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Approved Permit

                                                             

What is Approved Permit (AP)?

Approved Permit (AP) is an import and export license issued by the Permit Issuing Agencies (PIAs) under the Customs Act 1967.

Who are the PIAs?

There are several Ministries that issue AP for their respective/related product:

1. Ministry of International Trade and Industry

2. Ministry of Primary Industries

3. Ministry of Agriculture & Agro-Based Industry

4. Ministry of Works

5. Ministry of Home Affairs

6. Ministry of Health

7. Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change

8. Ministry of Housing and Local Government

9. Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment

10. Ministry of Communications & Multimedia Malaysia

11. Ministry of Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism

12. Ministry of Modernisation of Agriculture, Native Land and Regional Development Sarawak

13. Ministry of Urban Development and Natural Resources

How can I contact them?

Contact details of the PIAs are available at : http://www.mytradelink.gov.my/permit-issuing-agency

Which products are subject to AP under MITI?

1. Vehicle

All Motorvehicles and Motorcycles (including commercial vehicles) imported as Completely Built-Up (CBU) and Completely Knocked-Down (CKD).

 
2. Iron & Steel

Import of Iron and Steel Products under HS Code Subheading - 7208, 7209, 7210, 7211, 7212, 7225, 7227, 7303, 7304, 7305, 7306 and 7614.

Export of Iron and Steel Products under HS Code Subheading - 7204, 7404, 7503, 7602, 7802 and 7902.

 
3. Other Products

Import - Batik, used brake(s) and servo brake(s), reusable motorvehicle and motorcycle batteries.
Export - Waste Paper.

 
4. Heavy Machinery

           Import of Heavy Machineries under HS Code Subheading 8426, 8701, 8704 and 8705.

5. CWC Chemicals

Import of Toxic chemicals and their precursors covered under the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction 1993 (CWC).
 
 
 
 

What about other products?

The imposition of AP is based on the HS Code that they carry, which cross-reference can be made through http://tariff.customs.gov.my for guidance.

Of such, company is advised to ensure the correct HS Code for their product.

Where can I get the HS Code confirmation?

The HS Code confirmation can be obtained from:

Bahagian Perkhidmatan teknikal (Cawangan Penjenisan, Tarif dan Gubalan),
Jabatan Kastam DiRaja Malaysia,
Ibu Pejabat Jabatan Kastam DiRaja Malaysia       
Aras 6 Utara                                                                
Kompleks Kementerian Kewangan                         
No. 3, Persiaran Perdana                                            
Presint 2
62596 PUTRAJAYA

Hotline : 1300.888.500 
Tel : +603.8882.2100/2300/2500
Website : http://www.customs.gov.my
Email : ccc@customs.gov.my

How can I confirm that the chemical I intend to import/export is subject to AP?

The confirmation can be obtained from:

National Authority                                                                  
Chemical Weapons Convention                                                    
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Wisma Putra
No. 1, Jalan Wisma Putra, Precinct 2
62602 PUTRAJAYA

Fax : +603.8889.4276
Website : https://www.kln.gov.my/cwc/  

How long will it take to process an AP application?

Import     
Manual (First time application only)  7 working days
Online    5 working days
Iron and steel   2 working days
Heavy Machinery  5 working days
Others 5 working days
   
Export  
Manual (First time application only)   5 working days
Online  3 working days
Others 5 working days

How long is the AP valid?

The AP is valid for six (6) months.

How much do I need to pay for the tax and duties?

