You can register and get the new myKad starting from 3 January 2012. There is not much difference between the new myKad and the old myKad :
However the availability of the new myKad available still depend on location. Kluang and Ipoh would be issuing the new MyKad on Jan 10, Johor Baru on Jan 14, Kuantan on Jan 15, Melaka on Jan 17, Kuching and Kota Baru on Jan 20, Kuala Terengganu and Penang on Jan 29, Alor Setar on Feb 2, Miri on Feb 6, Kota Kinabalu and other branches on Feb 7, and branches in the Federal Territory on Feb 15.
New myKad :
The new MyKad has a “ghost image” which is a new laser technology to prevent forgery. The new myKad however is not compulsory for us to apply.
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