Checking the status of your identity card (MyKad for citizen, MyPR for permanent resident, MyKAS for temporary resident) application is easy. You can do it online or via SMS.
Checking the IC application status online
The National Registration Department of Malaysia -NRD (Jabatan Pendaftaran Negara -JPN) has provided a website that enables the checking of one’s identity card application status. All you need to do is to visit the NRD’s MyKad/MyPR/MyKAS application status checking website, enter your identity card number*, the captcha and then click the “Semak” (check) button.
*Your identity card number is printed on the application’s official receipt.
The result will tell you whether your card is ready for pickup.
Checking the IC application status via SMS
Follow the steps below to check using your mobile phone. A service charge of RM0.35 applies.
- Type JPN Mykad [IC no.]
Example: JPN Mykad 841220122332
- Send to 15888
To ensure fast and smooth IC pick-up, do call the branch first to set the pick-up date.