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Frequently Asked Questions

If you want to start a business, you need to:

  1. Register a business
  2. Apply for a business license
MalaysiaBiz Portal helps you by providing local services with information and online services for business license registration and application.
You can obtain the following business registration information:
  1. Company entity;
  2. The need to incorporate a company;
  3. Comparison between business entities; and
  4. Registration of employers and employees
You can obtain the following business licensing information:
  1. License issuer (Federal, State and Local Authorities);
  2. License name;
  3. Activity / type of license;
  4. The purpose / description of the license;
  5. Location of license application;
  6. License application conditions;
  7. Fees and validity period of the license;
  8. Acts and regulations;
  9. URL download form;
  10. Online service URL; and
  11. Business entities eligible to apply.

Types of business licenses that can be applied through this portal are:

  1. Permission Under the 1974 Petroleum Development Act (Commercial PDA);
  2. Permission to Undertake Activities Under the 1974 Petroleum Development Act (PDA) And Supplies Control Act 1961 (CSA);
  3. Permission to Operate Under the Petroleum Development Act (PDA) - Retail;
  4. Truth Performing Distribution Trade In Malaysia For The Speciality Store Format Dab Various Other Format;
  5. Scheduled Wholesale Items Control License (CSA);
  6. Direct Selling License;
  7. License Repair And Sell Weight And Measure Tools (ATS);
  8. Scheduled Manufacturing Control Licensing License (CSA);
  9. License to Sell Weight And Measure Tools (ATS);
  10. Scheduled Controlled Goods License (CSA); and
  11. Retail Commodity Permit (Individual).

MalaysiaBiz Portal offers services such as:

  1. Application for new business license;
  2. Renewal of business license;
  3. Amendment of business license;
  4. Business license correction; and
  5. Reprint business license.
The main steps in registering and applying for a business license on MalaysiaBiz Portal are as follows:
  1. Register;
  2. Search;
  3. Apply;
  4. Track/trace; and
  5. Received approval
Users can register through the 'Register' link found on the homepage of the portal. However, users who only want to get registration of licensing and business information do not need to register as a user.
Users can find and reset their password by pressing the 'Forgot Password' button in the 'Log In' field.
Users are required to have two IDs to use the MalaysiaBiz Portal. One is the User ID to access the MalaysiaBiz Portal and the other one is the Directory ID registered in the agency system.

The User ID is used to access the MalaysiaBiz Portal while the Directory ID is to verify whether the user is registered in the agency system or not.

Yes. Registered Directory ID is required for business registration and licensing applications.
Yes, users can register and obtain Directory ID directly from the MalaysiaBiz Portal.
The approval period is in accordance to the Client Charter / Act issued by the relevant agency.
All approval alerts will be notified via email.
For business registration, it can be reviewed in MyBusiness. While for business licenses, they can be reviewed in MyLicense.
The successful applicant may print their business license in MyBusiness or MyLicense according to the printing requirements authorized by the relevant agency or deal directly with the agency’s customer service counter.
Yes. Users can get the manual through the Manual link at the portal homepage.
Yes. MalaysiaBiz Portal can be browsed/accessed via mobile devices such as smartphones or tablets.
Any inquiries or complaints may be submitted via the Help Desk access located on the main portal page.

Contact Us

Malaysian Administrative Modernisation and Management Planning Unit (MAMPU),
Prime Minister's Department (JPM)
Level 6, Block B2
Prime Minister's Department Complex
Federal Government Administrative Centre
62502 Putrajaya, Malaysia


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