Register a Private Limited Company in Malaysia
Registration of businesses in Malaysia is done by the Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia (SSM) or known as the Companies Commission Of Malaysia. Depending on the type of business, the paid up capital and the work permit application, there are three major types of companies which foreigners can set up in Malaysia: 100 % Foreign Owned Company, Joint Venture with Malaysian partner, Private Company Limited by Share.
100% Foreign Owned Company
Such companies are entirely owned and controlled by foreign directors. The business concept should be unique, beneficial to the Malaysian economy and employment and has to be approved under the 100% foreign owned structure principle. The minimum paid up capital requirement is RM 500,000 for advisory and consultancy businesses and RM1 million for import, export, restaurant and trading businesses.
Joint Venture with Malaysian partner
For such companies, a minimum of 50% control over the venture is maintained by the foreign directors. The other half is owned by Malaysian investors and trading partners. A minimum authorized capital of RM 500,000 and paid up capital of RM 350,000 is required.
Private Company Limited by Shares
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