Visa & Consular Services

Welcome to the Visa & Consular Services section of the Embassy of Sri Lanka in the Netherlands. Here you can find information regarding all consular services provided by the Embassy of Sri Lanka in The Netherlands including passport and visa applications, payment of fees, contact details, location information and driving directions.

Services provided by this Embassy:

  • Visa services
  • Issuance, Renewal, Amending of Passports and Travel documents services
  • Registration of Birth and Death
  • Authentication of Documents
  • Dual Citizenship of Sri Lanka
  • Life Certificate

Consular Hours for Visitors

The Consular Division is open from 10:00 hrs. to 13:00 hrs. From Monday to Friday( Public Holidays 2017).

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Passport and Travel documents services - Issuing of Passports

Issuing of passport usually takes about 12 to 14 weeks. This is subject to supplying of complete information by the applicant. If the correct application form and all the required supporting documents have been submitted, it will be processed in due time. In case of errors in application and incomplete supporting material, the issuing of the passport will be delayed until all the necessary documents are submitted by the applicant.  


Applying for a New Passport / Travel Document
With effect from 13th March 2006 Sri Lankan passports are issued for 10-year validity period. After 10 years, Sri Lankans are expected to apply for a new passport. New passports can be obtained when there are no more pages for visa endorsements. Please submit your applications with the appropriate forms and supporting documents. Please make sure to submit your applications in advance considering the processing time of 12 to 14 weeks.