Ministry of Home Affairs
Kementerian Dalam Negeri
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Ministry overview
Formed18 March 2008; 14 years ago (2008-03-18)
Preceding agencies
JurisdictionGovernment of Malaysia
HeadquartersBlock D1 & D2, Complex D, Federal Government Administrative Centre, 62546 Putrajaya
MottoSecurity Collective Responsibility (Keselamatan Tanggungjawab Bersama)
Employees187,343 (2017)
Annual budgetMYR 12,814,921,100 (2017)
Minister responsible
Deputy Minister responsible
Ministry executives
  • Wan Ahmad Dahlan Abdul Aziz, Secretary-General
  • Mohamad Fauzi Md Isa, Deputy Secretary-General (Policy and Enforcement)
  • Abdul Halim Abdul Rahman, Deputy Secretary-General (Security)
  • Mohd Sayuthi Bakar, Deputy Secretary-General (Management)
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The Ministry of Home Affairs (Malay: Kementerian Dalam Negeri), abbreviated KDN, MOHA, is a ministry of the Government of Malaysia that is responsible for home affairs: law enforcement, public security, public order, population registry, immigration, foreign workers, management of societies, anti-drug, publication / printing / distribution of printed materials, film control, management of volunteer, rehabilitation and implementation of punishment.

The Minister of Home Affairs administers his functions through the Ministry of Home Affairs and a range of other government agencies. The current Minister of Home Affairs is Hamzah Zainudin, whose term start from 10 March 2020.

Its headquarters is in Putrajaya.


Federal departments

  1. Royal Malaysia Police (RMP), or Polis Diraja Malaysia (PDRM). (Official site)
  2. Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) or "Agensi Penguatkuasaan Maritim Malaysia" (APMM) ([1])
  3. Malaysian Prison Department (PRIDE), or Jabatan Penjara Malaysia. (Official site)
  4. Immigration Department of Malaysia, or Jabatan Imigresen Malaysia (JIM). (Official site)
  5. National Registration Department of Malaysia, or Jabatan Pendaftaran Negara Malaysia (JPN). (Official site)
  6. The Registry of Societies Malaysia (ROS), or Jabatan Pendaftar Pertubuhan Malaysia (JPPM). (Official site)
  7. Malaysia Border Security Agency or "Agensi Kawalan Sempadan" (AKSEM)
  8. The People's Volunteer Corps, or Jabatan Sukarelawan Malaysia (RELA). (Official site)

Federal agencies

  1. National Anti-Drug Agency, or Agensi Antidadah Kebangsaan (AADK). (Official site)
  2. Institute of Public Security of Malaysia (IPSOM) or Institut Keselamatan Awam Malaysia
  3. Council for Anti-Trafficking in Persons and Anti-Smuggling of Migrants, or Majlis Antipemerdagangan Orang dan Antipenyeludupan Migran (MAPO).
  4. Prevention of Crime Board, or Lembaga Pencegahan Jenayah.
  5. Parole Board, or Lembaga Parol.
  6. Film Censorship Board, or Lembaga Penapis Filem. (Official site)
  7. Prevention of Terrorism Board, or Lembaga Pencegahan Keganasan.
  8. National Printing Malaysian Limited, or Percetakan Nasional Malaysia Berhad (PNMB). (Official site)

Key legislation

The Ministry of Home Affairs is responsible for administration of several key Acts:

Policy Priorities of the Government of the Day

Functions of the ministry

The functions of the ministry can be categorised into the following 12 key areas:

  1. Security and Public Order
  2. Maritime Security
  3. Registration
  4. Immigration and Foreign Workers
  5. Management of Societies
  6. Border security
  7. Anti-Drugs
  8. Publication and Qur'anic Text Control
  9. Film Control
  10. Management of Volunteers
  11. Rehabilitation and Implementation of Punishment
  12. Crime prevention
  13. Terrorism prevention

Legal Framework

The Federal Constitution allows Parliament to make laws related to internal security that include:

See also


  1. ^ "Malaysia's Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin and cabinet resign". CNBC. Retrieved 16 August 2021.