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Renewal / Alteration / addition or deletion to passport


Passports valid for 5 years from the date of issue can be renewed for a further period of 5 years. Total period of validity cannot exceed 10 years from the date of issue. Application for renewal of passports can be made either before or after the expiry of a passport.


(i) Duly completed form "O" (IM 37)

(ii) Your current passport

(iii)  Applicant’s  status in Canada (Copy of PR Card / Work Permit / Dual Citizenship Certificate / Study Permit / Letter from Canadian Immigration which indicates applicant’s present status in Canada)

PAYMENT - C$ 5 per year and cost for registered post of C$ 16/- drawn in favor of “Consulate General of Sri Lanka”


Current passport and the following documents where relevant

  • Alteration of name consequent to Marriage

    • Form "O", (IM 37)

    • Original marriage certificate (with 1 photocopy)

    • Husband's passport with a photocopy

  • Change of Profession

    • Form "O", (IM 37)

    • Academic /professional certificate(s) with one photocopy each

    • A letter from the employer confirming the profession

  • Inclusion of name and photographs of children in the parents passports

Following documents should be submitted -

Form ‘C’ duly filled and signed
A letter of both parents to enter the child’s name in the parents, provided the passport is a Sri Lankan Passport
Three photographs of the child of size 4.5 cm x 3.5 cm.
Father’s and mother’s passports

Fee of C$ 15/- and cost for registered post of C$ 16/- drawn in favor of “Consulate General of Sri Lanka”

If you have been issued a passport beginning with “N” series , please note that the inclusion of names of the children will be cancelled on arrival in Sri Lanka. In Sri Lanka you are eligible to for a new passport for the child.

All the payments for consular service/s should be made by -
Money order in favor of the High Commission of Sri Lanka.
Cash payment will be accepted only at the counter.

In the event of an applicant’s inability to comply with the requirements as stipulated, applicants are advised that no refund of the fees will be considered