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Application For Appointment As An Assistant Registrar Of Marriages

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This application is for qualified committee members of churches, temples and communal associations to be appointed as Assistant Registrar of Marriages in their organisation to solemnise and register a marriage according to religion or custom at the premise stated in their appointed certificate.

1.   The applicant is a committee member of a church, temple or communal association handling the customary affairs of the  community who is supported by the organisation’s committee.

2.  The applicant is voluntarily appointed and is deemed to be a public servant and subject to the Penal Code.

3.  Applications shall be submitted to the NRD office in the respective district.

1. Form JPN.KC16 that is completed
2. Three (3) recent passport-sized photographs of the applicant
3. MyKad (Photocopy)
4. Certificate of Registration of Society (Church or Temple or Communal Association) (Photocopy)
5. Proof of approval for change of name, address and constitution (if applicable)(Photocopy)
6. The Organization’s Constitution (Photocopy)
7. List of Current Committee Members of the Church or Temple or Communal Association.
8. Annual Financial Statement for last 3 years – for Associations only (Photocopy)
9. Certificate displaying minimum academic qualification of MCE or SPM or SPMV(Photocopy) – pass in Malay language subject
10. Not older than 70 years old.
11. Not a Commissioner for Oaths.
12. The following photographs are to be affixed onto A4 paper:
12.1 Frontage of premises
12.2Security features of the premises (windows and doors with grilles).
12.3Locked steel cabinet to store controlled documents.
13. Application for extension must be submitted to the NRD’s district office at least three months before the expiry date of the current appointment.
14. a. All photocopies of documents must be certified by the Registrar of Marriages and bear his signature, name, designation and official seal.
b. No charge or fee shall be imposed on the bridal couple for solemnization and registration of marriage conducted voluntarily by the Assistant Registrar of Marriages.
c. Solemnization and registration of marriage are not allowed outside of approved premises as stated in the appointed certificate.

–     No charge.

1. All photocopies of documents must be certified by the Registrar of Marriages and bear his signature, name, designation and official seal.
2. No charge or fee shall be imposed on the bridal couple for solemnisation and registration of marriage conducted voluntarily by the Assistant Registrar of Marriages.
3. Solemnisation and registration of marriage are not allowed outside of approved premises as stated in the appointed certificate.

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.

JPNKC16 – Application Form For Appointment As An Assistant Registrar Of Marriages

Application For Referral To Marriage Tribunal

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This application is intended to refer the matrimonial difficulties of non-Muslims to the marriage tribunal for reconciliation.

The applicant is required to be present to submit the application for marriage tribunal at the NRD office for the area in which the couple last resided together.

We do not accept application submitted on applicant’s behalf by third parties.

1.    Form JPN.KC14 that is completed.

2.    Applicant’s MyKad.

3.    ORIGINAL passport and photocopy of pages of personal details and latest arrival date in Malaysia for non-citizen.

4.    ORIGINAL and photocopy of Marriage Certificate.

1.    RM2.00 for application fee.

2.    RM20.00 if tribunal certificate JPN.KC29 is issued

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.

JPNKC14 – Application Form For Referral To Marriage Tribunal

Caveat

Application by any person entering a caveat (objection) against a marriage application at the National Registration Department (NRD) or Malaysian Representative Offices abroad.

1.    The applicant must be present at the NRD counter where the application of marriage is being displayed.

2.    A caveat can be entered only against a marriage application that has not been issued a certificate for marriage by the marriage registrar.

3.    Applicants should understand that a caveat cannot be made arbitrarily without strong evidence and reasonable grounds in accordance with the provisions of the law which states:
Section 20(7), Act 164:
“If the High Court declares the grounds of objections to be frivolous and such as ought not to prevent the issue of the certificate for marriage the person entering the caveat shall be liable for the costs of all proceedings relating thereto and for damages to be recovered by suit or action by the party against whose marriage such caveat was entered.”

1.    Form JPN.KC04 that is completed.

2.    MyKad.

3.    ORIGINAL passport and photocopy of pages of personal details and latest arrival date in Malaysia for non-citizen.

4.    Other supporting documents as evidence of objection (if applicable).

RM20.00 for application fee.

