Limited Buy Back Scheme

The Club offers Ordinary Members the opportunity to apply to sell their Membership back to the Club through the Limited Buy Back Scheme (LBBS). Under the prevailing Rules, Ordinary Members who make a successful application to sell their Membership back to the Club are entitled to payment equivalent to half the prevailing entrance fee.

Eligiblity

An Ordinary or Life Member of the Club seeking to sell his or her membership to the Club shall make a request in writing to the Club to be placed on the Buy Back List. Potential applicants should note the following key conditions:

  • The scheme is not open to those Members on the Absent Members’ List.
  • The Member shall not be placed on the LBBS list unless his or her monthly subscriptions for the preceding 12 months have been paid in full when they are due.
  • A Member seeking to sell his or her membership to the Club shall continue to be liable for monthly subscriptions until the membership has been bought back by the Club.
  • If a Member who has made a request to be placed on the LBBS list and is subsequently placed on the Absent Members’ List or becomes in arrears of his monthly subscription, that Member shall be removed from the Buy Back list.

Option of Nominating Your Child or Grandchild

Eligible Ordinary Members can choose to nominate their child or grandchild as the eventual purchaser of their membership. For applications including this option, the following conditions will apply:

  • The outgoing Member shall waive their entitlement to a payment sum from the Club under Rule 23A(vi).
  • The child or grandchild shall be a resident in Singapore.
  • The child or grandchild shall pay the full entrance fee.
  • The Club shall at all times maintain the prevailing mix of Singaporean and non-Singaporean Members.

How to Apply

Interested Members may call the Membership Department at 6622 0492 / 6622 0493, email membership@tanglin-club.org.sg or visit the Club Administrative Office on Level 4 to request for more information and an application form.

All applications for LBBS are decided by the Club in accordance with the prevailing Club Rules. Upon notification by the Club that the Club intends to buy back a Member’s Membership, the Member shall immediately cease to be a Member.

For more information on the LBBS, kindly refer to the Club Rules.