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Applying for Halal Confirmation Certificate in Malaysia

Applying for Halal Confirmation Certificate in Malaysia | Bestar
Applying for Halal Confirmation Certificate in Malaysia | Bestar

Applying for Halal Confirmation Certificate in Malaysia

Here's a breakdown of the process for applying for a Halal Confirmation Certificate in Malaysia:


  • You must be a manufacturer, producer, distributor, trader, sub-contract manufacturer, food premise, abattoir/slaughterhouse, or other relevant business entity.

Application Process:

1. Register on the MYeHALAL platform:

  • Visit the Halal Hub website.

  • Choose "Domestic Application" or "Overseas Application" based on your location.

  • Register your company account using your SSM (Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia) number or registration number.

  • You'll receive your account ID and password via email within 24 hours.

2. Complete the online application:

  • Log in to your MYeHALAL account.

  • Fill out the application form, providing details about your business, products, and processes.

  • Upload all required documents, which may include:

  • Company profile and registration

  • Product/menu description and ingredients list

  • Halal certificates for ingredients (if applicable)

  • Manufacturing process and procedures

  • Other relevant documents like HACCP, ISO, GHP, GMP, TQM certifications

  • Location map of your premises/factory

3. Submit the application and pay the fee:

  • Review your application and ensure all information and documents are correct.

  • Submit the application online.

  • Pay the application fee, which varies depending on your business type (e.g., small company - RM100, medium company - RM400, multinational company - RM700).

4. JAKIM review and inspection:

  • JAKIM (Department of Islamic Development Malaysia) will review your application and may request additional information or clarification.

  • They may also conduct an on-site inspection of your premises and take product samples for laboratory analysis.

5. Certificate issuance:

  • If your application is successful, JAKIM will issue your Halal Confirmation Certificate, typically valid for two years (one year for slaughterhouses).

Additional Resources:

Important Notes:

  • The application process can take several months, so plan accordingly.

  • Ensure you comply with all JAKIM's Halal requirements and guidelines.

  • Maintain proper documentation and records to support your Halal certification.

How Bestar can Help

Bestar can provide various services. 

Bestar would handle the application process for a Halal Confirmation Certificate in Malaysia by JAKIM (Department of Islamic Development Malaysia) and requires specific expertise in Halal regulations and procedures.

In summary, while Bestar would handle the application process, our expertise in financial management and tax matters can be valuable assets throughout the journey of obtaining and maintaining Halal certification in Malaysia.

Bestar can be helpful in the following ways:

1. Financial Records and Documentation:

  • Maintaining accurate financial records:

  • Proper financial records are crucial for any business, including those seeking Halal certification. Bestar can ensure your financial statements are accurate and up-to-date, which can reflect positively on your application.

  • Documenting Halal-related expenses:

  • If you incur expenses related to obtaining Halal certification, such as JAKIM fees or laboratory testing costs, Bestar can help you track and document them accurately.

2. Tax Implications of Halal Certification:

  • Tax deductions and exemptions:

  • In some cases, there might be tax deductions or exemptions available for businesses with Halal certification. Bestar can advise you on any potential tax benefits and ensure you comply with relevant tax regulations.

3. Business Expansion and Support:

  • Financial planning for Halal certification:

  • Obtaining Halal certification can involve costs and may require adjustments to your business operations. Bestar can help you with financial planning and budgeting to ensure you have the resources needed.

  • Ongoing financial management:

  • Once you obtain Halal certification, maintaining compliance requires ongoing adherence to Halal standards. Bestar can continue to support you with financial management and ensure your financial records reflect your Halal status.


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