Indonesian Maid

Ability to communicate in Malay and usually good cooks, making them a good choice.

Why Hire Indonesian Maids?

In Singapore’s fast-paced environment, Indonesian maids have become essential for providing domestic assistance in our homes.

Indonesian maids are known to be fast learners and hardworking. They have warm personalities and are highly valued for their ability to blend into Singapore’s multicultural community. Their patience and gentleness is one of the reasons why Indonesian helpers are a good choice for taking care of elderly and looking after children.

Another reason why Indonesian maids are a popular choice is that they share similar cultures, traditions and languages as Singaporeans’ families. Many Non-Malay families in Singapore have older folks who understand and speak the Malay language, this makes communication and allocating tasks much easier.

Indonesian cuisines are extremely popular and well-liked by Singaporeans. Most Indonesian maids are excellent cooks. You will look forward to coming home to a warm and delicious meal after a hard day’s work.

Key Traits of Indonesian Maids

Cultural Compatibility

With Indonesia and Singapore sharing some cultural and historical ties, Indonesian maids often adapt easily to the cultural norms of Singaporean households.

Domestic Skills

They are often skilled in a variety of household tasks, including cooking, cleaning, childcare and elderly care.

Understanding of Singaporean Lifestyle

Many Indonesian maids have experience working in Singapore, giving them a good understanding of the local lifestyle and expectations.

Language Proficiency

Many Indonesian maids can speak Bahasa Indonesia, which is similar to Malay, a language commonly understood in Singapore, facilitating easier communication.

Experience with Elderly Care

Indonesian maids are reliable and highly regarded for their willingness to care for the elderly. They are patient, hardworking and meticulous as a caregiver.

Screening and Professional Training and Standards

Selection and Training

At Hire a Maid we ensure our maids are carefully selected and screened by our experienced professional team. We also give the utmost importance to the professional training at our specific training centers in Indonesia and also upon arrival in Singapore before their deployment to your home.

Specific Training Programs

Our comprehensive training encompasses a broad spectrum of household tasks, focusing on areas like general housekeeping, childcare, elderly care, home safety, child safety and fire safety. This includes specialized modules in culinary focusing on both Asian and International cuisines, advanced childcare techniques including child safety at home and elderly care training that covers basic medical and mobility support.

Language Training

Our language proficiency courses have been meticulously designed to enhance communication abilities. These courses focus on improving both verbal and written skills in English, enabling our maids to effectively interact with family members, understand specific needs and manage household tasks with heightened efficiency. Alongside this, we incorporate personal development sessions to foster adaptability and emotional intelligence, essential for a smooth integration into the multifaceted family settings of Singapore.

Additional Training Component

Additionally, we incorporate personal development sessions aimed at fostering adaptability and emotional intelligence, crucial for integrating seamlessly into the diverse family dynamics of Singaporean homes.

Our Maids' Capabilities

General Housekeeping

General Housekeeping

Our maids are intensively trained to provide general household cleaning, laundry, and home organization ensuring your home is always clean and tidy.

Elderly Care

Elderly Care

Our compassionate assistance for the elderly includes basic medical support, ensuring their health and well-being, along with companionship to enrich their daily lives.

Pet Care

Pet Care

We ensure our pets at home are well-loved and cared for by giving the essential training to our maids to handle proper pet care needs like taking pet dogs for a walk, preparing their food on time, to handle emergency like bites and accidents and to give our pets a clean and happy environment to live in.



Our maids specialize in preparing a variety of dishes, with a special focus on the rich flavors of Indonesian and Singaporean cuisine, bringing a taste of cultural diversity to your dining experience.

Child Care

Child Care

Our Maids are trained to provide care for children of all ages focusing on home safety, road safety, food and nutrition to ensure that you have a peace of mind knowing that your child is properly cared for.

Care for Special Needs / Disabled

Care for Special Needs / Disabled

Here at Hire A maid, our maids will undergo special training to provide care for the special needs and disabled loved ones at home. Our care includes groceries shopping, general housekeeping, giving medications on time, grooming and bathing, meal preparation and other special needs your family requires.

How to Hire a Indonesian Maid

Step 1 - Initial Consultation

Contact us to discuss your specific needs and preferences. We offer personalized guidance to help you understand the process and identify the right helper for your household.

Step 2 - Selection Process

Browse through our diverse selection of candidates, including fresh helpers, experienced maids, and local transfers, to find a perfect match for your family’s unique requirements.

Step 3 - Defining Job Responsibilities

Work with our team to clearly define the maid’s job responsibilities, working hours, and any specific requirements to ensure a smooth integration into your home.

Step 4 - Legal and Paperwork Handling

Our team handles all the legalities and paperwork, ensuring compliance with Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower regulations for a hassle-free hiring experience.

