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Application For Appointment As An Assistant Registrar Of Marriages

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This application is for qualified committee members of churches, temples and communal associations to be appointed as Assistant Registrar of Marriages in their organisation to solemnise and register a marriage according to religion or custom at the premise stated in their appointed certificate.

1.   The applicant is a committee member of a church, temple or communal association handling the customary affairs of the  community who is supported by the organisation’s committee.

2.  The applicant is voluntarily appointed and is deemed to be a public servant and subject to the Penal Code.

3.  Applications shall be submitted to the NRD office in the respective district.

1. Form JPN.KC16 that is completed
2. Three (3) recent passport-sized photographs of the applicant
3. MyKad (Photocopy)
4. Certificate of Registration of Society (Church or Temple or Communal Association) (Photocopy)
5. Proof of approval for change of name, address and constitution (if applicable)(Photocopy)
6. The Organization’s Constitution (Photocopy)
7. List of Current Committee Members of the Church or Temple or Communal Association.
8. Annual Financial Statement for last 3 years – for Associations only (Photocopy)
9. Certificate displaying minimum academic qualification of MCE or SPM or SPMV(Photocopy) – pass in Malay language subject
10. Not older than 70 years old.
11. Not a Commissioner for Oaths.
12. The following photographs are to be affixed onto A4 paper:
12.1 Frontage of premises
12.2Security features of the premises (windows and doors with grilles).
12.3Locked steel cabinet to store controlled documents.
13. Application for extension must be submitted to the NRD’s district office at least three months before the expiry date of the current appointment.
14. a. All photocopies of documents must be certified by the Registrar of Marriages and bear his signature, name, designation and official seal.
b. No charge or fee shall be imposed on the bridal couple for solemnization and registration of marriage conducted voluntarily by the Assistant Registrar of Marriages.
c. Solemnization and registration of marriage are not allowed outside of approved premises as stated in the appointed certificate.

–     No charge.

1. All photocopies of documents must be certified by the Registrar of Marriages and bear his signature, name, designation and official seal.
2. No charge or fee shall be imposed on the bridal couple for solemnisation and registration of marriage conducted voluntarily by the Assistant Registrar of Marriages.
3. Solemnisation and registration of marriage are not allowed outside of approved premises as stated in the appointed certificate.

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.

JPNKC16 – Application Form For Appointment As An Assistant Registrar Of Marriages

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Application For Referral To Marriage Tribunal

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This application is intended to refer the matrimonial difficulties of non-Muslims to the marriage tribunal for reconciliation.

The applicant is required to be present to submit the application for marriage tribunal at the NRD office for the area in which the couple last resided together.

We do not accept application submitted on applicant’s behalf by third parties.

1.    Form JPN.KC14 that is completed.

2.    Applicant’s MyKad.

3.    ORIGINAL passport and photocopy of pages of personal details and latest arrival date in Malaysia for non-citizen.

4.    ORIGINAL and photocopy of Marriage Certificate.

1.    RM2.00 for application fee.

2.    RM20.00 if tribunal certificate JPN.KC29 is issued

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.

JPNKC14 – Application Form For Referral To Marriage Tribunal

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Caveat

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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.

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.”

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.

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.

JPN.KC04 – Caveat

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Application To Correct Errors In The Marriage Register

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This application is for correcting errors in the marriage register.

    1. This application is only to correct errors made at the time of marriage registration.

 

  1. Applications may be submitted at any NRD counter. or by post addressed to:Ketua Pengarah
    Jabatan Pendaftaran Negara
    (Bahagian Perkahwinan dan Perceraian)
    No. 20, Persiaran Perdana
    Presint 2
    62551 PUTRAJAYA.

    (Documents sent by post must include the correct contactable correspondence address).

1.    Form JPN.KC08 that is completed.

2.    MyKad (photocopy of MyKad if application is by post).

3.    ORIGINAL passport (photocopy of passport pages with personal details if application is by post).

4.    ORIGINAL Marriage Certificate.

5.    Statutory declaration relating to error to be corrected.

6.    Other supporting documents (if applicable).

1.    RM2.00 for application fee.

2.    RM6.00 for amendment fee.

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.

JPN.KC08 – Application Form To Correct Errors In The Marriage Register

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Search / Extract Of Marriage Register

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This is an application  to perform a search or an extract of the marriage register for persons who have registered their marriage.

