Date: 18 Apr 2021
Temporary Closure of Kangar Branch and Reopening of Pekan Branch

KUALA LUMPUR, 18 April 2021: The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is temporarily closing its Kangar office and counters from Monday, 19 April 2021 until further notice, after an employee at the branch was tested positive for COVID-19.

This is following instructions from the Ministry of Health for the management of the premise to conduct disinfection and sanitisation. The employee is now under treatment for recovery while contact tracing is currently underway.

The Ministry has also instructed all EPF Kangar employees to be quarantined at home until 25 April 2021 and undergo COVID-19 swab tests.

In addition, EPF Pekan will be reopened starting Monday, 19 April 2021 after having been closed since 9 April 2021.

Members are advised to transact online via i-Akaun for selected services or reschedule their visits to a later date via the Janji Temu Online facility if there is a need to be present at EPF branches in person.

All EPF branches will continue to strictly observe physical distancing and other preventive SOPs in mitigating the spread of COVID-19.

If members need further clarification, they can refer to the EPF website at

Issued by the EPF Media Desk
Corporate Affairs Department
18 April 2021

About the Employees Provident Fund (EPF)

The Employees Provident Fund (“EPF”) is one of the oldest retirement funds in the world. Established in 1951, the EPF is a social-security organisation focused on safeguarding member savings and delivering excellent services. In recent years, in line with its vision of helping members achieve a better future, the EPF has expanded its role to encompass the creation of a comprehensive social well-being ecosystem. Today, the EPF remains steadfast in its commitment to members through consistent efforts to update and improve itself, in order to build the foundation for sustainable, holistic and equitable well-being for all Malaysians.