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Consular Division

Consular Division in the Mission provides full range of consular services to the Sri Lankan community in the U.A.E. in Passport Services, Registration of Births, Marriages and Deaths and other Consular matters and provide Visa Services for Foreign nationals.

1. Procedure of obtaining a New Passport
      Download application form “K”

1. 03 colour photographs 3.5 x 4.5 cm without white border
2.Present Passport
3.Marriage Certificate (if changing the name)
4.Academic / Professional Certificate or letter of appointment
    (if the job description is required)
5. Citizenship Certificate if the applicant is a citizen by registration
6. Fees: Dhs. 555/- Passport valid for All Countries
              Dhs. 185/- Passport valid for specified countries
Note: 2 – 5 above originals with photocopies


2. Procedure of obtaining a New Passport for a minor
      Download application form “K”

1. 03 colour photographs 3.5 x 4.5 cm without white border
2. Written consent from parents
3. Birth Certificate
4. Citizenship Certificate if born outside Sri Lanka
5. Marriage Certificate of parents
6. Fees: Dhs. 555/- Passport valid for All Countries
              Dhs. 185/- Passport valid for specified countries
Note: 2 – 5 above originals with photocopies


3. Procedure for obtaining a New Passport in lieu of lost Passport
      Download application form “K” &
      Download application Form “D”

Applicants are liable to pay an additional levy when applying for a new passport in lieu of Dhs. 508.00 lost passport.

1. Police Report with English Translation
2. Copy of Lost Passport
3. Birth Certificate
4. Sri Lanka Identity Card
5. Fees: Dhs. 1,290/- Passport valid for All Countries
              Dhs. 645/- Passport valid for specified countries
Note: 3 & 4 above originals with photocopies


4. Procedure for obtaining a Temporary Passport
      Download application form “K”
Temporary Travel documents are issued:
    -If the validity of the present passport has expired
    -Visa pages of the present passport are exhausted
    -To a minor to get U.A.E. Residence visa

1. 02 colour photographs – 3.5 cm x4.5 cm without white border
2. Present travel document
3. Fees: Dhs. 185/- if already applied for a new passport
              Dhs. 280/- to return to Sri Lanka only
              Dhs. 555/- in lieu of lost passport to return to Sri Lanka


5. Procedure for renewing a Travel Document
      Download application form “O”

1. Present Travel Document
2. Fees: Dhs. 15/- per year


6. Procedure for making amendments in a Passport
      Download application form “O”
    -Validation of a Passport from specified countries to All Countries
    -Any amendment or alteration such as change of Profession and change of name after marriage in wife’s Passport.

1.Present Travel Document
2. Change of Profession - Academic/Professional letter or letter from Present employer
3. Change of name after marriage – Original Marriage Certificate Attested with copy. Fees: Dhs. 40/-

General Information
Period of validity and extensions after expiry of Passport

Type of Travel DocumentInitial issueRenewed up to
Passport - N series10-
Passport up to M series0505
Non Machine Readable Passport         Restricted Validity



7.Procedure for applying for Citizenship Certificate & Birth Certificate
for children born outside Sri Lanka

      Download application form “Registration B”
      Download application form “Registration B6”
Documents required:
1. Form “Registration B” – when papers are submitted within three months Of date of birth of child.
2. Form “Registration B6” – when papers are submitted after three months Of date of birth of child
3. 2 copies of U.A.E. Birth Certificate (should be attested by the Ministry Foreign Affairs, U.A.E.
4. 2 copies of parents’ passports
5. 2 copies of Marriage Certificate of parents/mother ( Only copies of originals are accepted, no translations are accepted )
6. 2 copies of Birth Certificate of the father of the baby ( Only copies of originals are accepted, no translations are accepted )
7. Fees: Birth Certificate: Dhs. 25/-
              Citizenship Certificate: Dhs. 170/-

Note : 3-5 above originals with photocopies


8. Visas for Foreign Nationals to visit Sri Lanka.

With effect from 1st January 2012, all Holiday or Business travelers to Sri Lanka must have Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) to enter in to Sri Lanka. Please visit http://www.eta.gov.lk for more information and to apply visa online.

When applying ETA by third parties payments are to be made through the arrangement made in our website www.eta.gov.lk  and obtain acknowledgement of ETA application.  Any payments made to other websites or agencies are not valid to process a valid ETA.  Therefore, always ensure that the payments made by accessing to Sri Lanka ETA website and avoid making repayment at the port of entry to Sri Lanka.

If you find any difficulty in applying visa online, please visit the nearest Sri Lanka Embassy for assistance.

To know further details on Visa to enter into Sri Lanka, please visit http://www.immigration.gov.lk

9. Attestation of Documents
Prior Attestation of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sri Lanka is required.
Fees: Dhs.110/- per document


10. Translation
Following Documents can be translated at the Embassy if the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sri Lanka attestation has been done:
1. Birth Certificates
2. Marriage Certificates
3. Death Certificates
4. Sri Lanka Driving License
Fee: Dhs. 110/-


11. Marriage Registration - Please contact the Embassy for information
      Download form "Registration B 100"

Fee: Dhs. 145/-

Applicants must personally lodge/hand over the application along with supporting documents to the Embassy on any working day between 8.30a.m. – 3.00p.m.

Following are punishable offences.
1. submission of falsified or forged documents to obtain a Travel Document
2. Applying for a Travel Document while in possession of such a document already and or possession of more than one valid Travel Document at a time.
3. Dispatch of a Sri Lanka Travel Document through post, courier or another person from/to Sri Lanka without the prior approval of the Controller.


12. Registration of death outside Sri Lanka
Papers required to issue No Objection Certificate to send the Human Remains of Sri Lankan national to Sri Lanka or to bury in Abu Dhabi or Al Ain

1. Death Certificate issued by the Health Authority of Abu Dhabi / Al Ain / and its Arabic Translation attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the State of United Arab Emirates.
2. Visa cancellation paper
3. Original Passport after cancelling the residence Visa of UAE
4. Company letter requesting for NOC
5. Duly filled "NOC Requesting form" issued by the Embassy giving the details of the Dues, Gratuity and Insurance Claims etc….
6. Copy of the Labour Identity Card cancellation
7. Police report
8. Consent letter from the NOK attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Colombo.
9. Any other documents if necessity arise. ( Fees: Dhs. 75/- for the issuence of Sri Lankan Death Certificate )