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Registration of a Birth Occurred at a Foreign Country

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  1. Births of children born to Sri Lankan parents in foreign countries can be registered.
  2. Birth should be registered at the Ambassador/ High Commission of Sri Lanka in the country where birth occurred.
  3. Appropriate persons for informing a birth for registration,
    1. Father
    2. Mother
    3. Guardian
  4. Declaration to inform the birth can obtained from the Ambassador's / Commissioner's Office of Sri Lanka.
  5. Documents to be submitted
    1. Duly perfected declaration
    2. Relevant documents in proof of the birth
  6. A birth can registered free of charge within a period of 03 months.
  7. A copy of the birth certificate is issued to the informant free of charge.
  8. Births of persons occurred in a foreign country and not registered there and presently have arrived in Sri Lanka can be registered.
    • Further information on this regard can be obtained from the Assistant Registrar General of the Central Record Room of the Registrar General's Department. Telephone: +94 112329773 or +94 112433075

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Department of Registrar General

No: 234 /A3,
Denzil Kobbakaduwa Mw,
Battaramulla,
Sri Lanka.


Mr. S.M.W.B. Sandiligama
Telephones:+94-11-2889488 / +94-11-2889489
Fax Nos:+94-11-2889491
Email:info@rgd.gov.lk
Website: www.rgd.gov.lk

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