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Malay/Muslim name format rules

Format rules

  • Do not include:

    • BIN
    • BTE
    • BINTE
    • BT
    • B.
    • YB
    • Y.BHG.
    • Y.A.M.
    • Y.M.
    • TAN SRI
    • SRI PADUKA
    • TUNKU
    • MAJOR GENERAL
    • PUAN SRI
    • DATO
    • DATIN
    • DATUK
    • HAJI
    • HJ
    • HAJJAH
    • HJH
    • PENGIRAN
    • PINGGIRAN
    • UNGKU
  • If you are a married woman and your name at birth appears on your passport after 'nee', use your birth name rather than your married name (see example below).


Examples

  1. Name change after marriage where you have adopted your spouse's full name
    MRS ABRAHAM ELIAS NEE REUBEN YAHYA MATILDA

    Family name: REUBEN
    Given names: YAHYA MATILDA

  2. AHMAD BIN HAJI ABDUL MANAN

    Family name: ABDUL MANAN
    Given names: AHMAD

  3. UNGKU ZARINA BTE UNGKU ZAINAL ABIDIN

    Family name: ZAINAL ABIDIN
    Given names: ZARINA

  4. KHAIRUL ANWAR PUTERA MOHAMED JUFRIE

    Family name: MOHAMED JUFRIE
    Given names: KHAIRUL ANWAR

  5. DIAN MAIRA PUTERI MOHAMED JUFRIE

    Family name: MOHAMED JUFRIE
    Given names: DIAN MAIRA

  6. LAL MUHAMMAD BALOCH

    Family name: LAL MUHAMMAD
    Given names: BALOCH

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