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Letter of Good Conduct

If you are planning or in the middle of seeking employment, further education or applying for visas for other countries, we believe that a Letter of Good Conduct (“LGC”), also known as a Certificate of Good Conduct is highly required by some.

Here's everything you need to know about an essential document that can help you unlock new opportunities, whether it is for a job, higher education, or visa applications: the Certificate of Good Conduct.

You might not be familiar with it yet, and that's perfectly okay! The Certificate of Good Conduct is an essential document for Malaysian nationals who need it for various purposes, such as employment, education, or visa applications abroad. This certificate serves as proof of an individual's clean criminal record, confirming their good standing and eligibility for these opportunities.

Eligibility Criteria

Before starting the application process, you may need to make sure that you meet the following eligibility criteria:

  1. Either you are a Malaysian citizen or a foreign national who has resided in Malaysia for at least one year.

  2. Your records are clean from any criminal charges.

Step-by-Step Application Process

Step 1: Online Registration

You start the application by visiting the official e-Consular service section at, where you can either register for a new account or log in if you already have one.

Step 2: Fill Out the Application Form

Once signed in, you have to complete the online application form. You are to provide accurate personal details and ensure all information is correct to avoid any delays in processing.

Step 3: Upload Required Documents

You will need to upload several documents to complete your application:

·         a scanned copy of your identification card or passport;

·         a recent passport-sized photograph; and

·         any additional documents requested, such as proof of residence or employment.

Step 4: Submission and Payment

After filling out the form and uploading the necessary documents, submit your application. You will then need to pay the processing fee through the available online payment methods. RM20 is charged per copy.

Step 5: Await Processing

The processing time for the LGC can take up to 30 working days, at the earliest. During this period, you can check the status of your application through the e-Consular service portal.

Receiving the Letter of Good Conduct

Upon approval of your application, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will issue the LGC. You have the option to either collect the document in person or have it sent to your address.

Obtaining a Letter of Good Conduct is a straightforward process if you follow the steps carefully. By ensuring that all your documents are in order and initiating the process well in advance, you can secure this important document without any hassle.

For more information about the Certificate of Good Conduct or Letter of No Criminal, you may request a free quotation for legal fees from us today.

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The article posted is for general information purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice. Facts and circumstances differ from case to case. Please consult your lawyer for specific legal advice and action to be taken.


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