How to apply RM600 subsidy from Employment Retention Program (ERP)?

Employment Retention Program (ERP) is known as the Program Pengekalan Pekerjaan, in short is an immediate financial assistance provided for employees who had taken unpaid leave due to COVID-19 pandemic. Please see details below for ERP,

1. Who is qualified?
  • All private sector employees (including temporary employees) who have registered and contributing to EIS.
  • Monthly wages with RM4000 and below.
  • Unpaid leave taken (30days minimum) for a period of 1 to 6 months.
  • Unpaid leave notice was issued by employer starting from 1st of March 2020.

    *Note: Above criteria are to be met and as stated in

2. How to apply?
  • Employers to submit application on behalf of their employees through email
  • Application submission consists of two forms

    1st form - PAKEJ RANGSANGAN EKONOMI 2020
    This form mut be filled by the employers except Part B. Maklumat Pekerja – to be filled up in the 2nd form.
    Download the form from here

    2nd form – ERPC-19
    This form is basically the Part B of the 1st form. The employers are ought to fill up the affected employees’ details with this form. Download the form from here.

3.What is the payment method?
  • The ERP payment will be credited to employers’ account.
  • Once the employers received payment from SOCSO, payment is required to direct debit into the affected employees’ account within 7 days.
    *Note: For futher information and clarification, please visit

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