How to Apply for Emergency Certificate in Sri Lanka

Emergency Certificate is a travel document issued only for Sri Lankan Buddhist Pilgrims … You can obtain these documents from Overseas Sri Lankan Missions

Procedure

1.) Obtain application form in the following offices:

2.) Fill up and submit form along with all the required documents to the following:

  • Head office of the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Colombo
  • Regional Offices at Kandy, Matara and Vavuniya

3.) Pay application fee.Ads by Google

Required Documents

  • Most recent passport of the applicant (see note for more details)
  • Original Birth Certificate of the applicant.
  • Original National Identity Card of the applicant and a photocopy.


Note:

  • If you already have a valid passport which belongs to M, N or EC series (if the passport number begins with letters M, N or EC) it should be submitted along with the application.

Office Locations & Contacts

Department of Immigration and Emigration

41, Ananda Rajakaruna Mawatha, Colombo 10, Sri Lanka

Phone  : 94-11-5329000 Hunting Line

Fax  : 94-11-2674621

E-Mail  : controller@immigration.gov.lk

Web Site: www.immigration.gov.lk

Controller General of Immigration and Emigration & Commissioner for Registration of Persons of Indian Origin

Mr. W. A. C. Perera

Telephone : +94 11 5329400

Ext : 9400

Fax : 2674621

Email : controller@immigration.gov.lk

Eligibility

  • Buddhist Pilgrims travelling to India and Nepal.

Fees

  • Normal Basis – LKR. 500.00
  • Urgent Basis Not applicable

Validity

The Emergency Certificate is valid only for two years and can be extended up to additional two year period upon request.

Processing Time

  • Normal Basis 10 working days
  • Urgent Basis not available

Need for the Document

Emergency Certificate is a travel document issued only for Sri Lankan Buddhist Pilgrims visiting India and Nepal.

Information which might help

Office hours:

  • Normal Processing Applications – from 8.30 a.m. to 2.30 p.m.
  • Urgent Basis Applications – from 8.00 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. On week days only.

The office closes on weekends and during Public Holidays.

External Links


About the Author

Sande Kennedy is the founder and Editor in Chief of SandeKennedy.com & Kenyans247.com He is a Kenyan-based Internetprenuer,blogger Political Activist & informer who has an interest in politics, governance, corporate-fraud and human-interest. Kindly drop me a note if you feel aggrieved on any matter that you would want to be highlighted  WhatsApp: +254791890826 Read More about me here