Tuesday, June 30, 2015

How To Renew Your Passport in Malaysia

A few years back, applying for a new passport or even renewing passport can be troublesome and take up to a few hours or even days. However, with the latest upgrade in the system. applying or a new passport or renewing your old passport becomes a much easier task. However, you are still advised to arrive early to avoid unnecessary waiting. And remember to bring along a magazine or newspaper to kill time while waiting for your turn (depends on what time you arrive) and also for the passport processing (1 hour). 

New Passport Application Checklist (last updated 3rd March 2014):
2. I/C (Original and photocopy)
3. Birth Certificate (original and photocopy)
*All photocopies must be in A4 size.
4, RM200 for 5 years

Items you need to bring to RENEW your passport:
1. Your original I/C
2. Your old passport
3. RM200 for 5 years

*Senior citizens (60 years old & above), children below 12 years old and student below 21 years old with proof to study abroad on the day submission eligible for a half priced passport fee.

Lumut Immigration Office
Address:Jalan Kampong Dato' Sri Kamaruddin
32040 Setiawan
Telephone:05-688 1882
Fax:05-688 4925
Office Hours:Monday - Thursday : 7.30 am - 1.00 pm and 2.00 pm - 5.30 pm
Friday : 7.30 am - 12.15 pm and 2.45 pm - 5.30 pm

Wait for your turn, and after scanning your thumbprints and signing the application form, you'll be required to take a passport photo on the spot. After that, make a payment of RM200 and you'll be presented with this receipt. 

Your passport will be ready for collection in an hour. Note that if you fail to collect your passport within 3 months, your application will be voided and your passport cancelled.

After that I went for a short stroll in the Ramadan Bazaar nearby.

Some weird looking jelly/porridge for RM2.50 each.

3 pieces of kuih (can mix and match) for RM1. Can't get this price anywhere else.

 Got myself a packet of carrot milk from this store. It was such a huge packet, and only RM2!

Didn't take many pictures cos my phone went out of battery. But overall it's a nice experience. :)

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