Entity Formation & Setup in Malaysia

Set-up Your Company in Malaysia

In 2010, Malaysia launched the New Economic Model (NEM) and the Economic Transformation Program (ETP), which aim to lift the country into the rank of a high-income nation by 2020.

Based on the new strategy, Malaysia fosters the economy through the implementation of market-friendly policies and regulations with the aim of creating new sources of growth and promoting higher value-added sectors.

Taking into consideration the ease of doing business, talent development, and improving public service delivery, Malaysia is turning into an increasingly attractive place for businesses. However, there are a number of important considerations to be mindful of and compliant with when it comes to legal procedures to establish a legal entity in Malaysia. NNRoad with its local experts will help guide you with the smooth and fastest solutions for you to be ready to set up your legal entity.


Business entities you can open in Malaysia

1) Private Limited Company (Sdn Bhd or Bhd)

By forming a Private Limited Company (Sdn Bhd or Bhd), you are able to acquire assets, go into debt, sign contracts, liable to suing or being sued and it has a perpetual succession until the directors and shareholders decide to dissolve the company. This type of company is also a much more trusted business entity and it is the best preferred business structure in Malaysia, especially when it comes to conducting B2B type of business dealings.

This type of entity structure is the most carry out in Malaysia:

  • Separate Legal Entity
  • Limited Liability: If the company fails to meet its liabilities, the creditors will not be able to go after the owners’ personal assets.
  • Credibility: A private limited company (Sdn Bhd) gives credibility to the business owners.

2) Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)

A Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) is an alternative company formation regulated under the Limited Liability Partnerships which combines the features of a company and a conventional partnership.

  • Partners will never be borne by LLP debts and obligations. An LLP has the legal status of a body corporate which is capable of suing and being sued in its own name, holding assets and doing such other acts and things in its name as bodies corporate may lawfully do and suffer.
  • It is the most common business vehicle used by entrepreneurs because this company formation offers flexibility in terms of its registration, maintenance, and termination.

Our Company Formation Service Includes:

  • Confirm the selection of a business entity type.
  • Assist with the selection of entity names.
  • Consult with the entity location, offset up, office and building facilities maintenance, and office systems administration.
  • Translate and certificate of legal document related to entity formation.
  • Obtain entity formation certificate.
  • Support with Post company setup services. 

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