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Sarawak Labour Recalibration
RTK 2.0

Legalise your overstayed foreign workers in Sarawak.

Effective 1 July 2023 - 31 December 2023.

Licensed by:

Jabatan Tenaga Kerja Sarawak,

JTKSWK-0027 (Labour License C)

Supported by:


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What is the Labour Recalibration Program (RTK2.0)?

Labour Recalibration Program is a temporary measure by the government to legalise overstayed foreign workers in Malaysia. This is often introduced by the government, when there is serious labour shortage and a high number of overstayed foreign workers.


Key points to note:

  • Only workers who have committed an overstaying offence before 31 December 2022 can be considered.

  • Only employers in the approved sectors and workers from the approved source countries can apply.

  • Employers can register on the recalibration portal, make an appointment via the online system and attend to the nearest immigration office with the eligible overstayed workers for biometric verification.

What are the approved sectors?

The approved sectors are:

  • manufacturing, construction, agriculture, plantation, mining and quarry industry or services industry

  • Sub sector services industry such as restaurants or eateries, sanitation and cleaning, wholesale and retail, cargo operators, spas, massage centers, launderettes, used metal operators and land warehouses

What are the approved countries?

The approved source countries are Indonesia, Bangladesh, Thailand, India, Filipina, Kemboja, Laos, Nepal, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Pakistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan dan China.

For more details about Sarawak's labour recalibration program, you can refer to this article here.

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