    1. Applications can be submitted at any NRD counter or by post to any National Registration Department office.

 

    1. Either spouse or their children or parents or siblings (brother or sister) or an appointed lawyer with an authorised    letter may arrange for a search and extract of the marriage register. Third party which are not related to the marriage is NOT ALLOWED to apply for the search and extract of the marriage register.

 

  1. Appointed lawyer must completed all informations required including the lawyer’s name, MyKad or ID number and   affixed the lawyer’s official stamp in Part C of Form JPN.KC09.
1. 1. Form JPN.KC09:

1.1. Section A completed:

1.1.1. Name of bridegroom & identification document

1.1.2. Name of bride & identification document

1.2. Section B completed:

1.2.1. Date and place of wedding, or

1.2.2. Search year

1.3. Section C completed:

1.3.1. Applicant’s name and identification document

1.3.2. Reason for application

1.3.3. Signature and official stamp (if government agency / lawyer)

2. ORIGINAL MyKad for citizens (photocopy if submitted by post)
3. ORIGINAL passport  (photocopy of pages with personal details for applications at the counter or by post).
4. Power of attorney/Authorization letter from the Marriage Certificate owner (ORIGINAL)
5. Application letter from the lawyer with power of attorney, if application is made through the lawyer.(ORIGINAL)
6. Application letter from the applicant, if application is made by post. (ORIGINAL)
7. An additional document such as a bill for water, electricity or telephone, or other additional documentary proof (photocopy for applications by post).
8. Payment:

8.1. RM5.00 for each requested year of marriage search

8.2. RM50.00 for extract of marriage registers

8.3. RM4.00 for extract of marriage register under the Registration of Marriages Ordinance 1952

    1. RM5.00 for each requested year of marriage search.

 

    1. RM50.00 for extract of marriage register.

 

  1. RM4.00 for extract of marriage register under the Registration of Marriages Ordinance 1952.

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.

JPNKC09 –  Application For Search / Extract Copy of Marriage Register

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Application For Letter Verifying Marital Status

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This application is intended for verification of marital status of non-Muslims Malaysian citizen who wish to marry abroad.

1. Applications can be submitted only at the NRD headquarters in Putrajaya. or by post addressed to.

Ketua Pengarah
Jabatan Pendaftaran Negara
(Bahagian Perkahwinan dan Perceraian)
No. 20, Persiaran Perdana
Presint 2
62551 PUTRAJAYA
(Documents sent by post must include the correct contactible correspondence address).

2. The validity of the letter verifying marital status is 150 days from the date of issue.

    1. Form JPN.KC09 must be fully completed, particularly the ID number, names of spouses, date and place of marriage.

 

    1. MyKad (photocopy of MyKad if application is by post).

 

    1. Photocopy of passport pages with personal details of prospective spouse who is a non-citizen.

 

    1. Application letter stating the purpose of the application.(ORIGINAL)

 

    1. Statutory declaration stating the applicant’s current marital status. If the applicant is outside the country, then the declaration needs to be made before a Malaysian representative in that country.(ORIGINAL)

 

    1. The applicant must issue the power of attorney to delegate the lawyer or mother or father or their children or sibling (brother or sister) to oversee the application, if applicable.(ORIGINAL)

 

  1. Application letter from the lawyer with power of attorney, if application is made through the lawyer.(ORIGINAL)

RM5.00 for application fee

Under normal circumstances, the letter verifying marital status issued by the National Registration Department headquarters in Putrajaya must be certified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Wisma Putra) in Putrajaya, Kuching or Kota Kinabalu before it can be used overseas. However, please contact the nearest foreign representative for foreign documentation requirements.

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.

JPNKC09 – Application Form For Letter Verifying Marital Status

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Re-Registration Of Marriage For Non-Muslim Couples Registered According To The Laws Of The Foreign Country On Or After 01.03.1982

