LABUAN INSURANCE MANAGER LICENSE

Labuan Insurance Manager

A Labuan insurance manager is defined as a person who is licensed to provide management or administration services related to a Labuan insurance business but does not include a Labuan underwriting manager.

Tax Advantages for A Labuan Insurance Manager


  • 3% corporate tax on net audited profits
  • NO Withholding Tax
  • NO Stamp Duty / Import Duty / Sales Tax
  • NO Capital Gain Tax and Inheritance Tax
  • Ability to access to more than 70 Malaysia Tax Treaty partners
  • 50% Personal Tax Exempt for expatriate professionals
  • 100% TAX Exemption for Director’s Fees received by Expatriate Directors
  • NO TAX on Profit distribution to Shareholders via Dividends

Licensing and Operational Requirements for A Labuan Insurance Manager


  1. Maintain minimum paid-up capital or working funds of MYR 300,000 or its equivalent in any foreign currency.
  2. Must be a member of the Labuan International Insurance Association.
  3. Must provide a letter of guarantee or undertaking from the parent company to Labuan FSA (if applicable).
  4. For operations:
    1. establish an operational office in Labuan managed by a management team that has adequate knowledge and expertise in the insurance business; OR
    2. appoint a licensed Labuan Insurance Manager
  5. Appointment of any person in control, director or principal officer (PO) must obtain prior approval from Labuan FSA. However, Labuan insurance managers that are established as a branch are not required to obtain approval on the appointment of their directors.
  6. The person in control, director and PO must be fit and proper persons and shall not be subjected to any adverse reports from any reliable sources.

Application Timeframe


  1. Approximately 30 to 60 days subject to further information and supporting documents required by Labuan FSA during the approval process
  2. Interviews / Meetings with the key personnel may be requested by the Labuan FSA to understand or clarify certain processes

Annual Fee


Annual License Fee MYR 20,000
Marketing Office Fee
(optional)
MYR 7,500

The Annual License and Marketing Office fees are payable upon approval valid up to 31st December. For subsequent years, fees are to be paid on or before 15th January of each calendar year

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