The application for normal registration of birth of a child born in Malaysia shall be made within 14 days of the date of birth. The informant must be the mother/father/relative/person who is acquainted with the birth. The application can be made in Peninsular Malaysia, which will be forwarded to Sarawak for the approval of the Regional Registrar. [Section 14(a) and (b), Births & Deaths Registration Ordinance 1951 (Sarawak Cap.10)]
The applicant must complete Form I and Form X (Extract) and attach supporting documents.