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Alteration of Travel Documents

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Alteration of Passports

A Sri Lankan passport holder may apply for amendments of the data included in his/her passport and if the request is accepted by the Department, all such amendments will be included in the observation and alterations page.

(Download printable version of the Application Form here)

Other Alterations

Where can I obtain an Application Form for Alteration ?

  • Head office of the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Battaramulla
  • Regional Offices at Kandy, Matara, Vavuniya and Kurunegala
  • Overseas Sri Lankan Missions
  • Download printable versions of the Application Forms here

Where can I submit my Application for Alteration ?

  • Colombo Head Office and
  • Regional offices at Kandy, Matara, Vavuniya and Kurunegala
  • Overseas Sri Lankan Missions

What is the delivery time for Alterations ?

1 Hour and 30 Minutes

What are the processing fees for Alterations ?

See table below

How can I submit my application ?

For Alterations of a passport, duly completed application form should be submitted along with the supporting documents and copies thereof as mentioned in the table below.

NB:    Originals with photocopies should be submitted


Documents Required

Applicable Fee

Change of Name

Passport & Birth Certificate or Marriage Certificate where applicable

LKR 1,200.00

Deletion of a child’s name


LKR 1,200.00

Profession inclusion

Documents and Qualification to prove profession

LKR 1,200.00

NIC Number Inclusion

National Identity Card

LKR 1,200.00

Cancel Single Journey

National Identity Card and Birth certificate

LKR 1,200.00

Cancel India Nepal only

National Identity Card and Birth certificate

LKR 1,200.00

Other Amendments


LKR 1,200.00


Organization Information

Department of Immigration & Emigration

Sri Subhuthipura Road,
Sri Lanka.

Mr. H. M. I. K. Herath
Fax Nos:+94-11-2885358

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Last Updated On: 2023-03-15 06:07:03
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