Open a Website in Malaysia

Updated on Monday 23rd January 2023

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Businessmen who want to open a company in Malaysia have many different options through which they can do so. More than this, the local legislation has recently been changed in order to provide more access to foreign investors interested in company formation in Malaysia. However, it is recommended that businesses set up here have a website, which has become one of the most powerful tools for promoting commercial activities. Our team of company formation representatives in Malaysia can offer assistance on the registration procedure and on the regulations applicable to foreigners. 

Regulations for Malaysian websites 

There are many advantages to establish a website in Malaysia and it is important to know that the registration and maintenance costs are rather small. All websites registered in Malaysia are recognized by the country code top-level domain “.my”.

The main institution which regulates the activity in this domain is the Malaysian Network Information Centre (MYNIC), which is the sole body allowed to monitor the websites activated here. The institution works under the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia; our team of specialists in company incorporation in Malaysia can present more details on the requirements of the MYNIC

The following video offers a short presentation on how to open a website in Malaysia:

MYNIC issues eight categories of domain names, available for the following: 

•    .my – for Malaysian individuals and organizations;
• websites established for commercial purposes;
• – network related institutions and other entities;
• – for organizations;
•    .edu.mywebsites with educational purposes;
•    .gov.mygovernment websites;
•    .mil.myMalaysian military organizations;
• – websites represented by individuals. 

Register a Malaysian domain 

The registration process differs in accordance with the domain name category in which the investor is interested. As such, websites established under the domains “”, “”, and “” must be registered on the online system available at the MYNIC

For the other types of domain names, the businessmen should address the official partners of MYNIC

Our accountants in Malaysia can offer you a series of dedicated and personalized services for the company you own. You can opt for bookkeeping, payroll, assistance in tax registration, audits, debt monitoring, and varied tax minimization options. The preparation and submission of annual financial statements come under the attention of our specialists who also collaborate with the relevant authorities in the financial field.

Persons who are interested in receiving further information on the registration of a website in Malaysia can address to our team of company incorporation agents in Malaysia