It is an assurance that the products have been tested and met the quality requirement of the specified standard or specification. This assurance is represented in a tiny piece of SIRIM label that have their own serial number.
SIRIM label can be stick on any space of your product. If no space to stick the labels on the product, you can just keep the label with the warranty card, as long as the labels are kept safely with you for easy reference in future.
Type Approval is granted to a controlled product that meets a minimum set of regulatory, technical and safety requirements. Generally, type approval is required before a product is allowed to be sold in a particular country. The appointed agency to grant this approval in Malaysia is SIRIM QAS INTERNATIONAL SDN BHD.
It is the approval done for any communication products that are supposed to be type approved but excluded from being type approved. It is meant for limited purposes, such as for research and development (R&D), demonstration, exhibition, training, trial, market survey and personal or company usage purposes. The special approval is subject for few terms and conditions. It is limited to 3 to 5 units of quantities per shipment, depends on SIRIM approval. The approval is granted through import permit and can be used solely for that particular shipment only.
For your information, handphone is a controlled item by Malaysian government. If you plan to import it for commercial purpose, you MUST have SIRIM Type approval before any importation can be done. We will need technical specs of the said handphone before we advise you further on the procedure and SIRIM approval cost. If you import only for personal purpose, we can advise you to apply under special approval only.
If your product consist of un-allowed frequency you are required to inform and instruct your manufacturer to disable the said frequency from your equipment prior any importation into Malaysia and during Type Approval application you will need to get a letter from the related manufacturer to support and as a proof that you have totally disabled the said frequency.
Yes, it is compulsory for local companies (the importers or exporters) who want to import/export goods into/from Malaysia, especially when the goods are subject for import/export permit. Otherwise, no import/export permit can be applied and no shipment clearance can be done by Custom Malaysia.
These are the company registration forms to proof that any particular company is a legal company, registered in Malaysia. These forms can be obtained from the Company Secretary of the registered company.
Import/export permit (e-permit) is not allowed to be applied without valid account with Dagang Net. Effective 1st January 2012, all local importers are compulsory to have Dagang Net account as a pre-requisite before they applying any E-Permit.
Please e-mail us your request at firstname.lastname@example.org or at email@example.com and our Customer Account Manager will be happy to assist you with all the steps involve in Dagang Net registration accordingly at a reasonable cost.
Dagang Net is an established e-commerce service provider in Malaysia authorized by most Malaysian government agencies like SIRIM, Custom Malaysia, MITI, etc. for import and export permit online processing (e-permit) and other related online business solutions in Malaysia. AnsarComp offers assistance for all importers and exporters to liaise with Dagang Net in registration of Dagang Net Account for them for their e-permit application purpose
Strategic Trade Act 2010* [Act 708] (“the Act”), which came into effect on 1 January 2011 is the legislation that controls the export, trans-shipment, transit and brokering of strategic items, including arms and related material, as well as activities that will or may facilitate the design, development, production and delivery of weapons of mass destruction. This Act is consistent with Malaysia’s national security and international obligations.
In 2004, the United Nations Security Council passed a Resolution, which requested member countries to establish an export control system for the purpose of non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. As a member country, we are requested to control exports of strategic products, which may be used for terrorist activities. Based on this Act, export permit is mandatory to be applied before exporting any strategic goods from Malaysia.
Export permit is the mandatory permit required for any strategic goods exported from Malaysia. It is an obligation for the exporter as stated in the STA 2010 Act. Otherwise, the exporters are subject to penalty of imprisonment and / or death sentence.
Strategic items refer to goods and technology that are controlled under the STA 2010 Act. A definitive and comprehensive list of strategic items are prescribed in the Strategic Trade (Strategic Items) Order 2010. The Order reflects the items currently required to be controlled under the global export control regimes as well as the relevant United Nations Security Council Resolutions. The items are categorized as follows:
Category ML : Military items
Category 0 : Nuclear materials,facilities and equipment;
Category 1 : Special materials and related equipment;
Category 2 : Materials processing;
Category 3 : Electronics;
Category 4 : Computers;
Category 5 : Telecommunications and information security;
ECCN stands for Export Control Classification Number. An ECCN is an alpha-numeric classification used in the Strategic Items List to identify items for export control purposes and to determine the relevant authority involved in issuing the export permit.
All ECCN have 5 characters, for example, 1A002, 4D003, or 9E102. There are 11 categories on the Strategic Items List (refer question 4). The first number of the ECCN identifies the category to which it belongs, for example, 1 = Special materials and related equipment, 4 = Computers, or 9 = Aerospace and Propulsion.
