Eligibility requirements

1.

Citizen of Malaysia

2.

Born in Sarawak or outside Sarawak

3.

Both or one of the parents of a Sarawak Identity Card holder with 'K' status

4.

Applied during birth registration or within one (1) year after birth

5.

For adopted children,

a) Both or one of the adoptive parents who hold a Sarawak Identity Card with status and
b) Have a valid Adoption Certificate

Documents Required

Copies of required documents are provided to apply

1.

Copy of parent's MyKAD with 'K' status

2.

Copy of baby's birth certificate

3.

Copy of biometric printout of parent with ‘K’ status from the National Registration Department (JPN) branch

4.

Completed EFS form

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The Sarawak Endowment Fund (EFS) is a grant of RM1,000 to every Sarawakian born, in the form of savings starting 2019 regardless of race, religion or socio-economic status..

The Sarawak Endowment Fund (EFS) aims to help Sarawak children in preparation for furthering their studies to higher education, starting a career or as a small business capital..

The eligibility requirements are as follows:
(i) Citizen of Malaysia;
(ii) Born in Sarawak or outside Sarawak;
(iii) Both or one of the parents of a MyKAD holder with ‘K’ status; and (iv) Application is made during birth registration or within one (1) year after birth.
(vi) For the adopted child category:
a) Both or one of the adoptive parents of a MyKad holder with ‘K’ status; and
b) Have a valid Adoption Certificate.

Yes, if the birth took place in other states in Malaysia, the completed EFS application form and supporting documents as follows must be submitted to the Headquarters of the National Registration Department, State of Sarawak within one year from the date of birth of the child..

a) Copy of baby's birth certificate certified by JPN officer;
b) A copy of the parent's MyKad with ‘K’ status which has been certified by a NRD officer or
c) A copy of the biometric printout of the mother or father with ‘K’ status which has been certified by the NRD officer.

Yes, for births abroad, the birth must be registered at the Malaysian Embassy to confirm that the parents have chosen Malaysian citizenship for the child before sending the application to the National Registration Department, Sarawak within 1 year. Please attach a copy of the baby's birth certificate that has been certified by the NRD officer, a copy of the parent's MyKad with ‘K’ status that has been certified by the NRD officer or a copy of the biometric printout of the parent with ‘K’ status that has been certified by the NRD officer.

At least 14 working days subject to the completion of documents sent to the Sarawak State NRD

Applications can be made at all 52 branches of the National Registration Department (JPN) Sarawak by bringing the EFS application form accompanied by complete documents such as a copy of the baby's birth certificate certified by the NRD officer, a copy of the parent's MyKad with 'K' status. by a NRD officer or a copy of the biometric printout of the parent with 'K' status which has been certified by a NRD officer.

Yes, allowed. If the child dies before reaching the age of 18, the next of kin can issue an EFS for the purpose of funeral management by submitting the original death certificate and MyKad to the nearest Bank Islam branch..

Not allowed. This is because the Sarawak Endowment Fund (EFS) account is in the form of a trust account..

When the recipient or account has reached the age of 18, the recipient can issue EFS by presenting MyKad at the nearest Bank Islam branch.

Yes, you are eligible to apply for the Sarawak Endowment Fund (EFS) for your baby provided that the mother or father of the baby appoints a legal guardian for the application process. For more information, please contact the EFS Secretariat.

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