Office Hours: Mon - Fri: 9:00 am - 4.45 pm

Consular Service Hours: Mon - Fri: 9:30 am - 1.30 pm

Consular Service Hours:

Mon - Fri: 9:30 am - 1.30 pm

Office Hours: Mon - Fri: 9:00 am - 4.45 pm

Consular Service Hours: Mon - Fri: 9:30 am - 1.30 pm

Consular Service Hours:

Mon - Fri: 9:30 am - 1.30 pm

Office Hours:

Mon - Fri: 9:00 am - 4.45 pm

Consular Service Hours:

Mon - Fri: 9:30 am - 1.30 pm

Office Hours:

Mon - Fri: 9:00 am - 4.45 pm

Consular Service Hours:

Mon - Fri: 9:30 am - 1.30 pm

Office Hours:

Mon - Fri: 9:00 am - 4.45 pm

Consular Service Hours:

Mon - Fri: 9:30 am - 1.30 pm

POLICE CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE

The Sri Lanka Police Department issues Police Clearance Certificates for the period/s of your residence in Sri Lanka. You can apply for Police Clearance Certificates directly through the Police Department website police.gov.lk. If you do not wish to do so, you can submit your application through our office.

How to Apply

Direct Online Submission to the Police Department:

Sri Lanka Police Department provides you the option to submit you application yourself, through their website, if you have left Sri Lanka after reaching sixteen (16) years of age. You can use the following link to access the online application:

https://eservices.police.lk/Clearance Certificate/home.action

Applying at our counter: We encourage you to submit your application direct to the Police Department, through the above link. However, if you so wish, you can submit your application at our counter. To submit the application at the counter, you must obtain a prior appointment. You can obtain an appointment on any working day between 9.30am -1.30pm. For public holiday closures please visit here
If you have left Sri Lanka before reaching the age of sixteen (16) years, you must submit your application at our counter. 

Applicants in South Australia can send the application via post after certifying the documents from the Honorary Consul of Sri Lanka in Adelaide at the following address:

can certify applications from the Honorary Consul of Sri Lanka in Adelaide at the following address:

Dr. Charitha Perera
No. 10A, Valmai Avenue,
Kings Park, SA 5034, Australia
Mobile: 0412 552 541
Home: 08 8333 0764
Email: charitha_perera@hotmail.com

Application

For submission at our counter OR through the Honorary Consul in Adelaide, you can download the application here:

Supporting Documents

For each of the following supporting documents, original document + 1 set of photocopies should be submitted.

All Photocopies Should Be Submitted in A4 Size.

Translations in lieu of originals not accepted.

Please refer and “√” the checklist, and attach it to the application before submitting the documents at the counter/via post

  1. National Identity Card
  2. Valid passport
  3. Affidavit: If there are discrepancies in your name or if you need to apply for a Police Clearance report under any other name than the one appear in your National Identity Card or Passport you have to swear in an affidavit to confirm your name. 

Specimen for the affidavit

Payment

  • Fee: AUD 70/=.
  • Payment must be made at the time of tendering the application, and the receipt kept for reference.
  • Payable by Debit Cards if the application submitted at our counter. Tap & Pay facility is not available.
  • Personal/Company cheques, Credit Cards not accepted.
For the applicants in South Australia:  If the application submitted by post, the relevant fee should be sent by Postal Money Order (Australia Post)/ bank draft drawn in favor of the “Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Melbourne”.  scanned copy of the receipt will be emailed to you once your application is processed.

How to check the status of the application

Your application submitted at our counter will be forwarded to the Police Headquarters in Colombo for issuance of the Certificate. There is no guaranteed duration for issuance of the Certificate.

If you have applied through online, you can check the status of your application through the following link: https://eservices.police.lk/Clearance Certificate/checkApplicationStatus. action

Contact details of the Police Headquarters, Colombo:

Email: clear@police.lk

Telephone: 011-2439185 / 011-2421111

Fax: 011-2439186 / 011-2439187 / 011-2439188 

Collection of the Birth Certificate

Collection

We will notify you by an email upon receipt of the certificate.

You do not need to obtain a prior appointment for collection of your certificate. You can collect your certificate by visiting the Consulate General between 9.15-9.30 am OR 1.30 -1.45 pm on any working day. Before visiting us, please check our website for any public holiday closures.

If you wish to receive your certificate via registered post, send an email to mail@slcgmel.org with your name, passport/NIC number, application reference number and the postal address. The tracking number will be emailed to you to follow-up.

Contact

HONARARY CONSUL FOR SRI LANKA IN ADELAIDE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Dr. Charitha Perera
596, The Parade, Auldana, SA 5072, Australia
0412 552 541
08 8333 0764
charitha_perera@hotmail.com