With effect from January 2019

Effective from 1st January 2019, employers who hire foreign workers (including domestic servants) shall register their employees with Social Security Organization (SOCSO) and contribute to the Employment Injury Scheme under the Employees’ Social Security Act 1969 (Act 4).

The rate of contribution is 1.25% of the insured monthly wages and to be paid by the employer only. Registration of foreign workers can be made online via ASSIST portal or by completing the Foreign worker registration form and submit it to the nearest SOCSO office effective from 01 January 2019.

For the official announcement, please visit here.

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