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>>Access to MBRS Portal (mPortal) via SSM​4U


The Malaysian Business Reporting System or its acronym, MBRS refers to the submission platform based on the eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) format.​

MBRS allows for the submission of:
  1. Annual Return (AR);
  2. Financial Statements and Report (FS); and
  3. Exemption Applications (EA) related to the FS and AR.

​The guiding principles behind the financial and the non-financial scopes for MBRS is based on the Companies Act 2016, Malaysian Private Entities Reporting Standards (MPERS) and Malaysian Financial Reporting Standards (MFRS).

Components of MBRS 
Type of Submission

The MBRS Summary Sheet will guide users on the scope of MBRS filing which is allowed under the MBRS submission platform. The submissions however will be determined by the information filled in the MBRS Preparation Tool (mTool).

>>MBRS Summary Sheet​​

​Steps to use MBRS​" 
  1. Access SSM’s website and click "SSM4U" at Quick Links.
  2. Register as a SSM4U user.
  3. Follow instruction in the notification e-mail and visit the nearest SSM office for validation as a SSM4U user.
  4. Log-in SSM4U and click "MBRS" icon.
  5. Apply user roles as follows:
    ​ Roles Functions
    Company Secretary
    ​​A Company Secretary or Company Agent who have the authority to lodge AR, FS and EA to SSM.
    Company Agent

    Company Secretary Assistant
    A person who prepare and upload the XBRL file of AR, FS and EA into mPortal.
    ​Company Agent Assistant
  6. Follow the instruction as shown on the MBRS screen according to the service required.
  7. Check on submission status at mPortal dashboard. Application result will be notified via e-mail.
  • The Company Secretary (Lodger) and Company Agent (Lodger) are required to purchase Digital Certificate (PKI Registration) via mPortal. mPortal will navigate users to 1CRS portal (Pos Digicert Certificate Registration System) to purchase the certificate.
  • Existing MyCOID users are not required to register as a e-Services user to access mPortal. MyCOID users need to reset password via​​ Forgot Password link in the eServices portal.​
>> Guideline Forgo​t Password

SSM has initiated a strategic collaboration with MBRS Training Partners (TP) and MBRS Training Service Provider (TSP) in fulfilling SSM’s objective to equip the stakeholders with comprehensive MBRS knowledge in a consistency manner.

MBRS training programmes offered by SSM and MBRS Training Partners (TP) and MBRS Training Service Provider (TSP)  are divided into two:​
  1. ​Int​​​​roduction to MBRS (MI) – 1 day
    Overview of MBRS. How to optimize the use of MBRS Preparation Tool (mTool) and how to prepare and submit Annual Return.
  2. MBRS for Preparers – Financial Statements (MP) – 2 day​
    Hands-on training for preparers in using MBRS Preparation Tool (mTool) for submission of Financial Statements (FS) and Key Financial Indicators (KFI).​
​Click below for more information on MBRS trainings:​​

User Manual ​

​​ Malaysian Business Reporting System (MBRS)​​
​​​​​​User Manual - MBRS Preparation Tool (mTool)​​
i.   Annual Retur​n (AR)
ii.  Financial Statements and Report (FS)
iii. Exemption Application related to the Financial Statements and Report (EA)​
​​User Manual - MBRS Portal (mPortal)​
​​MBRS Annual Return Preparers’ Guide
​​MBRS Financial Statement Preparers’ Guide (including SSM Taxonomy)​

PKI Registration/ Digital Certificate

1Guidelines Digital Certificate Acquisition for SSM-MBRS
PKI Registration/ Digital Certificate Flowchart

Frequently Ask Questions (FAQs)​

Malaysian Business Reporting System (MBRS)
PKI Registration/ Digital Certificate



Introduction to MBRS


MBRS Preparation Tool (mTool)


Prepare and Generate XBRL file
i.   Annual Return (AR)
ii.  Financial Statements and Report (FS)
iii.  Key Financial Indicator for Financial Statement and Report (KFI)
iv. Exemption Application related to the Financial Statements and Report (EA)​​

MBRS Portal (mPortal)

Getting Started [SSM4U User Registration, MBRS User Role Assignment, MBRS User Association by Lodger]
​mPortal Submission Process

PKI Registration/ Digital Certificate

Video Tutorial - Digital Certificate Acquisition for SSM-MBRS

SSM Taxonomy (SSMxT)

SSM Taxonomy (SSMxT)

SSM Taxonomy (SSMxT) 2017
 i. ssmxt2​017 (v1.0)​

​​SSM Taxonomy (SSMxT) 2014
 i. ssmt_20131231 (version 1.0) 

​​​SSM Taxonomy (SSMxT) Architecture​

MBRS Preparation Tool (mTool)​

MBRS Preparation Tool (mTool)


mTool Installer
 i.  mTool Installer 32 bit version​​
 ii. mTool Installer 64 bit version​​​

mTool Installation Guide​

1 4​/11/2018 Makluman Berhubung Pelaksanaan Serah Simpan Penyata Tahunan (PT) Dan Penyata Kewangan (PK) Melalui Portal Malaysian Business Reporting System (MBRS)​ ​
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