Doing Business In MalaysIa
Generally, any person or foreigner can set up and operate a business in Malaysia.  The requirement is that the Firm
or Company must apply for registration from

Special licences  or  approval  must first be obtained from the respective authorities for certain businesses such as
banks,   insurance  companies,   share  broking c ompanies,   professional  firms,   investment  corporations    and
manufacturing corporations before registration may be made to CCM.

Information  regarding  the  establishment  of  industrial  projects  in  Malaysia may be obtained from the MALAYSIA
INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (MIDA).  MIDA may help investors in planning, locate available land and
factory space, long term financing and skilled manpower.    Its Assistance Unit helps investors who are not familiar
with government procedures to implement their projects swiftly.  The division also brings together local and foreign
parties interested in joint ventures.

The other respective approval authorities includes :-

External Links :

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM)
BNM   is  the  Malaysian  Central  Bank  and  its role is to act as a banker and financial adviser to the Government to
promote monetary stability and a sound financial structure.
Companies Commission of Malaysia (CCM)
The Companies Commission of Malaysia (CCM)  is  a division under the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer
Affairs.  The Registrar of Companies (ROC) and the Registrar of Businesses (ROB) comes under the purview of the
Lembaga Hasil Dalam Negeri (LHDN)
The  LHDN  or  the  Inland  Revenue  Board  of  Malaysia    is  responsible  for  the  overall  administration,   including
assessment and collection of taxes in Malaysia.

To check
Authencity of a stamp certificate or Digital Franking system (DFS), click on this link.
Bursa Malaysia (BM)
Formerly known as the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (KLSE),  Bursa Malaysia is a self regulatory body incorporated
which  governs  the  conduct of its members and member stockbroking companies in securities dealings,   enforces
the listing requirements and is also responsible for the survelence of the market place.
Securities Commission of Malaysia (SC)
A  self-funding  statutory  body   with  investigative  and  enforcement  powers  established  under  the   Securities
Commission Act 1993.
Useful Links
C. F. NG & CO.
Chartered Accountants
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Check out the following links for additional information and helpful resource :
Royal Customs and Excise Department of Malaysia
For information on immigration matters in Malaysia, please refer to this website.

For information on Sales & Service Taxes, import and excise duties, please click on this name.
Goods and Services Tax (GST) registration guide.

For information on how to register for Goods and Service Tax (GST), please click
GST Registration guide here.
Immigration Department of Malaysia