DNA tests to help certify genuine Malaysians in late birth registrations

Copies of MyKad ready to be collected at the NRD in Putrajaya. - Filepic

KOTA KINABALU: DNA testing is now among the methods being used to ensure only genuine citizens are issued Malaysian birth certificates when they apply for late birth registrations.

Children of Malaysian citizens were issued with green birth certificates while the documents of foreigners were red, said Sabah National Registration Department (NRD) director Ismail Ahmad.

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