ශ්‍රී ලංකා ප්‍රජාතාන්ත්‍රික සමාජවාදී ජනරජයේ තානාපති කාර්යාලය

இலங்கை ஜனநாயக சோசலிச குடியரசின் தூதரகம்

Embassy of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka



Office Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00am-5:00pm
Consular Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00am-11:30am
Emergency Contact Number: +86 10 65321861/2

This mission is pleased to assist you to register your marriage under the Marriage Registration Ordinance of 1988

If one party is a Sri Lankan national, He/she can submit an application to register the marriage.


Conditions applicable

  • Both parties should be 18 years old or above as at their last birthday.

  • The parties should not have any kind of relationship prohibited in law.

  • No party should have entered into any legal marriage which is valid at the time.

  • The applicants should be living in China at least 10 days prior when they submit the marriage notice.

Required Documents

(Please submit 01 set of photocopies for supportive documents excluding Application/Forms)

All Photocopies Should Be Submitted in A4 Size.

  1. Notice of Marriage (Please Click)

  2. Declaration (Please Click)

  3. Birth Certificates of both parties

  4. Copies of Bio-Data Page and observations page of valid Passports of both Parties

  5. Bachelor Certificate by both parties

  • If he/she is a Sri Lankan, an affidavit should be given by his/her parents, siblings to the Consular Affairs Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Colombo 01 for authentication or applicant can visit the Embassy/Consulate General and submit the affidavit infront of the authorized officer.

  • If he/she is a non-Sri Lankan, this should be obtained from the relevant foreign government authority.


  • Marriage notice should be written in duplicate and handed over to the Consulate at least 14 days before the marriage.

  • Marriage Notice will be displayed in the Notice board of Consulate for any objections for 14 days.

  • If there is no objections marriage will be registered in the Consulate. Two witness should be accompanied along with photo identification.


  • Translations will not be accepted in lieu of originals.

  • All photocopies should be on A4 size paper.

  • The Embassy will attest the documents and return the originals to the applicants.



Payment must be made at the time of tendering the application, and the receipt should be kept for reference.


Registration of Marriages

  • Notice of Marriage (General/ Kandyan/ Muslim) – RMB 130 USD 20

  • Registration of Marriage (General/ Kandyan/Muslim) – RMB 215 USD 33

  • Registration of Marriage under special license (General/ Kandyan/ Muslim) – RMB 285    USD 44

  • Certified Copies (General/ Kandyan/ Muslim) – RMB 85    USD 13