Birth/Marriage Registration Birth/Marriage Registration

 

1) REGISTRATION OF BIRTH
Malaysians born abroad can be registered on the conditions:
  •  Father / Mother of the child is a Malaysian citizen at the time of birth
  • Registration is made within one (1) year from the date of birth
Application has to be made by the parents with the child. Documents to be submitted:
  • 2 copies of Registration Form D, JPN. WND 2 (original)
  • 3 recent colored photographs of the child, size 3.5 x 5.0 cm
  • Birth certificate of the child in English translation (original and 2 photocopies)
  • Passport of parents (original and 2 photocopies)
  • Identification cards of parents (original and 2 photocopies)
  • Birth certificates of parents (original and 2 photocopies)
  • Marriage certificate of parents (original and 2 photocopies)
The High Commission would then issue Form W, a letter that note the birth of the child in South Africa. A copy will be sent to the National Registration Department of Malaysia for its record.
 
Note: 
For registration made beyond the period of one (1) year of the birth, similar process still applies.  However, the High Commission will forward the application to the National Registration Department of Malaysia for approval.  Feedback of the application (approved or otherwise) will be notified to the applicant.
 
2) REGISTRATION OF MARRIAGE (FOR NON-MUSLIMS)
Documents to be submitted: 
  • 1 copy of Registration Form, JPN. KC 06 can be downloaded at www.jpn.gov.my
  • 1 copy of the D2 Form with recent photographs of applicants, size 3.5 x 5.0 cm
  • Local Marriage Certificate (original and 2 photocopies)
  • Passports of applicants (original and 2 photocopies)
  • Identification cards of parents (original and 2 photocopies) 
Note: 

The marriage must be registered within 6 months from the date of the marriage. Any registration made after 6 months of marriage is considered as late registration. The fee for late registration is RM100.00 for the first consequence 6 months and RM 50.00 for every six months thereof.