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Settling-In Programme (SIP) for first-time FDWs

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 must 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:

  • Adapting to working and living in Singapore
  • Conditions of employment
  • Working safely
  • 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
Absolute Kinetics Consultancy Register online
6690 5555

31, 33, 35 Hillview Terrace
Singapore 669249
Grace Management & Consultancy Services Register online
6299 4333

198 Geylang Road, #03-01
Singapore 389263
NTUC LearningHub Register online
9189 0511

260 Sims Avenue, ECM Building
#03-01 and #04-01
Singapore 387604

Documents required

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

  • IPA letter (full set)
  • FDW’s passport
  • A copy of FDW’s educational certificate