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

You will have to send a first-time migrant domestic worker (MDW) for the Settling-In Programme within 3 days of completion of SHN, excluding Sunday and public holidays.

At a glance

Who must attend First-time MDWs
When to attend Within 3 days of MDW’s completion of SHN, excluding Sunday and public holidays.
What is the duration 1 day.
When to start work Only after MDW has attended the SIP.
How much it costs $75 (including GST), borne by the MDW’s employer.
Language 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

To ensure that your MDW secures a training slot within the 3 days of completion of SHN, excluding (Sunday and public holidays) you are advised to register her for the SIP early.

You can register with these accredited training providers:

Accredited training provider Contact
Absolute Kinetics Consultancy Register online
6690 5555
enquiry@sg-akc.com

31, 33, 35 Hillview Terrace
Singapore 669249
Grace Management & Consultancy Services Register online
6299 4333
gracemgt@gmcs.com.sg

198 Geylang Road, #03-01
Singapore 389263
NTUC LearningHub Register online
9189 0511
sip@ntuclearninghub.com

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

Documents required

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

From 20 September 2021, MDWs attending the SIP need to either:

  • Show proof of a negative PCR Test result within the last 3 days
  • Undergo an Antigen Rapid Test (ART) at the SIP training centres.