Registration of Marriages between Foreigners and Sri Lankans
The current procedure of registration of marriages between a foreigner and a Sri Lankan under the (112 chapter of) marriage (General) Registration Ordinance was based on the following documents obtained from the foreign party of such marriage:
- Valid Passport
- Certification of Confirmation of Civil Status (Divorced papers/ Documents for Confirmation of Widowed where necessary)
- Certificate of Birth (Only if needed to Confirm the birth date)
- Security Clearance Report from the security authorities (obtained within six months) OR Original of the license issued by the Registrar General
- Self – declaration of the health condition (Health Declaration) for the confirmation of the health conditions from the relevant foreigner.
****** Original Copy of the certificate obtained from the security authorities of the relevant countries, should be sent to the Civil Registration Unit of the Department indicating that there is no any convict for any offense during the period of six months.
Obtaining the “Security Clearance Report” of that person will proceed through the department. A license will be issued to register such marriage by the Registrar General. The request can be sent to : firstname.lastname@example.org