The maximum eligible monthly salary for SOCSO contribution is capped at RM4,000.  

For better clarity, do refer to the SOCSO Contribution Rate table.

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Who is eligible for SOCSO deductions and contributions?

1. Malaysian / PR (below 60 years old)

  • Employee: 1.75%

  • Employer: 0.5%

2. Malaysian / PR (above 60 years old) and Foreign Employees

  • Employee: 0%

  • Employer: 1.25%

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Types of Income subjected to SOCSO contribution

  • Basic Salary

  • Commissions and Service Charges

  • Annual Leave Pay

  • Additional Work Days on Holidays and Overtime

  • Types of Allowance: Incentive, Meal, Housing, Cost of Living Allowance (COLA), Shift and Others.


Types of payments that are not liable for SOCSO contribution

  • Mileage Claims

  • Traveling Allowance

  • Gratuity Payment for dismissal or retrenchment

  • Annual Bonus


Refund of Contributions

In the event there is an error in contribution payments or overpay, you may claim a refund by submitting claims document to SOCSO office. Do refer to the checklist and ensure that the required documents are completed:

  • Checklist

  • Erroneous contribution payment schedule (PKSK50A)

  • Application contribution refund report

  • Application for refund of contribution (PKSK50)

For more details on SOCSO contributions overview, you can head to PERKESO's website.

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