Philatelic Society of Malaysia (PSM) was established as Selangor Stamp Club (SSC) on September 13, 1947 by its founder, the late Dr. A.R.Kandiah. It held its first exhibition in 1950. With the establishment of the Selangor Club, organised philately in Malaysia has made great strides. National and regional exhibitions of international standards were held regularly, including the 5th FIAP Asian International held @ Kuala Lumpur in 1992, Malpex 97, KL Show 2003 & 2004. It co-founded the Inter-Asian Philatelic Federation(FIAP) and organised FIAP's very first meeting in Kuala Lumpur. Many of our members had won prestigious accolades and awards, including the coveted Large Gold. On June 19, 1970, The SSC changed its name to Philatellic Society of Malaysia (PSM).

Society's Objectives
The Philatelic Society of Malaysia (PSM) endeavours:
- To promote philately in Malaysia
- To preserve and safeguard Malayan/Malaysian Philately
- To help further the interest in philately of its members

Society's Premises
PSM purchased its own premises (club house) in the year 2000. It consists of a meeting room and a well-stocked in-house library. The library is opened to members every Tuesday at 5.30PM.

Philatelic Society of Malaysia
2nd Floor, 692-C Jalan Sentul,
51000 Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia.

Society's Publications
PSM publishes its official journal i.e. The Malaysian Philatelist twice a year and its periodic newsletter i.e. Berita PSM three times a year.
 
Society's Meetings
Weekly member meeting is held at the club house for all members from 5.30PM - 9.00PM (On Tuesdays) and informal ones at the AMCorp Mall, Petaling Jaya from 2.30PM - 5.00PM (On Saturdays)

International Affiliation
PSM is one of the seven founding members of Inter-Asian Philatelic Federation (FIAP). The society is also a member of the Federation Internationale de Philately (FIP) (the International Philatelic Federation). PSM and its members will be kept informed of all the latest development in the Philatelic World. Members could take part in the exhibitions sanctioned by FIP and FIAP.