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How to Apply i Suri Step by Step Guide – Malaysia

In this post I’m going to share with you how to apply i Suri. Started from 15 August 2018, Malaysian women stand a chance to apply i Suri KWSP which offer by Malaysia government. This i Suri program is one of the 10 promises by Pakatan Harapan 


Government before forming as Malaysia official government. Early on government was planned to implement to move 2% from husband salary to wife’s KWSP account, but this involved several acts that will take more time to complete. However, now government announce that, they will still fulfill their promises and these divided into 3 phases.

Phase 1 – Started on 15 August 2018

Open for i Suri application which for those who eligible can apply, government will pay RM40/month and the person who eligible will need to pay at least RM5 into their KWSP account.

This mean government will pay those who eligible in total of RM200 for year 2018 and RM480 for the following years. Please continue read this post How to Apply i Suri.

Phase 2 – to be implemented on 2019

In this phase 2, total contribution by government will increase to RM50/year. As RM40 will keep in the KWSP account and RM10 will used for “Pertubuhan Keselamatan Sosial (PERKESO)”. With this RM10 contribution, housewife will get the benefit and protection like death, disability and medication.

Phase 3 – To be implemented on 2020

For this final phase, 2% of husband salary will move into wife’s account on top of additional government contribution.


Who will be eligible to apply i Suri KWSP?

For those who registered under e-kasih and refer to following criteria

  1. Wife of the head of household
  2. Widowed, divorced or single
  3. Malaysian
  4. Below 60 years old
  5. To contribute RM5/month or RM60/year
  6. Member of KWSP/i suri for individual eligible to apply at KWSP counter [started on 15 August 2018]
  7. Total household income less than RM1500 , this applicatble for those who stay in the town. Otherwise, for those who stay in the village household income have to be below RM950.

How to Apply EPF i Suri ?

Please follow the steps below How to Apply i Suri.

  1. If you are widowed/ divorced/housewife who already holding e-kasih account, please go ahead to KWSP for application.In the case you do not have any e-Kasih account, please go to “E-Kasih – Unit Penyelarasan Pelaksanaan (ICU)” to apply an e-Kasih account. Government then will send people to the applicant house to pay a visit and interview. Once approve, then the applicant can use e-kasih account to apply i Suri at KWSP.

How to Check e-Kasih Registration Status?

  1. Please visit this e-kasih official website
  2. Key in applicant IC number.


For more information, please contact Pusat Pengurusan Perhubungan at 03-8922 6000 or refer to the KWSP official website at www.kwsp.gov.my or any KWSP branch in Malaysia.


How to contribute RM5 Monthly or RM60 yearly?

Monthly contributions can be made through the following channels:

  • Cash or cheque at EPF’s counter
  • Cheque at EPF bank counter (Maybank, Public Bank, BSN or RHB)
  • Through internet banking by an appointed bank (Maybank or Public Bank)

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*all the information above for your reference only. Please use the Government official website for the accurate information

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