In the presentation of the revision of Budget 2016, Prime Minister had announced a reduction of employees’ monthly statutory contribution rate for Employees Provident Fund (EPF) “from 11% to 8% for members below age 60” and “from 5.5% to 4% for those age 60 and above”, the above changes will take effect for salary payments from March 2016 until December 2017.

However, employees can opt to maintain the current contribution rate of 11% by completing the “Notis Pilihan Mencarum Melebihi Kadar Berkanun (KWSP 17A Khas 2016)” and to submit to their respective employers, who will then forward it to the nearest EPF branch. The KWSP 17A need to be submitted before 29.2.2016. You may refer to Q15 for the due date.

Employees and employers can download the Notis KWSP 17A Khas 2016 from EPF’s website.The new monthly contribution rate (Schedule Three) can be downloaded here.

There is no change to the employers’ statutory contribution rates.

Please do not hesitate to contact our office for further clarification.


雇员公积金局强调,雇员仍可选择保持11%缴纳率。雇员选择保持11%缴纳率需在以下公积金局网站 下载“KWSP17A Khas 2016”表格,填妥后交予雇主,再由雇主在29/02/2016之前转交至邻近的公积金局分局即可. 欲知截止日期詳情, 請參閱Q15

“Kadar Caruman Bulanan 8%缴纳率表(Schedule 3)可从公积金局网站下载