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Set up a Company in Malaysia

Company Setup in Malaysia

We provide one-stop services to our clients which want to expand their business to SIngapore:

Key Details Required for Company Setup:

  • Company Name: the name must be approved before incorporation of the Malaysia company can occur.
  • Directors: A minimum of one resident director (a resident is defined as a Malaysia Citizen, a Malaysian Permanent Resident, etc) is mandatory. There is no limit on the number of additional local or foreign directors a Malaysia Company can appoint.
  • Shareholders: A Malaysia private limited company can have a minimum of 1 and maximum of 50 shareholders.
  • Company Secretary: As per Section 171 of the Malaysia Companies Act, every company must appoint a qualified company secretary.
  • Share Capital: Minimum paid-up capital for registration of a Malaysia company is S$1. Paid-up capital (also known as share capital) can be increased anytime after the incorporation of the company. There is no concept of Authorized Capital for Malaysia companies

The regulations for company secretary are as below:

  • As per Section 171 of the Malaysia Companies Act, every company must appoint a qualified company secretary. The company secretary must be residing locally in Malaysia and he/she must not be the sole director of the company.
  • The Secretary may also be held liable for the company's failure to comply with the law in certain situations.
  • Our experienced and qualified team of company secretaries will assist and ensure that your company is fully complying with Malaysia regulations.

The regulations for registered address are as below:

  • In order to register a Malaysia company, you must provide a local Malaysia address as the registered address of the company, which must be operational and accessible to the public during normal office hours. The registered address must be a physical address and cannot be a PO Box.
  • If you want to use private home address as the registered address of your company, you need register with Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia (SSM). For this, no license needs to be produced for SSM when incorporating your company.
  • Alternatively, you can use our registered address service - we provide a prestigious address for registered office which is located in Johor Bahru CBD.