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.

JPN.KC04 – Caveat

Application To Correct Errors In The Marriage Register

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This application is for correcting errors in the marriage register.

    1. This application is only to correct errors made at the time of marriage registration.

 

  1. Applications may be submitted at any NRD counter. or by post addressed to:Ketua Pengarah
    Jabatan Pendaftaran Negara
    (Bahagian Perkahwinan dan Perceraian)
    No. 20, Persiaran Perdana
    Presint 2
    62551 PUTRAJAYA.

    (Documents sent by post must include the correct contactable correspondence address).

1.    Form JPN.KC08 that is completed.

2.    MyKad (photocopy of MyKad if application is by post).

3.    ORIGINAL passport (photocopy of passport pages with personal details if application is by post).

4.    ORIGINAL Marriage Certificate.

5.    Statutory declaration relating to error to be corrected.

6.    Other supporting documents (if applicable).

1.    RM2.00 for application fee.

2.    RM6.00 for amendment fee.

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.

JPN.KC08 – Application Form To Correct Errors In The Marriage Register

Search / Extract Of Marriage Register

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This is an application  to perform a search or an extract of the marriage register for persons who have registered their marriage.

    1. Applications can be submitted at any NRD counter or by post to any National Registration Department office.

 

    1. Either spouse or their children or parents or siblings (brother or sister) or an appointed lawyer with an authorised    letter may arrange for a search and extract of the marriage register. Third party which are not related to the marriage is NOT ALLOWED to apply for the search and extract of the marriage register.

 

  1. Appointed lawyer must completed all informations required including the lawyer’s name, MyKad or ID number and   affixed the lawyer’s official stamp in Part C of Form JPN.KC09.
1. 1. Form JPN.KC09:

1.1. Section A completed:

1.1.1. Name of bridegroom & identification document

1.1.2. Name of bride & identification document

1.2. Section B completed:

1.2.1. Date and place of wedding, or

1.2.2. Search year

1.3. Section C completed:

1.3.1. Applicant’s name and identification document

1.3.2. Reason for application

1.3.3. Signature and official stamp (if government agency / lawyer)

2. ORIGINAL MyKad for citizens (photocopy if submitted by post)
3. ORIGINAL passport  (photocopy of pages with personal details for applications at the counter or by post).
4. Power of attorney/Authorization letter from the Marriage Certificate owner (ORIGINAL)
5. Application letter from the lawyer with power of attorney, if application is made through the lawyer.(ORIGINAL)
6. Application letter from the applicant, if application is made by post. (ORIGINAL)
7. An additional document such as a bill for water, electricity or telephone, or other additional documentary proof (photocopy for applications by post).
8. Payment:

8.1. RM5.00 for each requested year of marriage search

8.2. RM50.00 for extract of marriage registers

8.3. RM4.00 for extract of marriage register under the Registration of Marriages Ordinance 1952

    1. RM5.00 for each requested year of marriage search.

 

    1. RM50.00 for extract of marriage register.

 

  1. RM4.00 for extract of marriage register under the Registration of Marriages Ordinance 1952.

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.

JPNKC09 –  Application For Search / Extract Copy of Marriage Register

Application For Letter Verifying Marital Status

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This application is intended for verification of marital status of non-Muslims Malaysian citizen who wish to marry abroad.

1. Applications can be submitted only at the NRD headquarters in Putrajaya. or by post addressed to.

Ketua Pengarah
Jabatan Pendaftaran Negara
(Bahagian Perkahwinan dan Perceraian)
No. 20, Persiaran Perdana
Presint 2
62551 PUTRAJAYA
(Documents sent by post must include the correct contactible correspondence address).

