Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Q.)

Have any questions? We have prepared a list of commonly asked questions to address any potential concerns.

Q:Are there any COVID restrictions?

A: As with the current laws/guidelines in Malaysia, there are currently no restrictions. However, please do maintain hygeine and safety practices.

Q:What is a furry?

A: Furry refers to a person from the furry fandom. It is a subculture interested in fictional anthropomorphic animal characters with human personalities and characteristics. Examples of anthropomorphic attributes include: exhibiting human intelligence and facial expressions, the ability to speak, walk on two legs, and wear clothes.

Q:What is FURUM?

A: FURUM, Furs Upon Malaysia is a furry convention held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. A furry convention is a gathering for members of the furry fandom - people who are interested in the concept of fictional non-human characters with human characteristics. It is a place to meet, exchange ideas and to have fun!

Q:What do I need to get in to FURUM?

A: A paid registration with a suitable photo ID that states your birthdate. If you're under 18, you will also need to have your parent, guardian or your nominated carer with you.

Q: I don't have a drivers license/ID card, will a XXXXX card suffice?

A: Any officially issued photo ID with a date of birth will do. We just need to make sure we're
a. giving you the right registration, and,
b. that you are over 18 if you're attending FURUM unaccompanied.

Q:Do I have to be over 18 to attend?

A: FURUM is a 13+ convention and folks over the age of 13 are welcome to attend. However, minors under the age of 18 MUST have completed a parental consent form prior to the convention dates and minors under 15 MUST also be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

If applicable, you will have to send us a completed copy of the parental consent form by printing it out, completing and signing it, scanning or photographing it, and attaching it with your registration form for your registration to be valid.

If you are under 15 your parent/guardian/caretaker will be issued a parent/guardian badge and they MUST come with you to the registration desk for badge collection at FURUM. You CANNOT collect your badge or attend without them!

Q:Can I register during convention?

A: Unfortunately, walk-in registration is currently not available due to limited event space.

Q:Can I attend only on the second day?

A: Yes, you will be able to collect your registration and con-badge on the second day. However, you will still have to complete the usual registration process.

Q:How do I know if my registration has gone through?

A:You will receive an automated email from us.

Q: I don't have a paypal account. Can I still register to FURUM?

A: Yes, Paypal also accepts debit/credit card even if you are not a registered PayPal user. While going through the payment proccess, please select "Pay with Debit/Credit Card".

Q: I can't make it to the event, can I obtain a refund or transfer the registration to other person?

A: Unfortunately registrations are non-transferable or refundable.

Q:Can I volunteer for FURUM?

A: Yes! Right now we are mainly looking for security volunteers. You can also contribute by hosting a panel, running a dealer table or by submitting an artwork for the conbook, we post details for this on our social media (bottom of the page).