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Application For Registration Of (De Facto) Adoption

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The Registration of Adoptions Act 1952 (Act 253) (De Facto) is under the jurisdiction of the National Registration Department (NRD). This act is intended to register De Facto adoptions in which children are brought up, maintained and educated by adoptive parents for two (2) years before the registration. The adoptions are enshrined in Act 253 and apply to Muslims and non-Muslims.

Application for Registration of (De Facto) Adoption can be made at the NRD counter near adoptive parents’ and the adopted children’s residences.

Under Section 6(1) Act 253

1.  Eligibility of the Child

i. Not married.

ii. Children under 18 years of age and resident in Peninsular Malaysia.

iii. Has been in custody, maintained and educated by someone or the spouses jointly, as their own children for a period of not less than two years (continuously) before registration is made.

iv. Either citizens or non-citizens.

v. Children have identification documents (Birth Certificate / Identity Card / Passport / Entry Permit for foreigner/ and must hold visa for more than two years)

2.  Applicant Eligibility

i. One of the adoptive parents (husband/wife) or adoptive mother (single) or adoptive father (single) who is a citizen or permanent resident;

ii. Adoptive parents or adoptive mother (single) or adoptive father (single) aged 25 and above and at least 18 years older than the child;

iii. Married couple with legal marriage document;

iv. Adoption with consent from the natural parents or the female single parent. In the absence of consent, the adoption can still proceed through a court order or social report from the Department of Social Welfare.

v. Application must be submitted to the NRD at the district where the adoptive parents are resident.

i. Application form for registration of adoption JPN.AA01;

ii. Birth Certificate or identification document of the child (original and copy);

iii. Statutory declaration or letter of consent for adoption JPN.AA07 from the biological parents or single mother. If the mother is under 18 years of age, letter of consent must be signed either with mother or father or sibling of the mother above 18 years old;

iv. Statutory declaration by the adoptive parents (Appendix A1);

v. One (1) copy of the identity card or passport of each of the biological parents stated in the child’s Birth Certificate;

vi. Identity cards or passports and visas of the adoptive parents (originals and copies);

vii. Marriage document of the adoptive parents (original and copy);

viii. Birth Certificates or identification documents of the children of the adoptive parents (if any);

ix. Full pictures of children in postcard size;

x. Proof of residence of the applicant in the form of an electricity bill / water bill / telephone bill / assessment / certification;

xi. Death Certificates of the child’s biological parents if they have died;

xii. Copy of the applicant’s salary statement (if any); and

xiii. Form 13 (The applicant is required to obtain Form 12 from any nearby National Registration Department Office or from the Social Welfare Office in the residential area of ​​a foster parent before Form 13 is issued by the Social Welfare Office)



		

i. All applications for registration will be interviewed through proceeding sessions before the Registrar. Parties who should attend are:

a) The adoptive parents or foster parents

b) The adoptive children

c) Parents / legitimate guardians of the children.

ii. The presence of the biological parent can be excluded if there is a letter of consent (JPN.AA07).

iii. Fee is RM30.00 upon approval.

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.

 

Application Form for Registration of Adoption JPN.AA01;

Application For Search Or Extract Of (De Facto) Adoption Register

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Search of the adoption register is made to check if an adoption has already been registered in the NRD. Extract of the (de facto) adoption register is made in the event of loss or damage or replacement of the Adoption Certificate. Application for search and extract of the de facto Adoption Certificate must be submitted to the NRD office which issued the initial certificate, or to the NRD headquarters in Putrajaya.

Application for search or extract of the adoption register may be made by the following persons or entities:

  • Owner of the Adoption Certificate (if it has an identity card);
  • Adoptive parent;
  • Adoptive sibling;
  • Law Firm or Law Firm attorney who is appointed by a host family (original appointment letter and one (1) copy of the identity card of the law firm’s representative are required)
  • Application form for search or extract of the adoption register JPN.AA 02;
  • Identity card or passport of applicant (original and copy);
  • Child’s Adoption Certificate (AM233) (original and copy) if application is for replacement of certificate;
  • Statutory declaration SA81 if the original copy of the Adoption Certificate (AM233) is lost
  • Processing fee: RM5.00

    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.

    Application For Search Or Extract Of (De Facto) Adoption Register

    Application For Correction Of (De Facto) Adoption Register

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    Application for correction of information in the (de facto) adoption register is made if existing information does not match actual facts of the owner of the Adoption Certificate. Application for correction of information in the adoption register under Section 13 (1) of the Registration of Adoptions Act 1952 (Act 253) may be submitted at any NRD office.

    Application for correction of the de facto adoption register may be made by the following persons:

  • Adoptive parents or single adoptive parent; and
  • Owner of the Adoption Certificate
  • Form JPN.AA 03 that is completed;
  • Identity cards or passports of applicant (original and copy);
  • Adoption Certificate (AM233) (original or extract together with one (1) copy); and
  • Statutory declaration SA81
  • Processing fee: RM10.00

    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.

    Application For Correction Of (De Facto) Adoption Register

    Application For Adoption By Court Order

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    Application for adoption by court order is executed by the law firm appointed by the adoptive parents or by the Legal Aid Department. The application must be submitted to the NRD headquarters in Putrajaya. Adoption by court order is made in the High Court or the Sessions Court. This adoption process is applicable for non-Muslims only.

    Application for adoption by court order may be made by the following persons:

  • Adoptive parents or single adoptive parent;
  • Law firm or its representative (the official letter of representation from the law firm and one (1) copy of the identity card of the law firm representative’s are required)
  • Form JPN.AA 04 that is completed;
  • Covering letter from court (original);
  • Court order and schedule of Section 25 (2) of Act 257 (original);
  • One (1) copy of the identity card or passport of each of the adoptive parents or of the single adoptive parent that has been certified by the law firm; and
  • Birth Certificate of the child (original and copy)
  • Processing fee: RM5.00

    Application For Extract Of Birth Certificate (Adoption) By Court Order

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    Extract of the Birth Certificate of a child adopted by court order may be obtained if the certificate was lost or damaged by submitting an application to the NRD headquarters in Putrajaya.

    Application for extract of the adopted child’s Birth Certificate by court order may be submitted by the following persons:

  • Adoptive parent;
  • Adoptive sibling;
  • Owner of the Birth Certificate (adopted child);
  • Law Firm appointed by the client (the official letter of representation from the law firm and copy of identity card of the law firm’s representative are required)
  • 1.Form JPN.AA 04 that is completed;

    2.Identity cards or passports of adoptive parents or law firm or representative of the law firm (original and copy);

    3.One (1) original copy of the Birth Certificate of the adopted child (if application is for a new replacement certificate); or

    4.Statutory declaration (if original copy of the Birth Certificate of the adopted child is lost)

    Processing fee: RM5.00

    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.AA 04- Permohonan Pendaftaran Pengangkatan

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