Eligibility

A Sri Lankan citizen by descent or by registration can apply for a Sri Lankan Passport.

Ordinary passports are valid for 10 years from the date of issuance except endorsement. A new passport should be obtained on the expiry of 10 years from the date of issue, or if there are no pages for visa endorsements. Applicants are advised to apply for the new passports in advance with all required documents below. These applications are processed by the Overseas Missions Branch at Immigration Head Office

Documents Required:

  1. Duly completed application form (Form ‘K’- 35 A). Fill the application using English Block Letters(Download Application Here).
  2. Original Previous Sri Lankan Passport
  3. Three clear photographs of 3.5 x 4.5 cm in size.
  • Please attach clear photographs with full front face, both ears visible, without covering face by hair and without spectacles. Photographs should be taken within 03 months. Should not be gloss or semi-gloss.
  1. Original Birth Certificate (translations not accepted).
  2. Original Sri Lanka National Identity Card (N.I.C) or driving license.
  3. Original Marriage Certificate (only for female applicants if the surname of the husband should be included in the passport: Optional).
  4. Resident Permit Card or letter issued by the Immigration Authority of the Country of Residence indicating the status and category of your visa.
  5. Academic and Employment certificates (if the profession is needed to be included in the passport: optional).
  6. Two self-addressed envelopes.

If the applicant is a child under 16 years:

  1. Duly completed application form (Form ‘K’- 35 A). Fill the application using English Block Letters(Download Application Here).
  2. Written request signed by both parents indicating that both of them do not have any objection to issue an individual passport to the child. (Signatures of both the parents should be included as same as in the passport).
  3. 03 clear photographs of 3.5 x 4.5 cm in size.

 Please attach clear photographs with full front face, both ears visible and without   spectacles. Photographs should be taken within 03 months. Should not be gloss or semi-gloss.

 

  1. Documents needed of the parents:
  1. Originals of the Parents Passports together with 02 photocopies of each of the data page of the passports with alteration page if applicable.
  2. Resident Permit Card or letter issued by the Immigration Authority of the Country of Residence indicating the status and category of parent’s visa.
  1. Original Birth Certificate of the child (translations not accepted).
  2. Citizenship certificate of the child or a copy of the payment receipt if the certificate is not issued at the time of application.
  3. Other Documents
  • If parents were separated, documents indicating legal guardianship of the child.
  • If one parent deceased, the death certificate of such parents.
  • If a legal guardian is applying, proof documentations regarding guardianship.
  1. Two self-addressed envelopes.

Fees:

  • New Passport Fee: SEK 1500
  • Postal Charges: (If required to return the passport by post):

SWEDEN           SEK 140:-

DENMARK       SEK 180:-

ESTONIA          SEK 180:-

LATVIA             SEK 180:-

LITHUANIA    SEK 180:-

  • Bank fee: (If paid to the Embassy Bank account)

Applicant must pay additional banking charges as follows;

If paid in Sweden in Swedish Kroner: SEK 22

If paid in a country other than Sweden: SEK 70 (Cross Border Transaction fee)

 EMBASSY BANK ACCOUNT DETAILS

Bank Name: SEB (SkandinaviskaEnskildaBanken)

Branch: Nybrogatan

Account No.: 5213-100-2386

IBAN: SE 51 500000000 521 31002386

BIC: ESS ESESS

  • The Embassy does not accept PAYMENTS MADE BY CHEQUES. If paid by the Debit/Credit Cards (Only accept VISA and Master cards), Bank commission of 1.5% will be added to the payment.

Ways to submit the application:
Visiting:

You may submit the application to the Consular Division of the Embassy by hand or post. Consular Division open from Monday to Friday except holidays (09.00 a.m. – 01.00 p.m.). Please obtain an online appointment from embassy website (http://stockholm.embassy.gov.lk) prior to visit to the Embassy to ensure the priority service.

