Business License

Melaka Historic City Council (MBMB) is responsible for controlling all business activities operated within its administrative area. The Local Government Act 1976 has allocated the authority to MBMB to legislate the licensing by-laws and enforce them within MBMB area.

Types of Business Premise Licence
Ways to obtain a Licence?
Payment Rate and Licence Validity

Departments involved in the business premise licence process :

Department of Environment
Fire and Rescue Department
Melaka Tengah Land and Mineral Office

All types of businesses must be licensed



Types of Licenses

Industrial License




Petrol Station


Entertainment License

Karaoke & Pub

Entertainment Centre


Music & Singing


Food License


Food Shop

Grocery Store









Hawker License

Night Market




Market Stall License


Advertisement License


Hotel & Guest House License


General Business


Rate of Payment and Licence Validity Period

Kadar Bayaran Lesen

   Licence Payment Rate

Subject to the type of trade and business premise floor space.

Had Tempoh Lesen

   Licence Validity Period

Expiry Date : By date approval

Licence renewal for annual license : 15th of November every year

Last Updated: Friday, 24 September 2021 - 3:27pm