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Department of Immigration & Emigration

Renewals and Amendments of Travel Documents

Travel, Tourism & Lesiure

Organisation: Department of Immigration & Emigration

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a sri lankan passport holder may apply for amendments of the data included in his/her passport and if the request is accepted by the department, all such amendments will be included in the observation and alterations page.renewal requests are processed within two hours time.

how can i extend the validity period of my passport ?
validity period of an m series passport, which is 5 years, can be extended up to another 5 years.
a fee of rs.200.00 is charged for each extended year.

other alterations
where can i obtain an application form for renewal, alteration or extension ?

  • head office of the department of immigration & emigration, colombo
  • regional offices at kandy, matara and anuradhapura
  • divisional secretariat of your area
  • overseas sri lankan missions
  • download printable versions of the application forms
where can i submit my application for renewal, alteration or extension ?
  • colombo head office and
  • regional offices at anuradhapura, kandy, and matara
  • divisional secretariats except in the colombo district
  • overseas sri lankan missions

what is the delivery time for renewals, alterations or extensions ?
2 hours

what are the processing fees for renewals, alterations or extensions ?
see table below

how can i submit my application ?
for renewals, alterations or extensions of a passport, duly completed application form should be submitted along with the supporting documents and copies thereof as mentioned in the table below.

nb: originals with photocopies should be submitted

documents required
applicable fee
renewal of validity period (per year)
passport lkr 200.00
change of name passport & birth certificate or marriage certificate where applicable lkr 500.00
deletion of a child’s name passport lkr 500.00
child inclusion birth certificate of the child parent’s, consent letter where applicable & passport or nic* lkr 500.00
profession inclusion documents and qualification to prove profession lkr 500.00
nic number inclusion nic lkr 500.00
cancel single journey nic and birth certificate lkr 500.00
cancel india nepal only nic and birth certificate lkr 500.00
other amendments   lkr 500.00
*nic national identity card


organization information

department of immigration & emigration

ananda rajakaruna mawatha,
colombo 10,
sri lanka.

ms. m. u. i. alahakoon
fax nos:+94-11-2674621
website: www.immigration.gov.lk