Foreign Worker Settling-in Programme (FW SIP)

About SIP

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has introduced a mandatory Settling-in Programme (SIP) to enhance educational efforts. The FW SIP is a 1-day orientation programme to educate Migrant Workers (MWs) on Singapore’s social norms, their employment rights and responsibilities, Singapore laws and where and how to seek assistance.

All MWs on Work Permit must attend the SIP within 14 calendar days of arrival. 


How to Register

  1. Employers/Employment Agencies are required to first create an account before registering workers for FW SIP.
  2. Logon to to register workers.  
  3. For Tuesday-Saturday classes, the deadline to register is 24 hours before the start of the course (for e.g. to register for Wednesday’s class, you will have to do so by 0900 on Tuesday).
  4. For Monday classes, the deadline is 48 hours before the start of the course (i.e. Saturday 0900 is the deadline).

For registration or technical issues, please contact us at 6277 5733 from 0900hrs to 1700hrs, Monday to Saturday or email us at:


Course Details

Course Name:

Foreign Worker Settling-In Programme (FW SIP)

Who to Attend:

All Work Permit holders who:

  • Are first time working in Singapore.
  • Are non-Malaysians.
  • Applied for Work Permit to work in the construction sector from 1 October 2018.
  • Applied for Work Permit to work in the marine, manufacturing, and process sectors from 1 December 2019.


Mandarin, Tamil, Bengali, Burmese, Thai, Vietnamese, English*


*Workers who do not understand any of the languages mentioned above are required to attend the English class accompanied by an interpreter provided by the EA/Company.


MWC Recreation Club @ Soon Lee
51 Soon Lee Road
Singapore 628088

Level 1

Operating Hours:

Monday to Saturday (excluding Public Holidays), 0800hrs to 1800hrs

Contact Us:


For registration or technical issues, please contact us at 6277 5733 from 0900hrs to 1700hrs, Monday to Saturday.

Course Duration:

1 day, 0900hrs to 1800hrs

Registration Time:

0830hrs to 0930hrs (Registration after 0930 will not be accepted) 

Documents Needed for Registration:

Worker’s original passport and full set of In-Principle Approval Letter (Employee’s Copy).

Please ensure that your worker brings along the full set of IPA letter to FW SIP. An employer whose worker fails to do so will be flagged to MOM and MOM may take administrative action, including suspending the employer from applying for new work passes.

Please also ensure your worker brings his passport for verification. Failing to do so will result in you having to re-register your worker to attend the class on another day.


2 Tea breaks, 1 Lunch. Halal with the option of vegetarian or non-vegetarian.


$75.00 (inclusive of GST) per worker (Cost of FW SIP is borne by the employer)

Payment Mode:

Only online payment* – eNETS or
Credit/Debit Card (Visa/Mastercard)

*Note: Your worker’s slot will only be confirmed after payment.



SIP e-certificate can be downloaded via the SIP website using the Employer/EA login at the end of the course upon completion of SIP.


Topics Covered in SIP

  1. Introduction to Singapore
  2. Local practices and social norms
  3. Employment laws
  4. Employment rights
  5. Working safely and Work Injury Compensation Act
  6. Key laws
  7. Mobile application orientation
  8. Remittance and unlicensed money lenders
  9. Primary Care Plan and Medical Centres for Migrant Workers
  10. Preventive health and living safety tips
  11. Mental health
  12. Recreation Centres in Singapore

Worker’s details required for registration:

  1. Name
  2. Date of Arrival
  3. Passport Number
  4. Work Permit Number
  5. Nationality
  6. Language of Course (Mandarin, Tamil, Bengali, Burmese, Thai, Vietnamese, English)
  7. Gender
  8. Date of Birth
  9. Scanned Documents of IPA (employee’s copy), Passport
  10. Worker’s Company Name
  11. Worker’s Company UEN
  12. Worker’s Company Email Address
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