Birth/Marriage Registration Birth/Marriage Registration

REGISTRATION OF BIRTH

 

All Malaysians born in Brazil, Guyana and Suriname must be registered at the Embassy as stipulated in:

 

“The provisions of Article 14(1)(b), Part II, Second Schedule, Section 1(c) of the Federal Constitution of Malaysia, a child born overseas whose father at the time of birth is a citizen of Malaysian is required to be registered at the Embassy within one (1) year from the child's date of birth”

 

Application must be made in person with the present of the child at Consular Section of the Embassy between 9.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m. on any working days. Requirements for the registration are as follows:

 

  • An application form (obtainable from the Embassy);
  • Child's birth certificate (original and two (2) photocopies);
  • English translation of the child’s birth certificate (if the birth certificate is not in English);
  • Two (2) coloured photographs of the child (35mm x 50mm);
  • Parents' passports (original and two (2) photocopies);
  • Parents' identity cards (applicable to Malaysians only with original and two (2) photocopies);
  • Parents' marriage certificate (original and two (2) photocopies);
  • A registration fee of RM20.00* payable in equivalent Brazilian Reais or US Dollar; and,
  • A Form H fee of RM10.00* payable in equivalent Brazilian Reais or US Dollar.

 

Note: The child must be present at the Embassy of Malaysia, Brasilia.

 

 

 

REGISTRATION OF MARRIAGE

 

Non-Muslim

 

Non-muslim Malaysians in Brazil, Guyana and Suriname may elect either to be married under local laws or to get their marriages solemnised under the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976 of Malaysia at the Embassy.

 

Malaysians who contracted a marriage under local laws are required to register their marriages at the Embassy within six (6) months from the date of the marriage or a late penalty will be imposed at the time of the registration. The fee for late registration is RM100.00* for the first six months and RM50.00* for every six months thereof.

 

Registration must be made in person at Consular Section of the Embassy between 9.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m. on any working days. Requirements for the registration are as follows:

 

  • An application form (obtainable from the Embassy);
  • Three (3) recent coloured photographs (35mm x 50mm);
  • Passport of applicants (original and two (2) photocopies);
  • Malaysian identity cards (applicable to Malaysians only, original and two (2) photocopies);
  • Proof of marriage e.g. a marriage certificate with English translation issued by the competent authority of Brazil, Guyana or Suriname (original and two (2) photocopies); and
  • A fee of RM20.00* payable in equivalent Brazilian Reais or US Dollar.

 

For those who wish to get their marriages solemnised under the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976 of Malaysia at the Embassy are required to call at the Embassy in person between 9.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m. on any working days. Requirements for the registration are as follows:

 

  • Three (3) marriage declaration forms (obtainable from the Embassy);
  • Three (3) recent coloured photographs (35mm x 50 mm);
  • Passports;
  • Malaysian identity cards (applicable to Malaysians only); and
  • A letter/certificate of marital status (if single) or a divorce certificate or a decree nisi for divorce (if divorced) or a death certificate of the late spouse (for a widower). 

 

The declaration forms will be put on notice for a period of twenty one (21) days at the Embassy and also at the Office of the National Registration Department of Malaysia, nearest to the applicants’ last address in Malaysia. The marriage will be solemnised by the Embassy only if no caveat is received from any member of public during the twenty one (21) days notice period. A marriage register will be issued after the marriage solemnisation upon payment of RM30.00* fee payable in equivalent Brazilian Reais or US Dollar.

 

Note: Application has to be made in person at the Embassy of Malaysia, Brasilia

 

 

Issuance of Single Status Certificate

 

Applicant has to submit a letter from the National Registration Department (Jabatan Pendaftaran Negara) confirming the marital status of the applicant, single or divorced.

 

A fee of RM20.00* payable in equivalent Brazilian Reais or US Dollar. 

 

Note:

 

For Muslim marriages solemnised in Brazil, Guyana or Suriname, registration must be done with the Jabatan Agama Islam/Islamic Religion Department in the applicant’s area of residence.

 

The Certificate of conversion and the marriage certificate must be translated into English.

 

The Embassy will then authenticate these documents. (Please refer to the requirements of Authentication of Documents).

 

 

 

*Note: All Fees are payable in equivalent Brazilian Reais or US Dollar and subject to the current exchange rate.

 

For further information, please contact the Embassy of Malaysia in Brasilia at +5561 3248 5008 / 6215 or e-mail us at mwbrasilia@kln.gov.my / br.cons@kln.gov.my