TIPS CHOOSING COMPANY NAME

Selection of company name is very important because it will represent your business. At the first our company name is a Velvet Corporate Resorces and because of the word Velvet, many though that we selling Cake because the name is almost the same as the Velvet Cake. So we decided to change the name and now is the Malaya Corporate Group Sdn Bhd.

So, please choose your Company name wisely. 

(Azizam Azizan @ Partner)

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Guidelines Choosing Company Name

Before your start please read the guidelines choosing company name, Company name is the first is a symbol of Company other than logo (Remember the Company name is heart of the company)

Characteristics Of Names

  • Under Companies Act 2016The Company name for Company in Malaysia should end with word Berhad or Bhd and for Private Company the word Sendirian Berhad or Sdn Bhd.
  • 2 Categories  
              Personal Name
     – Follow your NRIC or your combination with your partner. Example Azizam Azizan Sdn bhd
              Trade Name – Other than personal name, it is better choose name represent your Business 
  • Not too Long – Business name should not too long (more than 50 words).
  • Not too Short – Business name cannot to short. Example “Zam Sdn Bhd”
  • To general – Business name should not too general, because there are 5 million Enterprise and 1 million registered with SSM 2017. So better choose the unique name.
  • Represent your Business – Our advise better choose business name represent your business, Example if you construction better put word construction, if you in food industries better word restaurant or catering (example) at your business Name.
  • Can be read – Business name must readable, Using other language symbol is not allowed. But using another language is allow Example مثال (Arabic charter) 예 (Korea),  例 (Chinese) are not allowed.
  • Same or Similar Name – SSM no longer allow same name enterprise with Sdn Bhd, your name also cannot same with other existing company name
  • Not Politic Name – UMNO, Bersatu, Amanah, PKR, Pakatan Harapan, Barisan Nasional
  • Royal family Name – Names suggesting connection with a members of the Royal family or Royal patronage including names containing such words as “Royal”, “King”, “Queen”, “Prince”, “Princess”, “Crown”, “Regent” or “Imperial”;
  • Association Name – Name such as Asean, Commonwealth or foreign government or with the United Nations or with any other international organization or cartel including names containing such words as “ASEAN”, “UNESCO”, “NATO”, “EEC” ,“OPEC”
  • Not Gazzated Word – Please refer below
  • Not Controlling word – Refer Below
  • 99 Name Allah S.W.T – 99 Name Allah S.W.T. is not allow anymore, same go to another religious God
  • Logic – Your name must not unlawful name, example Gangster, Yazuka, Mob, ISIS 

List of GAZZETTED Word
(This name Cannot be use as company name)

A
Amanah, Amanah Saham, Angkatan, Antarabangsa, Asean, Asurrance,

B
Biro, Banca, Bank, Banker, Banking, Banks, Biro, Buatan Malaysia, Bumiputera, Bumiputra, Bureau, Bureau Exchange, Bursa,

C
Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Chamber of Manufacturers, Chartered, College, Commonwealth, Conceil, Conseil, Consumer, Council, Credit, Crown, Dana, Dewan pengeluaran
D
Dana, Dana Pengeluaran, Dewan Perniagaan & Perindustrian, Dewan Perniagaan Dan PerDiraja Eksekutor, 

E
Eksukotor, Exchange, Executor,

F
Fair Price, Federal, Federation, Finance, Financial
H
Harga Patut, 
I
Imperial, Institut, Institute, Insuran, Insurance, Insurans, Insurer, Insurers, International, Invest, Investment
J
Jaminan, Jurubank, Kebangsaan, 

 

K
Kesatuan, Kewangan, Khazanah, King, Kolej, Kredit, 

L
Lease, Leasing,

M
M C A, M I C, Made In Malaysia, Mahkota, Majlis, Mca, Merchant Bank, Mic, Mulia, Nasional, National, 
N
Nato, Negara, Negeri, 

