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Federation of Malaya : Certificate of Identity In Lieu of Passport (1954)

A certificate of identity, sometimes called an alien's passport, is a travel document issued by a country to non-citizens (also called aliens) residing within their borders who are stateless persons or otherwise unable to obtain a passport from their state of nationality. Some states also issue certificates of identity to their own citizens as a form of emergency passport or otherwise in lieu of a passport.

Issued to a 23 year-old male by the Passport Office in Ipoh, Perak in 1955 which was valid for one year. $5 stamp as revenue collection was cancelled on top of the holder's photo.

The large document was folded into two.

ENDORSEMENT
 
Valid for travelling to Thailand and the Federation of Malaya only.

Travelling visa into Federation of Malaya from Thailand was stamped onto the page and 5 stamps with the total face value of $9.60 were cancelled alongside.

Re-entry permit was stamped under the travelling visa and was cancelled with 2 stamps with the total face value of $10.

PRINTER'S CODE
 
S—9785—10,000—6/53

Bottom-left, page 4.

FRONTAL STRUCTURE
 
 


Signature of holder,
Signature du titulaire,


 
DESCRIPTION.
SIGNALAMENT.

Age 23 yrs.
Age.

Height 5 feet 11 inches
Taille.

Hair Black
Cheveux

Eyes Dark Brown
Yeux.

Face Oval
Visage.

Nose Normal
Nez.

Special peculiarities A few pork marks on face
Signes particuliers

Remarks.
Observations.

This certificate is available during its validity for the holder's return to British Malaya without visa.

Durant la periode de sa validité le présent certificat sera valable pour la reentrée du titulaire dans la Malaisie Britannique sans formalité de Visa.
(I.D. 4)

No PK 396/54
Date OCT -8 1954

Authority issuing certificate :— IMMIGRATION DEPT.
Indication ile l’autorité qui délivre le certificat.
Place of issue of certificate:—
Lieu ou l'on délivre le certificat.
 
CERTIFICATE OF IDENTITY
CERTIFICAT D'IDENTITÉ

Valid until OCT -8 1955 21st January 1956 (see pg. 3)
Valable jusqu'
 
The preent certificate is issued for the sole purpose of providing the holder with identity papers in lieu of a national passport. It is without prejudice to and in no way affects the national status of the holder. If the holder obtains a national passport it ceases to be valid and must be surrendered to the issuing authority.
 
Le présent certificat est délivré à seule fin de fournir au titulaire une pièce d'identité pouvant tenir lieu de passeport national. Il ne préjuge pas la nationalité du titulaire et est sans effet sur celle-ci. Au cas où le titulaire obtiendrait un passeport national, ce certificat cessera d'être valable et devra être renvoyé à l'autorité qui l'a délivré.

Surname CHEE
Nom de famille.

Forenames KENG LUM
Prénoms.

Date of birth 1931
Date de naissance.

Place of birth Undetermined
Lieu de naissance.

Nationality of origin Chinese
Nationalité d'origine.

Surname and forenames of Father CHEE YUEN
Nom de famille et prénoms de père.

Surname and forenames of Mother FONG SEE
Nom de famille et prénoms de mére.

Name of wife (husband) Nil
Nom de la femme (mari).

Names of children Nil
Noms des enfants.

Occupation Boiler Maker
Profession.

Former residence abroad -
Ancien domicile à l'étranger.

Present residence in British Malaya 14B Jalan Pasir Puteh, Ipoh
Résidence actuelle dans la Malaisie Britannique.

Police Registration Certificate
Certificat d'enregistrement délivré par la Police.

HOLDER OF NATIONAL REGISTRATION CARD NO
PK 571398 Ipoh 24.12.48
 
The undersigned certifies that the photograph and signature hereon are those of the bearer of the present document.

Le soussigné certifie que la photographie et la signature apposées ci-contre sont bien celles du porteur du présent document.

Signature of the issuing authority
Signature de l'autorité,

Controller of Immigration.