History and Background



Cadastral survey in Perlis began in 1915 under the administration of Kedah Chief Surveyor by agreement between the two Government Kedah and Perlis.

MARCH 1951

Northern Kedah District Surveyor was assigned to carried out surveying work. The First Certified Plan for Perlis state is CP 164 was approved on 10th March 1951.

JUNE 1956

In June 1956, Perlis District Survey Office was officially established by Mr. Abdul Wahab bin Daud as a District Surveyor of Perlis. Cadastral surveying work was carried out entire Perlis, Kubang Pasu, Kedah and Langkawi District.


Department of Survey and Mapping Perlis was formed separately with JUPEM Kedah on 1st November 1995.


The first Certified Plan JUPEM Perlis namely as PA 70000 approved on 19th December 1995.

MAY 2009

Implementation of eKadaster has been start on the 1st May 2009 and the first Certified Plan namely PA 100001 was issued on 8th September 2010. At this time, the headquarters of Department of Survey and Mapping Perlis is located at 6th Floor, Bangunan Persekutuan Kangar, Persiaran Jubli Emas and Branch of field work at No. 7, Taman Pengkalan Indah, Jalan Pengkalan Asam, Kangar.

JUNE 2013

JUPEM Perlis held an opening ceremony of the District Surveyor‘s Office located in Kangar. The ceremony was officiated by the Director General of Survey and Mapping Malaysia which was attended by senior officials and staff of JUPEM Perlis.