What is HRDF ?

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HRDF is a fund for employer to train their staff.

3 Steps to claim HRDF

  • Register for your employer for any HRDF claimable traning
  • Employer to pay the training
  • HRDF will reimburse the employer

Can I not register for HRDF ?

  • If your company has 10 or more of employees, then you MUST register for HRDF.
  • Charging 1% of employee monthly wages
  • The following are exempted :
    • Local Council
    • Federal government
    • State Government
    • Statutory Body
    • NGO with Social and Welfare Activities

Industries covered:

  • Agriculture and farming
  • Livestock and fisheries
  • Forestry and logging
  • Mining and quarrying
  • Manufacturing and production
  • Trading, business and wholesale
  • Construction
  • Supply
  • Property
  • Culture, arts and entertainment
  • Fashion and clothes
  • Cosmetic
  • Tourism and recreation
  • Service
  • Franchise
  • Electricity
  • Oil
  • Gas and steam
  • Water Sewerage
  • Management of solid waste, liquid and gaseous and remedial
  • Automotive
  • Transportation
  • Repair and maintenance
  • Storage
  • Delivery
  • Food and beverages
  • Information system
  • Communication and multimedia
  • Broadcasting and films
  • Banking and finance
  • Insurance and takaful
  • Investment
  • Co-operative societies
  • Professional
  • Science and technology
  • Research and development
  • Science and technicality
  • Administration and support service
  • Education
  • Medical and health facilities
  • Social welfare

How to calculate the Levy?

Documents required to register HRDF ?

  • Certificate of Incorporation / registration
    • (Form 9 / business license / Form 8 / Section 14 Super form and other registration certificate)
  • Documents for no. of employees
    • (EPF statement / SOCSO statement)
  • Documents for employers activities
    • (Company profile / annual report or other documents showing employers activities)

How to register HRDF ?

Q & A

🤔 Who should register?
💡 If your company has 10 or more of employees, then you MUST register for HRDF.

🤔 How much does the employer need to pay for each month?
💡 1% of the employee’s monthly salary.

🤔 Is the 1% being deducted directly from the employee’s salary?
💡 No. It’s being paid by the employer.

🤔 How do employer make payment?
💡 Payment can be made via online

🤔 Who considered as an employee?
💡 Sdn Bhd – director and employee
💡 Sole Prop & Partnership – employee only

🤔 How to register?
💡 Registration can be done via HRDF website or walk-in
💡 Click here: http://www.hrdf.com.my/employer/

🤔 What does salary mean?
💡 Salary means basic salary, fixed allowances, and leave pay.

🤔 Why employers have to pay HRDF levy? Any benefits?
💡 Employers are able to claim training grants from HRDF for the cost (course fee, transportation & accommodation) incurred in sending its employee to attend a training program or providing internal training (recognized speaker).

🤔 How to claim?
💡 Claim can be made via HRDF website.

🤔 Can employers not register with HRDF? What are the consequences?
💡 Any employer who meets the criteria and choose not to register with HRDF shall be liable to a fine of not more than RM10,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year or to both.

For more information, please visit HRDF website : https://www.hrdf.com.my/expansion_psmb_act2001/

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