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PROCEDURES OF DIVORCE PETITION IN MALAYSIA (2): Application for Referral to Marriage Tribunal

Written by L Y Lu & Co. | June 21, 2013

PROCEDURES OF DIVORCE PETITION IN MALAYSIA (2): Application for Referral to Marriage Tribunal

The pre- requisite for filing of single divorce petition is to obtained a certificate issued by Marriage Tribunal to prove the attempt to reconcile the marriage.

GENERAL INFORMATION

This application is intended to refer the matrimonial difficulties of non-Muslims to the marriage tribunal for reconciliation.

APPLICATION CONDITION

The applicant is required to be present to submit the application for marriage tribunal at the NRD office for the area in which the couple last resided together.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

1.         Form JPN.KC14 that is completed.

2.         Applicant’s MyKad.

3.         ORIGINAL passport and photocopy of pages of personal details and latest arrival date in Malaysia for non-citizen.

4.         ORIGINAL and photocopy of Marriage Certificate.

PAYMENT

1.         RM2.00 for application fee.

2.         RM20.00 if tribunal certificate JPN.KC29 is issued.

CHECK LIST

  1. Form JPN.KC14 completed
  2. MyKad or  passport (photocopy of  page with  personal details)
  3. ORIGINAL Marriage Certificate
  4. Other supporting documents (if applicable)
  5. Payment:

RM2.00 for application fee

RM20.00 if tribunal certificate is issued

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Full list of articles on Divorce Proceeding in Malaysia:

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Application for Referral to Marriage Tribunal

Grounds of Divorce

Maintenance of Wife and Children

Custody of Children

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