Tax and duties are not under MITI’s purview. Kindly refer to Online MySST Portal orcontact the Royal Malaysian Customs at:

Jabatan Kastam DiRaja Malaysia,
Ibu Pejabat Jabatan Kastam DiRaja Malaysia       
Aras 6 Utara                                                                 
Kompleks Kementerian Kewangan                         
No. 3, Persiaran Perdana                                          
Presint 2, 62596 PUTRAJAYA

Hotline : 1300.888.500
Tel : +603.8882.2100/2300/2500
Website : http://www.customs.gov.my
Email : ccc@customs.gov.my

  1. Based on the P.U. (A) 35: Customs (Prohibition of Imports) (Amendment) Order 2019, effective 01 June 2019 Import License (AP) requirements from the Ministry of International Trade and Industry for the importation of iron and steel products under the H.S. code 7225.30.9000 and 7225.40.9000 is repealed and replaced with Certificate of Approval (COA) requirements.  [May 27, 2019]

  2. Announcement for the implementation of temporary import through ePermit  [April 25, 2019]

  3. List of Open AP Companies under The New Open AP Policy  [March 28, 2019]

  4. Data on Import License (Open AP and Franchise AP) Issued, 2017 and 2018 [Feb 15, 2019]

  5. New Guideline On Application For Classic And Vintage Vehicles Import License (AP)  [June 11, 2018]

  6. Liberalisation Of Import Licence For Iron & Steel Products [August 01, 2017]

  7. Implementation Of Customs Duty Order 2017 In The Trade Facilitation Information System (TFIS), Effective 1st April 2017 [March 23, 2017]

  8. Approved Permit (AP) Application for the Importation of Vehicles and Heavy Machineries through the ePermit System, Effective 1st April 2017 [March 9, 2017]

  9. Amendment of Customs (Prohibition of Imports And Exports) Order 2012 [August 15, 2016]

  10. New Policy on Open Approved Permit (AP) [Mei 13, 2016]

  11. Effective 1st February 2016, all Approved Permit (AP) Application for Iron & Steel and Other Goods (except for helmets and used tyres) must be made through Dagang Net’s ePermit System [July 18, 2016]

  12. Application for Import and Export License for All Types of Sugar and Application for Import License for Plastic Wastes [July 18, 2016]

  13. AP Hotline [July 18, 2016]

  14. Media Release: Imposition Of Import Licence On Bars And Rods, Hot-Rolled, In Irregularly Wound Coils, Of Other Alloy Steel Products (HS 72.27) [July 18, 2016]

  15. Media Release: Imposition of Customs (Prohibition of Imports) Order on Construction Materials [July 18, 2016]

  16. 1Pekeliling Perbendaharaan (PK 1/2013) Approval for Procurement of Imported Goods for Government Agencies [July 18, 2016]

  17. Pengumuman Pindaan Perintah Kastam (Larangan Mengenai Import) 2012 dan Perintah Kastam (Larangan Mengenai Eksport) 2012 [April 11, 2013]

Guidelines

Individual AP

Personal AP

 

Checklist

Link

1.

Semakan Dokumen Permohonan Import Kenderaan Persendirian (Rakyat Asing, Program KSM Dan Program Malaysia Rumah Kedua Ku (MM2H)

Link

2.

Senarai Semak Permohonan Import Kenderaan Persendirian (Ahli Parlimen dan ADUN)

Link

3.

Senarai Semak Permohonan Import Kenderaan Persendirian (Bekerja/Belajar)

Link

 

 

Forms & Templates

Template / Example

1.

Borang Permohonan Import Kenderaan Persendirian

Template

Open AP

Hotline / Appointments:

Please call 03 - 6208 4970 / 03 - 6208 4945 or email ap@miti.gov.my to set an appointment.

