You can apply for a Work Permit for a foreign confinement nanny either on your own or through an employment agency.
You can apply from 4 weeks before the expected date of delivery, up to 16 weeks after the birth of the child.
Beyond that, you should apply for a Work Permit for foreign domestic worker instead.
Work permit transactions for domestic helpers and confinement nannies
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You can submit an application:
Processing time: within 1 week. Some cases will take more time.
To submit an application online:
Note: You need to request for the Work Permit before your nanny can start work. If you didn’t do so during application, you can make the request in the new eService after approval.
Processing time: within 3 weeks. Some cases will take more time.
To submit an application manually:
Note: You need to request for a Work Permit before your nanny can start work.