From this post you can know about the correct and easiest way to get the passport. No big deal. Have some small things.
Why passport is required?
All Sri Lankan citizens who depart or intend to depart from Sri Lanka are required valid Sri Lankan passport. Government of Sri Lanka may issue two types of passports which Is All Country and Middle East only.
One-day service charge for issuing passports Rs. 15,000, which was previously at Rs. 10,000. The service charges for issuing passports for children under the age of 16 has been also increased. Average service is 3500. (In normal service, it comes home between two and three weeks. But with the current problems, it may be a two, three months)
First of all, this work can be done not only at the Passport Office in Battaramulla. There are also Passport Offices in Vavuniya, Kandy, Kurunegala and Matara. Now one day service can be done not only in Battaramulla, in any place mentioned above.
For example, if you are in Matara, you can do Matara. If your home is Matara but you are working in Colombo and you are staying in Colombo, you can also do it in Battaramulla.
The first thing you need to do is go to the link below and make an appointment for a convenient date for you. Remember, if the photo is not taken at the time of making this appointment, leave the Photo Acknowledgment No. blank and submit the appointment. Sometime it is not possible to submit without giving the Photo Acknowledgment No. At that time, the work had to be done by taking the photo.
When you go above and make an appointment, you will download an Auto PDF. Keep that PDF. Even if there is no PDF, you will receive a message on your phone. Any one of those two should be shown on the appointment date.
Once you make an appointment, you will download an Auto PDF. Keep that PDF. if there is not get PDF, you will receive a message on your phone. Any of those two should be shown on the appointment date.
Otherwise you can call this numbers 0707101060 , 0707101070 and make an appointment. Remember to be at the Passport Office at the exact time on the date given to you.
APPLICATION FOR A SRI LANKAN PASSPORT, EMERGENCY/ IDENTITY CERTIFICATE
Now what you have to do is to take photos of the relevant documents and get ready for work until the appointment date comes. First, go to the link below and download the relevant Application Forms. If you are near a Passport Office, you can request these forms from there.
Way to fill the downloaded forms in all the three languages. Go to the link below to download the form filling method in your preferred language (Sinhala, English, Tamil)
Now that you are aware of the list of documents that you will need to apply for a Sri Lankan passport, Visit Department of Immigration and Emigration more info regard Passport.
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