MyKid is the identity card or identification document with a chip issued to a child under the age of 12. Its features are similar to those of MyKad except that it does not contain a photograph and thumbprints.
‘My’ denotes ‘Malaysia’ and ‘Kid’ is the Malay abbreviation for ‘personal identity card’. The identification number on MyKid will be used in all matters from birth to end of life.
The MyKid chip contains three main applications:
MyKid can be applied by every Malaysian child under the age of 12.