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Procedure for setting up a Business in Malaysia

Business in Malaysia

Establishing a limited company in Malaysia requires several documents and compliance with the rules and regulations as established by the Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia (Companies Commission of Malaysia).

With Paul Hype Page & Co, company establishment and start up in Malaysia is quick, hassle free and economical. Our qualified and professional consultants perform a due diligence background check on your profile and help you incorporate your business in Malaysia within the shortest timeframe.


Here is how a synergy with our company helps and provides you procedure setting up a business in Malaysia:

  • Discuss and define the scope of your business activities. Foreigners are prohibited from carrying out certain types of businesses in Malaysia. We help you select the right business.
  • Name your directors and shareholders and propose as many names for your business. We’ll confirm the availability of the names.
  • After the company name is selected, we help you prepare all documents necessary for registration by the Companies Commission of Malaysia. We provide background checks and verification on your proposed business name, paid up capital, sources of finance, list of directors and shareholders.
  • Your incorporation documents are then dispatched for approval by the Commissioner Companies of Malaysia. Since the documents are verified and recommended by a leading firm of accountants, the registration process is quick.
  • Once your incorporation documents are approved, the Commission shall issue a Registration Certificate which will be remitted to you.


In addition to exercising due diligence and performing background checks prior to incorporation, Paul Hype Page & Co. offers the printing of memorandum and articles of association, company’s common seal, share certificates and any changes to the memorandum and/or articles of association. Our incorporation form is simple, straightforward and easy to fill. Click here to find out more.

Additional Requirements

In addition to the documents necessary for incorporation, the SSM states other regulations that must be complied with by all Sdn Bhd Companies. These requirements include:

Directorship Office Criteria

The number of directors for any company shall not be less than 2. The directors shall be minimum 18 years of age, shall not be bankrupt and should not have been imprisoned in any of the 5 years preceding the filing of incorporation documents.

Accounts and Audit

The Company shall prepare annual every year which shall be approved by licensed auditors in Malaysia. The audited accounts shall be filed with the SSM with the Annual Returns.

To learn more on the Annual General Meeting, Incorporation Documents, Business Restrictions and all other pertinent matters, feel free to contact us!


Arjun Mohan says:

I am intending to setup a functioning facility management company offering cleaning services, MEP maintenance and Security Services. I presently head up such a company, and wish to start operations in Malaysia.

This company will have its expatriate workforce from India, Nepal and Bangladesh. Please advise on visa availability of workers as well.

Please let me know what support services you can offer in the startup and go live of this company.

Paul says:

Hi Arjun,

To Incorporate a Malaysia company, we will advise you to first decide what is the type of company that you want to incorporate. The startup capital is from RM 1000 to RM500, 000 depending if you requires work pass.

In order to obtain a Malaysian working visa, the applicant’s passport should have a remaining validity of at least 18 months. Foreign national coming to Malaysia to work must be 18 years and above. This work visa are usually issued for periods between 6 months and 5 years.

Please also be advised that there is a set requirements according to sectors for different nationality.

We can help you with your Malaysia company incorporation, with company registration, nominee director service, registered address, opening of bank account, application of employment pass and company corporate secretary.

Will email you with more detail information.


Sam says:

Hi, I would like to startup a pet solution shop. Do your company provide end to end setup services from business plan to shop opening?

Paul says:

Hello Sam,

We do indeed provide services to set up a company in Malaysia. We will assist you with the creation of a business plan and every other step of the incorporation process until your company has been incorporated.
Please contact our specialists for further information. We will be glad to be of service.

Thank you.

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