Malaysia Company Incorporation

Malaysia Company Documents

As company incorporation agents our experience and relationship with the Suruhanjaya Syarikat in Malaysia means, we can obtain registry copies of company documents and conduct comprehensive Malaysian company searches.

We can provide certified copies of Malaysian company documents held at the company register, an Apostille service can also be provided on certified copies of Malaysian company documents issued by the Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia.

Malaysia Company Search

The Malaysian Company Search is a summary of the latest information filed at Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia, confirms the existence of the company and provides further company details disclosed by the company.

A Malaysian company search report includes:

  • Company Name
  • Previous company names
  • Date of any change of name
  • Company Incorporation Number/Registration Number
  • Date of Registration/Incorporation
  • Company Type: private company limited by shares (Ltd), Plc,
  • Current Legal Status - exists
  • Registered Office address
  • Business address
  • Company contact details - where available
  • Industry code
  • Principal Company Activity

Share Capital details including:

  • Authorised Share Capital (MYR)
  • Total Issued Capital (MYR)
  • Paid up Capital (MYR)
  • Share Capital History - where available

Director details including:

  • Full Name
  • Address
  • Passport/ID number
  • Position - director, secretary
  • Date of Appointment

Shareholders details where available including:

  • Full Name
  • Address
  • IC/PP/LOC Number
  • Shareholding
  • Percentage of shares held
  • Shareholders interest in other companies (Subsidiaries/Associates) - where available

Company Secretary details including:

  • Company Number/ID Passport Number
  • IC number
  • Address

Charges details including:

  • Charge Number
  • Charge amount (RM)
  • Name of charge
  • Charge status - fully satisfied, unsatisfied

Additional details including:

  • Auditor name - where available
  • Auditor address - where available
  • Banker name - where available
  • Management and managers of the company - where available
  • If the company is listed on the Bursa Malaysia (Malaysia Stock Exchange)

Company Accounts including:

  • The latest filed Directors' Report and Accounts - if filed/available
  • The format of the accounts to be submitted depends on the size of the Malaysian company

Malaysia Company Search Report - Timescale

The search report will be ordered from the Malaysian registry and is delivered by email in 3 - 5 days.

Accounting and Reporting

Accounting and reporting standards require that companies in Malaysia submit annual financial statements, annual returns, tax returns and other related official documents that show the companies financial position and explains their transactions. All accounts must be audited and submitted to the Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia.

Malaysia Certificate of Incorporation

We can provide a Malaysia Certificate of Incorporation for a private or public company registered in Malyasia. The certificate is issued by Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia, it includes the company name, company number and the date of incorporation.

However, if the company is registered in Labuan, Malaysia the company information is not available for public viewing, so a written consent letter is required from the subject company in order to request a certificate of incorporation.

Malaysia Certificate of Incorporation

Malaysia Certificate of Good Standing

The Registry of Malaysia does not provide Certificates of Good Standing. The company search we provide does confirm the company status at the Suruhanjaya Syarikat.

Company Credit Reports

With a Malaysian Company Credit Report we conduct an investigation on the target company, include the latest information on the company held by the Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia and credit recommendations are included, where financial data has been filed.

All documents filled with the Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia are in English.

Share Capital

The minimum share capital for Sendirian Berhad is RM 500,000 (€100,000) for advisory, consultancy or other similar business activities. For business activities pertaining to imports, exports, restaurants and other similar forms of trading are required to have RM 1m and obtain a Wholesale and Retail Trade license from the Malaysian Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs.

Company Shareholders

A private limited company and is allowed to have a minimum of one and a maximum of forty-nine shareholders. Companies with foreign ownerships are required to apply for Foreign Investment Committee approval.

Company Directors

A minimum of two directors is required for a Malaysian company, at least one director must be resident in Malaysia.

Company Secretary

All limited companies must appoint a licensed company secretary, who is an officer of the company and must be a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, a licenses secretary of Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia, a member of the Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators or a lawyer in Malaysia.

Company Name

A company name must end with "Sdn Bhd" to identify it as a private limited company.

We check that your Malaysian company name is acceptable and is not already incorporated with the Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia.

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Malaysia Document Fees
  • Company Search Report - by email £128
  • Certificate of Incorporation - £150
  • Express Documents - an additional £75 per document