A dental practitioner may submit his application for annual practising certificate using the prescribed Form 25 of the Dental Regulations 2021, pay the requisite fees and will then be issued with an Annual Practising Certificate (APC). All information (except for no. 8 dan no. 9)* MUST BE COMPLETED. Any incomplete application will not be processed.

The APC must be renewed each year, and applications for APCs for the following year must reach the MDC not later than 1 November of the current year. The fees are as below:

a)     One principal practising address only – RM 100

b)      Two practising addresses – RM 200

c)       Three or more practising addresses – RM 300

Charges for late application of RM100 will be charged per practitioner.  Other charges with regards to APC are:

Type of Application

Fee (RM)

Copy of APC


Change of particular or address on APC



All payments can be made manually or online.

For manual payment : Postal Order or Bank Draft made out to the “Pendaftar Pergigian”. Cash and personal cheques are not accepted.

For online payment : Online payment mode will be made available soon.

Dental practitioners are required to have a separate APC for each premise of practice and are required to exhibit the APC at each premise (Section 42 of the Dental Act 2018).

Click here for information regarding Tatacara Pelaksanaan Pegawai Perubatan dan Pergigian Berdaftar Melakukan Pekerjaan Luar (Lokum)

*The requirement for sufficient Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points and Professional Indemnity Cover will be in force on 1st January 2025.

Click here for information regarding Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Last Update: 1st January 2022

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