2. The validity of the letter verifying marital status is 150 days from the date of issue.

    1. Form JPN.KC09 must be fully completed, particularly the ID number, names of spouses, date and place of marriage.

 

    1. MyKad (photocopy of MyKad if application is by post).

 

    1. Photocopy of passport pages with personal details of prospective spouse who is a non-citizen.

 

    1. Application letter stating the purpose of the application.(ORIGINAL)

 

    1. Statutory declaration stating the applicant’s current marital status. If the applicant is outside the country, then the declaration needs to be made before a Malaysian representative in that country.(ORIGINAL)

 

    1. The applicant must issue the power of attorney to delegate the lawyer or mother or father or their children or sibling (brother or sister) to oversee the application, if applicable.(ORIGINAL)

 

  1. Application letter from the lawyer with power of attorney, if application is made through the lawyer.(ORIGINAL)

RM5.00 for application fee

Under normal circumstances, the letter verifying marital status issued by the National Registration Department headquarters in Putrajaya must be certified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Wisma Putra) in Putrajaya, Kuching or Kota Kinabalu before it can be used overseas. However, please contact the nearest foreign representative for foreign documentation requirements.

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.

JPNKC09 – Application Form For Letter Verifying Marital Status

Re-Registration Of Marriage For Non-Muslim Couples Registered According To The Laws Of The Foreign Country On Or After 01.03.1982

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  1. Application for re-registration of marriage for non-Muslims Malaysian whose marriage was registered under the laws of a foreign country.
  2. The re-registration does not apply to the non-citizen who was granted a Malaysian citizenship status after his or her marriage was registered under the laws of a foreign country.
  1. The couple are required to be present at the NRD counter or Malaysian Representative Offices abroad for the application and registration of marriage.
  2. A marriage registered under the laws of a foreign country must be re-registered at the Malaysian Representative Office within 6 months of the date of marriage. If the couple enter Malaysia before the expired 6 months of the date where the marriage was registered under the laws of a foreign country then the calculation of 6 months will commence on the latest arrival date in Malaysia dictated in the passport.
  3. Re-registration after 6 months will incur a PENALTY.
  4. Attention: Section 35, Act 164:
    “Any person who, being required by section 31 to appear before a Registrar, omits to do so within the prescribed time shall, on conviction, be liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year or to a fine not exceeding one thousand ringgit or to both.”
1.  The application can be submitted at:
a. National Registration Department; or
b. Malaysian Representative Office abroad:
2. Form JPN.KC06 that is completed
3. ORIGINAL MyKad (Malaysian citizen)
4. ORIGINAL passport and photocopy of page with personal details and latest arrival date in Malaysia for Malaysian and non-citizen, if applicable
5. ORIGINAL passport and photocopy of page with personal details and date in the passport during which the marriage was registered in the pertinent country for Malaysian and non-citizen
6. Identity Document used for marriage registration in the foreign country for non-citizen, if applicable
7. One (1) color passport-sized photograph per applicant.
8. Foreign marriage certificate (ORIGINAL and photocopy)
8.1 Foreign marriage certificate from India, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Nigeria, Sri Lanka or any other country if required, must be:
8.1.2 Certified by either the Malaysian representative in their home country. or the applicant’s consulate in Malaysia, and
8.1.3 re-certified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Wisma Putra) in Putrajaya, Kuching or Kota Kinabalu
8.1.4 The marriage certificate from Vietnam must be re-certified by the Vietnam embassy in Malaysia.
9. Birth Certificate for non-citizen (ORIGINAL and photocopy)
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Decree nisi absolute (divorce certificate), if applicable (ORIGINAL and photocopy).
11. Death certificate of previous spouse, if applicable (ORIGINAL and photocopy)
12. A letter from the Myanmar government to confirm the validity of Myanmar’s marriage certificate.
13. A Confirmation letter stated that the applicant is not a Muslim from the respective government (i.e. Iran, Iraq, Egypt, Algeria, Pakistan, Bangladesh or other Muslim countries or from any other country if required).
14. Please note that all the documents must be original in Malay or English otherwise you must include an ORIGINAL Malay or English translation by a qualified translator.

The translation must include name, signature contact details of translator and date of translation.

For document translation completed in Malaysia by Malaysian Court Translator or Malaysian National Institutes of Translation are acceptable without certification by respective embassy in Malaysia and recertified by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia.

RM20.00 for Marriage Certificate

Registration made more than 6 months after the date of registration of marriage outside Malaysia is penalised:

  1. RM100.00 for the first year.
  2. RM  50.00 for each subsequent year or part thereof.

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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.

