Halal Certificate Malaysia

Why consider getting Halal certified?

The halal certificate acts an essential role for industries who operate their businesses in Malaysia. It proves that the product/service have qualified in terms of religious assurance, safety, and hygiene. However, the halal certificate does not only symbolize the religious assurance, many non-Muslim have viewed halal certificate as the confidence of the product’s standard.

Benefits of Malaysia Halal Certificate

  • In Malaysia, the population of Muslim is relatively large. Hence, holding a halal certificate helps the business to seize the large market share.
  • The halal market is considerable and set to grow larger in the future as the population of Muslim is expected to increase to nearly 3 trillion by 2060 (conducted by Pew Research Center).
  • Most of the Muslim countries have recognized Malaysia’s Halal Certificate as the highest standard which follows the halal certificates guidelines.
  • The halal certificate indicates a high level of hygiene, safety, quality of the product/service.

Despite the customer’s perspective, holding a halal certificate indeed helps the business to seize a large market share in Malaysia. The halal economy is rather considerable and set to grow larger in the upcoming future. Hence, holding one halal certificate equals to holding a ticket to enter this enormous halal market.

Back in the old days, the halal certificate was mostly applied by food and beverages. However, nowadays, the Malaysian Halal Certificate has divided into seven different schemes instead of F&B only. Here is the list of the seven schemes (detailed samples listed in Table 1):

  1. Food/Beverage/Food Supplement
  2. Food Premises/Hotel
  3. Consumer Goods
  4. Cosmetics and Personal Care
  5. Slaughterhouse
  6. Pharmaceutical Industry
  7. Logistics

4 Steps to Get Halal Certified

Step 1: Preparation

  • Setting up Halal Team
  • Halal Quality Management System
  • Raw material management
  • Delivery management
  • Halal Assurance Points (HAPs)
  • Process flow chart
  • Internal Audit report
  • License from the National Environment Agency (NEA), Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) or Health
  • Services Authority (HAS)

Step 2: Submission

  • Application fee.
  • Registration of account.
  • Documents checklist for audit purposes.

Step 3: Processing

  • The assurance service covers the delivery of raw materials to the washing of used utensils.
  • Inspection of documents to ensure compliance and audit trails.
  • Final evaluation.
  • Corrective action to be taken, if non-conformities are found.
  • Issuance of report.
  • Decision approves or reject.
  • Payment of certification fees upon approval.

Step 4: Post Certification

  • Continuous compliance.
  • MUIS will conduct unannounced periodic inspections.
  • Renewal of application.

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We have a very experienced team that can assist you with the application of halal certificate.

Pre-checklist

  1. Company Profile;
  2. Product Profile;
  3. COA&COO- Certificate of Analysis and Certificate of Origin of Raw Material; and
  4. Production Layout.

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