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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

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Registration of Marriage outside of Sri Lanka

This mission is pleased to assist you to register your marriage under the Marriage Registration Ordinance of 1988

If one party is a Sri Lankan national, He/she can submit an application to register the marriage.

Conditions applicable
  • Both parties should be 18 years old or above as at their last birthday.

  • The parties should not have any kind of relationship prohibited in law.

  • No party should have entered into any legal marriage which is valid at the time.

  • The applicants should be living in Australia at least 10 days prior when they submit the marriage notice.
Required Documents
(Please submit 01 set of photocopies for supportive documents excluding Application/Forms)
  1. Notice of Marriage (Please Click)
  2. Declaration (Please Click)
  3. Birth Certificates of both parties
  4. Copies of Bio-Data Page and observations page of valid Passports of both Parties
  5. Bachelor Certificate by both parties
  • If he/she is a Sri Lankan, an affidavit should be given by his/her parents, siblings to the Consular Affairs Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Colombo 01 for authentication.(Please Click)
  • If he/she is a non-Sri Lankan, this should be obtained from the relevant foreign government authority.

6. Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO) from the Department of Immigration & Citizenship of Australia, for applicable parents. This can be obtained free of charge from the Australian Immigration website. (Certificate should be less than a month old from the date of submission of the application). To obtain VEVO please visit the following website

Procedure
  • Marriage notice should be written in duplicate and handed over to the Consulate at least 14 days before the marriage.
  • Marriage Notice will be displayed in the Notice board of Consulate for any objections for 14 days.
  • If there is no objections marriage will be registered in the Consulate. Two witness should be accompanied along with photo identification.

Instructions

  • Translations will not be accepted in lieu of originals.
  • All photocopies should be on A4 size paper.
  • The Consulate General will attest the documents and return the originals to the applicants.

Payments

Payment must be made at the time of tendering the application, and the receipt should be kept for reference.

Payable ONLY by Cash, Bank Cheque (not Personal or Company cheque), or Money Order to the Sri Lanka Consulate General. (Credit/Debit Cards are not acceptable)

Registration of MarriagesAUD
Notice of Marriage 40
Registration of Marriage 55
Registration of Marriage under special license80
Issuance of Additional copy of Marriage Certificate 30

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