www.gov.lk Sinhala Ganna Tamil Ganna
Sinhala (Sri Lanka)Tamil (Sri Lanka)
You are here  : Home Passports FAQs on Passports
FAQ's on Passports
I have lost my passport.  What should I do ?
Report of the loss

If your passport has been lost or stolen you should immediately report it to the nearest Police Station and forward a copy of the police report to the Controller General of Immigration & Emigration. If applying for a fresh passport, this police report must be submitted along with the application form.

Fine for loss of a valid passport (M series passports are considered valid for 10 years from the date of issue)
A fine of Rs. 11,500.00 will be imposed.

Who can attest a passport application ?
With effect from 10th August 2015, attesting passport application is no longer required.
 

News & Events

Regional Office, Kurunegala shifted to a new building

The Regional Office, Kurunegala of this Department has been shifted to a new building at, No. 95, Negombo Road, Kurunegala from 05thOctober 2020.

 


 
Foreign Nationals are not allowed to enter Sri Lanka until further notice

All types of Visas already granted to all foreign nationals and not arrived to Sri Lanka yet, have been temporarily suspended. They will not be allowed to enter Sri Lanka until further notice.


 
Suspension of issuance of Visas in Sri Lanka due to the COVID – 19 Outbreak

All types of Visa issuance to enter Sri Lanka for all countries have been temporarily suspended


 

Location