Contractor Registration with CIDB Malaysia for Consortium or Joint Venture Company

A consortium or joint venture contractor is a merger of two or more companies, either incorporated or not with the CCM, and is appointed to carry out a construction project, which must register with the CIDB based on the project awarded. The registration certificate issued is only valid for the construction of projects as stated within it.

There are two (2) types of consortium or joint venture contractor registration with CIDB:


a) Consortium / joint venture between local contractor companies

b) Consortium / joint venture between local and foreign contractors

Registration Terms and Conditions


Contractors must fulfil the following requirements:

a) Project


Has an appointment letter or acceptance letter to carry out a project.

b) Contractor Registration


Between locals: One of the local contractors must be registered with CIDB by the grade appropriate for the value of the project.


Local-Foreign: The local contractor must be registered with CIDB by the grade appropriate for the value of the project. The foreign contractor equity in the joint venture agreement must not exceed 30%. If it is more than 30%, the joint venture must complete the R3 form. If the local company is not registered with CIDB, the consortium or joint venture will be registered as a foreign Contractor.

Supporting Documents


The supporting documents are as follows:

a) Letter of Work Offer

b) A copy of the Joint Venture / Partnership / Consortium Agreement

c) Compete and submit the L1/96 form (Project Notification form)

d) A copy of a valid Contractor Registration Certificate for the partner who is registered with CIDB.

e) A copy of the applicant’s identity card (of one of the company owners / directors)

The Registration Period


The certificate is valid for the length of the project.

Applicants may check their application results after 10 working days of submitting the documents with payment of processing fee.


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