The applicant must be a Sri Lankan citizen by descent or by registration. Sri Lankan citizens who have applied for, and gained, refugee or asylum status in another country are not entitled to a Sri Lankan passport, or the renewal of validity for an existing passport, in accordance with Sri Lankan Immigration Laws. However, they are eligible to apply for Temporary Travel Documents for the sole purpose of returning to Sri Lanka.
Children below the age of 16 must be deleted from their parent’s passport at the time of applying for a new passport.
New passports can also be issued for children born in China, whose birth has been registered at this Embassy, and who have been issued with a Sri Lankan Birth Certificate & Sri Lankan Citizenship Certificate.
Applications must be lodged well in advance of the expiry of the current passport.
Submission of forged documents (Birth Certificates, etc.) and false declarations in relation to the citizenship status is an offence. Such cases will be reported to the relevant authorities and payment will not be refunded.
Required Documents [Please submit Original documents + 1 set of photocopies (Excluding Form K)]
All Photocopies Should Be Submitted In A4 Size.
Please note that applications submitted without originals WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
Duly completed Form “K” (Includes the Declaration) DOWNLOAD HERE
Three Passport Size Colour Photographs (3.5cm *4.5cm)
Consent letter signed by both parents
Original Sri Lankan Birth Certificate issued by the Registrar General Department, Sri Lanka (Translation is not accepted)
Sri Lankan Citizenship Certificate (Applicable only if you are born outside Sri Lanka, If it has not yet been received please attached a copy of the yellow receipt issued by the Embassy when you apply for the Birth Certificate for your child)
Current Passport (If applicable: Copies of Bio Data Page and observation page)
Original Marriage Certificate of parents. (Translation is not accepted)
Passports of parents. (Copies of Bio Data Page and observation page) If it is not available please submit an affidavit.
(If applicable) Original Death Certificates of Parent/s – Translations are not accepted.
(If applicable) Original Divorce Certificate/ Court decision along with the custodianship of the child if parents are divorced – Translation is not accepted
(If available) Dual Citizenship document (submit photocopies of both sides)
Foreign Passport (Applicable only for dual Citizenship holders)
If you wish to fill the cage of profession as “Student”, please provide the letter of enrolment received from the School/College.
If you apply a Passport for an adopted child following additional documents are required. (1. Certificate of adoption, 2. Court Order, 3. A letter from the Commissioner of Probation and Child Care)
– Please make sure that the glasses/hats or caps are removed
– Both ears and forehead should be clearly visible.
– If you send the application via post, one of your photographs pasted in page 2 of the application should be certified by an authorised Chinese certification body. (Please see instructions below for further details)
Attestations are not required if documents are submitted directly to the Embassy by Applicant. Forms should be signed only before an authorized officer of the Embassy.
Payment should be made ONLY by cash at the counter
Passport Application Fee: RMB 1083/- (USD 158/-)
Personal/Company cheques, wechat payments and Credit Cards are not accepted.
IF YOU WISH TO SUBMIT THE DOCUMENTS BY POST:
Application (page 4) and copies of all other required documents and one of your photographs pasted on page 2 of the application need to be certified (with an official stamp) by an authorized Chinese certification body. (Lawyer, Justice of Peace, Government servant). Also, it is compulsory to submit your current passport (if any) along with the application.
The relevant amount should be deposited in the official bank account of the official bank account of the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Beijing.
Once received, your application will be forwarded to the Overseas Missions Department at the Department of Immigration & Emigration in Sri Lanka. Provided that all the necessary documents have been submitted (see Required Documents & Instructions), a new passport will be issued approximately within two- three months. (from the date that application received to the Immigration). However, the Embassy cannot guarantee the issuance of a passport within a specific time period.
During this process, the old passport is cancelled by the Controller, Immigration & Emigration. Therefore, Applicants are advised to refrain from travelling to Sri Lanka until a new passport has been received.
When the new passport is received at the Consulate, it will be forwarded to the applicant’s given address by post. The postal charges are to be borne by the applicant. Please notify the Embassy of any change in address via email (email@example.com).