When your children reaches the age of 12, the Jabatan Pendaftaran Negara or the National Registration Department of Malaysia requires he or she to have an identity card (MYKAD).
This requirement is as per the Regulation 3 of the National Registration Regulations 1990 (Amendment 2007).
The regulation states:
A Malaysian child who has reached the age of 12 must register for the identity card.
What are the application requirements?
The conditions are:
1) The applicant must be 12 years old and above but below 16 years old.
2) The applicant’s parent or guardian must be presence during the application process.
A guardian could be the grandfather, grandmother, aunt, uncle, elder sister or brother who is over 21.
3) Fill in the JPN KP01 form (Borang Permohonan Kad Pengenalan)
4) The applicant has to submit the application within 30 days of attaining the age of 12.
Otherwise, a processing fee will be charged.
To download the JPN KP01 form, please click the link below.
Note: The form in the link above is for reference only.
For processing purposes, please use the original forms obtained from JPN officers.