Alteration of passports

Passports can be altered in the following circumstances:

Alteration of the name of a female consequent to marriage
o Form “O” (IM 37)
o Original marriage certificate (with 1 photocopy)
o Husband’s passport with a photocopy

Change of Profession
o Form “O” (IM 37)
o Academic /professional certificate(s) with one photocopy each
o A letter from the employer confirming the profession

Inclusion of children in the parents passports

Inclusion of children in the passports of parents is no longer possible and children should obtain separate passports.

In this regard please refer the section “REGISTRATION OF BIRTH OUTSIDE SRI LANKA”.