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  • Due to unforeseen circumstances we are experiencing delay in vetting all applications (access and transfer licence application) submitted in Dec 2017 onwards. We sincerely apologise for the delay and any inconvenience caused.
    We will update this column from time to time. Thank you for your understanding.
    REMINDER (as stated on SaBC website):
    • You should only confirm your travel dates once you receive email notification from us notifying you the result of your application
    • SaBC will notify you and your local collaborator through email once we have the result of your application



    The date for committee meeting to vet the access licence application is as below:

    27 March 2018 (Tuesday)

    We will email all the successfull applicants once the result is out after 27 March 2018.

    Note: This is only for Access Licence Application ONLY.

  • Triggering Biotechnology Industry in Sabah

    Date: 25th January 2018

    Venue: Shangri- La's Tanjung Aru Resort, Kota Kinabalu

    For more information please contact Ms. Ken Kartina at +6088-369080 or email kenkartina.khamis@sabah.gov.my

    Presentation link


  • New deadline for submission as follows:

    16 October- 15 January: Vetting process in February/ March

    16 January- 15 April: Vetting process in May/ June

    16 April- 15 July: Vetting process in August/ September

    16 July- 15 October: Vetting process in November/ December

    More information

  • We have moved our office to the following address:

    Sabah Biodiversity Centre

    Natural Resources Office, Chief Minister's Department

    19th Floor, Block A, Sabah State Administrative Centre,

    88400 Kota Kinabalu,


    Tel: +6088 369 000/ +6088 369 099

    Fax: +6088 250 753

    More information


  • Professional Visit Pass (Researcher) document checklist- updated information from Immigration Department of Malaysia

    Updated: 10th October 2017

  • Click on the links above for more information