Malaysia Department of Insolvency (MdI)

Malaysia Department of Insolvency (MdI) is also commonly known as the Jabatan Insolvensi Malaysia (JIM) in Malay language.

Logo of the Malaysia Department of Insolvency (MdI)

Malaysia Department of Insolvency (MdI) is a government agency that administers:
  • bankruptcy cases

  • bankrupt's affairs

  • winding up companies

  • de-registered associations or societies and trade unions

in Malaysia.

Initially established in 1949 as the Bankruptcy Office.

In 1963, the Office was renamed Official Assignee's Department (Malay: Jabatan Pemegang Harta Malaysia). On October 1, 2003, the Department was again renamed the Jabatan Insolvensi Malaysia (JIM), or less formally the Department of Insolvency Malaysia, in tandem with the amendments to the Bankruptcy Act 1967 [Act 360].

Effective October 2009, Jabatan Insolvensi Malaysia (JIM) is officially known as the Malaysia Department of Insolvency (MdI).

Malaysia Department of Insolvency (MdI) is a department under the purview of the Legal Affairs Division, Prime Minister's Department (Malay: Bahagian Hal Ehwal Undang-Undang, Jabatan Perdana Menteri) since 1995.

The primary functions of Malaysia Department of Insolvency are:
  • discovery of assets

  • realization of assets

  • ascertainment of debts

  • distribution of payment to creditors

The Malaysia Department of Insolvency (MdI) is a member of the International Association of Insolvency Regulators (IAIR).

Screenshot of the Malaysia Department of Insolvency (MdI)

The Malaysia Department of Insolvency (MdI) official website features:
  • Downloadable Forms:
    • Application to be employed by relative or family members [Borang D]

    • Application to be self-employed [Borang C]

    • Application to travel overseas [Borang A Application Form, Borang B Penjamin, Borang C Pembiaya, Borang D Penyata Pendapatan dan Perbelanjaan]

    • Accounts [Surat Akuan Sumpah, Bon Ganti Rugi]

    • Sanction Application [Permohonan Sanksi KPI Borang A, Bon Jaminan Lampiran F-1, Aku Janji Penjamin Lampiran E-1, Aku Janji Peguam Borang A2, Aku Janji Bankrap Untuk Permohonan Sanksi Borang A1]

    • Search [Company Winding Up Borang L, Individual Bankruptcy Borang K]

    • Winding Up

  • Assets and Tender Sales

  • Fees and Charges: Individual Bankruptcy and Company Winding Up

  • FAQs: Bankruptcy, Liquidation, Accounts, Search and MyBayar

  • Statistics: Bankruptcy, Liquidation, Investigation and Enforcement, Search

Online services available are:
  • e-Insolvensi: Online case management system for users to update their profile, view monthly payment history, conduct individual bankruptcy search, conduct company winding-up search. RM10 fee will be imposed for each search.

    Screenshot of e-Insolvensi Malaysia

  • MyBayar: Online payment system for bankrupts to make monthly installment payment.

  • Insolvency Notification System: Financial institutions and banks will be notified by the MdI of a list of bankrupts and companies wound up within 24 hours after receiving notification from the Court about a Receiving Order and Adjudication Order or Winding Up Order.

Address:   Head Office:

Malaysia Department of Insolvency
Jabatan Insolvensi Malaysia
Level 2-3, Legal Affairs Building
Precint 3
Federal Government Administrative Centre
62692 Putrajaya

Selangor Branch:

Malaysia Department of Insolvency Selangor
Jabatan Insolvensi Malaysia Selangor
East Entrance
Lot F23-F45, Level 1
Bangunan IDCC Shah Alam, Jalan Pahat L 15/L
Seksyen 15, 40200 Shah Alam

Johor Branch:

Malaysia Department of Insolvency Johor Bharu
Jabatan Insolvensi Malaysia Johor Bahru
Level 12, Tabung Haji Tower
Ayer Molek Road
80720 Johor Bharu

Kedah Branch:

Malaysia Department of Insolvency Kedah
Jabatan Insolvensi Malaysia Kedah
Level 3, Federal Wisma
Kampung Baru Road
05000 Kedah

Kelantan Branch

Malaysia Department of Insolvency Kelantan
Jabatan Insolvensi Malaysia Kelantan
Level 1, Lot 1, Lembaga Tabung Haji Building
Ilmu Wisma, Doktor Road
15516 Kota Bharu

Kuala Lumpur Branch:

Malaysia Department of Insolvency Kuala Lumpur
Jabatan Insolvensi Malaysia Kuala Lumpur
22, 23, 24 & 25, Menara TH Perdana 1001
Sultan Ismail Road
50250 Kuala Lumpur

Penang Branch:

Malaysia Department of Insolvency Penang
Jabatan Insolvensi Malaysia Pulau Pinang
Level 9
Penang Federal Building
Anson Road
10400 Penang

Sabah Branch:

Malaysia Department of Insolvency Kota Kinabalu
Jabatan Insolvensi Malaysia Kota Kinabalu
Level 5, Blok A, Peti Surat 10824, Jalan UMS
Kompleks Pentadbiran Kerajaan Persekutuan Sabah
88450 Kota Kinabalu

Sarawak Branch:

Malaysia Department of Insolvency Kuching
Jabatan Insolvensi Malaysia Kuching
1st Floor, Hong Wisma
No. 202, 2 3/4 Miles, Rock Road
93200 Kuching
Notes:   Official website available in English and Malay versions.

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bankrap   bankruptcy   kebankrapan   liquidation   mdi   jim   winding up   proof of debt   insolvency
Guide ID: 2179 - Last Updated: May 8, 2019