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  1. Application for re-registration of marriage for non-Muslims Malaysian whose marriage was registered under the laws of a foreign country.
  2. The re-registration does not apply to the non-citizen who was granted a Malaysian citizenship status after his or her marriage was registered under the laws of a foreign country.
  1. The couple are required to be present at the NRD counter or Malaysian Representative Offices abroad for the application and registration of marriage.
  2. A marriage registered under the laws of a foreign country must be re-registered at the Malaysian Representative Office within 6 months of the date of marriage. If the couple enter Malaysia before the expired 6 months of the date where the marriage was registered under the laws of a foreign country then the calculation of 6 months will commence on the latest arrival date in Malaysia dictated in the passport.
  3. Re-registration after 6 months will incur a PENALTY.
  4. Attention: Section 35, Act 164:
    “Any person who, being required by section 31 to appear before a Registrar, omits to do so within the prescribed time shall, on conviction, be liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year or to a fine not exceeding one thousand ringgit or to both.”
1.  The application can be submitted at:
a. National Registration Department; or
b. Malaysian Representative Office abroad:
2. Form JPN.KC06 that is completed
3. ORIGINAL MyKad (Malaysian citizen)
4. ORIGINAL passport and photocopy of page with personal details and latest arrival date in Malaysia for Malaysian and non-citizen, if applicable
5. ORIGINAL passport and photocopy of page with personal details and date in the passport during which the marriage was registered in the pertinent country for Malaysian and non-citizen
6. Identity Document used for marriage registration in the foreign country for non-citizen, if applicable
7. One (1) color passport-sized photograph per applicant.
8. Foreign marriage certificate (ORIGINAL and photocopy)
8.1 Foreign marriage certificate from India, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Nigeria, Sri Lanka or any other country if required, must be:
8.1.2 Certified by either the Malaysian representative in their home country. or the applicant’s consulate in Malaysia, and
8.1.3 re-certified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Wisma Putra) in Putrajaya, Kuching or Kota Kinabalu
8.1.4 The marriage certificate from Vietnam must be re-certified by the Vietnam embassy in Malaysia.
9. Birth Certificate for non-citizen (ORIGINAL and photocopy)
10.

 

Decree nisi absolute (divorce certificate), if applicable (ORIGINAL and photocopy).
11. Death certificate of previous spouse, if applicable (ORIGINAL and photocopy)
12. A letter from the Myanmar government to confirm the validity of Myanmar’s marriage certificate.
13. A Confirmation letter stated that the applicant is not a Muslim from the respective government (i.e. Iran, Iraq, Egypt, Algeria, Pakistan, Bangladesh or other Muslim countries or from any other country if required).
14. Please note that all the documents must be original in Malay or English otherwise you must include an ORIGINAL Malay or English translation by a qualified translator.

The translation must include name, signature contact details of translator and date of translation.

For document translation completed in Malaysia by Malaysian Court Translator or Malaysian National Institutes of Translation are acceptable without certification by respective embassy in Malaysia and recertified by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia.

RM20.00 for Marriage Certificate

Registration made more than 6 months after the date of registration of marriage outside Malaysia is penalised:

  1. RM100.00 for the first year.
  2. RM  50.00 for each subsequent year or part thereof.

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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.

JPNKC06-Application form: Registration Marriage

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Re-Registration Of Marriage Of Non-muslim Couples Married According To Any Law, Religion, Custom Or Usage Before 01.03.1982

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  1. Application for re-registration of marriage of non-Muslims who married according to any law, religion, custom or usage before 01.03.1982.
  2. The re-registration does not apply to the foreign citizen who was granted a Malaysian citizenship status after their marriage according to any law,    religion, custom or usage in the foreign country.

The couple are required to be present at the NRD counter during the application and registration of marriage.

  1. Form JPN.KC06 that is completed
  2. Mykad (ORIGINAL).
  3. For marriages registered abroad, ORIGINAL passport for Malaysian and non-citizen including photocopy of the pages with personal details, latest arrival date in Malaysia, and dates of departure or arrival in the country where the marriage was registered.
  4. One (1) colour passport-sized photograph per applicant.
  5. ORIGINAL Marriage certificate and photocopy
  6. Foreign marriage certificate from China, India, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Nigeria, Sri Lanka or any other country if required, must be: 6.1.1 certified by either the Malaysian representative in their home country. or the applicant’s consulate in Malaysia, and6.1.2 re-certified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Wisma Putra) in Putrajaya, Kuching or Kota Kinabalu
  7. Marriage certificate from Vietnam must be certified by Embassy of Vietnam in Malaysia
  8. ORIGINAL and photocopies of children’s birth certificates (if any).
  9. Wedding invitation card (if any).
  10. Photographs of wedding according to any law, religion, custom or usage (if any).
  11. All documents must be translated into Malay Language or English by a qualified translator and submitted with the application. For document translation completed in Malaysia by Malaysian Court Translator or Malaysian National Institutes of Translation are acceptable without certification by respective embassy in Malaysia and recertified by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia.

RM20.00 for Marriage Certificate

A marriage that is valid under law, religion, custom or usage before 01/03/1982 i.e. the date of enactment of the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) 1976 or Act 164, is deemed to have been registered. Therefore, registration of the couple’s marriage is not compulsory. However, voluntary registration is encouraged for record and documentation purposes.

