Bank Islam Personal Loan

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Bank Islam Personal Financing-i Package
Form RM 10,000 to RM 200,000 financing available
Maximum 10 years repayment period
Stable position with minimum salary of RM 2,000
No guarantor needed
Valid Government servant and Government Link Companies (GLC) staffs only.

Options of fixed or floating interest rates and Takaful Coverage. Having Takaful means that you can enjoy better interest rates

Takaful Coverate

FIXED

1 to 10 years : 4.99% p.a.

FLOAT

1 to 3 years: Base Rate + 2.25% p.a.

4 to 10 years: Base Rate + 3.15% p.a

 

Bank Islam Personal Financing-i is a loan package that is offered for public sectors and selected GLCs only. So the loan is not available for anyone working in the private sector. This product is Shariah compliant and is based on Tawarruq buy and sell concept. There are three interest rates  tiers where you can enjoy better interest if you opt for selected Takaful products. The product includes TakafulWill writing, Banca Takaful or BankIslam Card-i. The amount of loan available is from RM 10,000 to RM 200,000. The loan amount would be subjected to criteria such as monthly income and credit score. Applicants can even loan more than RM 200,000 if they provide collateral as security to Bank Islam.

As of personal loans in Malaysia, there are no collateral nor guarantor is needed for the loan. However you may need a collateral or guarantor if you credit score is not strong. One point that differentiate this personal loan is there are options for fixed or floating interest rates. This may not be a good advantage during good economy times but is certainly beneficial during recession period where interest rates can shoot over 10% in Malaysia.

Repayment

The payment for Bank Islam Personal Financing-i  is done via auto salary deduction or salary transfer to Bank Islam. The maximum deductable would be 50% to 60% of salary.

Eligibility

It is clearly stated that this loan is only offered to Malaysian Public Sector employees only. To be eligible for the loan,  you will need to be a Malaysian citizen , 18 years old and above and having a minimum salary of RM 2,000 monthly.

Fees

There are no processing charges when you apply for the loan however there will be a RM 50 chargeable Wakalah fees for this product. A 0.55% Stamp duty is also applicable which is based on the loan amount. A 1% p.a penalty will be charged for any late repayment. Personal Takaful Financing Plan (PTFP) is optional with the loan. This is to protect borrowers in the case of any unfortunately incidents.

Insurance

The loan comes with optional Personal Financing Takaful Plan which would protect applicants in the the unfortunate event of death or permanent disabilities. The rate would vary on factors such as age and risk.

Documentations

Applicants will have to bring the followings when applying for this loan

  • Copies of IC  on the front & back
  • Most recent 90 days salary slip
  • Most recent 90 days bank statement with salary credit account
  • Employment confirmation letter, Details such as Name, IC number, Designation and Number of serving years

and any of these documents

  • Most recent income tax submission form
  • Most recent EPF statements

Repayment table

bank islam repayment table

Pros

  • Flexible choices between fixed and floating rates
  • Low effective rates starting from 5.70% to 11.69% EIR

Cons

  • Only available for public sector