MIDA e-Services

Apply Manufacturing License, Incentives, Expatriate Posts, Duty Exemptions or purchase statistics online. Register for MIDA's monthly e-newsletter to receive updates on policies, incentives, events, and activities.

MIDA Online Appointment

MIDA Online Appointment is an online system that facilitates effective application and scheduling appointments from Company with Divisions in MIDA.

The appointment process is as follows:

Step 1: Register & Login at https:// appointment.mida.gov.my

Step 2: Fill in the appointment details. (Select division, set date and time slot)

Step 3: Submit & keep track on the status.

Register now!

MIDA e-Manufacturing Licence (e-ML 2.0)

MIDA eML is a new digital platform which allows companies to submit applications for: 

- New manufacturing licence

- Expansion or diversification project(s); and

- Confirmation letter for the exemption from Manufacturing Licence (ICA10)

Companies can now submit applications and track the status remotely 24/7/365. 

The application process are as follows: 

Step 1: Register a company eML account at https://eml.mida.gov.my

Step 2: Fill in the company details for registration 

Step 3: Company will receive a confirmation email from MIDA that the eML account has been successfully created. 

Step 4: Company can now perform their eML applications, submit and track its status. 

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Import Duty and/or Sales Tax Exemption and MIDA Confirmation Letter [Surat Pengesahan MIDA (SPM)]

Application for import duty, and/or sales tax exemption on machinery/equipment/raw materials/components for the following:

• Import duty and/or sales tax exemption on machinery/equipment for selected activities in Agriculture Sector

• Import duty and/or sales tax exemption on machinery/equipment for Selected Services Sectors which include Research & Development (R&D), Private Higher Education Institution, Private Higher Training Institution (science, technical or vocational) and Tourism Project without accommodation

• Import duty and/or sales tax exemption on raw materials/components (other than HS Code 72 - 7316) for Manufacturing Sector

• Import duty and/or sales tax exemption on raw materials/components (Iron and Steel under HS Code 72 - 7316) for Manufacturing Sector

Application for MIDA Confirmation Letter [Surat Pengesahan MIDA (SPM)] for the purpose of claiming import duty and/or sales tax exemption from Royal Malaysian Customs Department on machinery/equipment/spare parts/prime movers/container trailers for the following:

• Manufacturers in Principal Customs Area (PCA)

• Companies Engaged in Hotel Business

• Haulage Operators

• Aerospace Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO) Companies


e-Stats Digest, a useful e-publication for industry players, academics, journalists and others for further analysis or reporting. Our data provides insights on the potential flow of investments into Malaysia, which allows for a better understanding of the prospects that lie ahead.

e-Stats Digest provides data on:

· Overview of investments approved in manufacturing and selected services sectors
· Investment approved by major industries and '3+2' sectors
· Major investing countries and investment by states
· Employment opportunities created by category of workers
· Overview of projects implemented by industry and investing countries
· Investment approved in selected services sectors

Online purchase can be made at   https://epublication.mida.gov.my

APR e-Survey

Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) is conducting the Annual Performance Report (APR) for financial year 2019  on all manufacturing companies granted approval for Manufacturing Licenses and/or Incentives under the Industrial Coordination Act, 1975 and/or Promotion of Investments Act, 1986. 

This exercise is carried out annually to enable MIDA to monitor the performance of manufacturing companies in Malaysia and for the purpose of policy formulation and industrial planning

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Malaysia EE Discovery

Malaysia EE Discovery is an online platform that connect the Electrical & Electronics (E&E) industries in Malaysia domestically and globally. It is an online directory that promotes and showcase E&E companies in Malaysia and its ecosystem.

Malaysia's E&E industry has been and continues to be a significant contribution to the nation's economy. Malaysia's strategic location means it is able to offer a cost competitive platform for investors intending to set up offshore operations for the manufacturing of advanced E&E products and services.

Together with our partners like MATRADE, SME Corp and MPC, MIDA has been spearheading initiatives to connect local companies and SMEs To Multinational Companies (MNCs) and Large Local Corporations (LLCs) through many platforms.

Malaysia is the hub for your future investments.


MIDA i-Services Portal was launched by YB Datuk Darell Leiking, Minister of International Trade and Industry (MITI) at the National Investment Seminar 2018 held on 30 October 2018. The portal underscores MIDA's continued efforts to reinforce the services sector as the main engine of growth for the nation and government's unwavering commitment to encourage utilisation of local services in the country.

The portal is a business linkage platform to connect local service providers and their potential clients, which consist of both domestic and foreign companies. Local service providers are encouraged to register their businesses in the portal as this will be an effective, cost-efficient medium to showcase their expertise and capabilities. This gateway will also help them expand their markets and further boost business activities. Through this portal, potential clients (to be registered as user of i-Services) will be able to gain access to a database on local suppliers based on various category of services.

The objectives of MIDA i-Services Portal are:

1.To assist investors who are looking for local service providers

2.To promote and encourage the utilisation of local service providers for investment projects

3.To facilitate linkages programmes by MIDA or other agencies

Types of services available are as follows:

1.Accounting Services

2.Architectural Services

3.Banking Services

4.Construction And Related Services

5.Distribution And Logistics Services

6.Education Services

7.Engineering Services

8.Environmental Protection Services

9.Information & Communication Technology

10.Insurance Services

11.Legal Services

12.Oil & Gas Services

13.Other Professional & Technical Services

14.Real Estate

15.Other Services


I-Incentives is a portal that provides information on investment incentives offered by the Federal Government of Malaysia. The incentives information stored in the portal cater for all three sectors of the economy; manufacturing, services and primary. They also cover all types of incentives offered by the Federal Government; tax exemptions, grants, soft loans and other types of incentives such as equity funding, regional establishment status, training and other facilitation programmes.

The portal has been developed by Incentive Coordination and Collaboration Office (ICCO) in MIDA with the aim to improve the central coordination of all incentive offerings. This initiative is to enhance the effectiveness of the government's incentive mechanism by increasing transparency, eliminating duplication and linking investment incentives to performance.


e-BizMatch is an online business matching service connecting businesses worldwide. This web-based facility will help you connect with international business partners. Registered members may conduct customise searches for business partners based on their specific requirements.

When you register with e-BizMatch, your company details and project proposal will be posted in the e-BizMatch Directory free-of-charge as a service to manufacturers and service providers.

However, MIDA reserves the right to edit your submitted text for clarity and length. Please allow seven days for your information to be processed.


Topics highlighted in this e-newsletter are insights and updates on investments related to both the manufacturing and services sectors, industry focus, economic news as well as the various events organised by MIDA.


For the Malaysian citizen who is looking for a new career path and ready for bigger challenges, you are invited to be part of our dynamic team to shape the future of Malaysia's economic growth.

Human Resource Management Division
Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA)
Level 15, MIDA Sentral
Kuala Lumpur Sentral
50470 Kuala Lumpur


MIDA's Supplier Portal allows the suppliers to view information on their invoices that have been paid by MIDA online.

User ID and password can be obtained upon official request via e-mail to finance[at]mida.gov.my

e-Implementation Survey

Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) is conducting a survey on the progress of implementation of approved projects for the year ending 2019 to the manufacturing companies granted approvals for Manufacturing Licence and/or Incentives under the Industrial Coordination Act, 1975 and/or Promotion of Investments Act, 1986. The objective of this survey is to assess the rate of implementation of approved projects.

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Last Updated : Tuesday 1st December 2020