News & Updates
  • German Embassy legalisation and translation endorsement fees of € 25 = MYR 119.00 as of Embassy exchange rate in April ’18)
  • French Embassy legalisation and translation certification fees of € 25 = MYR 119.00 as of Embassy exchange rate in April ’18)
  • Any original Malaysian birth, marriage, death or single status certificate for translation/submission at the German Embassy must bear the legalisation seal of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. As per the requirements of the German Embassy, any legalisation seal of the Ministry must bear the name of the registrar. No original certificates bearing the legalisation seal of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stating the wordings ‘OFFICIAL’ instead of the name of the respective certifying registrar can be accepted for legalisation by the German Embassy. As ‘older versions’ of birth and marriage certificates often do not contain the details of the civil registrar, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs can in turn not specify the name of the registrar in their legalisation seal. As such a ‘new version’ of the respective certificate can/must be obtained at JPN Putrajaya for the German Embassy to accept to legalise the original certificate from their side.
  • Application of Malaysian driver’s licence for holders of the German driver’s licence: No translation of the German driver’s licence is required. A standard conversion letter in English has to be obtained at the German Embassy upon presentation of the original German driver’s licence and in exchange of € 25 (MYR 119.00 as of Embassy rate in April ’18).