F.A.Q

QR Code & Series Number

The usage of QR Code & Telegram MyBIS

QR Code

1. What is a QR Code?
QR code, abbreviated as quick response is a bar code that is generated and can store information by simply scanning the code using a QR code application.

2. Where can I download QR Code for species?
You can download the QR Code for species by visiting MyBIS website via www.mybis.gov.my and do a species search. QR codes can be downloaded in the format of JPG, PNG or SVG.

3. How to use QR codes?
To use QR codes, you must scan the QR code by using the QR code application. Readers can obtain additional information related to the species through MyBIS website. QR Code application can be downloaded through the Google Play Store (Android users) or the Apple App Store (iOS users).

4. Can I use the species QR code in my publication?
Yes, you are allow to do so. The use of QR codes in the publications can summarize all the information. Additional information about the species will be linked to the MyBIS website.

5. What is the advantage of using a QR code?
The QR code can help to store additional information so that the writing in publications can be simplified and more easily understood by readers.

Series Number

6. What is the function of the series number of each species?
Each species in MyBIS system has its own series number. This series number can help users in searching the species of interest in MyBIS website without scanning the QR code. Go to your internet browser such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, etc. and type these in the Address Bar: http://www.mybis.gov.my/sp/xxxx (replace xxxxx with the series number)

7. Are there other applications that are used to search for the species in MyBIS?
Yes, telegram app.

8. What are the methods for searching species through the Telegram app?
To search species through the Telegram app, you must:

  1. Download the Telegram app
  2. Make a search by typing “mybisgovmy”
  3. Click 'Start'
  4. Type a species name or keyword for species (common name, serial number and other species) according to the instructions given
  5. Click on the link that appears to get more information about the species.

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