Importers applying for an import license shall submit the application in a specific form with the relevant supporting documents to RMC office nearest to the company’s registered address. Types of application forms for import license are as follows:
Conditions to apply for import licence: Importers applying for an import license must have a company registered with the Companies Commission of Malaysia (CCM) and a permanent legal premise and store. A minimum paid-up capital of RM350,000.00 is required for importers who import white or clove cigarettes.
Licence Fees: The license fee shall be RM 10.00 for each calendar month or part thereof payable prior to the issue of such licence, provided that where a licence is taken out in respect of a period of six consecutive calendar months the fee shall be RM48.00. Annual fee will be RM96.00.
Licence Period Maximum period of a licence is one calendar year but the expiry date will be on 31 December of the issuance year regardless of the date of issue.
Tobacco includes cigars, cigarettes, snuff, beedies, and such other manufactures of tobacco including stalks, tobacco refuse and uncured tobacco.
“intoxicating liquor” includes any alcohol, or any liquid containing more than two per centum of proof spirit, which is fit of intended to be or which can by any means be converted for use as a beverage.
(2) The Minister may in any particular case –
(a) Exempt any person from the the payment of the whole or any part of the customs duties or any other prescribed fees or charges which may be payable by such person on any goods; or
(b) Direct the refund to any person of the whole or any part of the customs duties or any other prescribed fees or charges which have been paid by such person on any goods
And in granting such exemption or directing such refund , impose such conditions as he may deem fit.
Additional supporting documents for renewal of import license