What Employers Should Know About The Labour Recalibration Plan?
Update: On 22 April 2021, In a joint statement, Home Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin and Human Resources Minister Datuk Seri M. Saravanan said “Labour Recalibration Programme has expanded to restore country’s economy, and to prevent critical sectors such as construction, manufacturing, plantation and services sectors from suffering huge losses due to labour shortages.
Labour Recalibration Programme is now extended to the following;
- Employing foreigners in several service sub-sectors ie restaurants, cargo, retail and wholesale, and cleaning services
- Illegal migrants who had registered for the Rehiring Programme and the 6P amnesty Programme, but did not complete the application process and did not receive the temporary work visit pass.
- Illegal migrants who escaped (lari) but was not reported by their employers and those who have original and valid documents from their home countries.
The Labour Recalibration Programme PATI (Program Rekalibrasi Tenaga Kerja) is a special employment plan launched by the Govt of Malaysia to hire illegal workers as foreign workers.
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Here you can find most frequently asked questions about Labour Recalibration Programme (Rehiring Pati).
The Manpower Recalibration Program is a special program to regularize illegal immigrants in the country as foreign workers legally employed by a qualified employer subject to strict conditions decided by the Government through the Department Malaysian Immigration (JIM) and the Peninsular Manpower Department Malaysia (JTKSM).
i. Only employers from the Manufacturing, Construction, Agriculture, Service and Plantation sectors;
ii. Subject to the quota approved by JTKSM;
iii. Compliance with the conditions of employment of foreign workers is available there are such as levy payments, pass eligibility and so on;
iv. Not on the Suspected List and Black List.
Illegal Foreign Worker Eligibility:
i. Holders of Social Visit Pass (PLS), Working Visit Pass Temporary (PLKS) including Foreign Maids who commits an offense under Section 15 (1) (c) i.e. overstaying time under the Immigration Act 1959/63 on or before 31 December 2020;
ii. PLKS holders who commit offenses violate the conditions pass under Regulation 39 (b) of the Immigration Regulations 1963 whose pass is still valid on or before 31 December 2020.
iii. illegal migrants who escaped (lari) but was not reported by their employers and those who have original and valid documents from their home countries.
iv. Consists of 15 source countries ONLY (Thailand, Cambodia, Nepal, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam, Philippines, Pakistan, Sri Lanka Lanka, Bangladesh, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, India and Indonesia);
v. Not on the Suspected List and Black List;
vi. Have a valid travel document of the country of origin at least 18 months; DAN
vii. Has a negative result slip for the COVID-19 test made within three (3) days prior to the date of the appointment.
vii. Illegal migrants in several categories, including those who had registered for the Rehiring Programme and the 6P amnesty Programme, but did not complete the application process and did not receive the temporary work visit pass.
– Security deposit of RM 500.00 (per person)
– Recalibration fee RM 1,500.00 (per person)
i. Manufacturing and Construction sector RM 1,850.00
ii. Plantation and Agriculture sector RM 640.00
iii. Pass RM60.00
iv. Process RM125.00, and Visa (by nationality)
This program is implemented from November 16, 2020 until June 30 2021.
This program is run entirely by the Malaysian Immigration Department (JIM) / Department of Manpower Peninsular Malaysia (JTKSM) without vendor or third party involvement.
This program is only implemented in Peninsular Malaysia.
Employers can get information about the Program Workforce Recalibration and register via the link https://imigresen-online.imi.gov.my/myimms/main
Employers can take the following actions at the same time namely;
The employer will be contacted by the Malaysian Immigration Department for the next process
The information required is as follows:
ROC / SSM No.
Sector Applied For:
Permit Expired On:
JIM will contact the employer to attend with PATI at JIM Enforcement Division for further business. Employer shall obtain PATI verification documents from JIM.
Submit a Recalibration application online Integrated Foreign Worker Management System (ePPAx) through website of the Department of Manpower Peninsular Malaysia (JTKSM) through the website www.eppax.gov.my under JTKSM.