Jabatan Pendaftaran Negara in Tawau (JPN Tawau) is responsible for the registration of important events
of each individual such as birth, death, adoption, marriage and divorce. In
addition, JPN Tawau 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 Tawau is accept and process of
application. The office also issues other National Registration documents
such as below:
Jabatan Pendaftaran Negara
Tel: 089 - 757 701 - 705
089 - 757 717
Monday - Friday : 8.00 am - 5.00 pm
Mon - Thursday : 1.00 pm - 2.00 pm
: 11.30 am - 2.00 pm
1. I am 17 years old, when should I change my
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. Are any payment imposed if there is damage to the chip in my identity
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. 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.
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