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  Required Forms     declaration
Registration of a Death Occurred at Home

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  1. Inform the Grama Niladari within 07 days of the death is occurred.
  2. Grama Niladari shall send a report to the registrar of the area.
  3. The death is registered by the registrar of births and deaths of the area where death has occurred. Declaration of death can be obtained from the registrar.
  4. Persons required to give information,
    i. Close relation present at the death.
    ii. Close relation who look after at the death.
  • If there is no relation as given above.,
    iii. Relation who residing in the area of the registrar division where the death occurred.
  • If there is no relation as given above.
    iv. Person present at the death
    v.Occupier where the death occurred.
  • If there is no person as given above.
    vi.The person who cremate or buried the body.
  1. Death may be register free of charge within a period of 03 months. Death can be registered after 03 months. Please see the delayed registration of deaths.
  2. Certificate of death is issued to the informant free of charge.

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Department of Registrar General

No: 234 /A3,
Denzil Kobbakaduwa Mawatha,
Battaramulla,
Sri Lanka.


Mr. S.M.W.B. Sandiligama
Telephones:+94-11-2889488 / +94-11-2889489
Fax Nos:+94-11-2889491
Email:info@rgd.gov.lk
Website: www.rgd.gov.lk

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Last Updated On: 2013-10-14 13:46:09
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