O
O I C, O I C, O P E C, OIC, OPEC,
 
Pejabat Pendaftar, Pejabat Pendaftaran, Pelaburan, Pendaftaran, Pengguna, Perbendaharaan, Perdana, Permaisuri
Persatuan, Persekutuan,PKR, Prime, Prince, Princess, Putera, Puteri, Putra, Putri, Queen, Raja, Raja Muda, Regenci
Regency, Regensi, Regent, Register, Registry, Royal, Royale

State, Sultan, Tabung, Tauliah, Treasurer, Treasury, Trust, Tuanku, Tunku, Umno, Unesco, Unit Trust, Universiti, University, Urusan Bank, Yang Maha Mulia
Yang/Maha Mulia, Yayasan

List of Controlling Word (Current) these name subjective to SSM Approval
-There are 670 Controlling word as dated 2018. Here the few list for you

A
ACCOUNTANT, ACCOUNTING, ADVENTURE, AEROSPACE, AGEN HARTANAH, AGENSI PELANCONGAN, AHLI EKONOMI TANAH
AIR, AIRCRAFT, AIRLINES, AIRPORT, AIRWAY, AIRWAYS, AKAUNTAN, AL ADL, AL AFU
B
BERJAYA, BERNAMA, BERSIH, CEKAP & AMANAH, BIOPURE, BIRO, BISMILLAH, BMW, BNM, BROKER PERTUKARAN ASING
BROKER WANG, BSN, BUATAN MALAYSIA, BUILDING CREDIT, BUILDING CREDIT DEVELOPMENT FINANCE, BUILDING SOCIETY
BUMIPUTRA, BUREAU, BUREAU DE CHANGE, BURSA

C
CAMBRIDGE, CCM, CELCOM, CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY, CHAMBER OF MANUFACTURES, CHASECHILD CARE CENTER, CIBER, CLINIC, COLLEGE, COMANGO, COMMUNIST, CONCEIL, CONSUMER, COOP, COOPERATIVE, CORP, CORPORATION, COUNCIL, CREDIT, CRYPTO, CRYTALLIZED, CSL, CUKAI, CURRENCY EXCHANGE 
D
DELL, DEPOSIT TAKING, DEWAN PENGELUARAN, DEWAN PERINDUSTRIAN, DEWAN PERNIAGAAN, DG, DIGI, DIGITAL MALAYSIA
DINAR
D
DELL, DEPOSIT TAKING, DEWAN PENGELUARAN, DEWAN PERINDUSTRIAN, DEWAN PERNIAGAAN, DG, DIGI, DIGITAL MALAYSIA
DINAR, DISCOUNT HOUSE
E
EHRAM MUKJIZAH, EJEN PENGEMBARAAN, EKSEKUTOR, EKUINAS, EMPEROR, ENGINEER, EON, ESA, ESQ, ESTATE AGENT, EXCHANGE
F
FAIR PRICE, FALUN, FARAID, FARMASI, FEDERATION, FELCRA, FELDA, FINANCE, FINANCIAL, FOREIGN CURRENCY WHOLESALE DEALER, FOREIGN EXCHANGE, FOREIGN EXCHANGE BROKER, FOREX, FOREX DEALER
H
HICOM, HINDRAF, HOLIDAY, HOLIDAYS, HOME STAY, HOMESTAY, HOUSE AGENT, HOUSE BROKER 
I
INCORPORATED, INCORPORATION, INSTITUT, INSTITUT KAJIAN STRATEGIK, ISLAM MALAYSIA, INSTITUTE, INSURAN
INSURANCE, INSURER, INTEL, INTEL & PENTIUM, INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL POLICE. 
J
JAMINAN, JATIDIRI, JOHOR, JUDI, JURU UKUR, JURUBANK, JURUTERA 
K
KEMUDI TIMUR, KENYIR, KEWANGAN, KIRIMAN WANG, KKM, KLIA, KLINIK, KOLEJ, KOMUNIS, KOOP, KOPERASI 
L
LICENCING, LICENSING, LIQUOR, LITIGATION, LOSS ADJUSTER 
M
MADE IN MALAYSIA, MADINAH, MAJESTY, MAJLIS MULIA, MAKKAH, MALACCA, MALAY RESERVES, MALAYSIA BOLEH
MALAYSIA MARSHAL, MALIK AL MULK, MARA, MASM ,MASJID, MEDINA, MEKAH
N
NABI, 
NARISIA, NAZA, NCER, NG CHIN SIU, NG CHIN SIU & SONS, NIRVANA
P
PHARMACEUTICAL, PHARMACY, PIDM, PINDAHAN DANA, PINDAHAN WANG, PKEN, PKFZ, PKR, PNB, PORT
PORT KLANG FREE ZONE, PR1MA, PR1SMA, PR1SMY, PRISMY
R
RAKYAT 1 MALAYSIA, RAKYAT 1MALAYSIA, RAKYAT ONE MALAYSIA, RAKYAT SATU MALAYSIA, RAPID, REGISTER, REMITTANCE SERVICES, REPUBLIK, RESERVE, REZAB MELAYU, RICHWORK, RICHWORKS, RIZAB
S
SSM-BEE, SSM-ONE, STARBUCK, STARBUCKS, STOCK EXCHANGE, STOCK MARKET, SUARAM, SULTAN, SUNWAY, SURVEYOR
SWAROVSKI, SWEEPSTAKE, SYARIKAT DISKAUN, SYARIKAT LUAR PESISIR
 

