Handbooks and Publications


Home for New Singapore Citizens

Home for New Singapore Citizens 

This guide for new Singapore citizens provides information on Singapore’s history and national values, and shares tips on forging better relationships with fellow Singaporeans and playing our part to become active citizens.

Download the guide here (PDF, 1.9 MB)

 

 

Home for Singapore Permanent Residents

Home for Singapore Permanent Residents

This guide for new Singapore Permanent Residents provides information on Singapore’s history and national values, and shares tips on forging better relationships with our neighbours and playing our part to become active participants in Singapore’s vibrant society.

Download the guide here (PDF, 1.71 MB).

Ever wondered what’s the difference between “kopi-o kosong” and “kopi siew dai”? Where can you get to know other people with similar interests? Perhaps you’d like to find out a little more about the different communities in Singapore. Settling In can help you with a few tips on getting around, eating out, being a good neighbour, and the dos and don’ts of local customs and culture.

Settling In For Long Term Visitors

Settling In For Long Term Visitors

This guide for Long Term Visitors provides information on everyday living in Singapore, understanding Singlish, helpful hints on eating out, and discovering more about how to be a good neighbour.

Download the guide here: English (PDF, 2.33 MB) | Chinese (PDF, 3.5 MB)

 

Settling In For Foreign Employees

Settling In For Foreign Employees

This guide for Foreign Employees provides information on everyday living in Singapore, the local working culture and workplace etiquette, helpful hints on eating out, and discovering more about how to be a good neighbour.

Download the guide here: English (PDF, 3.37 MB) | Chinese (PDF, 3.68 MB)

 

 

Settling In For Foreign Professionals

Settling In For Foreign Professionals

This guide for Foreign Professionals provides information on everyday living in Singapore, the working culture and the correct workplace etiquette to adopt at your workplace, networking with other professionals, helpful hints on eating out, and discovering more about how to be a good neighbour.

Download the guide here: English (PDF, 2.37 MB)| Chinese (PDF, 3.52 MB)

 

Settling In For International Students

Settling In For International Students

This guide for International Students provides information on everyday living in Singapore, student life, helpful hints on eating out, and discovering more about how to be a good neighbour.

Download the guide here: English (PDF, 2.14 MB) | Chinese (PDF, 3.35 MB)

Home is a guide for new Singapore citizens. Learn more about Singapore’s unique history, and the events and personalities that have shaped our story. Understand our national values and how you can put them into practice. Learn more about Total Defence and National Service, and why these are integral to our nation.

Home for New Singapore Citizens

Home for New Singapore Citizens

This guide for new Singapore citizens provides information on Singapore’s history and national values, and shares tips on forging better relationships with fellow Singaporeans and playing our part to become active citizens.

Download the guide here (PDF, 1.9 MB).

 

Home for Singapore Permanent Residents

Home for Singapore Permanent Residents

This guide for new Singapore Permanent Residents provides information on Singapore’s history and national values, and shares tips on forging better relationships with our neighbours and playing our part to become active participants in Singapore’s vibrant society.

Download the guide here (PDF, 1.71 MB).

 

Who’s Your Neighbour?

Who's Your Neighbour?

National Heritage Board

This handbook offers a quick guide to the roots of Singapore’s multicultural heritage as well as an introduction to life amid neighbours with diverse origins and beliefs.

Download the handbook here (PDF, 2.86MB).

 

My Neighbours, My Friends: Gracious Living in the Private Estates

My Neighbours, My Friends: Gracious Living in the Private Estates

People’s Association - Neighbourhood Committees

Developed by three residents who live in the private estates, this booklet provides examples on how to be a gracious neighbour to build a more harmonious and pleasant living environment.

Download the booklet here . 

 
 

Integration Best Practices Package

Integration Best Practices Package

Ministry of Education - National Integration Working Group (NIWG) for Schools

The Best Practices Package introduces some of the key integration initiatives in our schools and educational institutions, and serves as a guide for others in implementing their own integration programmes.

Download the guide here (PDF, 2.5 MB).

Diversity Management Toolkit

Diversity Management Toolkit

Ministry of Manpower - National Integration Working Group (NIWG) for Workplaces

This toolkit raises awareness on the importance and benefits of being culturally sensitive, identifies workplace initiatives that support diversity management practices, and enhances employers’ capabilities to effectively manage their diverse workforce.

Download the toolkit here .