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

Application Requirements
  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.”
Required Documents
  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.

Applications Form

JPN.KC04 Caveat

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.


Ibu Pejabat Jabatan Pendaftaran Negara Putrajaya, 
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Pusat Pentadbiran Kerajaan Persekutuan,
62551 Wilayah Persekutuan Putrajaya. 

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