What is SIP PRIHATIN?

  • SIP PRIHATIN provides financial assistance to workers registered with the Employment Insurance System (EIS) as mandated by the Employment Insurance System Act 2017 (Act 800) who have lost their employment as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. It aims to support them through their search for new employment by helping them to cover basic expenses
  • Job search activity period spans 3 months after the application for SIP Prihatin 2.0 is made
    1. Approved applicants will be eligible to receive Elaun Mencari Pekerjaan (EMP) SIP Prihatin 2.0 of RM300 per month for 2 months only
    2. A one-off Elaun Persediaan Bekerja (EPB) payment of RM400 will be applied if applicant is successfully placed in a job within 3 months of making the application for SIP Prihatin 2.0

Who is eligible for SIP PRIHATIN?

  • Individuals who have not registered and not actively contributing with SOCSO after 1st July 2020
  • Individuals aged between 18 and 60 years old at the time of application
  • Must fulfill all SIP PRIHATIN eligibility conditions, as stated in Table 1 of the SIP PRIHATIN FAQs
Job Search Activity Job Search Effort Total Payment
Attending an open interview A minimum of 3 interview sessions for each monthly EMP payment RM300 per month
Employed within the first month of receiving this incentive Attend at least one interview in the period of receiving SIP Prihatin 2.0 EMP RM300 EMP + RM400 EPB
Employed within the second month of receiving this incentive Attend at least four interviews in the period of receiving SIP Prihatin 2.0 EMP RM300 EMP + RM300 EMP + RM400 EPB
Employed within the second month of receiving this incentive Attend at least six interviews in the period of receiving SIP Prihatin 2.0 EMP RM300 EMP + RM300 EMP

How do I apply for SIP PRIHATIN?

  • Applicants must register as a job seeker and complete their MYFutureJobs Profiles
    1. Applicants must also register in the PRIHATIN PERKESO app (PlayStore / AppleStore) for EMP payments
  • Applicants need to update their activity logs for each MYFutureJobs interview attended
    1. Applicants must also ensure their return to work date is updated if they do return to work, by uploading supporting documents (offer letter) for the purposes of EPB payment