Types Of Licenses & Application Procedures

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

A. INDIVIDUAL LICENCE

I.  New Individual Licence

An applicant who wishes to provide network facilities and/or network services/and or content applications services which requires an individual license will have to submit the following to MCMC:

  • A duly completed Form A together with an application fee of RM10,000.00 per licence;
    Download Form A
  • Details as per the checklist attached;
    Download Checklist
  • Application template; and
    Download Application template
  • Such additional information or documents as may be requested by MCMC to be submitted wihin a stipulated timeline. Failure to submit within the stipulated timeline given shall result in the application being withdrawn without affecting the right of the applicant to make a fresh application.
II.  Variation of Individual Licence

An applicant who wishes to vary its network facilities and/or, network service and/or content applications services individual licence will have to submit the following to MCMC:-

a)  A formal letter justifying the reasons for the variation together with an application fee of RM1,000.00 per licence; and

b)  Such additional information or documents as may be requested by MCMC to be submitted within a stipulated timeline. Failure to submit within the stipulated timeline given shall result in the application being withdrawn without affecting the right of the applicant to make a fresh application. 

III.  Transfer of Individual Licence

An applicant who wishes to transfer its individual licence(s) will have to submit the following to MCMC:-

a)  A formal letter that provides the details of the transfer together with an application fee of RM5,000.00 per licence; and 

b)  Such additional information or documents as may be requested by MCMC to be submitted within a stipulated timeline. Failure to submit within the stipulated timeline given shall result in the application being withdrawn without affecting the right of the applicant to make a fresh application. 

IV.  Renewal of Individual Licence

An applicant who wishes to renew its individual licence(s) will have to submit the following to MCMC before the expiry of its licence(s):-
  1. duly completed Form A together with an application fee of RM25,000.00 per licence;
  2. Details as per the checklist attached ANNEXURE 1; and
  3. Such additional information or documents as may be requested by MCMC to be submitted within a stipulated timeline. Failure to submit within the stipulated timeline given shall result in the application being withdrawn without affecting the right of the applicant to make a fresh application. 

B. CLASS LICENCE

An applicant who wishes to provide facilities and/or, network and/or applications service or content applications services which are subject to a class licence will have to submit the following to MCMC:-

        a) Two copies of the duly completed Form D per licence;
        b) A registration fee of RM2,500.00 per licence;
        c) Details as per the checklist attached Checklist
        d) Application template ANNEXURE 2; and
        e) Such additional information or document as may be requested by MCMC.


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.

FEES

A. INDIVIDUAL LICENCE

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

  1. Application Fee - RM10,000.00 per licence (non refundable);
  2. Approval Fee - RM50,000.00 per licence; and
  3. Annual licence Fee - 0.5% of Gross Annual Turnover (as reflected in the licensee's audited account for the preceding year) or RM50,000.00 (per licence) whichever is higher

The list of all applicable licence fees are as per table below:-

Types of fees Fees(RM)
Approval fee 50,000.00
Application fee 10,000.00
Processing fee for renewal and renewal of an individual licence 25,000.00
Application for certified true copy of an individual licence 10.00 per page
Fee for change of particulars of an individual licence 100.00
Application for variation of special or additional conditions attached to an individual licence 1,000.00
Application for assignment or transfer of an individual licence 5,000.00
Fee for replacement of individual licence 10.00 per page
Fee for making a copy of, or taking extracts from, the register 1.00 per page

B. CLASS LICENCE

A registration fee of RM2,500.00.


The list of all applicable licence fees are as per table below:-

Types of fees Fees(RM)
Initial registration fee and annual registration fee (per year) 2,500.00
Application for certified true copy of class licence registration notice 10.00 per page
Application for certified true copy of class licence 10.00 per page
Fee for change of particulars in the registration notice of class licence 50.00 
Fee for making a copy of, or taking extracts from, the register 1.00 per page

REBATES FOR INDIVIDUAL LICENCE

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 the purposes of licence fee rebates, the eligible industry development items are:-

         a) Research and Development (R&D);
         b) Skills training;
         c) Minority investments in Small and Medium Industry (SMIs);
         d) Malaysian value added procurement from Malaysian SMIs; and
         e) Local content and production.

For further information on what items are, please refer to :
'Revised Information Paper on Eligible Deductions for Individual Licence Fee Rebates'

Individual licensees which wish to apply for rebates on annual fees payable will have to submit the following to MCMC:-

         i) A duly completed Application Form For Rebates WordPDF
        ii) Details as per the Checklist Download Checklist
       iii) Self-calculation of rebate entitlement SampleTemplate; and
        iv)Application template ANNEXURE 3

 

LICENSING GUIDEBOOK

This guidebook provides a guide to the type of information that is required in all licence applications and the criteria applied by MCMC in evaluating all licence application. Licensing Guidebook

 
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