Police Clearance Certificate

Application For A Police Clearance Certificate From Sri Lanka

Due to the national lockdown announced by the UK Government on 4 January 2021, applicants for Police Clearance Certificates are  requested to send their applications by post with a postal order or a bank draft for the value of £15/- in favour of “ Sri Lanka High Commission – London”, along with a letter stating the reason for requesting the Police Clearance Certificate and copy of Sri Lankan Passport or Sri Lankan National Identity card.

The application can be downloaded from the link http://srilankahc.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/police-clearance-certificate-.pdf

Please send your applications by post to the following address:

Consular Section
High Commission of Sri Lanka
No 13, Hyde Park Gardens
London W2 2LU

All original documents must be submitted along with photocopies.

Sri Lankan can also submit their applications directly to the Sri Lanka Police Department through their online system at https://www.police.lk/index.php/item/58 

Non Sri Lankans should submit a copy of their passport. Without the required documents your application may be rejected by the Police Department.

On submission of the application, it will be forwarded to the Deputy Inspector General of Police (Administration) of the Police Headquarters, Colombo 01, Sri Lanka who would issue the Certificate of Clearance after verifying the details of the applicant from the respective Police Stations.

Upon receipt of the Police Clearance Certificate, it will be sent to the applicant by post or it can be collected from the Consular Division of the High Commission.

Please call telephone number 02072621841 -Extension No. 0229 on weekdays between 2.00 pm to 5.30 pm only for any inquiries on application for Police Clearance Certificates.

Notes :

  • Submission of forged certificates or any other documents as well as making false declarations is an offence. Such cases will be reported to relevant authorities.
  • Fees will not be refunded at any circumstances.