Obtain a Certified Copy of the Certificate of BirthRefer the application to the Divisional Secretariat relevant to the area where the birth occurred. Application can obtain from any Divisional Secretariat. Required fee should pay to the Divisional Secretariat.

Procedure

  • Obtain the application from any nearer Divisional Secretariat.
  • Complete the application and submit to the Divisional Secretariat of the area in which the place of birth is occurred.
  • Affix the required fee with the application form by stamps.
  • If you like to obtain the birth certificate by post, submit a stamped envelop with the application.

Required Documents

  • Valid Identity document.
  • Driving license
  • Passport

Office Locations & Contacts

Department of Registrar General’sNo: 234 /A3,Denzil Kobbakaduwa Mw,Battaramulla,Sri Lanka.Telephones: +94-11-2889488 / +94-11-2889489Fax Nos :+94-11-2889491Email: info@rgd.gov.lk, rgd@sltnet.lkWebsite: www.rgd.gov.lkAds by Google

Fees

  • If the number of the certificate of birth & the registered date is known Rs.25.00
  • If don’t know the number of the certificate of birth or the registered date,
    • for search of birth registers for period of 03 months Rs.50.00
    • for search of birth registers for period of 02 years Rs.100.00

Validity

Birth Certificate Valid Forever

Instructions

  • Refer the application to the Divisional Secretariat of the area in which the place of birth is occurred.
  • Application can be obtained from any Divisional Secretariat.
  • Required fee should be affixed in the application form by stamps.
  • Duly filled application should be submit to the Divisional Secretariat.
  • If you like to obtain the birth certificate by post, submit a stamped envelop with the application.
  • If the birth is registered a birth certificate will be send and if the birth is not registered a letter to the effect will be send.

Required Information

  • Name of the applicant and address
  • Full name of the person named on the certificate
  • Fathers and Mothers Full name
  • Sex
  • No. Copies required
  • Date of Birth
  • Registrars Division
  • Number and Date of Registration entry (if known)
  • Period of search desired

Need for the Document

A Birth Certificate is a vital record that establishes the birth of a child. It is an official form that gives details on the time and place of a person’s birth, and his or her name, sex, mother’s name and (usually) father’s name. The word “birth certificate” can refer to either the original document or a certified true copy of or representation of the original record of birth document.

Other uses of the Document/Certificate

Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity to get Driver Licence, Passport, etc.

External Links

Sri Lanka Government Information Center – Obtain a Certified Copy of the Certificate of Birth http://www.gic.gov.lk/gic/index.php?option=com_info&id=355&task=info&lang=en

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