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.

JPNKC06-Application form: Registration Marriage

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Registration Of Marriage For Non-Muslim

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1. Registration of marriage is COMPULSORY for a non-muslim Malaysian.

2. Non-muslim foreigner living in Malaysia may apply to register their marriage under this act.

 

3. Place for solemization and marriage registration:

 

a. Malaysian

i. National Registration Department

ii. Malaysian Representative Office Abroad

iii. Church / Temple / Association by Assistant Registrar of Marriages

 

b. MyPR Holders/MyKAS Holders with Malaysian/Non Citizen

i.  National Registration Department Offices

 

c. Malaysian with Non Citizen

i. National Registration Department Offices

ii.  Malaysian Representative Abroad

 

d. Non Citizen

i. National Registration Department

1. Applicants are required to submit the application in person to the National Registration Department (NRD) counter or Malaysian Representative Offices Abroad.

2. The place of application is based on the address stated in the MyKad (for Malaysian) or the residential address in Malaysia (for non-citizen). This requirement does not apply for solemnization and registration of marriages in churches, temples and associations.

3. The applicant must reside in the district where the marriage is to take place for at least 7 days +1 day prior to submitting the application for registration of marriage in the relevant NRD office. This condition requirement does not apply for solemnization and registration of marriages in churches, temples and associations.

4. For marriage applications where one or both parties are foreign nationals, the applicant is required to submit an application in the NRD office. Marriage registration involving foreign nationals are only allowed at the NRD office.

5.Registration of marriage shall take place after 21 days + 1 day and not later than 6 months from the date of application. For marriage application submitted to the Malaysian Representative Offices Abroad, the application will be sent to the NRD office based on the address in the MyKad to be displayed for at least 21 days + 1 day.

6.Police / army personnel MUST get the Approval Letter to get married issued by the Head of Department concerned.(official letterhead)

7.There are several requirements for obtaining special marriage license. The following are the types of special license to be obtained:

No.

License License to be obtained before submission of marriage registration application & fee applies

License to be obtained after submission of marriage registration application & fee applies

a.

JPN.KC01A

Application for marriage license for parties whose relationships are prohibited under Section 11 Act 164 (subject to the approval of the Chief Minister or Menteri Besar).

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RM2.00 if approved

b.

JPN.KC01B

Written consent to the marriage for one who has not completed 21 years of age but having completed 18 years  (requires permission of persons listed in paragraph 2 under Section 12 Act 164

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No fee is charged

c.

JPN.KC01C

Application for a marriage licence to dispense with the notice of marriage and certificate for marriage under Section 21(1) Act 164 (subject to the approval of the Chief Minister or Menteri Besar)

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A fee of RM100.00 will be charged ifapproved

d.

JPN.KC01D

Application for a marriage licence for female below 18 years of age but having completed 16 years under Section 21(2) Act 164 (subject to the approval of the Chief Minister or Menteri Besar).

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A fee of RM10.00 is charged if approved

e.

JPN.KC01E

Application for a licence to solemnise marriage in a place other than the office of the Registrar under Section 21(3) Act 164 (subject to the approval of the Chief Minister or Menteri Besar).

 

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A fee of RM500.00 if approved

 

8.Non-citizen must produce a letter from his/her government to confirm his/her marital status.(Affidavit/Notary Certificates/ Apostille/ Statutory Declaration are not accepted). A letter issued by the Vietnam government must be re-certified by the Vietnam Embassy in Malaysia.

9.A letter from Immigration Department of Malaysia Department at Putrajaya/Sabah/Sarawak/Labuan to verify non-citizen permit/pass for marriage registration with Malaysian, if required. It is compulsory for Malaysia Student Pass Holder (non citizen) to submit the letter from Immigration Department of Malaysia.

10.Myanmar citizen must produce a letter of permission to get married in Malaysia from his/her government.

 

11.A verification letter from the respective government that the applicant is not a Muslim (i.e. Iran, Iraq, Egypt, Algeria, Pakistan, Bangladesh or other Muslim countries or from any other countries, if required).

