Steps To Franchising Your Business

Application For Registration Of Franchises

By virtue of Section 6 of the Franchise Act 1998, a franchisor or master franchisee is required to make an application to register his franchise with the Registrar of Franchises, Ministry Of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP), by submitting an application to the Registrar, together with the following documents and information:-

    • Completed disclosure document with all the necessary particulars filled in. the format of the disclosure document is as prescribed in Form BAF1
    • Completed Form BAF 2 (Applicant’s profile)
    • Proven and complete operation manual (Bahasa Kebangsaan / English)
    • Training manual (Bahasa Kebangsaan / English)
    • Certified true copy of Registered trade mark or intellectual property mark documents with Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO)
      * if trademark / intellectual property mark has been assigned to applicant, a certified true copy of the relevant legal instrument / document must be submitted
    • Certified true copy of certificate of incorporation (Form 9 or 13, 24, 44 and 49)
    • Latest audited accounts (3 years) together with financial statements, balance sheet and profit and loss accounts
    • 5 year franchise financial projection
    • Prototype outlet/s photographs
    • Brochures / pamphlets / company annual report and
    • Other additional information or document as may be required by the Registrar for the purpose of evaluating the application


Franchise matters in Malaysia is governed under the Franchise Act 1998

In Malaysia, Perbadanan Nasional Berhad (PNS) is spearheading the development of Malaysia’s franchise industry

Malaysian Franchise Association (MFA) was established in 1994 to assist in the implementation of Government program to promote entrepreneurship through franchising opportunity