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General Provisions for Sri Lankan Citizenship
Citizenship division offers you the services of registering as Sri Lankan citizen, a Sri Lanka Dual Citizen or registering your overseas born child/ children

Applications accepted at Citizenship Division (Level 04 - Wing D) at the Department of Immigration and Emigration Head Office.

Application acceptance Hours:    Monday to Friday except Public Holidays.
Applications for Birth Registration are accepted from 09.00 a.m. to 02.30 p.m.


Special Provisions for Sri Lankan Citizenship
  1. Issuing certificates confirming the Srilankan citizenship to persons of Indian Origin, under the provisions of acts no; 39 of 1988 & no; 35 of 2003.
  2. Granting citizenship to the persons of  of Chinese origin, under the provisions of act no; 38 of 2008.
Applications accepted at Indo - Lanka Citizenship Division (Level 06 - Wing D) at the Department of Immigration and Emigration Head Office.

Working Hours :    Monday to Friday except Public Holidays.
Applications for Citizenship confermation certificates/ Registration are accepted from 09.00 a.m. to 03.00p.m.
Indo - Lanka Citizenship Division offers the services of

 

News & Events

Change of Contact Number on Photo Studio Registration

Please be informed that the contact number 011 5731028 will be changed to 011 5329313 with effect from 29.12.2016. The current number 011 5731028 will not operate thereafter. For any information and queries on photo studio registration and operation contact us on 011 5329313.


 
ETA charges has been revised

ETA charges has been revised from 28/12/2015 onwards. More information http://www.eta.gov.lk


 
Spokesman of Department of Immigration and Emigration

Deputy Controller (Computer) Mr. A. H. Lakshan De Zoysa (SLAS I)   has been appointed as the  Spokesman of Department of Immigration and Emigration.


 
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.

Click to Register


 

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