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Registration of Birth Out Side of Sri Lanka

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS FOR REGISTRATION OF BIRTH

Applicant (mother or father of the child, either or both of whom should be a Sri Lankan citizen at the time of child’s birth) is hereby instructed to complete the appropriate application given below in BLOCK CAPITALS and submit to this Mission in duplicate, along with the documents mentioned below, in order to register the birth of child under;

  • An Application for registration of birth within three months- download application
  • An Application for registration of birth between 03 – 12 months on the date of application- download application
  • An Application for registration of citizenship - download application
  • Applicant should sign the application and the declaration in front of a senior officer / Consular officer at the Embassy

Two sets of photocopies of the supporting documents along with the ORIGINALS of following should be submitted as per the following order.  [Photocopies and the originals should be produced separately]

1.         Child’s original Turkish/Ukrainian/Georgian Birth Certificate (with parents’ details)

2.         Father’s original Birth Certificate **

3.         Mother’s original Birth Certificate **

4.         Parents’ original Marriage Certificate **

5.         Passports of Father and Mother at the time of the child’s birth

                            I.            Data Page (Photo Page)

                            II.            Alteration Page

                            III.            Visa Page / Biometric Visa Card

6.         Current Passports of Father and Mother

                            I.            Data Page (Photo Page)

                            II.            Alteration Page

                            III.            Visa Page/Biometric Visa Card

 

**1.       English translations are not accepted if original Birth Certificates/Marriage Certificates issued in Sri Lanka

   2. If any of the births / marriage certificates were issued in a country other than Sri Lanka and originally not issue in English language, an English translation attested by relevant diplomatic Mission in the Turkey or Sri Lankan Mission accredited to the country of the original certificate is issued is required to submit along with the original certificate.

 

Following documents are required to be submitted along with the application only if applicable.

a.  The original Dual Citizenship Certificate is required if the applicant is a dual national at the time of the child’s birth. Applicant should submit the documents personally to the Embassy.

Fees

  • For the Granting Sri Lanka Citizenship by Descent in Case of Persons Born Outside of Sri Lanka Under Section 5 (2) within one year after child’s birth RS 5,750.00.(This Mission levies charges in Turkish Liras (TRY) / US Dollars (USD) using the parity rate taken from the XE Currency Converter as of the day of payment).

           Surcharge per year for the late registration after one year of the child’s birth- $5

  •  Registration of Birth :25 USD
  • Relevant Postage  fee (If post)
  • Payments should be made by cash