How I Applied for and Spent the RM3000 Geran Khas Prihatin Money for Small Biz

Geran Khas Prihatin is the one-off RM3,000 cash payment and financial help given by the government to eligible micro SMEs, as a way to alleviate financial hardship and stimulate the economy.

If you missed the first round of disbursement in May 2020, then good news: they reopened it! If you’re eligible, submit your application for Geran Khas Prihatin 2.0 at gkp.hasil.gov.my within 01-31 October 2020 period.

Geran Khas Prihatin 2.0 Eligibility

To apply for Geran Khas Prihatin 2.0, you must:

  • Not be a previous recipient of Geran Khas Prihatin (ie those who get it the first round cannot apply)
  • Be Malaysian
  • Run a micro SME with (1) annual sales less than RM300,000, and (2) full-time employees not exceeding 4 people, not including owner (no employees/ solopreneur can or not? Can.)
  • Be registered with LHDN by or before 31 August 2020 or SSM by or before 31 August 2020
  • Still be active in running the business at time of application

You can see the full FAQ in Malay language here.

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