The Department of Survey and Mapping Malaysia (JUPEM)
JUPEM is a department under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.
Two Main roles in providing survey infrastructure for Malaysia are Mapping and Cadastral services.
Under the ambit of Mapping activities, JUPEM is also wholly responsible in the area of aerial photography. For primarily security purposes all types of aerial photography are governed by this department. So any operator intending to take any type of aerial photo must make an application to the department for approval.