Sri Lanka – Registration of a Birth Occurred at a Foreign Country

Registration of Births Occurred at a Foreign CountryRegistration of birth of children born outside Sri Lanka to Sri Lankan parents can be registered. At least one of the parent should be a citizen of Sri Lanka /should have dual citizenship at the time of the child’s birth.

Procedure

  • Obtain the declaration to inform the birth from the Ambassador’s/Commissioner’s Office of Sri Lanka.
  • Complete the declaration and submit to the Ambassador/ High Commission of Sri Lanka in the country where birth occurred.
  • Submit the all required documents with the declaration form.
  • A copy of the birth certificate is issued to the informant free of charge.

Required Documents

  • Documents to be submitted,
  • Duly perfected declaration
  • Relevant documents in proof of the birth

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

Eligibility

Appropriate persons for informing of a birth for registration

  • Father
  • Mother
  • Guardian

Fees

  • A birth can be registered free of charge within a period of 03 months.

Instructions

  • Births of children born to Sri Lankan parents in foreign countries can be registered.
  • Birth should be registered at the Ambassador/ High Commission of Sri Lanka in the country where birth occurred.
  • Appropriate persons for informing a birth for registration,
    • Father
    • Mother
    • Guardian
  • Declaration to inform the birth can obtained from the Ambassador’s / Commissioner’s Office of Sri Lanka.
  • Documents to be submitted
    • Duly perfected declaration
    • Relevant documents in proof of the birth
  • A birth can registered free of charge within a period of 03 months.
  • A copy of the birth certificate is issued to the informant free of charge.
  • Births of persons occurred in a foreign country and not registered there and presently have arrived in Sri Lanka can be registered.
    • Further information on this regard can be obtained from the Assistant Registrar General of the Central Record Room of the Registrar General’s Department. Telephone: +94 112329773 or +94 112433075

Required Information

  • Name
  • Date, Country and Place of Birth
  • Fathers and Mothers Full name, Date & Place of Birth, Residence and Age
  • Sex
  • Were parents married or not
  • Grandfathers full name, year & place of birth

Need for the Document

Births of children born to Sri Lankan parents in foreign countries can be registered by following below instructions and procedure.

External Links

Sri Lanka Government Information Center – Registration of a Birth Occurred at a Foreign Country http://www.gic.gov.lk/gic/index.php?option=com_info&task=info&id=6&lang=en

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