* SMO = 政府が年末年始に公開したSISTEM MAID ONLINE(SMO)というメイド雇用オンライン申請フォームのこと
PRA Eligibility Terms
PRA applications are subject to the following eligibility requirements:
PRA must be a woman who is not less than 21 years of age and not more than 45 years of age in the application.
PRAs must be taken from the following nine authorized resource countries:
3) Sri Lanka
The PRA shall be free from the list of suspects and the blacklist of the Department.
The PRA does not have an active Temporary Work Visit (PLKS) Pass with another employer.
Employer Eligibility Requirements
Employers must be Malaysian citizens or permanent residents of Malaysia.
Employer must be comprised of husband and wife who have:
1) Children below the age of 15 (who need care and attention).
2) Children with disabilities (no age limit).
3) The sick / sick employer / employer's wife.
4) Parents who are ill / sick or
5) Familiar family members (siblings, grandparents or grandparents only).
For the purpose of caring for a parent or family member with illness, a confirmation letter from a medical officer is required. Employers who take PRA for the purpose of safeguarding parents / immediate families must provide clear evidence of affiliation.
PRA's application for the purpose of safeguarding parents / immediate families is limited to parents / families who have no fixed income.
The employer's monthly income entitlement is based on the total income of the husband and wife. Employers' household income eligibility is between RM 3,000 to RM 5,000 (by source country).
Employers comprising husbands and wives can only hire a PRA at any one time.
For PRA application submitted by spouses, priority should be given so that the husband's name is used as the primary employer.
A single parent who qualifies and has an income entitlement is allowed to employ PRA. For single-status employers are allowed to hire a special PRA to care for sick / sick parents only.
The following employer is not eligible to be considered for PRA convenience:
1) Declared bankruptcy by the authorities.
2) Blacklisted by the Labor Department; or
3) Have unresolved cases with the Malaysian Immigration Department
Muslim employers are allowed to employ only religious PRAs and
The employer shall complete the employment contract between the employer and the PRA. If the application is submitted by a spouse, the contract of employment shall be completed by the principal employer.
Here is the salary payer of the employer to take the PRA according to the source country: -
1. Does the employer make the application of a Foreign Maid directly and how to submit the application?
Yes, employers can apply directly and applications can be made online through the portal https://maid-online.imi.gov.my
This program is only implemented in Peninsular Malaysia, excluding Sabah and Sarawak.
2. Which citizen is permitted to apply directly to a Foreign Maid by an employer?
Employers can find foreign domestic helpers from nine resource countries as defined by Indonesian, Philippine, Sri Lanka, Thailand, India, Laos, Nepal, Vietnam and Cambodia.
3. When will the PRA application time frame be made directly by an employer?
In line with the announcement of the Budget 2018 made by YAB Prime Minister recently regarding the Government's decision allowing employers to apply for PRA directly online and will begin on January 1, 2018.
4. Will PRAs in Malaysia be eligible to be Maids?
Yes, provided the PRA is here for a valid and current Social Visit Pass.
5. Will PRAs who are here and over time be eligible to be a maid?
PRAs who have stayed overtime in Malaysia from 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017 on Social Visit Pass are eligible to apply. However, the application period for PRA's overtime stay will only be open for a period of only six months (January 1, 2018 until June 30, 2018). Employers need to register in the system first and will be referred to the Enforcement Division for compound action.
6. What compound will be charged?
RM 500.00 to employer
RM 300.00 to PRA's steel
RM 100.00 Special Pass Payment
7. Will PRAs here who own a Pass other than a Social Visit Pass can submit an application?
8. What are the qualification requirements for employers and prospective PRA eligible to submit this application?
Among the requirements of Employer's qualifications are:
a) Employers must be Malaysian citizens or Malaysian permanent residents only
b) Employers must be comprised of husbands and wives who have:
i) Children below the age of 15 (who need care and attention)
ii) Children with disabilities (no age limit)
iii) The sick / sick employer / employer's wife
iv) sick / sick parents; or
v) Famous immediate family members (siblings, grandparents only)
c) For the purpose of caring for a parent or family member who is sick / sick, a confirmation letter from a medical officer is required. Employers who take PRA for the purpose of safeguarding parents / immediate families must provide clear evidence of affiliation
d) The PRA application for the purpose of maintaining a parent / immediate family is limited to parents / families who have no fixed income
e) The employer's monthly income entitlement is based on the total income of the husband and wife. Employers' household income eligibility is between RM3,000 to RM5,000 (by source country)
f) Employers comprising husbands and wives can only hire a PRA at any one time
g) For PRA applications submitted by spouse, priority should be given so that the husband's name is used as the primary employer
h) Single or eligible single parent and eligible income entitlement to employ PRA.
i) For single status employers are allowed to hire a special PRA to care for sick / sick parents only
j) The following employer is not eligible to be considered for PRA convenience:
i) Declared bankruptcy by the authorities
ii) Blacklisted by the Labor Department or
iii) Have unresolved cases with the Immigration Department of Malaysia
k) Islamic employers are allowed to employ only Muslim PRAs.
l) Employers must complete a contract of employment between employers and PRAs. If the application is submitted by a spouse, the contract of employment shall be completed by the principal employer.
m) Employers should also take the Insurance Policy to employ PRA where the police must include aspects of accident, death and medical treatment
PRA eligibility requirements are:
a) A PRA must be a woman who is not less than 21 years of age and not later than 45 years of age in the application
b) PRAs must be taken from the following nine authorized countries:
iii) Sri Lanka
viii) Vietnam and Vietnam
c) The PRA Steel shall be free from a list of doubt and black list of the Department
d) The PRA has passed the health check (FOMEMA).
e) The PRA does not have an active Temporary Work Visit (PLKS) Pass with another employer.
9. What is the procedure for taking PRA online?
A. PRA application procedure for a valid Social Visit Pass holder (PLS):
B. The PRA application procedure for the overdue Social Visit Pass holder (PLS) holder.
10. What is the cost to be paid for the PRA application directly by the employer?
The breakdown of the cost involved is as follows:
MEV and SEV fees are based on source countries
11. Are there any other requirements that an employer should comply with?
i) The employer has to pay a Security Deposit as prescribed amounting to RM 500
ii) Employers also need to buy insurance (accident and health) to PRA candidates and submit when employers are present for PLKS print in Immigration Department of Malaysia
iii) Employers are required to make immediate payment and payment processing is made online through FPX (Direct Debit). If the employer fails to pay within 30 days after approval, the application will be canceled.
12. What is the hotline and number to be contacted for any inquiries involving this PRA application directly?
-Any further inquiry on the application can be referred directly to the Foreign Maid Service call center at 03-88801468 or can query by email firstname.lastname@example.org
-Other questions about this application can also be referred to the JIM Movement Room every day from 8.30 am to 11.00 pm via 03-88801555.
DATO 'SERI HJ. MUSTAFAR BIN HJ. ALI
DIRECTOR GENERAL OF THE IMMIGRATION OF MALAYSIA
Date of update 29 December 2017