Start your business as a Sdn Bhd in Malaysia.
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Submit your incorporation form in 20 minutes. Make payment. Verify identity of directors and shareholders digitally. Get your Sdn Bhd approved in 3 - 5 working days, subject to the SSM approval.

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“Their streamlined online process made everything simple and fast. It was a great fit for our company!”
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Steps to register your company online through Foundingbird

No more paperwork. No more in-person visits. No more hassle.

Create a Foundingbird account on the website

Create a secure Foundingbird account to protect your data and give you access to the information you have submitted.

Enter your company information as required

Fill in the incorporation form with your proposed company name(s), business nature, paid-up capital, business address, and contact details.

Specify the director(s) & shareholder(s)

Fill in the director(s) and shareholder(s)’ personal information, including their contact details for identity verification purposes.

Make payment for
company registration

Our company registration fee and monthly secretarial fee are RM1,499 and RM200 respectively, with no hidden charges.

Verify your identity through online e-KYC

All directors and shareholders will receive an email for identity verification. A valid IC or passport is all you need.

Wait for the SSM to approve your company

After e-KYC is done, your company registration application will be submitted to SSM. It takes 2 to 3 working days, subject to the SSM approval.

Focus on your business, not paperwork

Company registration should be a stepping stone for your business,
not a burden hindering your business’ growth.

Don't worry about compliance

Our licensed company secretaries will make sure that your company registration is compliant with SSM regulations.

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Not just about company registration

Our company registration service does not end with obtaining a Certificate of Registration. We also assist you in opening a business bank account. Your account manager will guide you through the growth of your company.

Transparent all-in-one pricing

A registration fee of RM1,499 and a monthly all-in company secretarial fees of RM200 are all it takes to get your Sdn Bhd up and running.

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Always updated

Receive push notifications regarding the status of your incorporation. Once incorporated, you can access all your company details through our mobile app and will receive timely reminders for statutory deadlines.

Exclusive business deals

Need a dispatch service for your business? Or a part-timer? As a Foundingbird client, you’ll enjoy exclusive deals and discounts on selected business services and products from our carefully selected partners.

What our clients say

“Good service, efficient and convenient. I like the idea of e-signature authorization can be done in this way without wasting time that everyone can access to it. A good way to break through those manually work progress.”

“I didn't know I needed a digital cosec until I found Foundingbird. Their streamlined online process made everything simple and fast. I especially love being able to find all the documents I need and make any changes I need right in their mobile app. The team is very responsive and fast and an absolute delight to work with. A great fit for MercuryPay! Thank you!”

“Foundingbird is a wonderful and extremely helpful service. I thought that setting up a company in Malaysia would be a long and winding road but with their service I was able to do everything from the comfort of my home. The information they provide on their website and the process they give for providing documents, signing of documents etc. is very straight forward, no confusion or back and forth. This was extremely helpful for me, especially when I was busy or on the move, everything was laid out for me.”

Foundingbird pricing

We believe in transparent pricing and no surprises. Our package is inclusive of all fees, no additional surcharges such as printing charges or additional costs for each requests.

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Company registration fee for Sdn Bhd

Get your company registered with the SSM from the comfort of your home. It takes only 20 minutes to submit the incorporation form and 3-5 working days to receive the Notice of Registration, subject to SSM approval.


One-time fee

What's included:

Incorporation fee paid to SSM (worth RM1,010)

Name Search & availibility check

Preparation of all documents required for incorporation

Document and form submission to SSM

Minutes book, shareholder registry, and other documents

e-KYC and electronic signature services

Assistance in opening business bank account

Certificate of incorporation

First board of director’s resolution

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Company secretarial fee

Appoint Foundingbird as your digital company secretary. With only 1 invoice each month, it covers all basic company secretarial services your company needs. Get access to your dedicated company dashboard on the Foundingbird app.


Monthly fee / all-inclusive

What's included:

Licensed company secretary appointed for your company

Registered office address and phone number

Dedicated relationship manager who handles your inquiry and request

Assistance in opening business bank accounts

Access to your dedicated company dashboard through the Foundingbird app

Discounts for essential business services and products

All standard board and shareholder resolutions

Up to 10 Certified True Copies per month

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Register your Sdn Bhd through Foundingbird

Register your Sdn Bhd fully online in 20 minutes without meeting a company secretary in-person.

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FAQs on company registration

🙋 We answer frequently asked questions on company registration in Malaysia, company secretarial services, and Foundingbird in general.

Who can register a Sdn Bhd?

To register a Sdn Bhd, you need to be at least 18 years old, reside in Malaysia, and are not disqualified under Section 198 of the Companies Act 2016.

If you are a foreigner who is not residing in Malaysia, you will need to partner with at least 1 director who resides in Malaysia to register your company.

What is a Sdn Bhd?

A Sdn Bhd (Sendirian Berhad) is a private company limited by shares where its shareholder(s)' liability is limited to the amount of shares held. It is a separate legal entity with full capacity to carry on or undertake any business or activity including to sue or be sued, manage property, and carry out transactions.

