MUIS has a long track record on halal certification and is well respected for developing processes and methodologies to ensure credibility of its certification.
MUIS has also introduced the Singapore Muis Halal Quality Management System (HalMQ), an initiative to boost the credibility of its Halal certification mark internationally. Companies/premises which hold valid MUIS Halal certificates anytime before 1 March 2008 are required to adopt HalMQ from 1 January 2010 onwards.
There are more than 2,000 premises certified by MUIS in Singapore. All MUIS certified establishments will carry its Halal Certificate along with its logo.
The Restaurants serving Halal food are generally of two types. When the Restaurants itself is certified Halal then the Restaurant will not serve any non-Halal Food and Beverages. In some cases the Restaurants itself is not certified as halal, but they serve food from Halal certified food preparation areas or kitchens. In such restaurants, they may still serve non-Halal beverages.