You need to apply for a Work Permit if you are hiring a foreign domestic worker (FDW) to work in Singapore. Find out the eligibility requirements, how to apply and what to do during her employment.
Overview and key facts about the Work Permit, including who it is for, validity and pass map.
Includes eligibility criteria for an FDW, security bond and insurance.
Includes information on rest days, well-being, contracts, salary, overseas leave and sending an FDW home.
Includes levy rate, paying the monthly levy, applying for levy concessions and levy waiver.
Includes how to apply for a Work Permit and the steps to take before and after your FDW arrives in Singapore.
Applying under the Joint Income Scheme or Sponsorship Scheme for lower-income employers and senior citizens.
When and how to renew a Work Permit before it expires.
When and how to cancel a Work Permit for FDW and return a Work Permit card.
How to replace a lost, damaged or stolen card.
When to notify MOM, including changes in employer's information, address, worker's passport details, pregnancy, missing worker or death of an FDW.
How to transfer an FDW, including tasks for the new and current employers.
How to make an appeal if your FDW's Work Permit is not eligible for renewal.
How to extend your FDW's Work Permit for a short period.
Find out about customer ratings for FDW-placing employment agencies.
Overview of the scheme, eligibility criteria for employers and participating employment agencies. Find an EA to hire FDW trained in eldercare.
Find publications, guides and videos that are useful for both foreign domestic workers and their employers.
Online services and forms for Work Permit for foreign domestic worker transactions.