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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Registration For Bantuan Keluarga Malaysia (BKM) Starts 1 Jan 2022 And Here’s How To Do It

Social NewsRegistration For Bantuan Keluarga Malaysia (BKM) Starts 1 Jan 2022 And Here's...

The Bantuan Keluarga Malaysia (BKM) or Malaysian Family Assistance which was approved in the 2022 Federal Budget will be open for registration starting 1 January 2022.

According to Berita Harian, Deputy Finance Minister I, Mohd Shahar Abdullah said those who are eligible for the handouts are advised to check for their status in the government’s database to ensure no one is being left out.

“For more information related to BKM, you can visit the Inland Revenue Board (IRB) website,” he said after speaking at the closing ceremony of the Malaysian Entrepreneurs and Cooperatives Carnival at the Paya Besar Great Hall on Wednesday (28 December).

Source: The Edge

Who is eligible for the BKM handouts?

If you fall into one of these 3 categories and meet the criteria, you are eligible to receive the BKM handouts.

Household
Married
Single parent with children who meet criteria
Household income of less than RM5,000

Senior citizens who are not married
Single parents with children who do not meet criteria
Household income of less than RM5,000
Age 60 and above

Single
Single parents with children who do not meet criteria
Household income of less than RM2,500
Age between 21 to 59

Here’s how much you will get too, according to the allocation in Budget 2022.

How do you register for BKM?

According to the FAQ here, recipients of Bantuan Prihatin Rakyat (BPR) 2021, Bantuan Khas Covid-19 (BKC) B40 and BPR 2021 applicants who did not receive the handouts for being a recipient of the Geran Khas Prihatin (GKP), you will be automatically registered for the BKM programme.

Meanwhile, if you had not been a recipient of these financial aids previously, the Inland Revenue Board (LHDN) will have no information about you and you should register yourself through the website at https://bkm.hasil.gov.my.

Any updates to your profile or registration for BKM can be made through the said website from 1 January 2022 until 31 January 2022.

Hurry up and check whether you are eligible for these financial handouts!

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