Export and Import Control Section

Ministry of International Trade and Industry                              
Level 2 (Podium)                                                                     
No. 7, Menara MITI                                                                
Jalan Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah                                            
50480 KUALA LUMPUR 

Tel : +603.8000.8000
Fax : +603.6206.2823
Email : ap@miti.gov.my
Website : http://www.miti.gov.my      

 

For system related issue

Dagang Net Technologies Sdn Bhd                          

Tower 3, Avenue 5, The Horizon Bangsar South        
No. 8, Jalan Kerinchi                                                          
59200 KUALA LUMPUR     

Toll free : 1300.133.133
Email : careline@dagangnet.com
Website : http://www.dagangnet.com

Announcements for Heavy Machinery AP

Acts and Policies

Governing Act

Links

Customs Act 1967

PDK 2017

Customs Import Prohibition Order 2017

PDK (I) 2017

Customs Export Prohibition Order 2017

PDK (E) 2017

 

Policy by Machinery Type

Current Policy

Tower Cranes

Only new tower Cranes are allowed for Importation

Heavy Machinery Subject to AP

Heavy Machinery

Corresponding HS Codes

Tower Cranes (Only new tower cranes are allowed for importation)

8426.20.0000

Overhead travelling cranes
Mobile Lifting Frame (Straddle Carrier)

 

Portal or pedestal jib cranes (Recovery/Derrick Crane, Pillar Jib Cranes)
Self-Propelled/Other (Rough Terrain Crane, Hydraulic Crane)
Mounting on road vehicles (Hydraulic Crane, Truck- Mounted Crane, Jet Grabber, Knuckle Boom Cranes)
Mobile crane

8426.11.0000
8426.12.0000
8426.19.1000
8426.19.9000

8426.30.0000

8426.41.0000
8426.49.0000
8426.91.0000

8426.99.0000

Special purpose motor vehicles, other than those principally designed for the transport of persons or goods

Crane Lorries
Mobile Driller / Drilling Derricks
Concrete Mixer Lorries
Others

Street cleaning vehicles, cesspool emptiers; mobile clinics; spraying lorries

Other

8705


8705.10.0000
8705.20.0000
8705.40.0000
8705.90.0000

8705.90.5000

8705.90.9000

All Dump Trucks & Crawler Carriers
(with Gross Vehicle Weight > 35 tons)

8704.10. 0000
8704.21. 0000

Prime Mover (Used)

8701.20. 0000

Types of Import

Import Types

Conditions

Normal Import

  • Imported machineries must be less than 5 years from the manufacturing date.
  • Import must be accompanied by Certificate of Origin

Temporary Import

  • Machinery and Equipment's Imported can be aged more than 5 years calculated from Date of Manufacture
  • Importion of machinery only allowed for legitimate domestic work purposes
  • Machinery must be re-exported after project is completed or license expires.
  • License has to be renewed every 6 months

Re-Import

  • Re-importation only requires Customs original export (K2) form, AP not required.

Import Conditions

Heavy Machinery

Specific Import Condition

Tower Cranes

  • Brand New Crane made within one year of Date of Manufacture
  • Used Tower Cranes are not allowed for importation (even temporarily)

All Heavy Machinery /Cranes  except Tower Cranes

  • Must be within 5 years of Manufacturing Date

Specific Machinery under following HS Codes  Sub-Heading:
8426.11
8426.12
8426.19
8426.30
8426.49

  • Importation must be supported by Non-Objection Letter / CLA from Local Crane Manufacturer
  • Local Manufacturers are listed here

Temporary Imports of All Cranes

Importation is supported (enclosed with) by Documentation / Contract of Local Project

Application Process

 
Normal Import License Process Flow

Heavy Machinery Flowchart

Larger view

 

Temporary Import License Process Flow

Larger view

Guidelines

Items

 Condition

1. Application Letter

AP application request using companies letterhead addresed to MITI.

2. Letter of Undertaking

Companies undertaking of their responsibility to ensure all documents submitted are genuine and valid.

3. Invoice

Proof of purchase from the seller.

4. Catalogue

Picture and Description of Machinery.

5. Certificate of Origin

Certificate confirming the country of machinery origin.

