Department of Immigration and Emigration

Sri Lankan Identity Overseas



Alteration of Passports

A Sri Lankan passport holder may apply for amendments of the data included in his/her passport and if the request is accepted by the Department, all such amendments will be included in the observation and alterations page.

(Download printable version of the Application Form here)

Other Alterations

Where can I obtain an Application Form for Alteration ?

  • Head office of the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Battaramulla
  • Regional Offices at Kandy, Matara, Vavuniya and Kurunegala
  • Overseas Sri Lankan Missions
  • Download printable versions of the Application Forms here

Where can I submit my Application for Alteration ?

  • Colombo Head Office and
  • Regional offices at Kandy, Matara, Vavuniya and Kurunegala
  • Overseas Sri Lankan Missions

What is the delivery time for Alterations ?

1 Hour and 30 Minutes

What are the processing fees for Alterations ?

See table below

How can I submit my application ?

For Alterations of a passport, duly completed application form should be submitted along with the supporting documents and copies thereof as mentioned in the table below.


NB:    Originals with photocopies should be submitted

Alteration Documents Required Applicable Fee
Change of Name Passport & Birth Certificate or Marriage Certificate where applicable LKR 1,200.00
Deletion of a child’s name Passport LKR 1,200.00
Profession inclusion Documents and Qualification to prove profession LKR 1,200.00
NIC Number Inclusion National Identity Card LKR 1,200.00
Cancel Single Journey National Identity Card and Birth certificate LKR 1,200.00
Cancel India Nepal only National Identity Card and Birth certificate LKR 1,200.00
Other Amendments   LKR 1,200.00

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CONTACT US

  • Dep. of Immigration and Emigration
  • "Suhurupaya", Sri Subhuthipura Road,
  • Battaramulla.
  • +94 011 5329 000
  • +94 011 2885 358
  • controller@Immigration.gov.lk
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