Following the current situation of the Covid-19 pandemic that restricts the movement of secretaries to attend classroom training and to take advantage of online learning methods, SSM agrees to recognise additional Continuous Professional Education (CPE) points for online training from a maximum of 4 to 10 CPE points for renewal of practicing certificate of secretary based on the following conditions:
(a) A maximum of 10 CPE points per year is recognised for online training until 14 March 2021.
(b) A minimum of 1 CPE point for online training. CPE points are calculated based on the number of learning hours attended. 1 CPE point equal to 1 learning hour.
(c) All types or categories of online training can be considered for CPE points including webinars and e-learning.
(d) Online training can be organised by SSM, professional body, regulatory body, training provider or in-house.
(e) Secretary shall comply with the types of training / courses and CPE points percentage as stated in paragraph 35 of the Guidelines Relating to Practising Certificate for Secretaries under Section 241 of the Companies Act 2016.
Meanwhile, in the context of complying with the CPE points requirement for the renewal of company secretary's license, SSM agrees to recognise a maximum of 10 CPE points for online training based on the following conditions:
(a) A maximum of 10 CPE points and a minimum of 1 CPE point is recognised for online training during 3 years of the license validity. CPE points are calculated based on the number of learning hours. 1 CPE point equal to 1 learning hour.
(b) All types or categories of online training can be considered for CPE points including webinars and e-learning.
(c) Licensed secretary shall comply with the types of courses and the distribution of 60 CPE points which has been predefined in accordance with the Guidelines. for Implementation of Mandatory CPE Points for Renewal of Company Secretary’s License.
For further enquiries, please contact SSM Call Centre at 03-77214000 or email to
25 June 2020
Dear valued customer,
Please be informed that the Registration of Businesses (Amendment) (No. 2) 2020 Rules [P.U.(A)140/2020] has come into force with effect from 7 May 2020 to amend the Registration of Businesses Rules 1957.
The provisions amended are Rule 13 and Rule 13A of the Business Registration Rules 1957 to require online businesses to display the name and registration number on the website, any of the social media platforms and the online marketplace. The amendment also clarifies that if the online business does not have a permanent or physical place of business, the residential address of the business owner is deemed to be the business address.
Please click this link for the gazette on the Registration of Businesses (Amendment) (No. 2) Rules 2020 [P.U.(A)140/2020]:
15 June 2020
Dear Valued Customer,
We are pleased to announce that the Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM) will resume its services in UTC Kuala Lumpur, on 15 June 2020, subject to the latest announcements by the government.
In line with the government’s efforts to curb the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, only customers with prior appointments are allowed to perform transactions at SSM offices. To make the appointment, customers are required to fill in the Appointment Form available at SSM’s official portal, www.ssm.com.my.
For detailed information on the online appointment, please refer to the related FAQ at www.ssm.com.my.
Please email SSM Contact Centre at email@example.com should you have any enquiries.
13 June 2020
Dear valued customer,
Following the announcement by the Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM) on 10 April 2020, regarding the 30-day Moratorium for the submission of statutory documents to SSM, kindly take note that the moratorium period will commence from the date the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) ends.
As such, all transactions under the Companies Act 2016 and the Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2012 that were not able to be lodged or submitted due to the movement control orders must be submitted to the Registrar after the end of the RMCO on 31 August 2020, subject to any latest announcement by the government.
During the moratorium period, late lodgement fees will be waived.
12 June 2020
Given the heightened concern of the Covid-19 pandemic, SSM has cancelled its training programmes from 18 March 2020 until 30 June 2020. This applies to programmes which have been scheduled nationwide. Our priority is for the health and safety of our training participants, trainers, partners, employees and everyone who helps out during our events.
We shall refund your registration fee if you have paid in full. The transfer of registration fees to other programme is not allowed. We will be contacting those who have made full payment.
Payment should only be made after COMTRAC has confirmed that the respective training programme will proceed.
We will continue to monitor developments on the Covid-19 pandemic and will update you on our training schedules. We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience caused. In the meantime, thank you for your patience and understanding.
Please do not hesitate to contact us should you require further assistance and clarification on this matter:-
• Mohd Zakhir - 03-2299 4440 or firstname.lastname@example.org
• Priya - 03-2299 4441 or email@example.com
• Nur Mafuza - 03-2299 5308 or firstname.lastname@example.org
29 May 2020
The Companies Commision Of Malaysia (SSM) would like to refer to several news reports and comments in social media about the status of Bantuan Prihatin Nasional (BPN) application related to SSM.
The matter has been explained by Lembaga Hasil Dalam Negeri Malaysia (LHDNM) through a press statement on 10 May 2020, stating that the approval was made based on cross-checking with the latest database from several government agencies including SSM.
As such, SSM urges the public to check with LHDNM on their BPN application status and ascertain further information on the matter.
In the statement, LHDNM had also urged unsuccessful applicants who were rejected for
having a company registered with SSM to appeal via email to LHDNM at email@example.com or visit any LHDNM office from 11 to 31 May 2020.
For further information on BPN, please visit IRBM’s official portal at https://bpn.hasil.gov.my.
12 May 2020
In line with the government’s efforts to curb the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, SSM’s counter operations will open to public every working day beginning 13 May 2020, through appointments.
Only customers with prior appointments will be allowed to perform transactions at SSM counters throughout the country. To make the appointment, customers need to fill in the Appointment Form available at SSM’s official portal, www.ssm.com.my.
Apart from the appointment method, SSM has also introduced alternative methods for customers to submit statutory documents of company via drive through or dropbox and registered post. Customers have to print and fill in the Sender’s Information Form and attach it with the relevant documents for this alternative method.
Customers can refer to the FAQs for detailed information on the details of the online appointment and the alternative methods to submit statutory documents in SSM’s official portal, www.ssm.com.my.
For further enquiries, please email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
11 May 2020
Dear valued customer,
We are pleased to inform that the Companies Commission Of Malaysia (SSM) will resume its services at Bank Simpanan Nasional (BSN) and Bank Kerjasama Rakyat Malaysia (BKRM) beginning 8 May 2020.
Customers could now renew their business registration and pay compound at the BSN and BKRM branches starting from the date.
For further enquiries, please email at email@example.com.
7 May 2020