6. Manufacturing Certificate (New Machinery)
OR
Chassis Plate Picture and Export Certificate (Used Machinery)

Documentation that clearly states or exhibits the following:

  1. Manufacturing Year of Machinery; and
  2. Chassis Number

7. Non-Objection Letter / CLA from Local Crane Manufacturer (refer to import condition)

For certain machinery, CLA is required from Local Manufacturers

8. Project Contract / Documentation for temporary imports

Document or Contract of Importer providing proof that machinery iis used for domestic projects/consumption

Checklist and Forms

 

Checklist

Link

1.

Dagang.Net Registration Checklist

Link

2.

Heavy Machinery Importation Checklist

Link

3.

Local Machinery Manufacturer List (CLA)

Link

6. Importation of Prime Mover
 
Link
7 Importation of Tower Crane
 
Link

 

 

Forms & Templates

Template / Example

1.

Application Letter

Template

2.

Letter of Undertaking

Template

3.

Invoice

Template

4.

Catalog

Example

5.

Certificate of Origin

Template

6.

Manufacturing Certificate (New Machinery)
OR
Chassis Plate Picture and Export Certificate (Used Machinery)

Template 1

Template 2

7.

Non-Objection Letter / CLA from Local Crane Manufacturer (if required)

Example

Heavy Machinery FAQ

Question

Answer

1. Can I apply for AP without the H.S. Code confirmation from the Royal Malaysian Customs Department (RMCD)?

No, H.S. Code Confirmation is a mandatory document for e-Permit registration and application.

2. How long is the AP valid?

The AP is valid for six (6) months

3. I received documents in black and white, how to scan in color?

Indicate in the cover letter that documents are received in black and white from supplier or customer.

4. My shipment is urgent, can I request for early approval?

No, all application will be processed according to the client charter on a first come first serve basis.

5. My application has been rejected several times, can I request for immediate approval for the new application after correcting the mistakes?

No, all application will be processed according to the client charter on a first come first serve basis.

6. Can I make changes in the manufacturing certificate, invoice, certificate of origin after my application had been rejected?

No, if there is found evidence of modification to the manufacturing certificate, invoice, certificate of origin, it will be considered as an attempt of fradulent submission/document falsification.

 

Client Charter

Client Charter

Normal Import : Five (5) working days after the application date.

Temporary Import : Five (5) working days after application date once prior manual submission is approved.

Announcements

No Recent Announcements

Acts and Policies

Governing Act

Links

Customs Act 1967

PDK 2017

Customs Import Prohibition Order 2017

PDK (I) 2017

Customs Export Prohibition Order 2017

PDK (E) 2017

 

Regulating Act

Links

Chemical Weapons Convention Act 2005

Act 641

Types of Import

Import Types

Conditions

Import of CWC Chemicals

Importation to be accompanied with CWC Confirmation Letter issued by Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Import of Non-CWC Chemicals

Importation to be accompanied with Non-CWC Confirmation Letter issued by Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Export of CWC Chemicals

Export of CWC Chemicals is governed by STA 2010 Act and exportation permit is issued by MITI Strategic Trade Division. Please refer to MITI Strategic Trade Division.

Chemicals subject to AP

List of CWC Chemicals subject to AP

CWC Chemicals Subject to AP (PDK 2017)

Checklist

No.

Forms & Templates

Example

1.

Cover Letter / Application Letter

Template

2.

CWC National Authority Confirmation Letter (Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

Template

3.

Invoice

Example

4.

Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) Example

AP Application Guide

Guidelines

No.

Documents

Explanation

1.

Cover Letter

AP application request using companies letterhead addressed to MITI.

2.

CWC National Authority Confirmation Letter (Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

A letter issued by The NACWC, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Malaysia which confirms chemical is regulated under CWC Act 2005.

The letter serves as confirmation whether the chemicals to be imported are CWC or non-CWC chemicals

3.

Invoice

Proof of purchase from seller.

4.

Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) Document that provides basic information on a the chemical product imported.

CWC FAQ

No.

Question

Answer

1.

Can I apply for AP without the H.S. Code confirmation from the Royal Malaysian Customs Department (RMCD)?

