Jabatan Pendaftaran Negara in Alor Setar (JPN Alor Setar) is state head office
and responsible for
the registration of important events of each individual such as birth,
death, adoption, marriage and divorce. In addition, JPN Alor Setar is also
responsible for determining citizenship status and issuing individual
identification document in the form of identity card to those who are
Jabatan Pendaftaran Negara in Alor Setar is accept and process of
application. The office also issues other National Registration documents
such as below:
Aras Bawah dan Aras Satu, Bangunan KDN
Kompleks Pentadbiran Kerajaan Persekutuan
Bandar Muadzam Shah Anak Bukit
06550 Alor Setar
Tel: 04 - 731 4359 / 4585
Fax: 04 - 733 1752
Sunday - Thursday : 7.30 am - 5.30 pm
Friday : 9.00 am - 12.00pm
damaged or destroyed Birth Certificate. How can I obtain a Copy or
Extract of the Birth Certificate?
The parents, holder of the Birth Certificate or legal
representative (heir/attorney) may apply for an Extract of the Birth
Going personally to the NRD counter and bringing along your Identity
Card or copy and completing Form JPN.LM15. A cash payment of RM5.00 is
charged for each Extract of the Birth Certificate.
2. A mother has just give birth. Who can give information about the
Individuals who can give information about the birth of the child
are as follows:-
Father of the child or;
Mother of the child or;
The person who live in
the house where the child was born or;
Any person who witness
the birth; or
Any person having charge
of the child.
3. Can the birth of a child who has no birth certificate and is more
than 42 days old be registered?
Yes, Late Birth Registration application can be made at any NRD
counter If the father/mother or legal guardian has evidence that the
birth of the child occurred in Malaysia.
4. Can a child who was born out of wedlock (illegitimate child) be
registered and can information about the father be entered in the
Birth Certificate? (for non-Muslims)
For a child born out of wedlock, information about the father
cannot be entered in the birth register, except at the joint
application by the mother and the person who acknowledged himself to
be the father of the child. A person who acknowledged himself to be
the father of the child must sign the birth register together with the
mother of the child.
5. Can I change the name of my child in the Birth Certificate?
Yes, the name of a child in the Birth Certificate can be changed
or altered through the Information Correction Application if the child
has not reached the age of one (1) year.
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