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How to Register a Foreign Child Born in Malaysia

I recently gave birth to my first baby here in Kuala Lumpur, and we have just  gone thru the process of registering our child, which I thought, might be of help if I share it here. So, here it goes. We have gain information on how to register our new born through the help of our local colleagues and some Filipino friends. This is my way of sharing to other moms what they have shared to me. Take note that Birth Registration shall be made within the next 14 days after you give birth. From the hospital where you gave birth, a form Daftar Kelahiran (registration of birth) will be provided to you by the hospital. Just fill in all information needed. Note that the form is in Bahasa Melayu. In the hospital where I gave birth they don’t have English translation form, I don’t know with the other hospital in Malaysia if they provide English translation form. In our case, we have asked our local colleagues to do the translation, there are also online translation resources which maybe a good help. Next step would be, to submit the form to Jabatan Pendaftaran Negara Malaysia (National Registration Department Malaysia). Submit the

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