Renewing Malaysian passport at the immigration office has been a time consuming process that can easily cost you half a day to even a full day.
The good news is: now Malaysian can renew their passport using the online service provided by the MyONLINE*PASPORT website.
With this service, you can complete your password renewal application, together with its payment, anytime and anywhere by using your web browser. Then, you just need to go to the immigration office of your choice to collect your new passport, which will take you probably less than 30 minutes counted from the time you step in the immigration office.
The prerequisites to use this online passport renewal service for Malaysian are as below:
- You must have a valid Malaysian passport with electronic chip.
- For children under 18, the renewal applicant must be the same person who applied for the existing passport.
- You must get ready a JPG file of your recent passport size photo that fulfil the requirement, to be uploaded during the online renewal application.
- You must have a valid credit card to make online payment.
- You must have a printer to print out the receipt, to be used to collect your new passport at the immigration office.
- Get ready your photo.
- Use your web browser to go to MyONLINE*PASPORT website.
- Read the terms and conditions, and click on the "Agree" button.
- A popup window will appear, click on the "OK" button.
- Fill in your existing passport and IC detail. Specify your choice of location to collect your new password. Search for your passport detail in the system.
- Fill in the online application form, upload your photo, and submit your application.
- Make online payment using your credit card. For normal 5-year Malaysian passport, the fee is RM200. Senior citizens above 60 years old will get 50% discount.
- Print out the receipt.
- Bring the receipt, your existing passport and your IC to the designated location to collect your new passport.
It seems that many are still unaware about this online passport renewal website, because the website currently shows the number of online application so far is only 3380. Feel free to bookmark this article and share it with your family, relatives, friends and colleagues.