Other Consular Services
Consular services are provided under the terms of the Consular Functions Act No. 4 of 1981 of Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Police Clearance Certificate
You can obtain a Police Clearance Certificate from the Police Head Quarters of Sri Lanka for a period or periods of residence in Sri Lanka.
A). Online Submission Of The Applications
All other applicants can submit their application online using the Sri Lanka Police e-services link below. clicking on the link to “submit your application online”
For online submission of the application please visit the following website:
You are encouraged to submission application online to obtain expeditious service than processing manual application.
B). Manual Submission Of The Application
Application for Police Clearance Certificate can be downloaded here as a PDF Document and can be submitted to the Embassy along with the supporting documents.
C). Instructions For Applicants:
Please see the instructions at https://www.police.lk/index.php/item/58-application-for-clearance-certificate
D). Payment Method:
Application fee for a single application is 1500 Sri Lankan Rupees and can be paid using VISA/Master/American Express/Ecash when applying online.
For manual submission of applications a payment must be made ONLY in cash (Credits/Debit Cards are not acceptable)
Application Fee: 500 THB
E). Once Your Application Is Accepted By The Embassy:
The application will be forwarded to the Police Head Quarters in Colombo. The Police will then process your application. The Embassy cannot mention or assure a specific time period for issuance of a Police Clearance Certificate
Once we receive your Police Clearance Certificate at this Mission, you will be informed in writing or by phone. You are required to bring the Cash Receipt to this Mission on any working day between 8.30 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. in order to collect your certificate.
If you are unable to collect the certificate personally you should authorize your representative in writing to collect your certificate on your behalf. The representative should provide an authorization letter along with the Cash Receipt and his/her photo identification.
At your request, your certificate may be returned to you by post.
Note: This Mission will not take any responsibility for documents lost in the post.
Submission of forged documents and making false declarations relating to the citizenship status is an offense. Such cases will be reported to relevant authorities and payment will not be refunded.