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Application To Change Name [Section 13] In The Birth Certificate For Child Under 1 Year (Sarawak)

Reason For Application

Application to change the name of a child that is already registered must be made within one (1) year of the date of birth of the child.

Eligible Applicants

Correction Application Information section 11 shall be made by the following individuals:


  • Parent;
  • Legal guardian



Application Procedure

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

Required Documents (Original and Copies)



  1. Forms VII and X that are completed;
  2. Statutory declaration;
  3. Family information forms BMK81 and BMK 81A;
  4. Birth Certificate (original and copy);
  5. Identity card or identification document of the applicant (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. 3R (postcard) and passport-sized photographs;
  8. Certification that the child is still schooling, if applicable;
  9. Statutory declaration from the headman of the area of the child’s residence




  1. Identity card or identification document (original and copy);
  2. Letter of guardianship from the Department of Social Welfare (if application is submitted by the child’s guardian);
  3. Authorisation letter from the parents for the guardian to submit the application



  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

BMK-81  - Family Information Form

BMK-81A  - Family Picture 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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