General Information


The Trade and Industry Cooperation Section issues the Preferential Certificate of Origin (PCO) through the ePCO system for qualified exporters to enjoy preferential treatment offered by Free Trade Agreements (FTA) signed and implemented by Malaysia as follows:

  1. ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement (ATIGA);
  2. ASEAN-China Free Trade Area (ACFTA);
  3. ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Area (AANZFTA);
  4. ASEAN-India Free Trade Area (AIFTA);
  5. ASEAN-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership (AJCEP);
  6. ASEAN-Korea Free Trade Area (AKFTA);
  7. Malaysia-Australia Free Trade Agreement (MAFTA);
  8. Malaysia-Chile Free Trade Agreement (MCFTA);
  9. Malaysia-India Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (MICECA);
  10. Malaysia-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (MJEPA);
  11. Malaysia-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement (MNZFTA);
  12. Malaysia-Pakistan Closer Economic Partnership Agreement (MPCEPA);
  13. Malaysia-Turkey Free Trade Agreement (MTFTA); and
  14. Generalised System of Preferences (GSP).​

Permit Application Procedure​


Cost Analysis (CA)
All CA applications must meet the requirements below:

  1. Exporter must be a Company registered with the Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM);
  2. Eligible products for export as stipulated in the list of products of the importing countries of respective FTA;
  3. Products for export must fulfill the condition of the rules of origin under the respective FTA; and
  4. Each application must be completed with a copy of the following documents:
  5. Invoices of raw materials used for production;
  6. Sample/ photograph/ products catalogue;
  7. Flow chart of production process;
  8. Valid manufacturing licence; and
  9. Other related documents deemed necessary.

    Exporter is advised to refer to the Royal Malaysia Customs Department (RMCD) to obtain the accurate ASEAN Harmonized Tariff Nomenclature (AHTN) code or Harmonized System (HS) code for every products and raw materials used.


    Preferential Certificate of Origin (PCO)
    All PCO applications must meet the requirements below:

1.    Exporter that is eligible to apply for PCO needs to obtain prior approval (Cost Analysis) from MITI for product eligible under the respective FTA;

2.    Each form must be completed for every consignment of export (1 PCO = 1 shipment);

3.    Post-shipment completed Form must be submitted with:

  • Sales Invoice
  • Packing List
  • Bill of Lading
  • Custom's Declaration Form (K2)

4.     Pre-shipment completed Form must be submitted with:

  • Sales Invoice
  • Packing List

Note: The Bill of Lading and Custom's Declaration Form (K2) must be submitted through the ePCO system within 2 weeks from the date of approval.

  1. Back-to-Back
  • An original PCO issued by the first exporting country;
  • Customs Declaration Form;
  • Sales Invoice
  • Packing List
  • Bill of Lading



Pre-printed Form of PCO can be obtained from any Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) branches.

​Client Charter


Cost Analysis: 5 working days.

Preferential Certificate of Origin: 24 working hours 



There is no charge imposed by MITI for the approval of CA and the issuance of CO

Tariff Codes


Customs Duty Order (PDK) 2017 

P.U.(A) 5 - Perintah Duti Kastam 2017.pdf