Jabatan Pendaftaran Negara in Kota Bharu (JPN Kota Bharu) 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 Kota Bharu 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 Kota Bharu is accept and process of
application. The office also issues other National Registration documents
such as below:
Tkt. 1, Wisma Persekutuan
15551 Kota Bharu
Tel: 09 - 748 2793 / 744 1717
Fax: 09 - 748 7867
Sunday - Thursday : 7.30 am - 5.30 pm
Friday : 9.00 am - 12.00pm
am 17 years old, when should I change my identity card?
A person who had obtained his/her identity card for the first time at
the age of 12 years is required to change his/her identity card when
he/she has attained the age of 18. If this conversion is made within the
age of 18 – 25 years, no penalties will be imposed.
2. I am 25 years old and I still do not have an identity card. What
do I need to do?
Those who have no identity card although they are more than 16 years old
are advised to go the nearest NRD office to make a late identity card
registration application. The applicant and sponsor need to go to the
interview together and bringing along the following documents:- Birth
Certificate of the Applicant/Adoption Certificate/Form W or Entry Permit
of the Applicant/Citizenship Status Confirmation Form (if
applicable) Identity Card of Sponsor
3. When can my MyKad application be completed?
MyKad application can be completed within 24 hours for applicants who
chose to claim their MyKad at NRD Headquarters in Putrajaya. For
applicants who chose to claim their MyKad at any NRD branch office in
Peninsular Malaysia, their MyKad applications will be completed within
10 working days, and 30 working days for applicants who claim their
MyKad at NRD branch offices in Sabah, Sarawak or Labuan. This MyKad
completion charter is only applicable to applications from Malaysian
citizens and unproblematic applications.
4. Can I change my address without changing my identity card? How
much will I be charged?
Yes, with a payment of RM2.00, the new address will be updated in the
chip. If you want to change your identity card at the same time, the fee
5. What are the penalties imposed if I lost my identity card?
The penalty for lost identity card is determined according to the number of
times it was lost.
More JPN FAQs