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Parent Category Type Comments
Car Services Car Wash Point
Car Services Charging Station Currently only PETRONAS station have Electrical Vehicle Charger service, no need to create area/point place for this category, just include "(EV)" in the Gas Station Primary Name and insert Charging Station as second category for the Gas Station
Car Services Garage / Automotive Shop Point
Car Services Gas Station Area Many gas stations also have convenience stores and ATMs. Remember to use "Gas Station" as the primary category and the add any others which are relevant.

Name the Gas Station as shown on their official website (Name of the Gas Station must clearly indicated it brand, please refer to the Place Name Harmonization).

Transportation Airport Area
Transportation Bridge Area Use only to represent a named road bridge with local or navigational significance. This should be an official/locally-used name, preferably signed at each approach.

Bridge without name are not encouraged to be mapped.

Transportation Bus Station Point
Transportation Ferry Pier Area Point if private owned
Transportation Junction / Interchange NONE
Transportation Seaport / Marina / Harbor Area Point if private owned
Transportation Subway Station Point Malaysia don't have Subway Station
Transportation Taxi Station Point
Transportation Train Station Point Include LRT Station, Monorail Station, ETS & KTM Station
Transportation Tunnel Area
Transportation Rest Area Area Rest and Service Areas (RSA) & Lay-By Area
Professional and Public Cemetery Area
Professional and Public City Hall Point Include Local Authority
Professional and Public College / University Area


For the building inside the College/University
Professional and Public Conventions / Event Center Area


Main Conventions/Event Center (PICC, PWTC, Dewan Suria)

Other such as hall in the village/residential area

Professional and Public Courthouse Point
Professional and Public Doctor / Clinic Point
Please use Doctor/Clinic for doctors registered with Malaysian Medical Council (MMC) only
Professional and Public Embassy / Consulate Area
Professional and Public Factory / Industrial Point May be Area if Landmark
Professional and Public Fire Department Area
Professional and Public Government Point

Include Government Department that have it own building

May be Area if Landmark

Professional and Public Hospital / Urgent Care Area
Professional and Public Information Point Point Station Radio & Television
Professional and Public Kindergarten Point
Professional and Public Library Point
Professional and Public Military Point
Professional and Public Offices Point May be Area if Landmark
Professional and Public Organization or Association Point
Professional and Public Police Station Area


For Police Post (Pondok Polis)
Professional and Public Prison / Correctional Facility Area
Professional and Public Post Office Point
Professional and Public Religious Center Area


For Main Worship Center such as Mosque/Church/Temple

For other such as Surau/Chapel/Small Temple

Professional and Public School Area


Use acronym for the name SK XXX, SR XXX, SJK (C) XXX, SJK (T) XXX, SRA XXX, SMK XXX, SM XXX, SM Sains XXX, SBP XXX, SBPI XXX, MRSM XXX, SM Teknik XXX, Maahad Tahfiz. Full name can be put as alternative.

For places such as Driving, Art, Music, Tuition Centres and Skill Set Academy, use Professional and Public as Primary category and School as Secondary category

