How to Apply for Citizenship(Above 21 Age) In Malysia

Apply for Citizenship(Above 21 Age) In Malysia By Online

  • Contact the authority in question personally.
  • The application form must be filled in with the entire information.
  • The documents you need to submit. They must be submitted by the guardian or parent.
  • Pay the fee as prescribed.

Required Documents For Apply for Citizenship

Documents of the Applicant

  • Original and duplicate from the Identity card
  • Original and duplicate of the entry permit or an extract of information from the register for identity cards
  • Original and duplicate of Passport or any other document of travel
  • Original and duplicate of Birth Certificate the most recent extract from the Birth Certificate (or Adoption Certificate
  • Three recent passport-sized photos with blue backgrounds

Documents to Support it

  • A copy of the Identity card
  • Copy of Birth Certificate or the most up-to-date copy of Birth Certificate
  • A copy of the Citizenship Certificate

Documents from spouses and children

  • The Identity card copy
  • Copy of Birth Certificate or the most recent Extract of Birth Certificate
  • Copies of Citizenship Certificate

Documents of siblings and parents

  • A copy of the Identity card

Each copy of the supporting documents should be printed on A4-sized paper

Office Locations and Contacts

National Registration Department Malaysia
Ministry of Home Affairs
No.20 Precinct 2
Federal Government Administrative Centre
62551 Federal Territory of Putrajaya
Telephone (1MOCC) 03-8000 0800
Fax 03-8880-8288
Below is the external link to the following
NRD Branch
State Director’s contact details
Headquarters Management


  • It is required that the applicant be aged 21 or above on the date of application.
  • The applicant is a citizen of the Federal Republic for a time that is not shorter than 10 consecutive years within 12 years, inclusive of all 12 months prior to the date of the application
  • It is mandatory to remain permanently within the Federation for the duration of their stay.
  • Should possess good character
  • You must have a good understanding about the Malay language
  • The applicant must be sponsored by two people who are citizens of 21 and over and are not related to the applicant and not employed persons and are not solicitors or advocates to the applicant.


  • Application cost – RM 10.00
  • The cost for citizenship certificate to be issued to those who reside in the Federation during Independence Day, 31 August 1957 (if the application is approved) — RM 200.00
  • The cost for issuance of a Citizenship Certificates to applicants who were who do not reside in the Federation during Independence Day, 31 August 1957 (if it is approved) (if approved) RM 300.00

Documents to Utilize

  • Form C (which can be obtained from the Putrajaya NRD headquarters or state NRD headquarters/branches)

Documentation is needed

This page provides details about how those older than 21 are able to apply for citizenship permit in Malaysia.



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