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Dual Citizenship

The Government of Sri Lanka has decided to recommence the granting of Dual Citizenship. The process to be followed, related regulations and application procedure will be intimated shortly.

An Another Great Achievement

Department of Immigration and Emigration has achieved Quality  Management Certificate from the Sri Lanka Standards Institution in accordance with the requirements of ISO 9001:2008 / SLS ISO 9001:2008.

(Certificate No.   QSC 07283)

Registration of Photo Studios

Department of Immigration and Emigration has made arrangements to issue the Sri Lankan passport with a photograph of international standards. Applications are called from the studios which have fulfilled basic requirements to undertake the aforesaid task, to be registered under this department.

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Biometrics to the passport issuance
The Cabinet of Ministers has granted approval for the introduction of ‘Biometrics to the passport issuance’ process at the cabinet meeting held on 29-08-2013.

Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA)

The country’s 2nd International Airport, Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport commenced operation with the landing of a Sri Lankan flight with president onboard.

The Department of Immigration & Emigration too took all necessary steps to fulfill Immigration & Emigration formalities at MRIA.