Employment Insurance System (EIS)

Reference is made to Circular No. AG02/2018 from the Malaysian Employers Federation on the implementation of Employment Insurance System Act 2017 [Act 800] (hereinafter referred to as the “Act”) and the Employment Insurance System (Registration and Contribution) Regulations 2017 (hereinafter referred to as the ‘Regulations’) including its application, contribution rates and registration rules as well as payment of contribution. 

The Employment Insurance System Act 2017, gazetted under PU (B) 606 dated 29 December 2017 has come into force on 1 January 2018.

A template (MEF Circular AG02/2018, Appendix 1, 2, 3 & 4, Appendix 5(1), 5(2), 5(1A) & 5(2A)) for employers’ information can be obtained here:-

MEF Circular AG02/2018                                        
Appendix 1 Appendix 2                 Appendix 3                 Appendix 4
Appendix 5(1) Appendix 5(2)                 Appendix 5(1A)                 Appendix 5(2A)

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