Any person who obtained his/her first identity card at the age of 12 is required to change to a new identity card on attaining the age of 18. If the change is made within the age of 18-25, no fine will be imposed.
Those who have attained the age of 16 and above but have not applied for an identity card are advised to go to the nearest NRD office to make a late application. The applicant and sponsor must attend an interview, and bring along the following documents:-
• Birth certificate/certificate of adoption/Form W of the applicant
• Entry permit/citizenship status confirmation form (if applicable)
• Identity card of the sponsor
You are eligible to apply for an identity card with permanent resident status (red). You need to bring along your passport and entry permit and copies of both documents as well as an application fee of RM40.00. The application can be made only at the Putrajaya NRD Headquarters and state NRD headquarters.
If the chip is damaged within the first year not deliberarely or through misuse, a replacement card will be issued at no charge, but if the card is more than a year old, then a replacement fee of RM10.00 will be imposed.
Applicants who choose to collect their MyKad at the Putrajaya NRD Headquarters, NRD State, UTC and Selected Branches may do so within 45 minit. Those who choose to collect it at any NRD branch offices in Peninsular Malaysia will be able to do so within 5 working days. Any NRD branch offices in Sabah, Sarawak or Labuan will have the card ready for collection within 7 working days. This charter on issue of the MyKad applies only to applications by Malaysian citizens and applications that have no complications.
Yes, you can. A RM2.00 fee will be imposed for updating the new address into the chip. If you wish to change the identity card, the fee is RM10.00.