Jabatan Pendaftaran Negara in Petaling Jaya (JPN Petaling Jaya) is responsible for
the registration of important events of each individual such as birth,
death, adoption, marriage and divorce. In addition, JPN Petaling Jaya 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 Petaling Jaya is accept and process of
application. The office also issues other National Registration documents
such as below:
Jabatan Pendaftaran Negara
Tingkat 1, Bangunan
46551 Petaling Jaya
Tel: 03 - 7956 2634 / 2593
Fax: 03 - 7957 5628
Monday - Friday : 8.00 am - 5.00 pm
Mon - Thursday : 1.00 pm - 2.00 pm
: 12.15 pm - 2.45 pm
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. I am a foreign citizen and I have an entry permit from the
Immigration Department of Malaysia. Am I eligible to apply for an
identity card? What are the conditions?
You are eligible to apply for an identity card with Permanent Resident
status (Red). The conditions are you have to bring your entry permit and
passport as well as copies of both and an application fee of RM40.00.
Application can only be made at Putrajaya NRD and
4. Are any payment imposed if there is damage to the chip in my
If the chip is not intentionally damaged, misused, etc. within a period
of one year from the date of delivery of the card, a replacement will be
given free of charge, but if the card has been held by the holder for
more than one year, a fee of RM10.00 is imposed.
5. 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.
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