The Sarawak Online Research Application System (SORAS) is now available and open to all research applicants. To use the system, applicants must register an account and fill in required details before submitting applications to desired agencies.
From now on, SBC will only accept research applications submitted through SORAS. Those who intended to conduct research in Sarawak are advised to read the Terms and Conditions before proceeding to fill in the Research Application Form in the System.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Do I Need a Research Permit?
- How long is the processing of the application?
- How will I know that my application is accepted and processed?
- How will I know that my application is approved?
- If I am working or collaborating with a local agency, do I still need a Research Permit from SBC?
- If I have a local research collaborator, do I still need to apply for a Research Permit?
- If my research involve funders from a 3rd party other than the institution I am attached with, what do I do?
- If my research involves the indigenous communities of Sarawak, do I need consent from the indigenous communities? What do I need to do?
- My research is completed, what is next?
- Other relevant permit(s)?
- What are the other necessary documents involved in applying for a Research Permit to conduct research in Sarawak?
- What are the processes that are invovled in the processing of a research application?
- What information is required in the research proposal?
- What is a Professional Pass?