Start sowing the seeds for your business and realize your dream of becoming a successful agro-preneur in Malaysia with the help of Agrobank AgroCash-i unsecured personal financing for agriculture and agro-based activity.
Who can apply for Agrobank AgroCash-i?
This Islamic personal loan is open to both permanent government servants and selected government-linked companies' employees.
To qualify for Agrobank AgroCash-i Islamic personal loan, you must meet the following requirements:
|Government Employee||GLC Staff|
|Age||18 to 60 years old||21 to 60 years old|
|Monthly Income||RM1,000 and above||RM2,000 and above|
|Duration of Employment||> 6 months of service (confirmed or under probation)||> 1 year of service|
|BPA Deduction||< 60% of gross monthly income||< 50% of gross monthly income|
How much can I borrow from this Agrobank Islamic personal loan?
The maximum amount you can borrow from AgroCash-i is RM200,000, both for government servants and GLC employees.
Applicants working in the government sector will enjoy competitive profit rates between 6.80% p.a. to 7.62% per annum.
Whereas GLC employees will get different profit rates such as below:
|12 to 36 months||BR + 3.82% p.a.|
|48 to 120 months||BR + 4.27% p.a.|
Note: Agrobank current Islamic Base Rate is at 3.35%.
Agrobank takes into account your credit history before determining your profit charges.
This is to see whether you have been keeping up with your loan repayments and have a clean status (no restructuring/refinancing of loans).
Agrobank AgroCash-i personal financing not only offers a higher financing limit and longer repayment tenures of up to 10 years but also promises you a fast approval application, provided you have met all borrowing requirements.
What are the fees and charges?
There is no processing fee for AgroCash-i personal financing. However, Agrobank charges you a Brokerage Fee of RM30 to facilitate each Tawarruq transaction.
Your financing amount will also be subjected to an Advance Payment which is equal to a 3-month instalment and a government stamp duty of 0.50%, both are deductible from the total approved financing amount.
How do I pay for my monthly instalment?
Your monthly instalment will be deducted directly from your salary account via Biro Perkhidmatan Angkasa (BPA) for easy and hassle-free repayment.
You can make an early settlement of your AgroCash-i personal financing at zero penalties. In fact, Agrobank will grant you an Ibra' (rebate).
Do I need Takaful coverage?
You are advised to sign up for Skim Takaful Kredit to cover the liability of indebtedness in the event of death or permanent disablement.
You can apply for Takaful coverage via Agrobank's panel of Takaful providers or your own choice.
What documents are required to apply for Agrobank personal loan?
There are a few documents that you would need before making your way to the nearest Agrobank branch:
- Copy of IC (front and back)
- Latest 3-months salary slip
- Latest 3-months bank statement from the salary crediting account
- Confirmation Letter from Employer
Am I qualified to apply for Agrobank AgroCash-i if I'm blacklisted?
Depending on your credit history with other financial institutions because all this information (outstanding credit card, personal loan, home loan or car loan debts) will be captured in CCRIS / CTOS (a system that collects credit information on borrowers, not blacklisting them).
Assuming you have poor credit standing due to irregular payments, the best course would be to break the habit and start making your payments on time to avoid future hurdles.
Agrobank is more likely to approve your personal loan application if you can show that you are managing your personal finances, rather than accumulating more debt.