Registration of Birth

A child born outside of Sri Lanka is eligible to apply for a Sri Lankan Birth Certificate. An application for registration of a birth must be made within 03 months of the birth. If the application is made after 03 months, the reason for the delay should be given in writing when making the application.

  • The father or Mother of the child should be a citizen of Sri Lanka at the time of birth.
  • The father or mother of the child may make the application for registration of birth which should be made in duplicate.

To register the birth of a child born to Sri Lankan Nationals, the following forms must be submitted.

  • Application for Registration of a Birth outside Sri Lanka.  Citizenship  1 Form.
  • Declaration of Birth under Section 16 of the Birth and Death Registration Act. (If within 03months)
  • three months Declaration of Birth under Section 24.  Registration   B-6 Form.
  • Declaration of Citizenship of the father as per specimen attached.

These three forms should be submitted along with the originals of the following documents.

a. The Birth Certificate issued by the Ministry of Interior in Israel
b. Passports of father and mother.
c. Marriage Certificate of the parents.
d. Birth Certificates of father and mother (English translations will not be accepted as originals).

Consular fees for Registration of birth

a. Registration – US $ 70 (NIS 280)
(Registration of Birth = US $ 25 + Registration of Birth under Citizenship Act = US $ 45)
b. Affidavit – If the name of the father is not mentioned in the Birth Certificate issued by the local Authority, the parents have to give an affidavit to include father’s name – US $ 50 (NIS 200)
c. Surcharge applications delayed more than one year - US $ 3 (NIS 12) per year

For further details please contact the Consular Division of this Embassy.

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