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Introduction of a New 12 Digit Registration Number Format for Business Entities

By October 16, 2019 February 7th, 2020 No Comments

The Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM) has adopted a new format of registration number containing 12-digit characters for company, business and Limited Liability Partnership beginning 11 October 2019. (FAQ – 12 Digit (English).pdf)


The existing company number is still maintained and can be used until further notice.


The new number is used in the following manner:

ABC Sdn. Bhd. Registration No: 201901000003 (112233-X)


The new format of the registration number (e.g. 201901000003) has its unique coding:

  1. 2019 – year of registration
  2. 01 – type of business entity
  3. 000003 – running number


You may find your new company number via SSM website by clicking on the e-search link (Quick Link).


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