Mandatory COVID-19 Screening of Foreign Workers or Fine upto RM50k

Starting from 1 January 2020 Malaysia Government has issued strict orders that all employer required to ensure that their foreign workers undergo the COVID-19 screening test to curb the spread of pandemic with the enforcement of the act STANDARD MINIMUM PERUMAHAN, PENGINAPAN DAN KEMUDAHAN PEKERJA 1990 ACT 446, they may face imprisonment up to 1 year, RM 50k fines or both if they fail to comply with ACT 446.

Here is the infographic from the Department of Labour of Peninsular Malaysia:

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In our recent post, I have shared the contact detail of MYEG Screening unit to book an appointment or email to to get screened at your doorstep if you have more than 50 workers either you have the option to visit MYEG to done COVID-19 test (note that Travelling for COVID-19 screening is allowed during MCO 2.0, MYEG will provide all necessary documentation for your travelling ) at affordable pricing. 

Who will pay for COVID-19 Screening?

1. All employers are bound by law to pay the cost for RT-ANTIGEN test which RM 60 for eligible SOSCO Workers in Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Negeri Sembilan, Sabah & Labuan.

1. For RT-PCR Test RM150 per person and available for only self-paying workers at any MYEG branches. 

Contact us if you need further assistance at, we will assist you all the way to arrange appointments for COVID-19 Screening & don't hesitate to share your comments to let us know what you think about new policies during the pandemic. 

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