Types of travel documents that could be applied through this Mission

  • All Countries Normal Passport
  • Non-Machine Readable Passport (NMRP)
  • Short Gap Passport
  • Passport issued under the Refugee Repatriation Programme (RRP)

Applying for new passport

 Documents required:

  • Duly filled Form K (IE35A) Form ‘K’ (IM35),
  • 04 Passport size photographs (4.5 cm X 3.5 cm)
  • Original Birth Certificate
  • Original Sri Lankan National Identity Card
  • Marriage Certificate where applicable (original required)
  • Photocopies of all the originals – 2 sets
  • If the profession is required to be entered in the passport, a letter of proof from the employer indicating the profession of the applicant.
  • OCI Visa / Stay Visa
  • RRP – Camp card, Camp permission letter, old Passport if available or if staying outside the camp, valid Police report (validity of Police Report is 6 months)

Issuance of New Passports in lieu of lost passports

  • Duly filled application for a new Sri Lankan travel document (Form ‘K’ (IM35)
  • Completed photo signature card on Form IM35 (B) with two colour photographs.
  • 04 Passport size photographs (4.5 cm X 3.5 cm)
  • Police report with English translation
  • Original Birth Certificate
  • Original Sri Lankan National Identity Card
  • Marriage Certificate where applicable (original required)
  • Photocopies of all the original documents – 2 sets

Amendments to the Passport

  • Form “O”[IM 37], Duly filled
  • Change of name consequent to marriage (original or notarized copy of marriage certificate is required. Marriage certificates issued in Sri Lanka should be certified by the Consular Division of the Foreign Ministry in Colombo.
  • Change of name (provided the name in the birth certificate has been altered in accordance with the birth registration regulations of Sri Lanka and the relevant birth certificate which has been notarized should be submitted).
  • Include or Change of National Identity Card (NIC) number. (The original National Identity Card should be provided)
  • Photocopies of all the original documents

Renewal of a passport

  • Current Passport
  • Original Birth Certificate
  • Camp card & camp permission letter or police report letter
  • Letter from applicant requesting to issue RRP

All countries Passport is valid for 10 years

NMRP is valid for 6 months and permits to travel to Sri Lanka only

RRP is valid for one year and permits to travel to Sri Lanka only

 (Note: on expiry, NMRP & RRP could be renewed through this Mission)