Register your business


When you are ready with the business name, considering the characteristics mentioned above, you are about to get it on the real business track. Register your business with the Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM), whether it is a sole proprietorship, a partnership or a Sdn. Bhd. company.

The main activity of SSM is to serve as an agency to incorporate companies and register businesses as well as to provide company and business information to the public.


Guidelines for Registration of a Business

Guidelines for Application for an Auditor Licence

Guidelines for Registration of an Audit Firm

Application for a Company Secretary Licence

Anyone can apply for a company secretary licence if: 

Procedure for Application for a Company Secretary Licence

1. Documents and Fees The following documents and fees need to be submitted to the office of the Companies Commission of Malaysia:

2. Experience and Qualification

3. Interview

Each applicant has to attend an interview where he will be assessed on his knowledge in relation to company law or company secretarial practices.

4. Licence

Successful applicants need to pay RM150.00 for a licence and the licence, which is valid for 3 years, will be issued to the applicant.

5. Renewal of Licence

To renew a company secretary licence, one needs to submit the Application for Renewal of Licence Form (Form 48C) together with a payment of RM50.00 to the Companies Commission of Malaysia at least 30 days before its expiry. Once the renewal of licence has been approved, the applicant needs to pay RM150.00 for the licence before it is issued to the applicant.

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