What is Authorised Capital?


The Authorised Capital of a company (sometimes referred to as the authorised share capital or the nominal capital) is defined, at times, as registered capital of a company in Malaysia. This is the maximum amount of the share capital in which a sdn bhd company is allowed to issue to its shareholders.

Every Company need to register its authorised capital upon its incorporation with Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia (SSM). The amount of authorised capital will be stated in the Memorandum of Association of every Company.    

Every Company will only be allowed to issue paid-up capital up to the maximum amount of authorised capital that registered with SSM.


Registration fee for Authorised Capital

Subject to the respective registration fee payable to SSM, every Company is allowed to register any amount of authorised capital, or to increase its authorised capital at any other time, with SSM.


Authorised Capital (RM) Registration fee (RM)
Up to 100,000 1,000
100,001- 500,000 3,000
500,001 to 1 million 5,000
1,000,001 to 5 million 8,000
5,000,001 to 10 million 10,000
10,000,001 to 25 million 20,000
25,000,001 to 50 million 40,000
50,000,001 to 100 million 50,000
100 million and above 70,000

With effective from 31 January 2017 and following the implementation of the New Companies Act 2016, a company is no longer required to state its authorized capital. Instead, a company is required to notify its issued share capital and paid up capital and the related changes through the return of allotments.


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