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With over 2,000 companies and counting, the MSC Malaysia status is a designation that is highly sought after by many IT establishments in the country. Being recognised as a MSC Malaysia Status Company provides a company access to exclusive incentives that can give them the edge necessary in the hyper-competitive IT industry.

MSC Malaysia Application Process

For those looking to apply for the MSC Malaysia status, here are the steps that you will need to go through

STEP 1

  • Click Apply MSC Status to register your account and complete the online application form within 30 days.
  • If you require consultation before applying for MSC Status, kindly email to [email protected]
STEP 2
  • Your application will be reviewed for a preliminary check.
  • An acknowledgment receipt will be sent to your registered email upon successful preliminary check. The receipt date is referred to as the date of MSC application.
  • A Business Analyst (BA) will be auto assigned to verify your application.
  • This step takes 7 working days.
STEP 3
  • The assigned BA will evaluate your application.
  • Company to present proposed activities to BA.
  • Company to make online, non-refundable fee of RM2,120 (inclusive of SST)
  • Your application will be presented in the Deliberation meeting with relevant stakeholders.
  • A notification email will be sent to your registered email upon successful evaluation.
  • This step takes 25 working days upon completion of submission.
STEP 4
  • Your application will be presented to the National Committee for Investment.

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MSC MALAYSIA STATUS
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Use this tool to check if your company meets the MSC Malaysia Status eligibility criteria before you apply.

 
 
 

Minimum KPI requirements

 

Tier 1 & 2 Tier 3
To be complied within Year 1 and Year 2 of the exemption period:
1) Full time employees (comprising Knowledge Workers) with monthly base salary 2 full time employees with base salary of RM5,000
2) Annual operating expenditure RM50,000
To be complied with from Year 3 onwards until expiry of exemption period
3) Full time employees (comprising Knowledge Workers) with monthly base salary (i) 50 full time employees with monthly base salary of RM5,000; OR
(ii) 30 full time employees with monthly base salary of RM10,000
(i) 30 full time employees with monthly base salary of RM5,000; OR
(ii) 20 full time employees with monthly base salary of RM8,000
Data Centre: 5 full time employees with monthly base salary of RM5,000
4) Annual operating expenditure and investment in fixed asset RM3.5million RM1million
Data Centre: RM10million
5) Percentage of Malaysian Knowledge Workers
(for the full time employees in (3) above)
70% 50%

Energising the Nation’s Digital Economy

Malaysia Digital will continue to drive the nation’s Digital Economy to a new heights, built on foundation that has been laid by MSC Malaysia. With over 2,700 companies and counting, the MSC Status is now known as Malaysia Digital Status.

The Malaysia Digital family now being expanded across all sectors of the economy while opening access to exclusive facilitation on relevant offerings to digital companies to be part of the thriving ecosystem.

 

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a) Process flow

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b) Application Form

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c) Compliance Self Declaration Form (SDF)

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Change of Company Name Form

If your company changes its company name, then submit the change online via the VEGA system. If you do not have access to the VEGA system, please complete, sign and submit the Change of Name (CON) form. Kindly inform MDEC within 1 month from the change.

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Change of Product/Service Name Form

If your company changes the name of the product or services stated under the MSC Malaysia qualifying / approved activities in the MSC Malaysia Status Approval Letter, please submit the change online via the VEGA system. If you do not have access to the VEGA system, please complete, sign and submit the Change of Product/Service Name form. Kindly inform MDEC within 1 month from the change.

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Change of Tier Form

If your company wishes to apply for a change in Tier of MSC Malaysia Status, the company is required to complete, sign and submit the Change of Tier (COT) form. Please refer to FAQ for post MSC Matters on the terms and conditions of COT.

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FAQ on post MSC Matters

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Guidelines On Electronic Signature

These Guidelines set out the minimum requirements to be complied with, if electronic signature (“E-Signature”) is used for the submission of documents relating to MSC Malaysia Status to MDEC.

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Self-service portal for Malaysia Digital status companies

One-stop self-service portal for all Malaysia Digital transactions

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JOINING THE CLUB

With over 2,000 companies and counting, the MSC Malaysia status is a designation that is highly sought after by many IT establishments in the country. Being recognised as a MSC Malaysia Status Company provides a company access to exclusive incentives that can give them the edge necessary in the hyper-competitive IT industry.

MSC Malaysia Promoted Activities

Companies that are looking to apply for MSC Malaysia status must be a provisioner of services that are related to any of the following:

  • Big Data Analytics (BDA)
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Financial Technology (FinTech)
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Data Centre and Cloud (technology / software / design and support)
  • Blockchain
  • Creative Media Technology
  • Sharing Economy Platform
  • User Interface and User Experience (UI / UX)
  • Integrated Circuit (IC) Design and Embedded Software
  • 3D Printing (technology / software / design and support)
  • Robotics (technology / software / design)
  • Autonomous (technology / software / design and support)
  • Systems / Network Architecture Design and Support
  • Cybersecurity (technology / software / design and support)
  • Global Business Services or Knowledge Process Outsourcing (excludes non-technical and / or low value call centre, data entry, and recruitment process oursourcing)