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Settling-In Programme (SIP)

You will have to send a first-time foreign domestic worker (FDW) for the Settling-In Programme when she arrives in Singapore.

At a glance

Who should attend First-time FDWs.
When to attend Within 3 days of FDW’s arrival, excluding Sunday and public holidays.
What is the duration 1 day.
When to start work Only after FDW has attended the SIP.
How much it costs $75 (including GST), borne by the FDW’s employer.
Language Conducted in the FDW’s native language.

What is the Settling-In Programme

The Settling-In Programme (SIP) is a 1-day orientation programme for first-time FDWs to educate them on safety precautions and living in Singapore.

The topics covered include:

  • Introduction to Singapore.
  • Employment conditions.
  • Safety at home.
  • Safety in other areas.
  • Relationship and stress management.
Your FDW can only start work with you after she has attended the SIP.

Register for SIP

When: Before the FDW’s arrival in Singapore

To ensure that your FDW secures a training slot within the first 3 days of her arrival in Singapore, you are advised to register her for the SIP before she arrives in Singapore.

You can register with these accredited training providers:

Accredited training provider Contact
ECON Careskill Training Centre Register online
6853 3727

451 Yio Chu Kang Road
Singapore 805947
Grace Management & Consultancy Services Register online
6299 4333

198 Geylang Road
Singapore 389263

Documents required

You will need to submit the following documents when your FDW goes to the SIP training centre:

  • In-principle approval (IPA) letter.
  • The FDW’s passport.
  • A copy of the FDW’s educational certificate.
Last Updated: 5 September 2017