No, H.S. Code Confirmation is a mandatory document for e-Permit registration and application.

2.

How long is the AP valid?

The AP is valid for six (6) months

3.

I received documents in black and white, how to scan in color?

Indicate in the cover letter that documents are received in black and white from supplier or customer.

4.

My shipment is urgent, can I request for early approval? No, all application will be processed according to the client charter on a first come first serve basis.
5.
My application has been rejected several times, can I request for immediate approval for the new application after correcting the mistakes? No, all application will be processed according to the client charter on a first come first serve basis.

Client Charter

Item

Processing Time

Import

 

CWC Chemicals

Three (3) working days after application date

Non-CWC Chemicals

Five (5) working days MITI has received Request of AP Exemption Letter from company

Announcement For Iron and Steel AP

Acts & Current Policies

Governing Act

Links

Customs Act 1967

PDK 2017

Customs Import Prohibition Order 2017

Customs Import Prohibition Order Amendment 2018

Customs Import Prohibition Order Amendment 2019

PDK (I) 2017

PDK (I) 2018

PDK (I) 2019

Customs Export Prohibition Order 2017

Customs Export Prohibition Order Amendment 2017

Customs Export Prohibition Order Amendment 2018

PDK (E) 2017

PDK (E) 2017B

PDK (E) 2018

 

Iron and Steel Products Subject to AP

Iron and Steel

HS Code

Corresponding HS Codes

Flat-rolled products of iron or non-alloy steel, of a width of 600 mm or more, hot-rolled, not clad, plated or coated.

7208

7208.90.20 00
7208.90.90 00
7208.90.10 00

Flat-rolled products of iron or non-alloy steel, of a width of 600 mm or more, cold-rolled (cold-reduced), not clad, plated or coated.

7209

7209.90.10 00
7209.90.90 00

Flat-rolled products of iron or non-alloy steel, of a width of 600 mm or more, clad, plated or coated.

7210

7210.11.90 00
7210.11.10 00
7210.12.10 00
7210.20.10 00
7210.20.90 00
7210.30.91 00
7210.30.99 00
7210.41.19 00
7210.41.91 00
7210.41.99 00
7210.49.91 00
7210.49.99 00
7210.50.00 00
7210.61.91 00
7210.61.92 00
7210.61.99 00
7210.69.11 00
7210.69.12 00
7210.69.19 00
7210.69.91 00
7210.69.99 00
7210.70.91 90
7210.70.99 10
7210.70.99 90
7210.90.10 00
7210.90.90 00

Flat-rolled products of iron or non-alloy steel, of a width of less than 600 mm, not clad, plated or coated.

7211

7211.14.91 00
7211.14.92 00
7211.14.15 00
7211.14.93 00
7211.14.99 00
7211.19.91 00
7211.19.92 00
7211.19.93 00
7211.19.99 00
7211.90.11 00
7211.90.12 00
7211.90.13 00
7211.90.14 00
7211.90.19 00
7211.90.91 00
7211.90.99 00

Flat-rolled products of iron or non-alloy steel, of a width of less than 600 mm, clad, plated or coated.

7212

7212.40.91 10 
7212.40.91 90 
7212.40.92 10 
7212.40.92 20 
7212.40.99 00 
7212.50.14 10 
7212.50.24 10 
7212.50.94 10 
7212.50.29 90 
7212.50.99 10 
7212.50.99 90 
7212.60.11 00 
7212.60.12 00 
7212.60.19 00 
7212.60.91 10 
7212.60.91 90 
7212.60.99 00 

Flat-rolled products of other alloy steel, of a width of 600 mm or more.

7225 7225.11.00 00
7225.19.00 00
7225.30.10 00
7225.30.90 00
7225.40.10 00
7225.40.90 00
7225.50.10 00
7225.50.90 00
7225.91.10 00
7225.91.90 00
7225.92.10 00
7225.92.90 00
7225.99.10 00
7225.99.90 00

Bars and rods, hot-rolled, in irregularly wound coils, of other alloy steel.

