Birth/Marriage Registration Birth/Marriage Registration

REGISTRATION OF BIRTH 

[UNDER ARTICLE 14(1)(B), SECTION 1(C) PART II, SECOND SCHEDULE OF

THE MALAYSIAN CONSTITUTION]

(IF THE FATHER IS A MALAYSIAN CITIZEN)

 

NOTE:

 

i.    Registration of birth under Article 14(1)(b), Section 1(c) Part II, Second Schedule of the Malaysian Constitution must be done BEFORE the child reaches the age of 12 months. If the age of the child is more than 12 months during the registration, the registration will be forwarded to Malaysian Registration Department in Malaysia for consideration.

 

ii.     IF both parents of the child are Malaysian citizens, both parents OR either mother or father of the child, together with the child must be present during registration.

 

iii.    IF only father of the child is a Malaysian citizen, both parents OR the father of the child, together with the child must be present during registration.

iv.   Only applicable to birth registered in the 17 States under the jurisdiction of the Consulate General of Malaysia, New York: Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and Wisconsin.

 

v.     Certified true copies accepted ONLY from Malaysia if obtained from:

             any Immigration Department of Malaysia office;

             any Malaysian Registration Department office; or

             Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia (Wisma Putra)

 

vi.   Applications without sufficient supporting documents will not be entertained.

 

 

NO

DOCUMENTS / ITEMS

 

 

1.

Registration of Birth Application Form (JPN.WN 02 - Borang D) (Form is available at the Consular section of the Consulate General of Malaysia, New York)

 

2.

Registration of Malaysian Citizens Form (Form is available at the official website and Consular section of the Consulate General of Malaysia, New York)

 

3.

Original and two (2) copies of Malaysian / foreign passports of the parents

 

4.

Original and two (2) copies of Malaysian Identification Card - MyKad (front and back) of the parents (for Malaysian only)

 

5.

Original and two (2) copies of Malaysian / foreign birth certificate of the parents

 

6.

Original and two (2) copies of Malaysian Marriage Certificate of the parents

 

7.

Original and two (2) copies of the child’s US Birth Certificate

 

8.

One (1) recent photograph of each parent (passport size)

 

9.

One (1) recent photograph of the child (passport size)

 

10.

Fee of USD8.00 in cash or money order made payable to Consulate General of Malaysia. (Money order is accepted ONLY FROM The United States Postal Service, Western Union or MoneyGram)

 

 

 

 REGISTRATION OF BIRTH

 [UNDER ARTICLE 15(2) OF THE MALAYSIAN CONSTITUTION]

(IF THE FATHER IS NOT A MALAYSIAN CITIZEN)

 

 

NOTE:

 

i.      Registration of birth under Article 15(2) of the Malaysian Constitution is to be done BEFORE the child reaches the age of 10 months to allow sufficient time for the application to be forwarded to Malaysian Registration Department in Malaysia before the child reaches the age of 12 months.

 

ii.     Both parents of the child, together with the child must be present during registration. The application will be forwarded to Malaysian Registration Department in Malaysia for consideration. The processing time for the child’s citizenship application could be more than two (2) years.

 

iii.    Only applicable to birth registered in the 17 States under the jurisdiction of the Consulate General of Malaysia, New York: Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and Wisconsin.

 

iv.    Certified true copies accepted ONLY from Malaysia if obtained from:

       any Immigration Department of Malaysia office;

       any Malaysian Registration Department office; or

       Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia (Wisma Putra)

 

v.     Applications without sufficient supporting documents will not be entertained.

 

 

NO

DOCUMENTS / ITEMS

 

 

1.

Registration of Birth Application Form (JPN.WN 02 - Borang B) (Form is available at the Consular section of the Consulate General of Malaysia, New York)

 

2.

Registration of Malaysian Citizens Form (Form is available at the official website and Consular section of the Consulate General of Malaysia, New York)

 

3.

Original and two (2) copies of Malaysian / foreign passports of the parents

 

4.

Original and two (2) copies of Malaysian Identification Card - MyKad (front and back) of the parents (for Malaysian only)

 

5.

Original and two (2) copies of Malaysian / foreign birth certificate of the parents

 

6.

Original and two (2) copies of Malaysian Marriage Certificate of the parents

 

7.

Original and two (2) copies of the child’s US Birth Certificate

 

8.

One (1) recent photograph of each parent (passport size)

 

9.

Three (3) recent photograph of the child (passport size)

 

10.

Fee of USD8.00 in cash or money order made payable to Consulate General of Malaysia. (Money order is accepted ONLY FROM The United States Postal Service, Western Union or MoneyGram)

 

 

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REGISTRATION OF MARRIAGE

NOTE:  

 

i.    The husband and wife, or either one of them must be Malaysian citizen.

 

ii.   Both husband and wife must be present during the registration.

 

iii.  Registration of marriage must be done within six (6) months after the marriage took place in the United States. Penalty of USD35.00 will be charged for late registration for the first six (6) months and USD18.00 for each subsequent year.

 

iv.   Only applicable to applicants who registered their marriage in the 17 States under the jurisdiction of the Consulate General of Malaysia, New York: Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and Wisconsin.

 

v.    Applications without sufficient supporting documents will not be entertained.

 

vi.   For Muslim marriage registration, it must be done at Jabatan Agama Islam, Malaysia.

 

 

NO

DOCUMENTS / ITEMS

 

 

1.

Borang Permohonan Mendaftar Perkahwinan Luar Negeri (JPN.KC 06) (Form is available at the Consular section of the Consulate General of Malaysia, New York)

 

2.

Registration of Malaysian Citizens Form (Form is available at the official website and Consular section of the Consulate General of Malaysia, New York)

 

3.

Original and two (2) copies of Malaysian / foreign Passports (husband and wife)

 

4.

Original and two (2) copies of Malaysian Identification Card - MyKad (front and back) (for Malaysian only)

 

5.

Original and two (2) copies of Malaysian  / foreign birth certificate (husband and wife)

 

6.

Original and two (2) copies of US Marriage Certificate

 

7.

Two (2) notarized copies of the husband and wife’s US Visa / US Permanent Resident Card

 

8.

Two (2) recent photographs of both husband and wife (passport size)

 

9.

Fee of USD6.00 in cash or money order made payable to Consulate General of Malaysia. (Money order is accepted ONLY FROM The United States Postal Service, Western Union or MoneyGram)