Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is the difference between a Notary Public and Commissioner for Oaths in Malaysia?
A: To put it very simply, a Notary Public attests documents or sworn statements for foreign use (outside Malaysia) and a Commissioner for Oaths does the same but the use of the same is only for Malaysia.
Q: Where do I find a Notary Public and Commissioner for Oaths in Malaysia?
A: The Attorney General’s Chamber’s website has a list of Notary Public in Malaysia whereas the High Court of Malaya’s website has a list of Commissioner for Oaths in Malaysia.
Q: What is the difference between the symbol TM and (R)?
The symbol (R) indicates that a mark is registered whereas the TM symbol indicates that the word or logo is a trade mark. It is an offence in Malaysia to use the (R) symbol on a trade mark if such mark is not registered in Malaysia.
Last Updated: 5 November 2018
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