Birth/Marriage Certificate Birth/Marriage Certificate
1. REGISTRATION OF MARRIAGE FOR MALAYSIANS
In accordance with the Malaysian Law reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976, all citizens who contracted marriages outside Malaysia must register the marriage with this office within six (6) months from the date of marriage.
For registration of marriage, both husband and wife must be present at the Consular Counter and submit the original and two sets photocopy of each of the following documents:
(a) UK marriage certificate.
(b) Malaysian identity card (photocopy both sides).
(c) Both passports with valid UK visa or BRP Card (front and back).
(d) Both birth certificates of husband and wife.
(e) Two passport photos.
(f) Fee £5.00 (cash) for registration made within six (6) months from the date of marriage.
(g) A penalty charge will be imposed for late registration.
The High Commission of Malaysia, London is not authorised to perform Muslim Marriages as no Religious Officer has been appointed at present to the United Kingdom. Before any Muslim Marriages can take place in the United Kingdom, a permission letter from the Religious State Department Malaysia is required to avoid penalty during registration in Malaysia at a later date.
The marriage and or conversion must take place in the Local Mosques and not at any Agencies / Muslim Organisations of Charity Bodies in the UK as they will not be recognised under Malaysian Law. The UK Marriage Certificate issued by the mosque has to be notarised by the Notary Public and legalised by the Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) (https://www.gov.uk/get-document-legalised) and further legalise by the High Commission of Malaysia, London either by post or in person.
The following documents are required for the issuance of Confirmation of Marriage Letter by the High Commission for registration at the Religious Department Malaysia.
(a) Original UK Muslim Marriage Certificate duly legalised.
(b) Photocopy of the Conversion Certificate (if available).
(c) Photocopy passport photo page of both husband and wife with valid UK Visa.
(d) Photocopy of Malaysian identity card (front and back).
(e) Fee £5.00 (cash) or postal order payable to 'HIGH COMMISSION OF MALAYSIA'.
(f) Prepaid return self-addressed envelope (if by post).
2. REGISTRATION OF CHILD BIRTH
A child born in the United Kingdom can be registered as a Malaysian Citizen at the High Commission with the following conditions:
2.1. FORM D (CERTIFICATE ISSUED: BORANG H)
The father of the child MUST be a Malaysian citizen.
The child must be registered within one (1) year from the date of birth.
The father must come in person with the child for the thumb prints with the original and two sets photocopy of the following documents:
(a) Malaysian marriage certificate.
(b) Identity card (MyKad) of both parents. If the mother is not a Malaysian citizen, refer to item (c).
(c) Valid passport of both parents and UK permit or BRP Card (for non British).
(d) Birth certificate of both parents.
(e) Full British birth certificate of the child with all the parent details.
(f) Two (2) passport photos of the child with blue background (studio taken).
(g) Registration fee of £10.00 cash only.
Late Registration – Application made after one year from the date of birth must be submitted to the National Registration Department Head Office for approval. The child and parents must be present at the Consular Counter of the High Commission. In addition to item 2.1(a) to 2.1(g) above, other requirements are:
(a) The father of the child MUST be a Malaysian citizen.
(b) A letter from the father explaining the delay in registering the birth must also be attached.
Single Parent (Un-Married Mother) - Application will be sent to JPN for processing.
(a) The documents listed under 2.1(b) to 2.1(e) are duly required.
(b) To complete (Surat Akuan which will be given at the Counter) by the mother and sign by both parent to be witnessed by the High Commission of Malaysia AND
(c) Another Statutory Declaration (for a child over the age of 1 year old) issued by a Solicitor for the mother, duly legalised by the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (https://www.gov.uk/get-document-legalised), declaring that she is truly the biological mother of the child.
(d) The child MUST be present for the thumb prints.
(e) Five (5) passport photos of the child with blue background (studio taken).
(f) Registration fee of £10.00 cash only.
(g) Legalisation cash fee of £5.00 (for a child over 1 year old).
Malaysian Mother / Foreign Father - Registration must be made within one (1) year from the date of birth and application will be sent to JPN for processing.
(a) The documents listed under 2.1(a) – 2.1(f) are duly required.
(b) Both parents and the child MUST be present for the thumb prints.
(c) Registration fee of £5.00 cash only.
All original forms will be given at the counter for completion during submission of application and for further assistance and information please email to the Consular Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. APPLICATION FOR AN EXTRACT OF BIRTH / MARRIAGE / DEATH CERTIFICATES
Application form can be collected from the Consular Office, High Commission of Malaysia at a fee of £3.00 cash. For further reference please refer to JPN website at www.jpn.gov.my