Absent Status Application Form

Full Name in NRIC / Passport:
(Given Name)
Membership No
Absent From: Absent To:
Tel No:(H)(O)(M)
Email Address:

Required Documents:

1. Visa / Permit / Exit Permit / PR Card / Overseas ID:
2. Employment Letter/Company's Registration Certificate or equivalent/School or Company Letter:
3. Recent Payslip (within 6 months):
4. Overseas Utility/ Telecommunication Bill under member's name:
*Note: (1) and either (2) or (3) or (4) are compulsory.
*Note: (Format : JPG,PNG,PDF of less than 2MB for each document)

Preferred Correspondence Address (please tick one):


Application for Absent Status

Please familiarise yourself with Article 19 of the Society's Constitution on Absent status:

Article 19: Absent Status

  • (1) A member who intends to leave Singapore for a continuous period of more than 6 months but not exceeding 60 months may apply in writing to the Secretary to be placed as an Absent Member. If such member wishes to extend the Absent Member status, the member shall apply in writing to the Secretary.
  • (2) The Secretary may, at his sole discretion, approve such applications provided the member has paid up all monies due to the Society at the time that such application is submitted.
  • (3) The Committee may charge the member an administrative fee as determined from time to time.
  • (4) An Absent Member shall be required to pay one third of the prevailing subscription fee for the full period of absence or at such rate as the Committee may decide from time to time.
  • (5) Absent Members returning to Singapore shall notify the Secretary in writing immediately upon return and the member shall resume payment of subscription at the prevailing monthly rate. The member may be required to submit documentary proof of his date of return to Singapore.
  • (6) An Absent Member may utilise the facilities or participate in the activities of the Society for a period not exceeding 30 days in a year or such period as the Committee may decide from time to time. Absent Members shall not be eligible to: (i) be officers of or members of the Committee unless co-opted by the Committee; (ii) vote, or to move or second resolutions; (iii) propose or second members for election to the Committee; or (iv) requisition any meeting of the Society.
  • (7) An Absent Member shall be deemed to have returned to Singapore and shall be liable to resume payment of normal subscriptions upon the expiry of the period of absence for which approval was originally granted unless the member applies in writing to the Secretary and is granted approval of extension of Absent Membership in accordance with Article 19(1).
  • (8) Absent Members shall at all times keep the Society informed in writing of changes in the member's correspondence address, failing which correspondence delivered to the member's last known address shall be deemed to be valid.
  • (9) The Society shall not be obliged to communicate with the member or extend any of the privileges of the Society whilst the member is not in Singapore.

Points to Note:

1. Application for Absent Status

A complete application for Absent status will require the following:


  • Completed application form
  • Copy of documentary proof (eg. work permit, exit permit, visa etc) stating the intended period of absence


  • Payment for all monies due to the Society
  • 20% of prevailing subscription fee for the full period of absence

Please allow 30 working days for processing.

  • I, the applicant, hereby declare that the information provided above is true and confirm that I will be based overseas for a continuous period of more than six (6) months.
  • I understand that the Society is relying on my declaration that I will be based overseas to grant me the absent status.
  • I agree and undertake that I will, within fourteen (14) days from ceasing to be based overseas, notify the Society of such cessation.