Foreign domestic workers can play a central role in lifting the pressure of having to balance between work commitments and household tasks. In the recent years, the number of Singaporean families hiring foreign domestic workers has grown and the Ministry of Manpower has already created supportive frameworks and guidelines designed to help Singaporeans make the most out of the services offered by FDWs.
However, you still need to choose a reliable maid that will meet your needs.
Your choice of a Myanmar maid (Burmese maid) in Singapore will depend on the kind of needs you have. These needs will then influence the kind of attributes you will want to see in a domestic worker.
Here are some of the tips you can use to pick the right maid for your needs:
Once you bring in a Myanmar maid (Burma maid) to work at home, it’s your responsibility to ensure that they are safe.
Here are some tips for the employer:
It’s very likely that the domestic worker you hire may lack the knowledge or skills to use modern household appliances. Do not assume that they know. Do not also be surprised if they don’t. Try and teach them though.
General Fees Guide
|Agency Fee for a New Myanmar Maids||$888.00|
|Agency Fee for an Experienced Myanmar Maids||$988.00|
|Work Permit Application 1st Medical Checkup and X-ray Myanmar EC Processing Transportation E-Issue to MOM||$30 $60 $200 $80 $30|
|Settling-in Program (SIP)||$75 for New; $0 for Experienced|
|Replacement – 6 months (Excluding Myanmar EC Processing, SIP, and Insurance & BG)||UNLIMITED ($400 Processing for Each Replacement)|
|Accident and Hospitalization Insurance Plus Banker's Guarantee of $5,000 (Non-Transferable)||$246.10|
|Optional – Indemnity Insurance Excess $250||$53.50|
|TOTAL FEE FOR NEW Myanmar Maid||$1,662.60|
|TOTAL FEE FOR EXPERIENCED Myanmar Maid||$1,687.60|
*Fees for Transfer Myanmar Maid
|Work Permit Application||$30|
|E-Issue to MOM||$30|
|Replacement – 6 months (Excluding SIP and Insurance and BG)||UNLIMITED ($60 Processing Fee per Replacement)|
|Accident and Hospitalization Plus Banker's Guarantee of $5,000 (Non-Transferable)||$246.10|
|Optional – Indemnity Insurance Excess $250||$533.50|
|TOTAL FEE FOR TRANSFER Myanmar Maid||$1,857.60|
* Above fees and price is a general guide. Each maid agency fees and charges are different.