Jabatan Pendaftaran Negara in Puchong (JPN Puchong) is responsible for
the registration of important events of each individual such as birth,
death, adoption, marriage and divorce. In addition, JPN Puchong 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 Puchong is accept and process of
application. The office also issues other National Registration documents
such as below:
Jabatan Pendaftaran Negara
No.67 & 69 Jalan PU 7/4
Taman Puchong Utama
Tel: 03 - 8068 3629
Fax: 03 -
Monday - Friday : 8.00 am - 5.00 pm
Mon - Thursday : 1.00 pm - 2.00 pm
: 12.15 pm - 2.45 pm
1. What will happen to the marriages that were not solemnised
according to the provisions of the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce)
A marriage that was not solemnised according to the provisions of
the Act is an invalid marriage. After the enforcement of the Act on
1.03.1982, all non-Muslim marriages are required to be registered
under the Act and the marriages are monogamous in nature.
2. What is a Monogamous Marriage?
A Monogamous Marriage means that after the enforcement date of Act
164, a person who has been lawfully married under any law cannot
lawfully marries any other person again during the continuance of this
marriage whether in Malaysia or in any other country.
3. What are the punishments imposed on a person who marries more than
If a person who was lawfully married under any law, religion,
custom or usage marries again during the continuance of the marriage
and in the lifetime of the husband or wife, than it is considered an
offence under Section 94 of the Penal Code.
4. Who can solemnise a marriage?
A marriage can only be solemnised by a person who has been
appointed as a Registrar of Marriages under Act 164 at the National
Registration Department and Malaysian representative offices overseas
or Assistant Registrar of Marriages at temples, churches or
5. Can a person who has not been appointed a Registrar of Marriages
solemnised a marriage?
No. It is an offence to do so and if convicted, can be imprisoned
not more than 10 years and fined not more than RM15,000 (Fifteen
Thousand Ringgit Malaysia).
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