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WAGE SUBSIDY PROGRAM 4.0 (WSP4.0/PSU4.0)

Application of WSP 4.0 will open in August. Different from WSP before, there would be no salary cap under WSP 4.0 which means you can apply WSP4.0 for employees with salary more than RM4000! Other than that, employer should show the amount of subsidy WSP4.0 on the payslip or inform their employee in writing.

Government Economic
Stimulus Package
Application Date Beneficiary Industry Maximum Beneficiary
(Max. Employees)
Beneficiary Period
Budget 2021 01.01.2021 – 30.06.2021 Travel industry
Retail industry
500 Current WSP beneficiary: 3 months
New applicant: 6 months
PERMAI 19.01.2021 – 30.06.2021 Industry affected during MCO 500 1 months
PEMERKASA 01.04.2021 – 30.06.2021 Travel industry
Retail industry
Business prohibited during MCO2.0
500 Current WSP beneficiary &
new applicant:
Extra 3 months
PEMERKASA + 01.06.2021 – 31.07.2021 All industry 500 Current WSP beneficiary &
new applicant:
Extra 1 month
WSP4.0 01.08.2021 – 31.10.2021 All industry 500 All industry will get 2 months subsidy in Fasa 2
Industry under Negative List in Fasa 3 (Exp: Pub, Beauty salon) will get another 2 months subsidy (4 months in total)

FAQ of WSP4.0

1. Who is eligible for WSP4.0?

All industry can apply for WSP4.0

2. How much can I get?

RM 600 per employee. up to 500 employees (Including whose salary above RM4,000)
  • All industry will get 2 months subsidy in Fasa 2
  • Industry under Negative List in Fasa 3 (Exp: Pub, Beauty salon) will get another 2 months subsidy (4 months in total)

3. Conditions:

  • Business sales or revenue of year 2021 decreased by at least 30% compared to any month of year 2019/2020/2021.
  • Registered SSM or relevant local authority before 01.06.2021
  • Registered and contributed PERKESO before 01.06.2021
  • Started business operation before 01.06.2021
  • Registered LHDN
  • Employee not a beneficiary of hiring incentives

4. What is included in "Salary"?

Definition of “Salary” in PERKESO included:
  • Basic Salary
  • Overtime
  • Commission
  • Allowance
  • Incentives
  • Annual Leave, Medical Leave, Maternity Leave, Public Holiday

5. When will WSP4.0 open for application?

01.08.2021 – 31.10.2021

6. What documents needed when applying WSP4.0?

  • Employee namelist (according to company size)
  • Copy of back statement cover
  • Pengisytiharan PSU4.0
  • Business Registration Number (BRN)
  • Copy of registration of SSM/relevant local authority

7. Do current WSP recipient needs to reapply for WSP4.0?

Yes, need to reapply.

8. How to check the application status?

Employer can check the status by using reference number or list of approved employers via https://www.myfuturejobs.gov.my.

9. What conditions do employers need to follow after received WSP4.0?

– Cannot forced the employees to deduct salary
Yet, they can reduce the working hours or cut pay after discuss with employees.

Steps to Apply WSP4.0 (Video Tutorial)