Non-Muslim Wedding Allowed Under MCO, CMCO and RMCO Starting 26 Feb
Great new to all those who are going to get married especially the non-Muslim as now the government has allowed the non-Muslim wedding ceremonies to be held at the National Registration Department (JPN), House of Worship and non-Muslim Religious Association to be operating back starting 26 February. With this new allowance, there will be a new list of standard operating procedures that will require to be followed during these ceremonies which are:
- For marriage registrations held at JPN premises under MCO, CMCO and RMCO, only 10 people are allowed and subject to the size of the wedding space at JPN premises.
- For ceremonies at non-Muslim Religious Associations conducted by a certified Assistant Registrar of Marriage (PPP)
- i) Maximum 10 people (including PPP) for areas under MCO and subject to the size of the venue
- ii) Maximum 20 people allowed (including PPP) for areas under CMCO and subject to the size of the venue
- iii) Maximum 30 people allowed (including PPP) for areas under RMCO, and subject to the size of the venue
- No social gatherings are allowed at JPM premises during the marriage registration
- Social gatherings at houses of worship and non-Muslim religious associations are subject to instructions issued from time to time by the National Security Council (MKN), Ministry of Health Malaysia (MOH), Ministry of National Unity (IGP), Ministry of Federal Territories (KWP), and the Local Authorities and State Government Instruction.