The market approval in Malaysia is based on the national requirements of the competent authority SIRIM.
The duration of the approval according to the SIRIM specifications depends on the approved equipment and the technologies used. In principle, approval periods of one to 5 years are possible. After completion of the approval, the manufacturer is obliged to use the certification label. In addition, local tests and the involvement of a local representative are necessary.
|Duration of approval||1 year up to 5 years|
|Approval label required?||Yes|
|Local representative required?||Yes|
|Local testing required?||Yes|
|Time zone||GMT +8|
Market approval for products with radio technologies is issued in Malaysia by the Standards and Industrial Research Institute of Malaysia (SIRIM), an agency based there. This private body is used by the Malaysian Communications And Multimedia Commission (MCMC) and without SIRIM approval, no products can be marketed in Malaysia.