Post-Natal Assistance (BIB) is an initiative by 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 foods and personal care during the confinement period, starting in 2020 regardless of race, religion or socio-economic status.
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Copies of required document needed for application
The eligibility requirements are as follow:
- Citizen of Malaysia
- Mother of a MyKad with ‘K’ status or wife of a MyKad with ‘K’ status (Sarawak Connection)
- Giving birth to a baby in or outside Sarawak; and
- The gestational age has reached 22 weeks and above.
(i) Copy of Applicant's MyKad/Passport (Front and Back);
(ii) Copy of MyKad/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.
(Note: 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 follow:
The online application can be made through iSarawakCare web application (https://isarawakcare.sarawak.gov.my/apply-now/)
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 Post-Natal 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.
You are still eligible to apply for BIB provided that the application is made within 3 months after you have given birth.
Applicants are eligible for Post-Natal Assistance (BIB) if the gestational age has reached 22 weeks and above and has confirmation from a medical officer.
If my miscarriage happens within 1 month of my pregnancy, am I still eligible for Post-Natal Assistance (BIB)
Not eligible because your content age does not reach 22 weeks and above.
If I do not have a personal savings account, can I use my husband's or guardian's account to receive the Post-Natal Assistance (BIB)?
Applicants must apply to the Permanent Secretary, KPWK to get permission to use their husband's or guardian's account for the credit of Post-Natal Assistance (BIB).
Please contact +6082-442050 (Monday to Friday, 8.30 am to 5.30 pm) or email to firstname.lastname@example.org