Collection of Biometrics from passport applicants who apply passports through Sri Lankan Missions Abroad
The Department of Immigration and Emigration introduces mandatory collection of biometrics (finger prints and digital face image) from passport applicants and Automated Finger Print Identification (AFIS) for the applicants who apply for passports via Sri Lanka Missions Abroad with effect from 01st December 2017.
Therefore, any individual applying for Sri Lankan Passport at this office on or after 01st December 2017 are kindly requested to provide biometric data and AFIS to the Department of immigration & Emigration upon his/her first entry to Sri Lanka.
The necessary facilities will be available at the Head office and Regional Branches of the Department of Immigration & Emigration, of which details are given below:
01. Head Office: Suhurupaya, Sri Subhuthipura Road, Battaramulla (TP: +94 11 5329000)
02. Regional Offices:
I) Matara – 9, Sri Vijaya Building, Rahula Road, Matara (TP: +94 41 5412212)
II) Kandy – 42/3 Sangaraja Mawatha, Kandy (TP: +94 81 5624470)
III) Vavuniya – JC 23, Outer Circle Road, Vavuniya (TP: +94 25 5676344)
IV) Kurunegala – 129, Dambulla Road, Kurunegala (TP: +94 37 55505620)
Consulate General of Sri Lanka