Types Of Licenses & Application Procedures

Individual License Application

A individual who wishes to provide facilities and/or a service which requires an individual license will have to submit the following to the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission:

  • A duly completed Form A together with an application fee of RM10,000.00;
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  • Details as per the checklist attached;
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  • Application template
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  • Such other additional information or document as may be requested by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission shall complete processing the application and make a recommendation to the Minister within 60 days of receipt of all relevant information from the applicant. If the Minister agrees with the recommendation of the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission, the Minister will grant and individual license to the applicant.

Fee Structure

For an Individual License the applicable license fees are as follows:

  1. Application Fee - RM10,000.00 (non refundable)
  2. Approval Fee - RM50,000.00
  3. Annual Fee - 0.5% of Gross Annual Turnover or RM50,000 - whichever is higher

To view the list of all applicable license fees, please click here for
Schedule 1 Schedule 2

Rebates

The Communication and Multimedia (Licensing) Regulations 2000 provides rebates on applicable annual fees for holders of individual licenses. To obtain rebates on the annual fees payable, the individual licensee must have incurred expenses on items related to industry development.

For further information on what these items are, please refer to the following documents:

  • Information Paper on Eligible Deductions for Individual Licence Fee Rebates
    (Dated 20 December 2002)
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  • Revised Information Paper on Eligible Deductions for Individual Licence Fee Rebates.
    (Dated 8 November 2005)
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Individual Licensee who wishes to apply for rebates on annual fees payable will have to submit the following to the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission:

  1. A duly completed Application Form For Rebates;
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  2. Details as per the Checklist attached;
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  3. Self calculation of rebate entitlement;
    SampleTemplate
  4. Attachments on the applicable Industry Development Rebates. For further information and guidelines, please refer to "Appendices to Information Paper on Industry Development Rebates (refer to pages 20 to 28) ";
    Appendices to Information Paper on Industry Development Rebate
  5. Such other additional information or document that may be requested by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission as deemed necessary.

To facilitate the understanding on Process of Annual Fee Collection and calculation of annual fee, please refer to :
Presentation Annual Fees and Rebates Working Example

Class License Registration

A person who wishes to provide facilities and/or services that are subject to a class license will have to submit the following to the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission:

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission shall endorse the Form D and return the duplicate to the class licensee as soon as possibly able. The endorsed Form D shall than be treated as evidence of registration by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission.

Registration of a class license is valid for one calendar year only. Prior to the expiry of the same, the class licensee must submit a fresh application to the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission together with the relevant fees and documents.

Ministerial Guidelines

The Ministerial Guidelines on Class License for Network Facilities and the Ministerial Guidelines on Class License for Network Services were issued in accordance with Regulation 28 and Regulation 29 of the Communications and Multimedia (Licensing) Regulations 2000, to explain the criteria for registration under a network facilities provider class license and network services provider class licence.

Fees Structure

For registration under a Class License a fee of RM2,500.00 is payable for a One-year registration.

License Application Procedure

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