No, you cannot use other's company account. As the exporter of the shipment, you still need to register Dagang Net account for your company first then only you proceed to apply for with export permit. We, at AnsarComp can assist you further with the Dagang Net account registration and also the export permit application services at a reasonable cost.
There are 4 types of export permit; single-use permit, bulk permit, multiple-use permit, and special permit. When selecting these types of permit, you need to identify your business needs and activities that are more suitable for you. The following is the description of each permit:
•Single-use permit – is a one-off export permit and issued on a shipment basis.
•Bulk permit – is a multiple shipment export permit destined for one single country / destination.
•Multiple-use permit – is a multiple shipment export permit destined for multiple countries / destinations.
•Special permit – is a one-off export permit to export to a restricted end-user and issued on a shipment basis.
ICP is an Internal Compliance Program which the definition would be like the below. We at AnsarComp, can advise and assist you to obtain the ICP from the very beginning until the end of the job process.
(i)A set of internal procedures implemented within the company that ensures transactions satisfy the export control regulations of Malaysia. An ICP is a prerequisite for companies that wish to avail themselves of bulk and multiple-use permits under the STA.
(ii)A commitment taken voluntarily to support the authorities by ensuring that internal controls and procedures are in place that safeguards a company from being taken advantage of by proliferators of weapons of mass destruction.
(iii)The commitment to the ICP is satisfied when the company has established procedures in place to ensure that thorough investigations of the buyer and the end-user had been undertaken prior to shipment and export of strategic items and/or technology.
The Key Elements of an ICP:
(a) A written statement of intent on export controls;
(b) A designated officer appointed at the level of management to oversee the implementation of the ICP and his/their responsibilities and positions stated clearly in the company;
(c) Clear compliance policy and procedures prepared on the company‘s letterhead;
(d) Transparent reporting and decision-making responsibilities for exports;
(e) Knowledge of customer and the end-use of the items exported;
(f) Centralised processing for the export of strategic item;
(g) Early warning and screening of all enquiries and orders; and
(h) Proper documentations of all transactions of strategic items to be kept for a period of at least six years.
(iv)An ICP Guide and Checklist on the required documents to be submitted is as in www.miti.gov.my > STA 2010 > Internal Compliance Program. Submission of the documents to the Secretariat should be submitted manually with a letter on the company‘s letterhead and signed by the designated person in charge of export control.
(v)The Secretariat will undertake pre and post audits for ICP compliance. These audits may be done without prior notice.
In line with the safety requirements as well as to safeguard the consumer’s interest and to ensure the efficient use of electricity, consumers should only purchase approved electrical equipment that have met the specified safety requirements and must be affix by SIRIM label.
b)Manufacturers, importers, exhibitors, sellers, and advertiser
must ensure that their obligations under the said Regulations are fulfilled
Yes, you can apply COA for OEM product, but you need to submit the application with declaration letter from manufacturer indicating the model of their brand/trademark is the same with your company brand/trademark (the OEM product) and is using the same valid and approved CB test report like the original one.
You can apply the three products from the same category under one application of COA, provided all the 3 models are using and sharing the same CB test report. Otherwise, you need to apply 3 separate COA applications.
Renewal of COA is being made through e-Permit system within 2 months (but not less than 14 working days) from its expiry date through e-Permit system. No processing fee will be charged by ST. Any COA renewal before the 2 months period or after 14 days from its expiry date, will be automatically rejected by the e-permit system.
No COA renewal after expiry date or less than 14 days from expiry date. After the expiry date, it is subject for new fresh application of COA and all the processing and registration fees will be charged.
Yes we do provide approval service application for both agencies ST and SIRIM label. If you requireour further assistance, please send us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or you can contact us at 03-51922185/2186.
Yes it is mandatory to apply for Certificate Of Approval (COA) from ST for LCD TV, because it is one of the controlled items, if you plan to import and market your products in Malaysia. Once it is certifified from ST, you will need to apply safety SIRIM labels for the said product
Yes, it is a mandatory to stick SIRIM safety label on the units itself. That is to prove that, the product has been successfully approved and tested by SIRIM and ST, and safe to use. Prior to purchase the SIRIM safety label, you must go through SIRIM product testing and etc. This procedure also takes sometimes before any purchasing can be made.
We can assist you to complete all these tasks. Just send us an e-mail to email@example.com or contact us at 03-51922185/2186
Normally, the leadtime for application and approval process takes about 14 working days from the submission date. The complete process will take with original certificate COA issuance is in 3 weeks from the submission date.