Manufacturing Applications

All applications for the establishment of industrial projects to be located in Sarawak shall obtain the Industrial Coordination Committee’s (ICC) approval or support if shareholders’ funds amount to RM 2.5 million or more and/or the company has employed more than 75 full time employees. Only manufacturing companies with shareholders’ funds of RM2.5 million or above or which employ 75 or more full time employees need to apply for a license under the ICA.

The Procedure to Apply

For a project involving shareholders’ funds of less than RM 2.5 million or employing less than 75 full time employees, the application is submitted using an ICC Form which can be collected from and returned to:

The Secretary Industrial Coordination Committee (ICC)
Ministry of Industrial Development
13th Floor, Wisma Sumber Alam
Jalan Stadium
93500 KUCHING

Tel: (60)82-313212
Fax: (60)82-4429555/312723
Email: midgen@po.jaring.my

With a copy to:

Director
Malaysian Industrial Development Authority (MIDA) Sarawak,
Room 404, Tingkat 4, Bangunan Bank Negara,
No. 1147, Jalan Satok, P.O.Box 716, 93714 Kuching
For a project involving shareholders’ funds of less than RM 2.5 million or employing less than 75 full time employees, the application is submitted using an ICC Form which can be collected from and returned to:

The Secretary Industrial Coordination Committee (ICC)
Ministry of Industrial Development
13th Floor, Wisma Sumber Alam
Jalan Stadium
93500 KUCHING

Tel: (60)82-313212
Fax: (60)82-4429555/312723
Email: midgen@po.jaring.my

With a copy to:

Director
Malaysian Industrial Development Authority (MIDA) Sarawak,
Room 404, Tingkat 4, Bangunan Bank Negara,
No. 1147, Jalan Satok, P.O.Box 716, 93714 Kuching

Supporting Documents Required

For Company under Sendirian Berhad/ Berhad:

  • Certificate of Registration or Certificate of Incorporation of Company. 
  • Memorandum and Articles of Association. 
  • Form 24 and latest forms 32A and 49, including background of shareholders and directors. 
  • Land title deeds. 
  • Brochures/Information on machine, products, raw materials and markets. 
  • Other documents of direct relevance to the project and company. 

For Company under Sole Proprietorship/Enterprise:

  • Certificate of Registration or Certificate of Incorporation of Company. 
  • Memorandum and Articles of Association. 
  • Form 24 and latest forms 32A and 49, including background of shareholders and directors. 
  • Land title deeds. 
  • Brochures/Information on machine, products, raw materials and markets. 
  • Other documents of direct relevance to the project and company. 

Other Requirements

The approval granted by the ICC and the Manufacturing License issued by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry are for the project only and not inclusive of other approvals required by other approving authorities. The company shall make separate applications for other forms of approval, permits etc from the following relevant authorities before commencing with factory construction/machinery installation/operation:

  • Ministry of Planning & Resources Management - land 
  • Department of Environment – environment 
  • Department of Occupational Safety and Health – machinery layout types of machinery 
  • Local/City Councils/Fire Department – building plan 
  • Department of Forest – operating permit for wood-based industries 
  • Sarawak Timber Industry Development Corporation – wood based industries 
  • Department of Medical Services & Health – health & sanitation of food production 
  • State Veterinary Authority (SVA) 
  • Other Government authorities which are relevant to the establishment of project/industry