Professional and Public Trash & Recycling Facility Point Recycling Center, Waste Collection Facility, Junkyard
Shopping and Services Arts & Crafts Point
Shopping and Services ATM Point
Shopping and Services Bank / Financial Point
Shopping and Services Bookstore Point
Shopping and Services Car Dealership Point
Shopping and Services Car Rental Point
Shopping and Services Convenience Store Point
Shopping and Services Currency Exchange Point
Shopping and Services Department Store Point
Shopping and Services Electronics Point
Shopping and Services Fashion and Clothing Point
Shopping and Services Flowers Point
Shopping and Services Furniture / Home Store Point
Shopping and Services Gifts Point
Shopping and Services Gym / Fitness Point
Shopping and Services Hardware Store Point
Shopping and Services Jewelry Point
Shopping and Services Laundry / Dry Cleaning Point
Shopping and Services Market Area / Point Area to be used for buildings dedicated as a Market by the Local Authority e.g. Pasar Awam / Pasar Besar. Markets without permit approval by the Local Authority are NOT ALLOWED to be mapped.
Shopping and Services Music Store Point
Shopping and Services Personal Care Point
Shopping and Services Pet Store / Veterinarian Point
Shopping and Services Pharmacy Point
Shopping and Services Photography Point
Shopping and Services Shopping Center Area Point for the shoplot inside premise
Shopping and Services Sporting Goods Point
Shopping and Services Supermarket / Grocery Area / Point
Shopping and Services Swimming Pool Point
Shopping and Services Toy Store Point
Shopping and Services Travel Agency Point
Shopping and Services Cell Phones & Accessories Point
Food and Drink Bakery Point
Food and Drink Bar Point
Food and Drink Coffee shop Point Food Stalls, Roadside Stalls, Burger Stalls, Moving Food Stall and any place that didn't have permanent building structure are NOT ALLOWED to map.
Food and Drink Dessert Point
Food and Drink Fast Food Point
Food and Drink Food Court Point Food Stalls, Roadside Stalls, Burger Stalls, Moving Food Stall and any place that didn't have permanent building structure are NOT ALLOWED to map.
Food and Drink Ice Cream Point Food Stalls, Roadside Stalls, Burger Stalls, Moving Food Stall and any place that didn't have permanent building structure are NOT ALLOWED to map.
Food and Drink Restaurant Point
Culture & Entertainment Art Gallery Point
Culture & Entertainment Casino Point May be Area if Landmark
Culture & Entertainment Club Point
Culture & Entertainment Game Club Point
Culture & Entertainment Movie Theater Point
Culture & Entertainment Museum Area
Culture & Entertainment Music Venue Point
Culture & Entertainment Performing Arts Venue Point
Culture & Entertainment Racing Track Area
Culture & Entertainment Stadium / Arena Area
Culture & Entertainment Theme Park Area
Culture & Entertainment Theater Point
Culture & Entertainment Tourist Attraction / Historic Site Point May be Area if Landmark
Culture & Entertainment Zoo / Aquarium Area
Other Point Village / Housing Area / Condominium / Longhouse

Create the point at the right places, such as the main entrance

Other Construction Site Point Not necessary to be mapped.
Lodging Bed & Breakfast Point In Malaysia known as Guest House / Rest House
Lodging Camping / Trailer Park Point
Lodging Cottage / Cabin Point
Lodging Hostel Point
Lodging Hotel Point
Outdoors Beach Area Beach resort area
Outdoors Golf Course Area
Outdoors Park Area Park in residential areas is not recommended to be mapped.

Only the park that have documented identity are recommended to be mapped such as Taman Tasik Titiwangsa

Outdoors Playground Area Playground in residential areas is not recommended
Outdoors Plaza Point
Outdoors Promenade Point
Outdoors Scenic Lookout / Viewpoint Point
Outdoors Ski Area NONE Malaysia do not have Ski Area
Outdoors Sports Court Point
Natural Features Farm Point Only farms or fishing ponds (fish farming) that are open to public and tourist attraction can be mapped.

Farm that map on Waze map must meet below cateria :-

  • Public
  • Tourist attraction
  • Plantation
Natural Features Forest / Grove Area Only for the National Park and Reserve Forest
Natural Features Island Area Not Allowed. Only for specific purposes and have permission from senior editor.
Natural Features River / Stream Area Only provide the name of the river/stream.

Other information leave it empty.

Natural Features Sea / Lake / Pool Area If the water area itself is visually obvious to drivers on nearby roads. Not require for the water area that have very small area
Natural Features Canal Area
Natural Features Swamp / Marsh Area
Natural Features Dam Area
Parking Lot Area Since the new feature of Parking Lot haven't fully release yet, for the existing Parking Lot in Point type, please remain it first until further notice from WazeMY Local Champs.