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The non-conditional i-Sinar application will open tomorrow, for all other members below the age of 55, subject to their available Account 1 balance.
This new i-Sinar application also includes non-Malaysian Employees Provident Fund (EPF) members.
New applications will be processed within five (5) working days of submission, after which members may check their application status and payment date.
Also beginning 8 March 2021, members may amend their application details such as amount to be withdrawn, bank details, address, telephone number, and payment method on i-Sinar Online.
The amounts for withdrawal as well as the maximum six-month payment schedule of the amounts are based on:
a) For those who have RM100,000 and below (Account 1), they have access to any withdrawal amount of up to RM10,000. The payments will be staggered over a period of six (6) months with the first payment of up to RM5,000.
b) For those who have above RM100,000 (Account 1), they have access of up to 10% of their Account 1 savings. However, the maximum total amount withdrawal allowed is RM60,000. The payments will be staggered over a period of six (6) months with the first payment of up to RM10,000.
For further information, members may contact the i-Sinar hotline at 03-8922 4848.
Meanwhile EPF also said in a statement today EPF counter services nationwide will operate from 8.30 am to 4 pm, for all services available beginning tomorrow.
This follows the latest announcement by the Government on Covid-19 movement control orders.
To ensure the safety and health of its members, employers, and staff, the fund said it will continue
implementing the following measures:
a) Member visits can only be made by appointments via the Janji Temu Online facility at www.kwsp.gov.my/janjitemu;
b) Employers are urged to contact their respective Employer Advisory Officers for advisory and additional info; and
c) Members and employers are advised to opt for EPF’s online services, i-Akaun (Member) and i-Akaun (Employer), which are operating as usual.
For more information, members can contact the EPF’s Contact Management Centre at 03- 8922 6000 or refer to its website at www.kwsp.gov.my.