Renew maid work permit

 How to renew work permit for your maid in Singapore

Before you renew maid's work permit

Check the following before you renew your maid's work permit

1. You have received letter from MOM (Ministry of Manpowr) letter with renewal application form, MOM will usually send the letter one month before the expiration of your maid's current work permit.

2. Medical checkup of the maid is done not more than 5 months ago.

3. Maid's passport is valid for 7 months or more.

4. Negotiate with maid for salary and benefit for the next 2 years. If the duration of home leave is not stated in the contract signed before. You may also need to negotiate with the maid on the duration of home leave.

Steps in renewing maid's work permit

Step 1. Buy Personal Accident Insurance, Medical Insurance for maid and Security Bond

You can do this with many insurance companies such as NTUC Income, AXA, AIA, Great Eastern Life, MSIG.

Step 2. Using your SINGPASS Login to work permit online for employer at MOM website at

Step 3: fill in all the necessary information requested and make the payment of $10.

Step 4: Check the status of the application on the next few days. If approved, note down the date when you can collect the work permit card.

Step 5: Collect the work permit card at MOM counter at the exact day mention in step 4.

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