JPNKC06-Application form: Registration Marriage

Re-Registration Of Marriage Of Non-muslim Couples Married According To Any Law, Religion, Custom Or Usage Before 01.03.1982

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  1. Application for re-registration of marriage of non-Muslims who married according to any law, religion, custom or usage before 01.03.1982.
  2. The re-registration does not apply to the foreign citizen who was granted a Malaysian citizenship status after their marriage according to any law,    religion, custom or usage in the foreign country.

The couple are required to be present at the NRD counter during the application and registration of marriage.

  1. Form JPN.KC06 that is completed
  2. Mykad (ORIGINAL).
  3. For marriages registered abroad, ORIGINAL passport for Malaysian and non-citizen including photocopy of the pages with personal details, latest arrival date in Malaysia, and dates of departure or arrival in the country where the marriage was registered.
  4. One (1) colour passport-sized photograph per applicant.
  5. ORIGINAL Marriage certificate and photocopy
  6. Foreign marriage certificate from China, India, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Nigeria, Sri Lanka or any other country if required, must be: 6.1.1 certified by either the Malaysian representative in their home country. or the applicant’s consulate in Malaysia, and6.1.2 re-certified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Wisma Putra) in Putrajaya, Kuching or Kota Kinabalu
  7. Marriage certificate from Vietnam must be certified by Embassy of Vietnam in Malaysia
  8. ORIGINAL and photocopies of children’s birth certificates (if any).
  9. Wedding invitation card (if any).
  10. Photographs of wedding according to any law, religion, custom or usage (if any).
  11. All documents must be translated into Malay Language or English by a qualified translator and submitted with the application. For document translation completed in Malaysia by Malaysian Court Translator or Malaysian National Institutes of Translation are acceptable without certification by respective embassy in Malaysia and recertified by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia.

RM20.00 for Marriage Certificate

A marriage that is valid under law, religion, custom or usage before 01/03/1982 i.e. the date of enactment of the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) 1976 or Act 164, is deemed to have been registered. Therefore, registration of the couple’s marriage is not compulsory. However, voluntary registration is encouraged for record and documentation purposes.

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.

JPNKC06-Application form: Registration Marriage

Registration of Marriage Under The Registration of Marriages Ordinance 1952

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Application for registration of marriage for

 

a. Muslim couples who married abroad according to Islamic law; or

b. Non-Christian Sabah natives who marry according to their customs; or

c. Non-Christian Sarawak natives who marry according to their customs; or

d. Non-Christian indigenous couples of Peninsular Malaysia who marry acording to their customs.

The couple are required to be present at the NRD counter for the application and registration of marriage.

1. Form JPN.KC13 that is completed
2. ORIGINAL MyKad
3. ORIGINAL passport and photocopy of page with personal details and latest arrival date in Malaysia, if applicable
4. ORIGINAL passport and photocopy of date in the passport during which the marriage was registered in the pertinent country , if applicable
5.

 

Identity Document used for marriage registration, if applicable
6. For Muslim couples:
6.1 Marriage Certificate (Islamic law) (ORIGINAL and photocopy)
6.2 Re-registered marriage certificate issued by the respective Malaysian Islamic Religious Department
7. Customary marriage certificate (ORIGINAL and photocopy) from:
7.1 Council for Native Customs and Traditions of Sarawak, for non-Christian Sarawak natives
7.2 Sabah Native Court, for non-Christian Sabah natives
7.3 Department of Indigenous Peoples Development, for non-Christian indigenous couples of Peninsular Malaysia
8. ORIGINAL and photocopies of children’s Birth Certificates (if any)
9. Wedding Invitation Card (if any) (ORIGINAL and photocopy)
10. Wedding photo (according to laws, customs or usage), (if any) (ORIGINAL and photocopy)
11. Other supporting documents, if required
12. Please note that all the documents must be original in Malay or English otherwise you must include an ORIGINAL Malay or English translation   by a qualified translator. The translation must include name, signature, position, contact details of translator and date of translation.

For document translation completed in Malaysia by Malaysian Court Translator or Malaysian National Institutes of Translation are acceptable without certification by respective embassy in Malaysia and recertified by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia.

RM5.00 for Marriage Certificate

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.

JPN.KC13 -Application Form:Registration of Marriage

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