Ministry of Home Affairs (Malaysia)

Ministry of Home Affairs (MOHA)
Kementerian Dalam Negeri (KDN)

Logo of the Ministry of Home Affairs
Ministry overview
Formed 18 March 2008 (2008-03-18)
Preceding agencies
Jurisdiction Government of Malaysia
Headquarters Block D1 & D2, Complex D, Federal Government Administrative Centre, 62546 Putrajaya
Employees 187,867 (2016)
Annual budget MYR 13,092,726,300 (2016)
Minister responsible
Deputy Ministers responsible
Ministry executives
  • Alwi Ibrahim, Secretary-General
  • Suriani Ahmad, Deputy Secretary-General (Policy and Enforcement)
  • Mustafa Ibrahim, Deputy Secretary-General (Security)
  • Mohd Fadhli Bin Mohd Noh, Deputy Secretary-General (Management)

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: public security, public order, population registry, immigration, foreign workers, management of societies, civil defence, 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 Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, whose term began on 16 May 2013. The current Deputy Ministers of Home Affairs are Nur Jazlan Mohamed and Masir Kujat.

Its headquarters is in Putrajaya.


Federal departments and agencies

  1. Royal Malaysia Police (RMP), or Polis Diraja Malaysia (PDRM). (Official site)
  2. Malaysian Prison Department, or Jabatan Penjara Malaysia. (Official site)
  3. National Anti-Drug Agency, or Agensi Antidadah Kebangsaan (AADK). (Official site)
  4. Immigration Department of Malaysia, or Jabatan Imigresen Malaysia. (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. (Official site)
  7. The People's Volunteer Corps, or Jabatan Sukarelawan Malaysia (RELA). (Official site)
  8. National Printing Malaysian Limited, or Percetakan Nasional Malaysia Berhad (PNMB). (Official site)
  9. Council for Anti-Trafficking in Persons and Anti-Smuggling of Migrants, or Majlis Antipemerdagangan Orang dan Antipenyeludupan Migran (MAPO). (Official site)
  10. Prevention of Crime Board, or Lembaga Pencegahan Jenayah.
  11. Parole Board, or Lembaga Parol.
  12. Film Censorship Board, or Lembaga Penapis Filem. (Official site)
  13. Prevention of Terrorism Board, or Lembaga Pencegahan Keganasan.

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 10 key areas:

  1. Security and Public Order
  2. Registration
  3. Immigration and Foreign Workers
  4. Management of Societies
  5. Civil Defence
  6. Anti-Drugs
  7. Publication and Qur'anic Text Control
  8. Film Control
  9. Management of Volunteers
  10. Rehabilitation and Implementation of Punishment

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

See also


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