapore on citizenship eligibility and the procedure for filing a citizenship application in Singapore. No mention of specific citizenship rules that apply to ethnic Chinese is made on the ICA Website.
This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of additional sources consulted in researching this Information Request.
Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA). n.d. "Citizenship Application." (3 pages)
Additional Sources Consulted
General Consulate of Singapore, Vancouver.
Internet sites, including:
Asian Law Centre
Minority Rights Group International
National University of Singapore
Singapore Statutes Online