How to set up a business in Malaysia

At present time, Malaysia has become one of the best business countries in the world for investment, one of the best business heaven & hub for doing business. For national economy growth & to attract word business, Malaysia Govt is providing one of the best business law & business taxation facility. Nowadays most of the biggest & medium brands have their industry & business in Malaysia. Unlike many other countries Malaysia providing easy business setup, company registration & investment facility for small businessmen & entrepreneurs. As internationally recognized & certified Malaysian business specialists, today we will discuss some of the most profitable business in Malaysia. We do provide one of the faster company registration process in Malaysia ( within 3-5 days maximum), not only company registration we also do provide company bank account opening services as legal company secretaries by following Bank Negara rules & policy to set up a legal business with banking to make legal business transactions &  taxation. 

We usually do process the company registration with SSM or CCM within 3-5 working days maximum, with full legal procedures, even some times can process more faster. We provide all section forms, CTC’s & all other licenses processing advisory & resolutions as your company secretary service provider. We even do arrange nominee or local Malaysian director for you as a partner to get mutual facility & benefits. Though opening company bank account for foreigner investors are a little difficult, we make the application process easy as experts following all central bank legal policy. We also provide related major business services like accounting, audit, taxation &  setup supports. 


  1. Company registration from a legal company secretary firm as we are providing services.
  2. Proper authorized capital as per business structure.
  3. Proper banking & business licenses
  4. A registered & physical proper office set up or shop, warehouse, etc.
  5. Share cap increase process, where we provide expert legal advisory service.
  6. Related govt permission & licenses as WRT, CIDB or ESD
  7. Proper accounting & audit services, where we do provide one of the best services in KL, Malaysia.
  8. Yearly SST & Taxation as per Govt & LHDN policy, we always encourage our clients to pay yearly tax & we are trying our best to aware local & foreign clients more to pay tax, to make it a business culture practice.

There are some key points that you need to plan before register company:

  • What kind of business are you planning?
  • What licenses and approvals would you need to start your business in Malaysia?
  • Have you prepared a business plan?
  • Are you prepared for the costs involved in registering a company?

The requirements to form a company (according to business act 2016) are:

  • passport or IC copy of directors
  • a minimum paid-up capital of RM1 only
  • a minimum of one (1) subscriber to the share(s) of the company
  • a minimum of one director who is at least 18 years of age and is residing in Malaysia. He/she is not bankrupt and has not been convicted and imprisoned for a period of past 5 years, also under a full healthy mental condition.
  • Lim & Ani Associates can provide you the Local Resident Nominee Director if required.
  • Minimum one Company Secretary (Company Secretary must be professional & licensed). Lim & Ani Associates are one of the best professional & legal company secretary service provider in Malaysia.
  • must have a registered office in Malaysia, it is a normal practice in Malaysia to have the secretarial office as the registered office. We also provide this service for free.

– Name search 
– Company Incorporation 
– CTC’s & chop 
– SSM charges 
– Foreign directors document certification 
– Super Form 
– Printing & Filing 
– Share distribution agreement 
– Finding nominee director & agreement 
– Bank account opening (first bank account) 
– Service charge & related services 
– Initial business counseling & advisory 
* Complimentary Chop (1 ps) 


  • Acting as named Corporate secretary by our qualified professional staff
  • Keep company common seal/chop
  • SSM return filing
  • Maintaining the Minutes and Register Books
  • Provision of registered office address, receive official mails & notices to forward.
  • Advice on secretarial/statutory/compliance/accounting/tax/SST matters
  • Monitoring and ensuring compliance with relevant legal requirements, particularly under the Companies Act and Income Tax Act. Regular compliance alert via email.
  • Printing & disbursement of papers & notices
  • Business Licenses applications advisory
  • CTC service
  • Accounting, Audit & Taxation services.
  • Company name change/strike off/business nature change/add business, etc services.
  • Share capital update & filing 
  • Documents & reso for applying for various licenses

Why Choose Lim & Ani Associates Sdn Bhd
We have the best business Company services in Malaysia services with experienced & licensed company secretaries, professional accountants, expert business advisors and we offer a one-stop business solution in Malaysia. As a leading corporate service provider, we make sure that your company incorporation in Malaysia runs smoothly while meeting all the existing compliance laws and regulations. 

To know more, counseling & planing with advisors, agreement discussion, etc, contact us any time & visit our office in Malaysia. 
+60108242527 (imo, whatsap & Viber)
+603-84081680 (office land line)

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  1. Abu sayed on said:

    My name is Abu Sayed my country is Bangladesh, I am a citizen of Bangladesh, I am coming to Malaysia in 2018, work visa, now I am coming to Bangladesh for corona virus, now I want to open a company in Malaysia, I will do business in Malaysia, you, help me You can do it, business license, everything, you can help me, what do I need documents in that case,

  2. VIVEK BAGDEY on said:

    Dear Sir / Madam,

    We are a 14 year old India based company engaged in supplies of oilfield equipment ..

    We now plan to establish a company in Malaysia for import of components and assembly of the finished product all related to pipeline equipment’s..

    We would appreciate if any of your sales representatives can contact us to guide and help us form this new entity.

    Thanks & Regards

    Vivek Bagdey
    Classic Oilfield Supplis & Services Pte Ltd.,
    Unit No. 10, Hind Rajasthan Shopping Centre,
    Opp. Sion Hospital Gate No. 7, Sion (West), Mumbai 22
    Tel No +91 2 24073701
    Cell : +91 9821023187

  3. SUDIP SARKAR on said:

    We are in Restaurant Business and we have 5 big units in Johannesburg (South Africa) and now we are thinking for the expansion in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia). Please ensure that is it possible to continue with the same Brand Name in Malaysia ??? Awaiting for your early reply. Thanks

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