You will have to send a first-time migrant domestic worker (MDW) for the Settling-in Programme within 7 days of her arrival in Singapore excluding Sunday and public holidays.
At a glance
Who must attend
When to attend
Within 7 days of MDW's arrival in Singapore excluding Sunday and public holidays.
What is the duration
When to start work
Only after MDW has attended the SIP.
How much it costs
$76.40 (including GST), borne by the MDW’s employer.
Conducted in the MDW’s native language.
What is the Settling-in Programme
The Settling-in Programme (SIP) is a 1-day orientation programme for first-time MDWs to educate them on safety precautions and living in Singapore.
The topics covered include:
- Adapting to working and living in Singapore
- Conditions of employment
- Working safely
- Relationship and stress management
Register for SIP
You are advised to register your MDW for the SIP early to secure a training slot within 7 days upon her arrival in Singapore, excluding (Sunday and public holidays).
MDW is not allowed to attend the training on the same day of her arrival in Singapore. This is to allow sufficient time for your MDW to rest and optimise her learning experience and outcomes for SIP.
You can register with these accredited training providers:
You will need to submit the following documents when your MDW goes to the SIP training centre:
- In-principle approval (IPA) letter (full set)
- MDW’s passport
- A copy of MDW’s educational certificate
- A copy of MDW’s digital arrival card issued by ICA