Faq

A sponsor is required to attend the Employers’ Orientation Programme (EOP) on the legal employer’s behalf only if the employer is a first-time employer and has a valid reason for not being able to attend, e.g. physical disability.

Faqs

Settling-In Programme. It is only apply to FDW that have not work in Singapore previously. They should attend SIP Within 3 days of FDW’s arrival, excluding Sunday and public holidays. SIP is a one-day programme to orientate first-time FDWs to working and living in Singapore. The SIP will consist of five modules, including: introduction to Singapore, conditions of employment, safety at home, safety in other areas, and relationship and stress management. The SIP is conducted in the FDWs’ native languages to maximise understanding and retention.
Yes, if this is your first time to employer FDW.
A sponsor is required to attend the Employers’ Orientation Programme (EOP) on the legal employer’s behalf only if the employer is a first-time employer and has a valid reason for not being able to attend, e.g. physical disability.

The sponsor does not have to attend the EOP if the legal employer attends the programme, or if the sponsor or the sponsor’s spouse has employed a foreign domestic worker before.

All employers of non-Malaysian Work Permit holders, including Foreign Domestic Workers, are required to deposit a $5,000 Security Bond with MOM. The security bond must be furnished prior to the foreign worker’s arrival in Singapore, failing which entry into Singapore will not be allowed. However, $5000 deposite could be avoided by purchasing an insurance policy with various options from us
The FDW has to undergo and pass a medical examination by a Singapore registered doctor within 14 days of arrival (including Sunday/Public Holidays) in Singapore. The Work Permit will only be issued if the worker passes the medical examination. FDWs who are unable to pass the medical examination, which includes those who have been diagnosed with active pulmonary Tuberculosis and/or HIV will have to be repatriated.
According to MOM regulation, employers are responsible for the costs of providing medical treatment for your FDWs regardless of whether the conditions are work-related. Employers are required to: (i) Purchase mandatory medical insurance of at least $15,000 per year. This provides basic cover for hospitalisation expenses; (ii) Purchase mandatory Personal Accident Insurance (PAI) with minimum sum assured of $40,000, with compensation payable to the FDW or her beneficiaries; and (iii) Bear the cost of medical expenses in excess of or not covered by medical insurance or PAI.
The Levy is $265 per month. However, you would entitle for levy concession for $60 if :
  • You are a Singapore Citizen
  • have children?aged less than 16 years old or / and
  • Live with elderly persons aged 65 years old or above
  • Under the same address
You can waive your FDW levy if she:
  • Is on overseas leave for at least 7 consecutive days.
  • Capped at 60 calendar days per calendar year.
  • Is on hospitalisation leave issued by Singapore hospitals.
  • Capped at 60 calendar days per calendar year.
  • Does not return to Singapore after overseas leave.
  • Is under police custody or is housed at the embassy.
  • Passed away.
You are eligible to hire a second foreign domestic worker (FDW) if you have any of these family members living with you:

 

  • At least 2 children below 18 years old.
  • A parent or parent-in-law over 60 years old.
You may have a space constraint in a 2-room HDB flat with only 1 bedroom. We will consider your eligibility and need to employ a foreign domestic worker (FDW). You will also have to ensure sufficient privacy and sleeping space in the house where the FDW will be staying.