MyKad Application For Children Aged 12

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Regulation 3 of the National Registration Regulations 1990 (Amendment 2007) states that a Malaysian child who has reached the age of 12 must register for the identity card.

1. The applicant must have attained 12 years of age but is below 16.

2. The applicant’s sponsor must be present, who is either the

2.1 Parent; or

2.2 Guardian (the guardian could be the grandfather, grandmother, aunt, uncle, elder sister or brother who is over 21).

3. Application Form JPN.KP01 (obtainable from the NRD counter) that is completed.

4. The applicant must submit the application within 30 days of attaining the age of 12. Otherwise, a processing fee will be charged.

The applicant and the sponsor are required to go to any NRD counter with the necessary original documents.

1. Applicant’s Documents (Originals)

1.1. Birth Certificate or Adoption Certificate or Citizenship Certificate or confirmation of citizenship status or Citizenship Form or Appendix A (JAKOA)
1.2. Passport if the applicant is a non-resident

2. Sponsor’s Documents (Originals)

2.1. Identity card
2.2. A guardian who is not a relative of the applicant must bring along the document confirming guardianship from the Department of Social Welfare.
2.3. Non-citizen sponsors must bring passports from their country of origin.

Identity Card (MyKad) Application Fees for Children Aged 12
Children attaining the age of 12 who fail to apply for the identity card (MyKad) within 30 days will incur a processing fee.

Payment Schedule 1A

Age Application Fee (RM) Processing Fee (RM) Total (RM)
From 12 years to 12 years and 30 days
From 12 years and 30 days to 13 years 10.00 10.00
From 13 tahun and 1 days to 14 years 10.00 10.00
From 14 years and 1 days to 15 years 10.00 10.00
From 15 years and 1 days to 16 years 10.00 10.00


Note: The online forms are to be used as reference only. They may not be printed and used for transaction purposes. For transactions, please use the original forms.

Form JPN.KP01