7227

7227.10.00 00
7227.20.00 00
7227.90.00 00

Other tubes, pipes and hollow profiles (for example, open seam or welded, riveted or similarly closed), of iron or steel.

7306

7306.29.00 00

Stranded wire, cables, plaited bands and the like, of aluminium, not electrically insulated.

7614 7614.10.11 00
7614.10.12 00
7614.10.19 00
7614.10.90 00
7614.90.11 00
7614.90.12 00
7614.90.19 00
7614.90.90 00

Guidelines

Items

 Remarks / Condition

1. Import Application Form

Form to be completed by applicant. All details must be accurate and similar to details in e-permit and documents attached with the application. Form is signed and officially stamped with date indicated.

2. Manufacturing License

Manufacturing License from MITI or Customs. Only applicable to Manufacturer applicant.

 

3. Business License

Business License from Local Authority. Only applicable to Trader / Service Centre applicant.

4. Cover Letter

Formal letter to MITI using the company letterhead requesting to apply  for an AP. To include explanation on the application.

5. H.S. Code Confirmation Letter from Royal Malaysian Customs Department (RMCD).

Letter from RMCD confirming the H.S. code of the imported product. To be attached together with the cover letter.

Note: The H.S Code Confirmation will be used as an application reference and not a determinant for approval.

6. Invoice / Performa Invoice / Sales Contract

Proof of purchase of Iron and Steel  products by AP applicant.

7. Mills Certificate

Certificate issued by the foreign manufacturer containing information and composition of the iron and steel products to be imported. Compulsory for Iron and Steel H.S. Code begining with 7225 and 7227.

Please ensure the International Standard and grade is of alloy steel.

8. Purchase Order from Local Buyer

Proof of order from local buyer in Malaysia.

9. Bill of Lading / Packing List

Document proving goods are ready for export to Malaysia.

10. Exemption Letter

Letter proving any exemption from import duty or tax for imported products.

11. Scrap Trading License from PDRM / Manufacturing License from MITI.

License indicating trading or manufacturing activity.

 

Checklist and Forms

Iron and Steel FAQ

Question

Answer

1. Can I apply for AP without the H.S. Code confirmation from the Royal Malaysian Customs Department (RMCD)?

No, H.S. Code Confirmation is a mandatory document for e-Permit registration and application.

Note: The H.S Code Confirmation will be used as an application reference and not a determinant for approval.

2. How long is AP's validity?

The APs' are valid for six (6) months.

3. Can I submit or upload documents in black and white if I received the original documents in black and white?

Indicate in the cover letter that documents are received in black and white from supplier or customer.

4. My shipment is urgent, can I request for early approval?

No, all application will be processed according to the client charter on a first come first serve basis.

5. My application has been rejected for several times, can I request for immediate approval for the new application after correcting the mistakes?

No, all application will be processed according to the client charter on a first come first serve basis.

6. Can I make changes in the mill certificate, invoice, purchase order or contract after my application being rejected?

No, modification to mill certificate, invoice, purchase order or contract will be considered as forgery.

 

Client Charter

Iron and Steel

Processing Time

Import   

 

Iron and Steel

Two (2) working days after the application date.

Export

 

Iron and Steel

Three (3) working days after the application date.

 

Application Flowchart

Importation of Batteries

MITI controls the importation of “Reusable batteries (accumulators) used for motor vehicles of headings 8701, 8702, 8703, 8704, 8705, 8709 and 8711”. In this context only reusable batteries for use of motorvehicles and motorcycles need Import License (AP) from MITI.

Importation of new batteries must be accompanied with SIRIM certificate which confirms the status and safety of the battery.

Used Batteries are prohibited from importation.

 


Last Updated 2019-03-25 15:44:59 by admin2

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