Direct Employment Contracts Application Procedure

Application procedure for Direct Employment Contracts

Direct Employment of a Sri Lankan Employers who wish to employ a domestic worker on a direct employment contract have to make an application to the Ministry of Manpower and obtain an In-Principle Approval (IPA). They also have to comply with other Ministry requirements such as Insurance, Banker’s Guarantee, etc.

Guidelines for Direct Hiring Of A Sri Lankan Domestic Helper

Get the following documents verified by the High Commission

Walk-in Submissions only

Fees Payable

Authorization from the Sri Lankan Counterpart

Required Documents

The following Documents to be produced at the High Commission by an Employer:

  • 2 copies of Direct Employment Agreement Form (Can be downloaded from the web)
  • 2 copies of IPA letter (In Principle Approval Letter issued by Ministry of Manpower Singapore)
  • Copy of Employer’s IC and FDW Passport
Please Note

Employers are required to pay, a refundable deposit of SGD1350, disregarding the amount of salary for Domestic Workers. 

A refundable deposit will be refunded upon the termination of the contract.

The minimum wage to recruit a Sri Lankan Migrant Worker is SGD 550.

Documents submissions will only be accepted on Weekdays between 9.00am to 1.00pm.

Payments accepted: Cash or Direct Bank Transfer