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Key facts on Work Permit for confinement nanny

Get an overview and key facts about the Work Permit for hiring a foreign confinement nanny to work in Singapore.

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Who it is for Malaysians employed as confinement nannies in Singapore. Both employers and nannies must meet the eligibility criteria.
Who can apply An employer or appointed employment agent needs to apply for the permit.
Qualifying salary

No minimum required.

Note: Salary received as a confinement nanny is taxable. For more details, refer to IRAS's website.

What is the duration Up to 16 weeks starting from the birth of the child.
Is it renewable No.
Passes for family Not available.
Foreign worker levy Yes. Employers must pay a monthly levy.
Medical insurance Required.
Relevant legislation Conditions of Work Pass
Employment of Foreign Manpower Act
Related eServices and forms Access online services and forms for Work Permit for confinement nanny.

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Overview of what you need to do before, during and after you apply for a Work Permit for confinement nanny.

Before applying

Before worker's arrival

When required