Sinhala (Sri Lanka)Tamil-Sri Lanka

Birth Occurred at a Foreign Country
  1. Births of children born to Sri Lankan parents in foreign countries can be registered.
  2. Birth should be registered at the Ambassador/ High Commission of Sri Lanka in the country where birth occurred.
  3. Appropriate persons for informing a birth for registration,
    • Father
    • Mother
    • Guardian
  4. Declaration to inform the birth can obtained from the Ambassador's / Commissioner's Office of Sri Lanka.
  5. Documents to be submitted
  • Duly perfected declaration
  • Relevant documents in proof of the birth
6.A birth can registered free of charge within a period of 03 months.
7.A copy of the birth certificate is issued to the informant free of charge.
8.Births of persons occurred in a foreign country and not registered there and presently have arrived in Sri Lanka can be  registered.