Important Details

  • A Non-Machine Readable Passport (NMRP) will be issued when the Consulate accepted an application in lieu of a passport which is expired or lost and the applicant requires a Non- Machine Readable Passport (NMRP) as a stop gap travel document.
  • This passport can only be used once, and will only be valid for travel to Sri Lanka.

In addition, please provide the following documents:

  • Travel Itinerary (Tickets)
  • Letter of request for the issuance of an NMRP, addressed to the Controller General of Immigration & Emigration, Colombo, Sri Lanka.


  • Fee: AUS$42, payable by Cash, Bank Cheque (Personal/Company Cheque not accepted), or Money Order (drawn in favour of the “Consulate General of Sri Lanka”).

Credit/Debit Cards are not acceptable