Visiting Address:

Embassy of Sri Lanka

Strandvägen 39, Ground Floor

SE-114 56 Stockholm

Sweden

Getting Service through post:

  1. All the original documents / applications must attach and applicant must sign in front of the Honorary Consul appointed by the Government of Sri Lanka for the particular country or region. Applicant must ensure that the Honorary Consul signed at the relevant places of all the documents / Applications.
  2. Relevant fee must pay to the Embassy bank account (Details given below) and attach the receipt of the payment to the application / Document.

Applicant must pay additional banking charges as follows;

  • If paid in Sweden in Swedish Kroner: SEK 22
  • If paid in a country other than Sweden: SEK 70 (Cross Border Transaction fee)

Postal Charges:

  • SWEDEN       SEK 140:-
  • DENMARK    SEK 180:-
  • ESTONIA       SEK 180:-
  • LATVIA          SEK 180:-
  • LITHUANIA  SEK 180:-

 

EMBASSY BANK ACCOUNT DETAILS

Bank Name: SEB (SkandinaviskaEnskildaBanken)

Branch: Nybrogatan

Account No.: 5213-100-2386

IBAN: SE 51 500000000 521 31002386

BIC: ESS ESESS

 

IMPORTANT:

  • The payments must be paid prior to post the application or at the Embassy.
  • The Embassy does not accept PAYMENTS MADE BY CHEQUES. If paid by the Debit/Credit Cards (Only accept VISA and Master cards), Bank commission of 1.5% will be added to the payment.
  • Please note that according to the financial regulations of Sri Lanka, the fee paid will NOT be refunded.

 

  1. Applications are required to post to the following address. (Please do not address the cover to personal names of the staff members of the Embassy). Please note that Embassy will NOT take any responsibility to the documents which has NOT duly received to the Embassy Premises.

 

Mailing Address:

Embassy of Sri Lanka

P.O.Box 24055

SE-114 56

Stockholm

Sweden

Important Notice:

Applicant who has been issued a new passport after 01/01/2018 through Embassy, the following procedures are needed to be followed at the Port of entry to validate the Biometric. There are no facilities at port of arrival or departure to provide biometrics.

  1. Passenger to report to primary Immigration counter or Report directly to the Chief Immigration Officer (CIO) at the port of entry.
  2. Biometric Data Acquisition (BDA) form will be issued to the passenger with a unique reference number,
  3. The BDA should be signed in two copies by the passenger
  4. One copy of the BDA is given to the passenger to produce at the Department of Immigration & Emigration at the time of biometrics enrolment
  5. Other copy will be retained at the airport
  6. Passenger could reserve date/time using the online appointment scheduling system at the website of the Department of Immigration and Emigration of Sri Lanka. Click here to online appointment system.
  7. Passenger reports to the Department of Immigration and Emigration Head Office or any regional office (Matara/ Kandy/ Vavuniya/ Kurunegala
  8. Fingerprint is captured at a special counter arranged at the Overseas Missions Division of the head office and regional offices.
  9. Upon providing biometrics, Department will issue a system generated receipt to confirm completion of biometrics acquisition process. Approximate waiting time is 30-45 minutes for this event.
  10. Border control system will be updated to allow the passenger departure from Sri Lanka. Recommend the Passenger to retain the receipt until departure from Sri Lanka

Inquiries:

General Contact Details of the Embassy:

Only During 09.00 — 13.00 Hours from Monday to Friday except Holidays

Tel: +46 (8) 663 65 23/25

E-mail:slemb.stockholm@mfa.gov.lk

Website: stockholm.embassy.gov.lk

 

Department of Immigration & Emigration of Sri Lanka

Overseas Missions Division

“Suhurupaya”,

Sri Subhuthipura Road,

Battaramulla,

Sri Lanka.

Tel +94 11 5329230 Ext 9230           

Fax +94 11 2879213      

Email acom@immigration.gov.lk

Web: www.immigration.gov.lk