The Council shall establish a Membership Committee which will be responsible for the review of applications for the transfer of membership grades. The Membership Committee shall recommend transfers for Council approval at Council Meetings. All grades of membership are awarded at the discretion of the Council and may be withheld or withdrawn in the event of conduct likely to prejudice the standing of the Institute. Every member shall receive a membership certificate.
The Membership Committee shall be responsible for drafting the “Regulations Governing Admission and Transfer of Member Grades” for Council approval. These regulations may be changed from time to time subject to Council approval.
Every application for membership shall be proposed and seconded according to these regulations and shall be forwarded to the Honorary Secretary who shall, at the first convenient opportunity, submit it to the Council for approval the Council may at its discretion reject any application without assigning any reason thereof.
Each company on admission shall be entitled to nominate one representative to exercise all rights of membership. Only representatives of Company membership, Fellows (F.I.M.M.). Professional Members (M.l.M.M.) and Ordinary members shall have the right to vote and to hold office in IMM.
Only Malaysian Citizens, and Blue Identity Card Holders can become Ordinary Members, Associate Members (A.M.I.M.M.), Professional Members (M.l.M.M.) and Fellow Members (F.l.M.M.) with voting rights. Foreigners can join similar grades but shall have no voting rights.