I am a foreigner. Can I register a Sdn Bhd in Malaysia?

Yes, you can. However, every company needs to have at least 1 director with ordinary residence in Malaysia. That can be yourself or a Malaysian partner. If you're the sole director of the company and you are not a Malaysian citizen, we may request for your visa details.

Do I have to appoint a company secretary for my Sdn Bhd?

According to Section 236 of the Companies Act 2016, all Sdn Bhd must appoint a company secretary within 30 days from its date of incorporation. If you register your Sdn Bhd through Foundingbird, Foundingbird will automatically appoint your company secretary.

Can I register a Sdn Bhd in Malaysia without having its director reside in Malaysia?

Unfortunately, no. According to the Companies Act 2016, there must be at least 1 director who ordinarily resides in Malaysia in order to register a Sdn Bhd. This can be yourself or other directors of the business.

What is Foundingbird?

Foundingbird is a digital company secretary in Malaysia that provides online company registration with the SSM, company secretarial services and hassle-free business administration via a dedicated dashboard for your company.

Is it legal to register my Sdn Bhd online through Foundingbird?

Yes, it is completely legal. Our company secretaries are licensed and compliant with the requirements set by the SSM. In fact, the SSM encourages online company registration through the official MyCoID portal. With Foundingbird, you do not have to register by yourself, nor will you have to visit the SSM counter for identity verification purposes.

What is the process of Sdn Bhd registration through Foundingbird?

Here's an overview of the entire online process of Sdn Bhd registration through Foundingbird, which can be done either through our website or mobile app:

  1. Create a Foundingbird account.
  2. Fill in and submit the company incorporation form.
  3. Make the payment for the company incorporation fee and monthly company secretarial fee.
  4. Receive an email to verify your identity (all directors and shareholders will receive this email).
  5. Receive the notice of registration, Superform14, and the certificate of registration through email and the Foundingbird app.

How long does it take to get my Sdn Bhd registered through Foundingbird?

It takes 3 - 5 working days to register your Sdn Bhd, subject to approval by the SSM.

What information should I prepare before registering my Sdn Bhd?

It is advisable to prepare the following details before filling in the company incorporation form:

Company details:

  • Proposed business names and their meanings.
  • Business nature and detailed description.
  • Business address and contact details.
  • Paid-up capital.
  • Number of shares to be issued.

Director(s) and shareholder(s) details:

  • Name and IC/Passport details.
  • Address and contact details.
  • Role of director(s).
  • Number of shares for each shareholder.

How much is the cost of registering a Sdn Bhd online through the Foundingbird?

Foundingbird charges RM1,499 of Sdn Bhd incorporation fee and RM200 of monthly company secretarial fee. More information on the pricing can be found on our Pricing Page.

How much is the monthly company secretarial fee of Foundingbird?

The monthly company secretarial fee of Foundingbird is RM200 per month.

Besides the monthly secretarial fee, does Foundingbird charge additional fees for CTC documents or board resolutions?

Each month, you can get up to 10 Certified True Copies (CTCs) without additional charges. Standard resolutions are also included in our fee. However, if we need to pay statutory fees to the SSM for any particular exercises, there will be additional charges.

Can I request for a refund from Foundingbird if I change my mind on the Sdn Bhd registration?

If the application of your Sdn Bhd registration has not yet been submitted to the SSM, a full refund may be granted. Please contact us immediately if such an issue arises.

How do I pay the monthly company secretarial fee to Foundingbird?

Foundingbird’s monthly company secretarial fee is charged automatically to your credit or debit card each month.

What can I do with the Foundingbird app?

The Foundingbird app allows you to:

  • Register your company online.
  • Get status updates on your company registration & reminders for statutory deadlines.
  • Get access to all your company documents.
  • Have a comprehensive overview of information regarding your company, as well as its directors and shareholders.
  • Enjoy various business deals that can facilitate your business growth.
  • Request tasks from the company secretary & track task status. (coming soon)
  • Browse available banks and apply to open a business bank account. (coming soon)
  • Watch interactive stories on running & growing your Sdn Bhd. (coming soon)
  • Manage your accounting and payroll. (coming soon)

How do I get access to the Foundingbird app?

Once you have created a Foundingbird account and submitted the company incorporation form, you can get access to the Foundingbird app which is available on the App Store and Play Store.

Is my information available through the Foundingbird app stored securely?

Yes, absolutely. Your Foundingbird account is encrypted and only the directors of the company have access to the company documents by logging in to their Foundingbird accounts.

Why do I receive push notifications on the Foundingbird app?

You will get notified regarding the status of your company registration through push notifications from the Foundingbird app. Reminders on important statutory dates will be sent through push notifications as well.

What are business deals in the Foundingbird app?

We feature a variety of business deals exclusive to Foundingbird’s clients, ranging from hiring and dispatch services to coworking spaces and marketing tools, to facilitate your business growth at a discounted price. More information on what business deals we have at the moment can be found on our Deals Page.

Have more questions? View our FAQ page.