T
TAX ADVISOR
TAX CONSULTANT
TAXATION
TELEKOM
TERFAKTAB
TILIK NASIB
TOP SPEED
TOPZ
TOUR
TOUR OPERATOR
TOURISM
TOURIST AGENCY
TRADITIONAL MEDICINE
TRAVEL
TRAVEL AGENT
TRUSTEE
TUANKU
TUITION CENTER
TUKARAN MATA WANG ASING
TUKARAN MATAWANG
TUKARAN WANG
U
UMNO
UNDERWRITER
UNIMAS
UNIT TRUST
UNIVERSITI
UNIVERSITY
UPM
URUSAN BANK
USANA
USM
UUM
UMNO
UNDERWRITER
UNIMAS
UNIT TRUST
UNIVERSITI
UNIVERSITY
UPM
URUSAN BANK
USANA
USM
UUM
VACATION
WAKAF
WASIAT
WAWASAN 2020
Y S L M
Y T L
YSLM
YSLM 1 MALAYSIA
YSLM ZHANG JIA

UMNO
UNDERWRITER
UNIMAS
UNIT TRUST
UNIVERSITI
UNIVERSITY
UPM
URUSAN BANK
USANA
USM
UUM
VACATION
WAKAF
WASIAT
WAWASAN 2020
Y S L M
Y T L
YSLM
YSLM 1 MALAYSIA
YSLM ZHANG JIAN

V
VACATION

W
WAKAF
WASIAT
WAWASAN 2020

Y
Y S L M
Y T L
YSLM
YSLM 1 MALAYSIA
YSLM ZHANG JIAN

FAVAVORITE ASK QUESTION (FAQ)

Can I register same Enterprise name as my Company Name?

No, SSM no longer allow it.

How long the name process?

Based on our experience, name search take 1 to 3 working days

Can I use gazzate or protected word?

Yes you can, you need to explain but final decision is from SSM.

how long name search valid?

30 Days

What document needed for Name search?

Your NRIC/Passport Copy 

How many Suggestion name should we give to Malaya Corporate?

We suggest give 3 Name

How to check the name availabilty?

Give us the suggestion name. We will check for you 

Is there any condition or requirement for name search?

Yes, for example if you operating business related to travel. Your company name must related to travel