Step 1 : The person concerned has to go to the Police Station to make a complaint. Step 2 : The person concerned requests for an extract of complaint form once the statement is written by the Police officer. Note 01 : The Police station charges Rs.25.00 for each page of extracted complaint Step 3 : The police officer issues the Extract of complain form to the person concerned. Step 4 : The person concerned has to fill in the form issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles along with attach support documents and hand it over to the Department of Motor Vehicles. Note 01 : Support documents have to be brought based on the department's requests. Step 5 : The officer at Department of Motor Vehicles verifies the application with the relevant police station before certifying the application request. Step 6 : The person concerned has to collect the Driving License from the Department of Motor vehicles.
Any citizen or foreigner based in Sri Lanka to acquire this service at a time of need.
Visit Respective Police Station
The person concerned should visit the respective police station to make a complain
24 / 7 / 365 Days
Obtain Extract Copy of Complain
The person concerned should make sure that he / she gets an extract of complaint copy from the local police station depending on item he/she has lost.
Some departments which require extract of complaints are listed below:
National Identity Card
Grama Niladari / Department of Registration of Persons
Note 01: Likewise there are other departments and organizations which require a copy of the extract of complaints which the person involved has to produce to complete the procedure.
Documents Required NIC Number Passport Number
Previous Driving License Number
Submit Extract of Complain copy along with filled application form presented by Department of Motor Vehicles to Department of Motor Vehicles.
No application forms to be filled by the person concerned at the Police Station but the respective departments will provide forms to be filled and submitted.
Shown below is an Extract of Complain Form given by the Police Station for ( NIC, Passport and Driving License ). Note : The respective Police stations issues a filled Extract of Complain copy ( DOP F424 ) to the person concerned.
The timelines for Handling complaints relating to missing National Identity Cards, Driving Licenses, Passports and other documents together with extract complaints relating to missing electronic equipments are the same and are as follows.
Process Time line
Extract of Complaint: within a day
The total process time depends on the efficiency of the relevant departments to where the problems are directed to.
(Department of Registration of Persons, Department of Motor Vehicles , Department of Immigration and Emigration and other relevant organizations)
Police Station - 24/7/365 days
Cost related to the service
The cost involved for the Extract of Complaint for National Identity Cards, Passport, Driving License and for other reasons is Rs. 25.00 per page.
Fines and Surcharges
The relevant departments impose a fine for the renewal of lost items from the person concerned. Note 01:
The applicant has to pay a fine or pay for cost involved to get his / her work done from the relevant departments.
Support Documents Required
For Driving License at the Police Station
The person concerned has to only make a complaint to the police station together with provide his current Driving License number. Note 01: The person concerned has to produce relevant documents requested by the Department of Motor Vehicles for obtaining a New Driving License.
Note : The support documents required varies for an individual department, as mentioned earlier there are other departments and organization requesting for documents which the person concerned has to produce accordingly.
Service Responsibility Matrix
For all the operations concerned with this department the person concerned reports to the Office in Charge of the respective Police Station. Note: Due to the fact that there are 401 police stations island wide, it is unable to assign a single responsible person for a service pertaining to this division.
Not applicable for this service
Sample form with Dummy Data
Not provided by the Police Station due to confidential Information
இந்தச் சேவையானது பொதுவான அரசாங்கத் தகவலைக் கோரும் GIC வாடிக்கையாளர்களுக்காக அர்ப்பணிக்கப்பட்டுள்ளது,
எனவே எங்களிடம் உள்ள ஆதாரங்களில் இருந்து தேவையான தகவல்களை உங்களுக்கு வழங்க நாங்கள் கடமைப்பட்டுள்ளோம்,
எனவே எங்களிடம் உள்ள தகவல்களுடன் சிறந்த சேவைகளை உங்களுக்கு வழங்குவோம். சிங்களம் மற்றும் தமிழில் (யூனிகோட்)
பரிவர்த்தனை செய்யும் போது எழுத்துப் பிழைகள் இருக்கும், எனவே எழுத்துப்பிழை அல்லது இலக்கணப் பிழை இருந்தால் மன்னிக்கவும்.
This service is dedicated for GIC customers who are requesting for general government information,
thus we are obliged to provide you with the required information from the resources we have, thus we will
provide you the best of our services with the information we have at hand, when transacting in Sinhala &
Tamil (unicode) there would be typo errors, therefore we humbly apologize if there is a spelling or grammatical error.