FDW’s Eligibility to work as Maids in Singapore

Ministry of Manpower has set guidelines to hire foreign domestic workers in Singapore. The criteria are set based on various factors in the interest of Employers and FDW’s as well. According to the MOM, a foreign domestic worker (FDW) needs to meet the following age, nationality and education requirements to get a Work Permit. We at Jayamaids as one of the leading Maid Agencies in Singapore ensures all the criteria of FDW’s according to the government standards.

Gender Female.
Age From 23 to 50 years old at the time of application.
Nationality From an approved source country or territory, including Bangladesh, Cambodia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Macau, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand.
Education Minimum 8 years of formal education with a recognised certificate.

Unlike before, after the introduction of Advanced Placement Scheme, an FDW can now arrive in Singapore before she is hired by an employer. However, this can be done by a recognized Maid Agency in Singapore. Otherwise, the maid should not be in Singapore during the application for the Work Permit. She should only arrive after you receive the in-principle approval and buy a $5,000 security bond except for the Malaysian workers.

If you are planning to Hire Maid in Singapore and trying to understand the rules, permits and paper works involved, take a breath and contact us. We are here to help you find a suitable maid according to your preferences and also help you comply with all the rules set by MOM. Don’t worry about the paper work or an insurance or skills of maids. Use our custom Maid Search in Singapore function to shortlist your maids or just call us directly to any of our branch.

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