How to Obtain Probable Age Certificate in Sri Lanka

Issue of Probable Age Certificates. Grama Niladhari certificate or. Certificate of the probation and Childcare Service Officer. Certificate from the Social Services Department. Certificate issued by the Inspector of Police.

Procedure

  1. Gather all documents that you will need to present or submit when you apply for the procedure (see list below).
  2. Get in touch with the office of the District Registrar of the Divisional Secretariat for further information. You may use the contact information provided under “Office Locations & Contacts” section to inquire where you can submit your application.

Required Documents

Documents to be submitted by a resident child of a children’s home approved by the government:

  • Affidavit of the matron of the children’s home
  • Medical certificate issued by a government medical officer determining the age of the child *Other documents containing information of the child (if any)


Documents to be submitted by a child under the guardianship of persons other than a government approved children’s home:

  • Affidavit of the guardian
  • Proof of guardianship :
    • Grama Niladhari certificate or
    • Certificate of the probation and Childcare Service Officer
    • Certificate from the Social Services Department
    • Certificate issued by the Inspector of Police
  • Medical certificate issued by a government medical officer determining the age of the child *Health Development Record
  • Copy of the school admission register if the child attends school

Office Locations & Contacts

Registrar General’s Department

Address:
No: 234 /A3,
Denzil Kobbakaduwa Mw,
Battaramulla,
Sri Lanka.

Telephone:
+94-11-2889488
+94-11-2889489

Fax:
+94-11-2889491

Email:
info@rgd.gov.lk
rgd@sltnet.lk

Eligibility

Certificate of Probable Age is issued to a:

  • resident child of a children’s home approved by the government.
  • child under the guardianship of persons other than a government approved children’s home.

Need for the Document

Certificates of probable age are issued to children under 14 years of age whose birth cannot be registered.

This procedure provides you information on how you can obtain a Certificate of Probable Age.

External Links

Government Information Centre

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