MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, MALAYSIA
ISSUANCE OF REGISTRATION OF BIRTH
AT EMBASSY OF MALAYSIA, WASHINGTON DC
1. Children born in the United State of America can be registered at Embassy of Malaysian, Washington DC on the conditions:
- Father of the child is a Malaysian Citizen
- Registration is made within one year from the date of birth
- Passports of parents
- Identification Cards of both parents.
(If the mother is not Malaysian Citizen then her passport will be used as an identity)
- Malaysian and US Marriage Certificate
- Birth Certificates of both parents
- Child US birth certificate
- Two (2) passport size photographs
- Postage stamps of $19.99 for mailing the certificate to you.
- Fee - **USD8.00
2. You register your child by appear in person at the Embassy of Malaysia, Washington DC. The requirements are: (Original and 2 Copies)
3. To request for the registration form please provide self addressed envelopes with sufficient stamps to the Embassy
New instruction by Jabatan Pendaftaran Negara Malaysia, parent(s) must bring their newborn child (ren) to the Embassy of Malaysia to register.
Borang W (Malaysian Birth Certificate Overseas) will be issued by this Office. A copy will be sent to the National Registration Department of Malaysia for record purposes.
‘Borang D’ must be signed only by the father. Mother’s signature is not acceptable; Borang D will be given upon registration at the Consular Section
For Late Registration
i. For registration made beyond the period of one (1) year after the birth, the above requirement still applies. The application will be forwarded to Jabatan Pendaftaran Negara Malaysia for processing and approval.
ii. A letter from the father explaining the reason for the delay in registering is required.
**All fee payments are through US postal money order only and payable to “Embassy of Malaysia”.
Please follow the instruction carefully.
The Embassy of Malaysia will not be responsible for passports/documents lost in mail.
Embassy of Malaysia
3516 International Court, NW, Washington D.C 20008.
Tel: (202) 572 9700 | Fax: (202) 572 9986
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
AREA OF JURISDICTION
EMBASSY OF MALAYSIA, WASHINGTON, DC
ALABAMA, FLORIDA, GEORGIA, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, KENTUCKY, LOUSIANA, MARYLAND, MISSISSIPPI, NORTH CAROLINA, SOUTH CAROLINA, OHIO, TENNESSEE, TEXAS, VIRGINIA, WEST VIRGINIA & WASHINGTON, DC
CONSULATE GENERAL OF MALAYSIA, LOS ANGELES – firstname.lastname@example.org
ALASKA, ARIZONA, COLORADO, HAWAII, IDAHO, KANSAS, MONTANA, NEVADA, NEBRASKA, NEW MEXICO, NORTH DAKOTA, SOUTH DAKOTA, OREGON, UTAH, WASHINGTON STATE, WYOMING & CALIFORNIA
CONSULATE GENERAL OF MALAYSIA, NEW YORK - email@example.com
ARKANSAS, CONNECTICUT, ELAWARE, IOWA, MAINE, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, OKLAHOMA, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, WISCONSIN & NEW YORK
Couple is required to appear in person when submitting the application form. Please call the Consulate at (202)572-9700 for appointment.
Under (Marriage and Divorce Act 1976 of Malaysia) Malaysian residing in USA are required to register their marriage at any Malaysian mission on the conditions:
- At least one of the couple is a Malaysian.
- Register the marriage with the Embassy within the period
of six (6) months from the date of marriage.
For your marriage to be legally recognized in Malaysia, you MUST register your marriage with the Embassy.
In order to register, both husband and wife must come to the Embassy together with the original and 2 sets of photocopies of the following: -
Malaysian passports - Malaysian Identity Card (MyKad) - US Marriage Certificate (and Divorce Certificate) if applicable - Two (2) passport size photographs (recent) - Sufficient Postage stamps to mail the marriage certificate to you - Registration fee is USD 6.00** for first 6 months
*Penalty charges will be imposed for late registration
**All fee payments are through US postal money order only and payable to Embassy of Malaysia.
Registration will be processed by the Embassy and two (2) copies of the Malaysian Marriage Certificate (original and a photocopy copy) will be issued to the couple.
*NOTE: All marriages performed in the Islamic Religious Rights do not need to register their marriage with Embassy of Malaysia. Marriage registration can be done in Malaysia at any Registration Department, but all Marriage Certificate issued in the U.S. must first be certified by the Embassy. Marriage Certificate from another country must be certified by the respective country’s Embassy, Consulate or Foreign Ministry in the U.S.
Please follow the instruction carefully
The Embassy of Malaysia will not be responsible for passports/documents lost in mail