Online guidelines and related news on maids and domestic helpers employment agents and services in Singapore. All you need to know about hiring and transferring maids from Indonesia and Myanmar.
Monday, 5 September 2016
To hire a maid or foreign domestic worker or a confinement nanny in Singapore, you must ensure she holds a valid work permit. You can apply for her work permit personally, or through an employment agency.
Who can hire foreign domestic helpers?
You can hire a foreign domestic helper if you are one of the following:
A Singapore citizen
A Singapore permanent resident
An employment pass holder
A dependent pass holder
How to hire a maid or foreign domestic helper?
Hire through an employment agency
You can engage amaid employment agencyfor a fee to help you hire a maid. Engaging an agency is convenient if you are a new employer or you are hiring a first-time foreign domestic helper or worker.
Apart from handling all paperwork and formalities, most agencies also provide value-added services such as replacing the worker should you find her prove unsuitable.