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Application of Business License
How to apply a business license
In order to start the business operation, you need to apply business license from the respective local councils: City Council of Penang Island (Majlis Bandaraya Pulau Pinang, MBPP) for Penang Island, and Seberang Perai Municipal Council (Majlis Bandaraya Seberang Perai, MPSP) for the Penang Mainland. The types of business license are depending on the types of business that you would like to operate.
Types of Activity that Requires Business Licence:
License fees are subjected to types of activity / business.
Please visit the website of respective municipal council for detailed guidelines and application forms
City Council of Penang Island (Majlis Bandaraya Pulau Pinang, MBPP) Licensing Department.
|Address:||Majlis Bandaraya Pulau Pinang
Paras 17, KOMTAR, Jalan Penang, 10675, Pulau Pinang
Seberang Perai Municipal Council (Majlis Perbandaran Seberang Perai, MPSP) Licensing Department
|Address:||Majlis Bandaraya Seberang Perai
Jalan Perda Utama, Bandar Perda, 14000 Bukit Mertajam, Pulau Pinang
(Source: MBPP and MPSP websites, updated October 2019)