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What is the Household Services Scheme?

If you need part-time household services, such as home cleaning, you can consider making use of the Household Services Scheme (HSS).

Difference between getting a helper and HSS

Unlike helpers who work for and live with you, foreign workers employed by HSS companies are deployed to multiple houses on a part-time basis to provide household services, and do not live in the houses they work at.

To get part-time help with household chores

You can contact any of these HSS companies.

Companies keen to be part of HSS

Companies providing household services can email us at to be considered for the HSS. If approved, your company will be eligible for the following:

  • Additional Work Permit quota. We will assess your company’s headcount and employee composition to determine the additional quota entitlement.
  • Hire female workers from India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka or Thailand, in addition to the existing source countries for the services sector.