What are the requirements to hire a domestic helper in Singapore?
To be eligible for hiring a helper, you must meet certain criteria, which include:
- You must be at least 21 years old and not be an undischarged bankrupt.
- You must possess the mental capacity to fully comprehend and discharge your responsibilities as an employer.
- We will consider your caregiving needs, such as looking after young children or elderly family members, as well as your financial ability to hire, maintain and provide an acceptable accommodation for the helper.
- If you are hiring a domestic helper for the 1st time in Singapore, you will need to complete the Employer’s Orientation Programme (EOP) before MOM will allow you to employ a helper.