Employing a live-in domestic helper

Employing a live-in domestic helper

If you need some help around the house or with caregiving, find out more about hiring a helper who’ll stay with you, also known as a migrant domestic worker (MDW).

Eligibility and guidelines

Learn about the requirements and general guidelines you must meet.

For first-timers

If you’re employing a helper for the first time, or if your hired help is working in Singapore for the first time.

Employer responsibilities

What you must do before, during, and after the employment period.

Before your helper arrives

During the employment period

After the employment ends

Levy concession, waiver, and tax relief

Check if you’re eligible to pay less levy or get tax relief on your levy payments.

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