Normal registration of birth refers to registration that is made within 60 days of the birth of a child in Malaysia.
Application for registration of a child may be submitted by the following persons:
- Legal guardian;
- Person having knowledge of the birth
- The mother and father of the child (for the registration of births illegitimate child)
The applicant is required to go to any National Registration Department counter with the required documents.
CHILD’S DOCUMENTS (ORIGINALS AND COPIES)
1. Birth registration form JPN.LM01 that is completed;
2. Confirmation of birth form from the hospital or certification of home birth from the midwife/doctor (original);
3. Prenatal card (maternity examination book) (original and copy)
PARENTS’ DOCUMENTS (ORIGINALS AND COPIES)
- Identity cards or entry permits or passports of the parents and the person reporting the birth (originals and copies);
- Death Certificate of mother and father of the child (original and copy if applicable)
- Marriage or divorce certificate (originals and copies)
INFORMANT’S DOCUMENT (ORIGINAL AND COPY)
- Identity card or entry permit or passport (original and copy)