Consular Services

Consular Services

Submission of applications at the Consular Section of the High Commission for all consular services except for Emergency Passports and Life Certificates for pension matters of senior citizens  is strictly by prior appointment. A separate appointment is required for each application.

We regret our inability to provide consular services to those who walk-in without prior appointments.

Appointments should be made online via the link

Appointments cannot be made over the phone.

For inquiries, please contact us via email.

For issuance/renewal of passports (after the end of the 10 year validity)-

For issuance of passports in lieu of passports/ travel documents reported lost / damaged –

For legalisation, authentication & attestation of documents/ application for amending (alteration / extension) of a Sri Lankan travel document (passport) –

For visa matters –

For applying for emergency travel document –

For birth registrations/citizenship certificates –
For dual citizenship –
For pension/life certificates –
For other consular matters –

  • All original documents must be submitted along with photocopies. (single side of A4 size paper)

(Translations are not accepted)

Additional amount will be charged if the photocopies are taken from the High Commission. 

  • Method of payment – cash, postal order or banker’s draft only

(Postal order/banker’s draft should be drawn in favour of Sri Lanka High Commission)

For instructions on your specific requirements please visit the relevant pages of this section.

Email of the Consular Section:

Application for New Passport

Application for New Passport in lieu of lost/damage passport

Emergency Travel Documents

Registration of Births outside Sri Lanka

Registration of Deaths outside Sri Lanka

Registration of Marriages

Obtaining copies of Births/Deaths/Marriage certificates from Sri Lanka

Dual Citizenship

Translation of Birth/Marriage Certificates

Child adoption Procedure for Foreign applicants

Authentication and attestation of Documents

Application for Police Clearance Certificates

Consular fees

Life Certificate for Pensioners