Late Registration Of Birth (Sarawak)

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Late registration of birth refers to registration made more than 42 days after the date of birth of a child in Malaysia.

ELIGIBILITY OF THE APPLICANT OR SPONSOR OR INFORMANT
  • Parent;
  • If the father is not available, then the mother or a sponsor with knowledge of the birth who is 10 years older than the child;
  • If the father is not available and the mother has died, the application may be made by two (2) sponsors with knowledge of the child, who are both aged 21 and above and are at least 15 years older than the child;
  • If the newborn is found exposed and its birth was not registered, then the application may be submitted by two (2) sponsors who are social welfare officers or persons given custody of the child in accordance with the Child Protection Act 1991

Application for late registration of birth can be made throughout Sarawak by bringing along the necessary documents to any NRD office near the applicant’s place of residence.

CHILD’S DOCUMENTS (ORIGINALS AND COPIES)
  • Form I – birth registration form
  • Form X – birth registration search or extract form
  • Certification of birth from the head of longhouse/village head/capitan/headman (form SPK)
  • Confirmation of birth by midwife (form SPB)
  • Copy of identity card or death certificate (if the midwife is deceased) of the head of longhouse and midwife
  • Recent passport-sized photograph
  • Extract of school register or school certificate with endorsement from the head teacher or school principal if the child is schooling and aged seven (7) and above, or alternatively, certification from a headman or village chief or Member of Parliament or member of a State Legislative Assembly for the constituency where the child resides, that the child has never been schooled and is aged seven (7) and above.

 

PARENTS’ DOCUMENTS (ORIGINALS AND COPIES)
  • Identity card or entry permit or passport (parents or informant or witness or sponsor) or death certificates of parents (originals and copies);
  • Marriage certificates or divorce certificate (originals and copies);
  • Recent passport-sized photograph of each parent (one (1))

 

SIBLING’S DOCUMENTS (ORIGINALS AND COPIES)
  • Birth certificate or identity card, if any (original and copy);
  • Recent passport-sized photograph of the sibling from the same parents (one (1));
  • Family information forms BMK81 and BMK81A

 

SPONSOR’S DOCUMENTS (ORIGINALS AND COPIES)
  • Statutory declaration SA-81 of two (2) sponsors with knowledge of the birth;
  • Identity card or entry permit or passport or death certificate of the informant or witness or sponsor (original and copy)
CHILD’S DOCUMENTS (ORIGINALS AND COPIES)
  • Form I – birth registration form
  • Form X – birth registration search or extract form
  • Prenatal card or maternity examination book, child’s health and immunisation card, certification of home birth by midwife/doctor (originals and copies)
  • Discharge summary (original and copy)
  • Recent passport-sized photograph
  • Extract of school register or school certificate with endorsement from the headmaster or school principal if the child is schooling and aged seven (7) and above, or alternatively, certification from a headman or village chief or Member of Parliament or member of a State Legislative Assembly for the constituency where the child resides, that the child has never been schooled and is aged seven (7) and above.

 

PARENTS’ DOCUMENTS (ORIGINALS AND COPIES)
  • Identity card or entry permit or passport (parents or informant or witness or sponsor) or death certificates (originals and copies);
  • Marriage certificate or divorce certificate(originals and copies);
  • Recent passport-sized photograph of each parent (one (1))

 

SIBLING’S DOCUMENTS (ORIGINALS AND COPIES)
  • Birth certificate or identity card, if any (original and copy);
  • Recent passport-sized photograph of the sibling from the same parents (one (1));
  • Family information forms BMK81 and BMK81A

 

SPONSOR’S DOCUMENTS (ORIGINALS AND COPIES)
  • Statutory declaration SA-81 of two (2) sponsors with knowledge of the birth;
  • Identity card or entry permit or passport or death certificate of the informant or witness or sponsor (original and copy)

Processing fee: RM10.00

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. The may not be printed and used for transaction purposes. For transactions, please use the original forms

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