Darjah Kerabat Diraja Malaysia

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Darjah Yang Maha Utama Kerabat Diraja Malaysia
Awarded by Malaysia Malaysia
Type Order of Honour
Eligibility Yang di-Pertuan Agong only
Awarded for Installation as the Yang di-Pertuan Agong (king)
Status Currently issued
Post-nominals D.K.M.
Established 18 April 1966
Last awarded 2 June 2007
maximum 10 persons
Next (higher) Seri Pahlawan Gagah Perkasa
Next (lower) Darjah Utama Seri Mahkota Negara
MY Darjah Kerabat Diraja Malaysia - Royal Family Order of Malaysia - DKM.svg
Ribbon bar of the Order

The Most Excellent Order of the Royal Family of Malaysia (Darjah Yang Maha Utama Kerabat Diraja Malaysia) is a Malaysian Federal Award conferred to the Malay rulers who were appointed as the Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia. Only 10 recipients may be awarded this honour.

The award was instituted on 18 April 1966 and gazetted on 30 June 1966. It only has one rank.


The D.K.M. comprises a collar, a star and a badge. The collar is made of gold-plated silver. The gold star is in a radial form with an embossed fern motive. The sash is made from red silk and the end is tied with a ribbon. The badge is also in a radial form and surmounted by a hibiscus. It suspends from the Malaysian Royal Crown.

The sash is worn from the left shoulder to the right hip.[1]

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  1. ^ "Noblesse et Royautés", article showing photos of guests invited to Prince William's wedding. A photo shows the king wearing it on the left shoulder