At a glance
Who should attend
When to attend
Within 3 days of FDW’s arrival, excluding Sunday and public holidays.
What is the duration
When to start work
Only after FDW has attended the SIP.
How much it costs
$75 (including GST), borne by the FDW’s employer.
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:
Their contact details are as follows:
Grace Management & Consultancy Services
10 Raeburn Park
Block C #02-33
Phone: 6299 4333
ECON Careskill Training Centre
451 Yio Chu Kang Road
Phone: 6853 3727
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.