A migrant worker’s ultimate guide to work and life in Singapore.

Working and living in a foreign country can be challenging, which is why we’re here to help. Whether you need assistance with work-related issues, social integration or essential services, we’ve got the right resources to support you every step of the way.

Our partners, your support.

Get to know the people you can turn to for help. From non-governmental organisations (NGOs) that look out for your rights and wellbeing, to a government ministry specialising in manpower and employment matters, our trusted partners are committed to helping you navigate work and life in Singapore.

Strengthening support and protection with the MWC Associate Membership.

To provide migrant workers with the right support and protection as they live and work in Singapore, MWC has put together the new Associate Membership programme.

The fully digital membership provides workers with better protection and benefits in areas such as healthcare, insurance, training and more. Be a part of the MWC Associate Membership now to enjoy Singtel-exclusive benefits and a welcome gift.

MWC Associate Membership (English)

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Employment advisory, upskilling and social engagement.

The Centre for Domestic Employees provides employment-related advice and assistance to foster a healthy employment relationship between domestic workers and their employers. CDE also organises activities and facilitates training programmes to promote upskilling and help domestic workers better integrate into local community.

Know your employment rights.

Get a better understanding of what you’re entitled to as a part of the law, when working in Singapore. Seek assistance from MOM should you have doubts about your employment terms.

Workplace safety and health

It is essential for employers to ensure a safe working environment for all employees. Foreign workers can alert MOM on unsafe workplace conditions through the FWMOMCare mobile app. The FWMOMCare app can also be used to monitor your health, access medical records and seek medical help. Additionally, the Workplace Safety and Health Council also provides resources on best practices for workplace safety and health, including topics on machinery safety, vehicular safety and fall hazards. Learn more.

Work permits for foreign workers

Employers are legally required to apply for a valid work permit or pass for all foreign workers who intend to work in Singapore. Learn more about work permits, eligibility and requirements to get a better understanding of what your work permit covers. Plus, find out if you’re legally eligible for medical insurance, the Primary Care Plan (PCP) for healthcare needs and various housing requirements. Learn more.

Other helpful resources

If you are unsure about matters related to work or have questions about living in Singapore, do check out the resources below!

Guide for Migrant Workers

ACE Group for government support

Receive Assurance, Care and Engagement (ACE) from ACE Group, backed by MOM. You can turn to them for matters related to your well-being, including dormitory or housing issues, access to healthcare and social support. Working with dorm operators, employers, NGOs and a network of migrant worker volunteers, ACE Group is well-equipped to address your concerns across many areas of life in Singapore. Learn more.

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