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Malaysia Company Registration Service
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Malaysia Company Registration can be divided into onshore and Labuan offshore company. ATAHK provides the following instructions to allow all investors to have a better understanding on investment environment in Malaysia and procedures of Malaysia company registration.


Types of Malaysia Company
Malaysia Company Registration are divided into 2 types: Local companies and Labuan offshore companies. Local companies in Malaysia exist in entity form, in which investors can choose between field operation and virtual office. In contrast, Labuan company formation has a flat tax rate system.

Company Name
Malaysia Company Name can be registered in English or Malay, usually ends with “SDN. BHD”. SDN is the abbreviation for Sendirian, meaning private whereas BHD is the abbreviation for Berhad, meaning limited. SDN. BHD refers to “Private Limited” whereas Berhad generally refers to “Public Limited Company”.


 Authorized capital

A private limited company in Malaysia must have a minimum authorized capital and paid-up capital of RM400, 000 and RM2 respectively. Paid-up capital may differ with scope of company, therefore investor can place the paid-up capital in phases based on actual operating conditions.


Appointment of shareholders and directors
Each company must provide two (2) or more shareholders; shareholders can be the directors at the same time and no nationality restrictions; A minimum of two (2) directors, being a natural person with their principal place of residence in Malaysia or foreigners who hold a visa in Malaysia for more than 6 months. ATAHK can assist on provide local directors for Malaysia company if necessary.


Required Documents

English name of the Malaysia Company, personal data of all the shareholders and directors (Identification card or passport and address), authorized capital and the shares allocation, purpose of company registration and etc. (All documents must be translated in English or Malay)
For more information on document translation service, please refer to Malaysia Document Translation Service.

For more information on document translation service, please refer to Malaysia Document Translation Service.

Registration Procedures
Filling the application form → sign an agreement → make the payment → company name search → signing of documents at Malaysia → complete the procedure at government departments → receive full set company information → opening of company bank account

Malaysia Company Registration Timeline
When the required documents are ready, it would take approximately 20 working days to complete the Malaysia company registration procedures.

Service contents

One set of Malaysia company registration certificate, seal, three articles of association, appointment document of shareholders and directors.

Bank Account Opening for Malaysia Company
Bank account opening must be done after the completion of the Malaysia company registration. Malaysia Company will be able to open a bank account at certain banks, for examples, OCBC and ICBC. ATAHK has unique advantages in opening bank account for our clients, which includes recommendation for bank, preparation of account opening documents and application letter for bank account opening, arrangement of introducer and follow-up services.


Working Permit Application for Malaysia Company Registration
The authorized and paid up capital of Malaysia Company must be at least 1 million ringgit for those companies that want to apply working permit for foreign workers. ATAHK can assist our clients to apply for the working permit.

For more enquries on Malaysia Company Registration, please do not hesitate to contact us,  Malaysia hotline:603-2141 8908,Fax:603-21418909; Hong Kong hotline: 852-27826888, Fax: 852-34262391; China hotline: 86-755-82143181, Fax: 86-755-82143182; Email: (Malaysia), Group

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