Company Registration

"MALAYSIA"


Setting up a direct selling company in Malaysia

Service

General regulatory guide to start a Direct Selling company

Agency

1. Register your Direct Selling company (Estimated approval time of one day to a week)

2. Obtain all necessary registrations for your products. For example :

  • Product Registration for ALL Health Supplements, and
  • KKLIU approval for advertising for Supplements
  • Estimated approval time of three to eight months
  • Food Label Certification for ALL Food Products
  • Estimated approval of one to three months
  • Hala Certification (id necessary)
  • Energy Commission Certification for Electrical Products
3. Apply for your Direct Sales License. Estimated approval time of one to six months

4. Register for all other regulatory requirements

Preparation

A company needs products that are suitable for Direct Selling. These products shpurl be able to generate repeat orders. Ensure that you have a valid Single Level Marketing (SLM) or Multi-Level Marketing Plan (MLM). Please refer to Section 27A(Page 45) of the Direct Sales and Anti Pyramid Schemes Act 1993 to ensure that your plan does not have any of the ten (10) Pyramid Scheme elements

Application for DIRECT SALES LICENSE (AJL) from MDTCC

  • With Nos 1 and 2 completed, submit your applicatioin for the AJL
  • Application must include a Marketing Plan (SIngle Level or Multi-Level) and list of Products (include price breakdown). Applicants will be called for a presentation to the AJL Approval Committee of MDTCC.
  • More info available at http://www.kpdnkk.gov.my

Other Requirements

COMPANY COMISSION OF MALAYSIA (SSM) under the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Co-Operatives and Consumerism (MDTCC)

  • Register your company with Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM)
  • For companies with a MLM Plan, a paid-up capital of RM5 million is required for companies with foreign equity. For 100% Malaysian-owned company, the paid-up capital is RM1.5 million.
  • For companies with a MLM Plan, a paid-up capital of RM5 million is required for companies with foreign equity. For 100% Malaysian-owned company, the paid-up capital is RM500 thousand .
  • More info at https://www.ssm.com.my/en

  • Product Registration is required for ALL Health Supplements and related products.
  • More info at https://portal.bpfk.gov.my/index.cfm
  • For companies with a MLM Plan, a paid-up capital of RM5 million is required for companies with foreign equity. For 100% Malaysian-owned company, the paid-up capital is RM500 thousand .
  • A kkliu number is required for all Registered Product advertisements. Apply from the Pharmaceutical Services Division
  • For Cosmetic Products, all cosmeticsmust be notified to BPFK. Any advertisements relating to cosmetic productsmust be comply with the Cosmetics Advertising Code and have no medical claims.
  • More info on kkliu and Cosmetic Notification at https://www.pharmacy.gov.my/v2/en

National Pharmaceutical Control Bureau (BPFK) under the Ministry of Health(MOH)

Food Safety and Quality Division (BKKM) under MOH







Direct Sales and Anti Pyramid Scheme Act 1993