Malay to English Translation of Marriage Certificate by Professional Translators
Translate your marriage license to English and certify for USCIS
You need "certified" English translation of your marriage certificate to submit it to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS, formerly, Immigration and Naturalization Service – INS) for your Green Card (permanent resident visa), American citizenship, passport, and other applications
English translation by a third-party independent professional translation agency
Your marriage certificate is important document in applying for your Green Card, U.S. citizenship, American passport.
Contents of Malay marriage licenses
Marriages in Malaysia are governed by the Civil Marriage Ordinance No. 44 or 1952 and the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976 that went into force on March 1, 1982.
Malaysian citizens must fill out Form JPN.KC02 (Application Form, Notice of Marriage and Written Declaration) to get married.
Who issues marriage certificates in Malaysia?
- Registrars of marriage issue marriage licenses in Malaysia.
- Assistant registrars in churches are also authorized to conduct marriages. The clergyman, minister, priest or person solemnizing marriage must have duly been appointed Assistant Registrar of Marriages to conduct marriages.
- Chief Minister is authorized for special licenses.
Seven days of advance notice to registrar of marriage is required.
You can obtain certified copy of marriage license from the Malaysian Registrar-General of Marriages, National Registration Department inPetaling Jaya, Selangor. Marriage certificates are subject to Civil Marriage Ordinance 1952 in State of Selangar, Federal Territory.
If your marriage was conducted in the state of Sabah and Sarawakm, then you can obtain certified copy of certificate of marriage from the Superintendent Registrar of Marriages in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah and Kuching, Sarawak.
Certified copies of Islamic marriage certificates may be obtained from the Mahkamah Syariah Court in Kuala Lumpur.
You need “certified translation” of your marriage certificate in hard copy
USCIS, National Visa Center (NVC), U.S. Passport Office, and many other public and private organizations require “certified translation” of your Malay marriage license by a third-party, independent translation agency in original format. Photocopies or electronic copies are not accepted.
You will receive “Certification by Translator” document printed on our corporate letterhead with our authorized signature, raised (embossed) corporate seal and stamps with a statement as required by the USCIS, NVC, U.S. Passport Agency, and other organizations.