 

12. For marriage registration of non-citizen at any of the State NRD offices or District other than Putrajaya, applicant MUST obtain a Verification of Marital Status Letter (Approval letter) from the Marriage and Divorce Division’s counter, NRD Putrajaya in person or by post (Sabah/Sarawak/Labuan) to the following address:

Ketua Pengarah Jabatan Pendaftaran Negara

(Bahagian Perkahwinan dan Perceraian)

No. 20, Persiaran Perdana Presint 2 62551 PUTRAJAYA

(Documents sent by post must include the correct and contactable

correspondence address)

 

13.During the registration of marriage, it is the responsibility of the applicant to engage with an interpreter in the event of he/she does not understand Malay or English. Any document containing foreign language submitted to NRD shall be accompany by a full Malay or English language translation. For document translation completed in Malaysia by Malaysian Court Translator or Malaysian National Institutes of Translation are acceptable without certification by respective embassy in Malaysia and recertified by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia.

14.For Malaysian citizens who want to register according to customary marriage or religions in churches, temples or association by the authorized Assistant Registrar of Marriages, verification of his/her marital status must be obtained from any of the NRD offices prior to the solemnization and marriage registration. Fee is charge at RM20.00 for marriage certificate.

 

1. Form JPN.KC02.

2. One (1) colour passport-sized photograph per applicant.

 

3. Malaysian / Permanent Resident of Malaysia / MyKAS Holders

3.1.  MyKad, MyPR or MyKAS (that is still valid)

3.2 Approval letter to get marriage issued by the head of department for police / army personnel, if applicable.(official letterhead)

3.3 Statutory Declaration, if applicable

 

4. Non Citizen

For marriage registration of non-citizen at any of the State NRD offices or District NRD offices other than NRD Putrajaya, applicant MUST obtain a Verification of Marital Status Letter (Approval letter) from the Marriage and Divorce Division’s counter, NRD Putrajaya in person or by post (Sabah/Sarawak/Labuan) to the following address:

Ketua Pengarah Jabatan Pendaftaran Negara

(Bahagian Perkahwinan dan Perceraian)

No. 20, Persiaran Perdana Presint 2 62551 PUTRAJAYA

(Documents sent by post must include the correct and contactable correspondence address)

You will need to provide supporting documents (originals and photocopy) as follows:
4.1  A cover letter stating the purpose of application, (if application via post – applicants from Sabah/Sarawak/Labuan)

4.2  ORIGINAL passport and photocopy of pages with personal details, the latest arrival date in Malaysia and  a valid visa or pass for non-citizen. SPECIAL PASS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.

4.3  ORIGINAL letter verifying marital status of a non-citizen applicant which had been
4.3.1. Certified by either the Malaysian representative in the applicant’s  home country or the applicant’s Consulate in Malaysia,

and

4.3.2. Re-certified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Wisma Putra) in Putrajaya, Kuching or Kota Kinabalu.
Validity of the letter – 6 month from the date of issue if no validity date stated.

(Affidavit/Notary Certificate/ Apostille/Statutory Declaration are not accepted).

4.4 The letter from the Vietnam government must be re-certified by the Vietnam Embassy in Malaysia.

4.5  A letter from Immigration Department of Malaysia Department at Putrajaya/Sabah/Sarawak/Labuan to verify non citizen permit/pass for marriage registration with Malaysian, if required.It is compulsory for Malaysia Student Pass Holder (non citizen) to submit a letter from Immigration Department of Malaysia.

4.6   Myanmar citizen must produce a letter of permission to get married in Malaysia from his/her government.

4.7   A verification letter from the respective government that the applicant is not a Muslim (i.e. Iran, Iraq, Egypt, Algeria, Pakistan, Bangladesh or other Muslim countries or from any other country if required).

4.8   Birth Certificate (Original and photocopy)

4.9   Decree nisi absolute (divorce certificate), (Original and photocopy) if applicable.

4.10   Death certificate of previous spouse, (Original and photocopy),if applicable.

4.11.All the above documents must be translated into Malay or English by a qualified translator. The translation must include name, signature, position, contact details of translator and date of translation.  For document translation completed in Malaysia by Malaysian Court Translator or Malaysian National Institutes of Translation are acceptable without certification by respective embassy in Malaysia and re-certified by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia.

4.12 Applicants who do not understand Malay will need to have the declaration in part D1 or D2 of the form JPN.KC02 translated by a qualified interpreter into the language that they understand.

1. RM10.00 for certificate for marriage.

2. RM20.00 for Marriage Certificate

The couple, together with 2 reliable witnessess aged 21 and above, MUST:

1.Bring along their ORIGINAL MyKAD (Malaysian)/passports (non-citizen);

2.Be decently and neatly dressed (T-shirt/jeans/flip-flops/shorts are NOT ALLOWED)

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.

JPN.KC02-Marriage Application Form and Statutory Declaration

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