Sinhala (Sri Lanka)Tamil-Sri Lanka

Registration of Past Births
  1. If a birth has not been registered with 03 months since its occurrence it may be registered.
  2. Declaration should be produced to the Additional District Registrar of the Divisional Secretariat where birth occurred.
  3. Persons eligible for this
    • Any party having interest of
    • One of the parents
  4. Stamps to be affixed to the declaration
  • within 12 months of occurrence - Rs. 1.00
  • more than 12 months of occurrence - Rs. 5.00

5.Only the following documents should be submitted with the declarations produced within one year since the occurrences of the birth.

  1. Marriage certificate of parents if they are married
  2. One of following documents in proof of the date and place of birth of the subject.
  • Hospital birth report or certified copy
  • Grama Niladhari birth report or certified copy
  • Estate birth report or certified copy
  • Public Health Officer's certificate

6.Following documents should be produced with the declaration produced after one year since occurrence of the birth.

  1. Marriage certificate of parents if they are married
  2. Nil result sheet
  3. One of the following documents indicating date and place of birth of the person
  • Hospital report of certified copy
  • Grama Niladhari report or certified copy
  • Estate birth report or certified copy
  • Copy of the Midwife's birth register
In case of non-possession of any of the above documents,
  • Health development record
  • Certificate of baptism
  • Certified copy of the school admission register / pupil's record sheet
  • Estate welfare officer's report
  • Horoscope of the record of time prepared on a proximate date to the day on which the birth occurred

If any of these documents are not available, declaration including details having knowledge of and an affidavit.