Step 5 - Finalising the Hire

Once you have selected your ideal Indonesia maid, we expedite the paperwork and deployment process, typically completing it within two weeks for a swift transition.

Transparent Pricing and Affordable Costs

Competitive Prices

The hiring process at Hire a Maid begins at an affordable rate of $1,623. This competitive pricing covers all the essential expenses associated with hiring an Indonesian maid, making it accessible for a wide range of families.

Transparent Pricing

We believe in complete transparency when it comes to costs. Our clients receive a detailed breakdown of all expenses, including agency fees, work pass application fees, maid insurance, health checks, and any other necessary expenditures. This clarity ensures that there are no hidden costs and allows for better financial planning for the families.

Legal & Ethical Employment

Work Permit Requirements

Our agency adheres to the labour law set by both the Indonesia Government and Singapore Ministry of Manpower. We practice due diligence to work with only Accredited Agencies in Indonesia. We are in compliance with these standards, reflecting our commitment to high-quality service and ethical employment practices.

Every Indonesian maid requires a valid Work Permit to be employed in Singapore. Our team ensures that all maids have the necessary permits before starting their employment​​.

Employment at Declared Address

Maids can only work at the residential address declared to the Ministry of Manpower (MOM). We rigorously adhere to this rule to prevent any legal issues​​.

Restricted Job Scope

Our maids are trained to perform only domestic chores and are not deployed for non-domestic work, aligning with MOM’s regulations​​.

Penalties for Non-Compliance

We are aware of the severe penalties for non-compliance, including financial penalties and bans on employing domestic helpers, which drives our strict adherence to legal standards​​.

Advocacy for Fair Treatment

We are committed to the respectful and fair treatment of all our Indonesian maids, in strict alignment with MOM’s guidelines and international labor standards​​.

Ensuring Helpers' Rights and Welfare

Our focus is on fostering a healthy and productive working environment that benefits both the maids and the households they join. This includes ensuring dignified treatment, adequate accommodation, food, and medical care for all our maids​​.

Special Arrangements with MOM's Approval

In cases where employers need maids to care for a child or parent at a relative’s house, we facilitate obtaining MOM’s approval and the helper’s written agreement, ensuring all legal and ethical standards are met.

Our Support

Issue Resolution

We provide a robust support system for both employers and maids. If any issues arise, we offer mediation and practical solutions to ensure a harmonious working relationship.

Cultural Integration Assistance

Recognizing the importance of cultural harmony, we offer cultural integration programs for our Indonesian maids, helping them understand and adapt to the diverse cultural landscape of Singaporean society.

Legal Assistance

Our team provides assistance in navigating any legal issues or documentation required during their employment, ensuring compliance with Singapore’s regulations.

Continuous Training and Development

To ensure the continuous improvement of our maids’ skills and adaptation to Singapore’s evolving lifestyle, we provide ongoing training sessions covering various aspects of household management and interpersonal skills.

Well-being and Health Support

We are committed to the well-being of our maids, offering support and guidance on health issues, ensuring they receive proper medical care when needed.

Commonly Asked Questions

What is the cost of hiring an Indonesian maid?

Our price starts from $2,168.82, which excludes the maid’s placement loan. We believe in complete transparency when it comes to costs, so our clients receive a detailed breakdown of all expenses.

What kind of training do Indonesian maids receive?

Our Indonesian maids undergo a 30-Day Rigorous Training program covering domestic chores, cooking, childcare, and elderly care, along with language proficiency. This training ensures they are well-prepared for a variety of household tasks.

How long does it take to hire an Indonesian maid?

Once an Indonesian  maid is selected, we expedite the paperwork and deployment process, which is typically completed within three weeks, ensuring a swift and efficient transition for the maid to start her role in your household.

Are your Indonesian maids legally authorized to work in Singapore?

Yes, all our Indonesian  maids are fully authorized to work in Singapore. We ensure strict adherence to all necessary work criteria and regulations, providing peace of mind that all legalities are meticulously observed.

Can I customize the job scope of the maid?

Absolutely! We assist each client in defining the maid’s job responsibilities and working hours. This customization ensures a perfect fit for your household, allowing for a smooth integration of the maid into your home environment.

What makes Hire a Maid different from other maid agencies?

At Hire a Maid, we stand out with our personalized matching process, transparent and affordable pricing, and commitment to ethical employment practices. Our comprehensive support system and focus on cultural integration also set us apart.

How do you ensure the ethical treatment of your maids?

We are committed to the respectful and fair treatment of all our Indonesian  maids. This includes adherence to the Ministry of Manpower’s guidelines and international labor standards, fostering a healthy and productive working environment for the maids.

What if I encounter issues with my hired maid?

If any issues arise, we’re here to help. Our support system is designed to resolve any problems and provide additional training if necessary, ensuring a harmonious relationship between our maids and their employers.

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