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NRD Finally Processes Citizenship Of M’sian Moms’ Overseas-Born Children

today29 December 2021

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The National Registration Department will facilitate the processing of citizenship documents for three Malaysian mothers’ overseas-born children within three months following the recent Court of Appeal decision.

A week ago, the appellate court denied Putrajaya’s stay of execution application against a high court decision that confirmed Malaysian mothers’ equal rights to automatically confer citizenship to their overseas-born children.

The department will then issue citizenship confirmation certificates to the children, which can be used to apply for Malaysian identification cards.

Family Frontiers, the organisation representing the affected mothers, said in a statement that in line with the high court judgment, mothers in similar situations can head to the nearest NRD office to apply for MyKad/MyKid on behalf of their children.

It added that NRD told them that its officers, Malaysian embassies, and high commissions will…

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Written by: Quinny Tan


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