Foreign Domestic Worker (FDW) Levy Concession for Persons with Disabilities

If you hire a foreign domestic worker to care for yourself or loved ones, you may want to find out about Foreign Domestic Worker (FDW) Levy Concession for Persons with Disabilities. It lets families pay a monthly foreign domestic worker levy of just $60, instead of $265. Each household gets concessions for up to two foreign domestic workers for two loved ones in one household at the same time.​


Foreign Domestic Worker (FDW) Grant is a $120 monthly cash payment given to families who need to hire a Foreign Domestic Worker (FDW) to care for their loved ones who require permanent assistance with three or more Activities of Daily Living (ADLs).

You can use the payment to offset the cost of hiring a FDW. You may nominate yourself, or a caregiver who is 18 years old and above to receive your FDW Grant payment.

Each household is eligible for up to two FDWs caring for two different family members at any one time.

You can find more information on employment agencies in Singapore via the Ministry of Manpower’s Employment Agencies and Personnel Search.