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Application To Insert Name [Section 12] Into The Birth Certificate For Child Under 1 Year (Sarawak)

Reason For Application

Application to insert the name of a child below one (1) year who was registered without a name after birth.

Eligible Applicants

Application to correct information according to section 12 may be submitted by the following persons:

  • Birth Certificate owner ;
  • Parent;
  • Legal guardian
Application Procedure

The applicant is required to go to any National Registration Department counter in Sarawak with the necessary documents.

Required Documents (Original and Copies)



  1. Forms VII and X that are completed;
  2. Statutory declaration;
  3. Family information forms BMK81 and BMK81A;
  4. Birth Certificate (original and copy);
  5. Identity card or identification document (original and copy);
  6. Passport or insurance documentation or bank book if the child has a passport or insurance or bank account (original and copy);
  7. Certification that the child is still schooling, if applicable;
  8. Statutory declaration from the headman of the area of the child’s residence;
  9. Any other supporting documents.




  1. Parent identity card or identification document or death certificates (original and copy);
  2. Authorisation letter from the parents for the guardian to submit the application;
  3. Marriage or divorce (originals and copies);
  4. Letter of guardianship from the Department of Social Welfare (if application is submitted by the child’s guardian) (original and copy);
  5. Other supporting documents such as the certificate or card confirming embracing of Islam of a parent, birth or death certificate of a parent and the letter of approval to change name from the Identity Card Division of NRD.




  1. Birth Certificate or identity card, if any (original and copy).



  1. Registration fee: RM2.00
  2. Approval fee: RM5.00
  3. Birth Certificate extract fee: RM5.00
Applications Form

Form X - Aplication for Search/Extract of Birth Register in Sarawak

Form BMK-81 - Family Information Form

Note : The online forms are to be used reference only. They may not be printed and used for transaction purposes. For transactions, please use the original forms.


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