Government of Sri Lanka allows foreign national to arrange marriage ceremony and registration in Sri Lanka. In this regard please ensure that applicant should have the documents listed below.
The legal requirements for Registration of Marriages of Foreign Nationals in Sri Lanka are very straightforward. Applicant is required to produce the following documents to the Divisional/District Registrar of the area where your marriage would take place.
In addition to visit Sri Lanka for getting married, aplicant to obtain a tourist visa
I. Duly completed ETA Tourist Visa application form
II. Passport with two unused visa pages (validity should be at least six months from the date you arrive in Sri Lanka)
III. Copy of Passport (Data page/Photo page)
IV. Two recent photographs -passport size- taken within last 6 months.
V. Relevant visa fee
Applicant can handover the above in person or send by post (special delivery). If you want us to return your passport by post, please include a self-addressed special delivery stamped envelope.
PLEASE NOTE: You must get your marriage certificate certified by the Consular Affairs Section of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka in Colombo (02nd Floor, Ceylinco Building, Janadhipathi Mawatha, and Colombo 01) and counter certified by this Mission within one year. If the certificate issued in Sinhalese/ Tamil language you may obtain official English translation from the Register General Office (www.rgdept.lk) and certified that as well by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka and by this Mission. Only then will your marriage certificate be valid to submit to authorities outside of Sri Lanka.