New Passport

Acceptance of applications by IVS does not guarantee the issuance of Passports & Passport related services Embassy reserves the right to decline an application in case it deems appropriate to do so without giving any reasoning. The copies of all documents issued by authorities/institutions/organizations of Sri Lanka which needs to be submitted to the Embassy of India, Sri Lanka for availing consular services, should henceforth be attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sri Lanka.

This include, by way of example, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, House Registration Certificate, Death Certificate, Birth Certificate, Certificate of Name Change, etc.

With effect from 9 July 2012 with the approval of the competent authority there is no need of attestation of work permit for availing passport services.

To avoid delays when lodging the application you should include the following:

Passport Online Application accurately filled and signed by the applicant where needed.
Affidavit Form to be filled by applicant in case change of name.
2 photographs (3.5cmX3.5cm in white background) pasted at the space provided.
Original passport.

Photocopies –
  • Personal particulars of the 1st page of the passport (2 sets).
  • Personal particulars of the last page of the passport (1 set).
  • Current Sri Lanka Visa page (1 set).
  • Observation page if any (1 set).
Original Work permit / Tangdeo (Alien certificate) / Residence permit with photocopies of personal particulars and renewal page.
Covering letter in case of change of signature mentioning the old and new signature.
Authority letter if applicant cannot come personally.
All the documents MUST be translated in English.
Self-attestation is must for all the photocopied documents.

Additional documents for Dependents :

Work permit/Tangdeo (alien certificate)/residence permit/ Thai birth certificate*/employee ID Card/Thai national ID card* on whom the applicant is dependent.(Original and copies)
Original Passport on whom the applicant is dependent along with photocopy. * Must be translated in English.

Additional documents for Children :

Original work permit/Tangdeo (alien certificate)/residence permit of either parents along with photocopy.
Covering letter in case of change of signature mentioning the old and new signature.
Authority letter if applicant/parents cannot come personally.
In case of change of signature: covering letter specifying the old and new signature of applicant and both parents must certify the letter.

Additional documents for New born baby:

1 set of photocopy of the first page of the passport of the child`s father.
Mother & father’s Original passport with photocopy of all pages of personal particulars and current visa page Original birth certificate issued by local authorities with photocopy and translation in English.
Work permit /Tangdeo /Residence permit of parents with photocopy.
Authority letter if applicant’s parents cannot come personally.
In case of registration of birth is delayed for more than one year: applicant’s parents to write a letter to the embassy justifying reasons for delay. In addition to above documents, parents have to fill up additional form and submit copy of their Marriage Certificate.

Additional documents for Applicants holding Sri Lanka Spouse Visa:

Original marriage certificate with photocopy and translation in English.
Photocopy of marriage certificate to be attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sri Lanka.
Copy of the Sri Lanka Spouse’s National ID card.

Additional documents for Applicants holding Student Visa:

Letter from the Institute stating that they are student’s status.
Copy of the Student ID card.
School/Institute Letters/Certificates to be counter signed by the Ministry of Education, Govt. of Sri Lanka.
Attendance of the class, month wise from the School/Institute.