Is your organization relocating employees to Singapore? HR, global mobility, and talent acquisition teams are expected to guide employees through this process and provide key resources. Some of the greatest resources an organization can provide to that employee are free or low-cost mobile phone apps. From finance to digital health services: here are 10 must-have apps you should recommend when relocating employees to Singapore.
Digital Identity App for Employees Relocating to Singapore
With more than 3.5 million users, SingPass is a digital identity for all Singapore citizens and residents. It allows them to access over 460 government agencies and businesses with 1,700+ digital services, online and in person. SingPass is issued to all residents of Singapore by the government, and this allows users to:
- Access over 460 government agencies and businesses with 1,700+ digital services
- Check customers’ key details in-person without scanning or photocopying any physical documents
- Check their name in the registers of electors
- Apply to restore their name to the registers of electors
- Register as an overseas elector
- Change overseas voting application
- Cancel registration as an overseas elector
- Get a bank account, credit card, or cashline/personal loan account instantly without having to visit a branch or uploading any supporting documents
The Super App for Employees Relocating to Singapore
Grab is a ride-hailing, taxi, food delivery, and grocery app in Southeast Asia. It’s cheaper than normal metered taxis and Uber in Singapore. Likewise, employees relocating to Singapore can send packages and documents, or choose from a variety of financial services such as cashless payments, insurance, and investment options.
Payment App for Employees Relocating to Singapore
In additional to GrabPay, Google Pay is a digital wallet and payment platform that allows users to pay for purchases online, in apps, and in stores. It also allows users to send and receive money instantly, earn rewards for everyday payments, and discover offers from their favorite places.
Home Search App for Employees Relocating to Singapore
Your transferees can use Property Guru to search through properties on-the-go, viewing detailed information including sales history and recent sales in the area. Transferees can also create alerts when properties become available that meet their criteria, or use the app to stay updated on market trends, government measures, and bank regulations.
Transport Guide App for Employees Relocating to Singapore
CityMapper for Cities helps transit thrive by making journey planning easy, personal, and fun for riders while also providing agencies with valuable tools and ridership insights to optimize their networks. Transferees in Singapore can use CityMapper to view commuting times and prices from walking to cycling and taking a cab.
Food Delivery Apps for Employees Relocating to Singapore
GrabFood puts food delivery and groceries at your transferees’ fingertips. While in temporary housing, a hotel, or their permanent home, transferees can find and order their favorite cuisines across Singapore – from Kaya Toast for Breakfast, to Laksa for Lunch, from Kopi for brunch to Famous Malay Fish Curry for Dinner!
Like GrabFood, Deliveroo is an online food delivery service that connects customers with local restaurants. Customers can use the Deliveroo app or browser to place orders from a menu that includes dishes from different cuisines. Deliveroo also offers service options for larger events, such as corporate functions.
Digital Health Services Apps for Employees Relocating to Singapore
HealthHub is the national platform for digital health that can be conveniently accessed by Singapore residents via the online portal or mobile application to:
- View evidence-based health and wellness information,
- Access health records for self and loved ones, and
- Perform transactions across public healthcare clusters such as appointments, bill payments and refilling of medication.
Convenient for expats on-the-go, DoctorAnywhere allows transferees to find an online doctor in Singapore through their virtual clinic, in-person clinics, home care services, chronic disease management program, DoctorAnywhere MarketPlace, and mental wellness solutions. DoctorAnywhere allows transferees to connect to a doctor online in less than 5 minutes, with free delivery of medication at your transferees’ doorsteps within 3 hours.
Home Goods App for Employees Relocating to Singapore
When transferees need something delivered on short notice to a hotel, temporary housing, or unfurnished home, Amazon can be an excellent and cost-effective solution. Some assignees may choose to bypass their household goods shipment altogether and purchase everything at their destination with a furnishings allowance. From TVs to furniture, cleaning supplies, and more, Amazon Prime is an excellent way for expats to furnish their new homes or deliver an essential item to temporary housing.