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General Provisions for Sri Lankan Citizenship
Citizenship division offers you the services of registering as Sri Lankan citizen, a Sri Lanka Dual Citizen or registering your overseas born child/ children

Applications accepted at Citizenship Division (Level 04 - Wing D) at the Department of Immigration and Emigration Head Office.

Application acceptance Hours:    Monday to Friday except Public Holidays.
Applications for Birth Registration are accepted from 09.00 a.m. to 02.30 p.m.


Special Provisions for Sri Lankan Citizenship
  1. Issuing certificates confirming the Srilankan citizenship to persons of Indian Origin, under the provisions of acts no; 39 of 1988 & no; 35 of 2003.
  2. Granting citizenship to the persons of  of Chinese origin, under the provisions of act no; 38 of 2008.
Applications accepted at Indo - Lanka Citizenship Division (Level 06 - Wing D) at the Department of Immigration and Emigration Head Office.

Working Hours :    Monday to Friday except Public Holidays.
Applications for Citizenship confermation certificates/ Registration are accepted from 09.00 a.m. to 03.00p.m.
Indo - Lanka Citizenship Division offers the services of