Application To Change Name [Section 15(1)] In The Birth Certificate For Child Under 1 Year (Peninsular)

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

  1. Parent;
  2. Legal guardian

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


  1. Form JPN.LM21 that is completed;
  2. Statutory declaration forms JPN.LM22 and JPN LM07;
  3. Family information forms BMK81;
  4. MyKid form;
  5. Birth Certificate (original and copy);
  6. Letter of guardianship from the Department of Social Welfare (if application is submitted by the child’s guardian) (original and copy);
  7. Passport or insurance documentation or bank book if the child has a passport or insurance or bank account (original and copy)


  1. Identity card or identification document (original and copy);
  2. Authorisation letter from the parents for the guardian to submit the application


Application fee: RM5.00
Birth Certificate extract fee: RM5.00

JPN.LM21-Application for Insertion of Name/Correction of Errors in the Birth Register

JPN.LM22– Declaration Letter for Application to Correct Errors in the Birth Register

JPN.LM07 – Name Registration Certification

BMK81 – Family Information Form

 -Application for MyKid

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

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