Eligibility Requirements


Malaysian Citizen


Sarawakians mothers with ‘K’ status on their MyKAD or wives of Sarawakians with ‘K’ status on MyKAD


Application for birth in Sarawak or outside Sarawak; and


Application be made upon 22 weeks of pregnancy up to 3 months after delivery

Documents Required

Documents needed for application


Copy of applicant's NRIC (front and back)


Copy of husband's/ guardian's NRIC (front and back)


Copy of marriage certificate if the applicant is non-Sarawakian


Copy of pregnant mother's health records (front page)


Copy of account booklet/ statement of account


Copy of discharge summary/ birth certificate

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Starting from 2020, Sarawak Government started Bantuan Ibu Bersalin (BIB) initiative. A grant of RM450.00 is given to every mother (regardless of race, religion or socio- economic status) giving birth in Sarawak. The grant is meet the mother's needs such as postnatal care during the confinement period.

The eligibility requirements are as follows:

(i) Malaysian citizen;
(ii) Mother holds Sarawak identity card with ‘K’ status or is wife to a Sarawak identity card holder with ‘K’ status (Sarawak Connection);
(iii) The birth takes place within or outside Sarawak; and
(iv) Pregnancy term reaches twenty- two (22) weeks and above.


(i) A copy of applicant’s Identity Card (Front and Back)/Passport;

(ii) A copy of Spouse’s/Guardian’s Identity Card (Front and Back)/Passport;

(iii) A copy of Marriage Certificate if the applicant is not ‘K’ status;

(iv) A copy of Mother’s Health Record (Front Page);

(v) A copy of Bank Account Statement;

(vi) A copy of 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/Head of Village /Head of Community).

BIB can be applied online or manually as below:

BIB can be applied through iSarawakCare mobile app that can be downloaded on Google Play Store or Apple App Store

BIB can be applied at any Divisional/District government offices, District offices, National Registration Department in Sarawak or Early Childhood Development Department, KPWK (Kuching only).

BIB can be applied after every child birth on condition that the application is made within three months after delivery.

At least 14 working days depending on the submission of complete supporting documents to National Registration Department Sarawak.

After child delivery, you are still eligible to apply for BIB within three months.

Applicants are eligible for Bantuan Ibu Bersalin (BIB) if the pregnancy term reaches 22 weeks and above with confirmation from a medical officer.

Not eligible because the pregnancy term does not reach 22 weeks and above.

Applicants must apply to the Permanent Secretary of KPWK to get permission to use the spouse’s or guardian’s account for the distribution of Bantuan Ibu Bersalin.

Please contact +6082-442050 (Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 5:30 pm) or email to bib@sarawak.gov.my

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