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Old 24th May 2007, 04:06 PM
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My current maid is taking leave for a few weeks. Is it legal / possible to get a full time maid for me to work for only a few weeks.

I have contacted my agency by am waiting for a reply. Would be great if some one could help me.

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I guess this is an American reaction, but can't you live without a maid for a few weeks?

My real question is whether there are maid services in Singapore like the ones we have in the US. It is very, very unusual to have a full or even part time maid. People who have help usually have someone come in and clean once a week, or even every other week. There are companies that provide people to clean, sometimes a whole group comes in and whisks through your place in a few hours. The cleaners are bonded and insured.

If such services are available, would that get you through?

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you can engage part time maids, who must be singaporeans, or PRs, and not those who are under maid pass for other employers.

Alternate, there are various 'maid service' companies, who engage mainland girls on legal work permit and legally do house work ..

If you need a full time maid - then, my first option is the only option ..

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Its all different in Asia than it was in Miami for me. Back in Miami i was living in a 4500 sq foot house and never had a maid but could have afforded one. Now i have been living in Hong Kong and Singapore for the past three years and people are in need of a maid for their 500 sq foot flat. Some have a maid living in the second bedroom. Still hard to believe. JW

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Its all different in Asia than it was in Miami for me. Back in Miami i was living in a 4500 sq foot house and never had a maid but could have afforded one. Now i have been living in Hong Kong and Singapore for the past three years and people are in need of a maid for their 500 sq foot flat. Some have a maid living in the second bedroom. Still hard to believe. JW
And some have the maid sleeping the hall and wonder why the maids are not happy working for 'locals' and prefer to work for expat employers .. Duh ! the answer is obvious : Expat employer = likelihood of Condo = likelihood of Maid room (and privacy)

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What square foot we talking about? I havnt been to Thailand so the space can be different over there compared to Hong Kong. JW

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Good morning ecureilx,

JW - JWilliamson...the poster's nick on the forum

sorry, couldn't resist...

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My family will be moving into Singapore next month and with 2 young kids in tow I reckon I would require the need of some part-time cleaners. Any recommendations or suggestions?

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