Ministry of Foreign Affairs or Wisma Putra in Putrajaya, Malaysia

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs(Kementerian Luar Negeri) or Wisma Putra takes care of Malaysia’s international relations and foreign policies. Wisma Putra’s core function is to safeguard Malaysia’s interests and placing Malaysia’s foreign policy to the fore through bilateral diplomacy, open regionalism and participation in the multilateral network of global diplomacy. Malaysia has a network of 105 diplomatic missions spanning around the globe.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs began in the office of Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra after the 1955 Federal elections. It was known as Ministry of External Affairs, Federation of Malaya. It became commonly known as Wisma Putra after the Ministry occupied a new building in 1966.

Location and guide of Ministry of Foreign Affairs or Wisma Putra

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs or Wisma Putra is located on top of Putrajaya Hill and surrounded by Taman Wawasan in Precinct 2, which is a mixed development area. Wisma Putra consists of Wisma Putra 1 and Wisma Putra 2 buildings.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs Wisma Putra Malaysia map

Wisma Putra 1 consists of:
Pejabat Menteri
Pejabat Timbalan Menteri
Pejabat Utusan Khas Perdana Menteri
Pejabat Ketua Setiausaha
Pejabat TKSU I
Pejabat TKSU II
Pejabat Ketua Pengarah ASEAN
Pejabat Ketua Protokol
Jabatan Kerjasama ASEAN
Jabatan Protokol
Jabatan Perancangan Dasar
Jabatan Hubungan Dua Hala Politik & Ekonomi
Jabatan Pertubuhan Antarabangsa & Ekonomi Pelbagai Hala
Cawangan Pentadbiran
Unit Beg Dan Mel Diplomatik
Auditorium
Bilik Triti
Bilik Sidang Akhbar
Galeri Sejarah
Surau
Dewan Serbaguna WP 1
Bilik Operasi

Wisma Putra 2 consists of:
Pejabat TKSU III
Bahagian Pentadbiran, Perkhidmatan & Konsular
Bahagian Kewangan, Akuan & Pembangunan
Bahagian Sistem Maklumat
Cawangan Konsular
Bahagian Unit Dalaman
Asrama
Bilik Latihan Komputer
Kafetaria
Auditorium
Perpustakaan
Dewan Serbaguna WP 2
Pusat Rekreasi

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Wisma Putra Malaysia buildings

Functions of The Ministry of Foreign Affairs or Wisma Putra

  • Managing bilateral, regional and multilateral relations with foreign countries and international organisations. These relations includes political, economic and cultural matters.
  • Promoting trade and investment with foreign countries.
  • Carrying out information activities in order to project the country’s image.
  • Carrying out supporting activities including service, general administration, finance, consular, security and communications.

Consular services (documents/verification) includes:

  • Good Conduct Certificate (Pengeluaran Sijil Kelakuan Baik)
  • Certificate of Origin and other documents
  • Verification of Foreign Worker Intake Approval Letter
  • Power of Attorney letter (Surat Pengesahan Kuasa)
  • Birth Certificate, Marriage Registration, Death and Health Certificate (Sijil Kelahiran, Daftar Kahwin, Kematian dan Sijil Kesihatan)
  • Translation to Foreign Language (Terjemahan ke Bahasa Asing)
  • Un-married Verification Letter (Surat Akuan Bujang)
  • Higher Education Certificates (Sijil-sijil Pusat Pengajian Tinggi)
  • School Certificates (Sijil-sijil Persekolahan)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Wisma Putra Malaysia buildings back

Contact Details of The Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Address:
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Wisma Putra,
1 Jalan Wisma Putra,
Precinct 2,
62602 Putrajaya

Tel: +6(03)8887 4000, +6(03)887 4570 (After Hours/Emergency)
Fax: +6(03)8889 1717

Website: http://www.kln.gov.my/

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