Application of Licence for Private Employment Agency

Private Employment Agency (PEA) means a body corporate which is incorporated under the Companies Act 2016 (Act 777) and is granted a licence under this Act to carry on recruiting activity.


It is the duty of PEA to obtain a licence through the Labor Department of Sarawak before undertaking recruiting activities. The category of licence to apply depends on the type of recruitment activity to be undertaken and the details for each category of licence are as follows:

No.

Category of Licence

Paid-up capital

Money Guarantee

Money Guarantee to establish a new branch

1

Licence A – Job placement for a job seeker within Malaysia

RM 50,000.00

RM 5,000.00

RM 5,000.00

2

Licence B – Job placement for a job seeker within and outside Malaysia, and foreign domestic servant within Malaysia

 RM 100,000.00

RM 100,000.00

RM 30,000.00

3

Licence C – Job placement for a job seeker within and outside Malaysia, and non-citizen employee within Malaysia

RM 250,000.00

RM 250,000.00

RM 100,000.00



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