Step by step procedures to export from Malaysia

How to export from Malaysia?


How to export from Malaysia? What are the export registration procedures, export customs process, export cargo movement methods in Malaysia.


This post explains about step by step export procedures in Malaysia.


If you need to export goods or services, a onetime registration procedure is being completed in most of the countries.  Such export licence may be obtained from concerned government department if required in Malaysia.


To import or export goods which require a license, traders first must register with the Companies Commission of Malaysia. Once registered, a company must then apply for an import license from the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI). The Ministry of International Trade and Industry, MITI, is a ministry of the Government of Malaysia that is responsible for international trade, industry, investment, productivity, small and medium enterprise, development finance institution, halal industry, automotive, steel, strategic trade. Malaysia uses a privatized single digital window for all import and export regulations called Dagang Net.


The Royal Malaysian Customs Department, abbreviated RMC or JKDM, is the authority that is responsible for administrating the nation’s indirect tax policy, controls inflow and outflow of goods, customs border enforcement and narcotic offences.


Mandatory documents need to be submitted with the customs for export clearance process. The export documents required in Malaysia also depends up on the nature of goods exporting (General goods, Personal effects, Dangerous goods, Livestock etc.), trade agreements, regular trade policy of Malaysia Government,   specific goods exporting from Malaysia (Arms and ammunition, health products, food products, chemicals etc.)



Generally in all countries there are three stages of process for export.    One time registration procedure to obtain export licence, documentation needed for exportation and Export customs clearance formalities.   Detailed information on these three stages of exports has been mentioned separately in this website.  You may click below those information links to know more about step by step procedures on how to export:


Export Registration and Licence procedures

Export Customs procedures

Export documents required



This post explains about different phases in export process that every exporter needs to go through for completing export from Malaysia.



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