Eligibility requirements


Citizen of Malaysia


Mother of a Sarawak identity card holder with ‘K’ status or wife of a Sarawak identity card holder with ‘K’ status


Giving birth in Sarawak or outside Sarawak


Registration begins at the gestational age of 22 weeks up to 3 months after delivery

Documents Required

Copies of required documents are provided to apply


Copy of applicant's identity card (front & back)


Copy of husband/ guardian's identity card (front & back)


Copy of marriage certificate if the applicant does not have 'K' status


Copy of maternal health record (front page)


Copy of front page of account book/ statement of account


Copy of discharge note/ baby's birth certificate

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Maternity Assistance (BIB) is an initiative of the Sarawak State Government with a grant of RM450.00 to each mother who gives birth to a child born in Sarawak to help the mother's needs such as healthy eating and personal care during the confinement period, starting in 2020 regardless of race, religion or socio -status. -economy.

The eligibility requirements are as follows:

(i) Citizen of Malaysia;
(ii) Mother of a Sarawak identity card holder with ‘K’ status or wife of a Sarawak identity card holder with ‘K’ status (Sarawak Connection);
(iii) Giving birth to a baby in or outside Sarawak; and
(iv) The gestational age has reached 22 weeks and above.


(i) Copy of Applicant's Identity Card/Passport (Front and Back);

(ii) Copy of Identity Card/Passport of Husband/Guardian (Front and Back);

(iii) Copy of Marriage Certificate If the Applicant Does Not Have ‘K’ Status;

(iv) Copy of Maternal Health Book (Front Cover);

(v) Copy of Applicant's Bank Account Statement;

(vi) In addition to Doctor's Confirmation / Discharge Note / Baby's Birth Certificate.

(Nota: All copies of documents must be certified by a Government Officer Grade 41 and above /Tribal Leader /Community Leader).

BIB application can be made online and manually as follows:

The application is made through the iSarawakCare application which can be downloaded from the Google Play Store or Apple App Store

Applications can be made at any Divisional/District Social Welfare Office, District Office, National Registration Department branch in Sarawak or Early Childhood Development Division, KPWK (Kuching only).

You can apply for Maternity Assistance (BIB) every time you give birth with the condition that you must apply within 3 months after giving birth..

At least 14 working days subject to the completion of documents sent to KPWK.

If you have given birth, you are still eligible to apply for BIB provided that within 3 months after you give birth.

Applicants are eligible for Maternity Assistance (BIB) if the gestational age has reached 22 weeks and above and has confirmation from a medical officer.

Not eligible because your content age does not reach 22 weeks and above.

Pemohon harus memohon kepada Setiausaha Tetap, KPWK untuk mendapat kebenaran bagi menggunakan akaun suami atau penjaga bagi penyaluran Bantuan Ibu Bersalin.

Please contact +6082-442050 (Monday to Friday, 8.30 morning to 5.30 evening) or email to bib@sarawak.gov.my

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