Special notice from the Dept of Immigration and Emigration


The Department of Immigration and Emigration says issuing passports under the normal service (excluding one day service) will be resumed from tomorrow (09).

The department had earlier suspended the issuance of passports due to an urgent repair in the computer system.

Issuing a special notice, the department said action will be taken on Monday to accept only the applications of applicants who have made an appointment to obtain passport under Normal service on 05, 06 and 09 May and obtained a number or a seal from the department.

Furthermore, it is essential to make an appointment to hand over applications for passports with effect from Tuesday (10).

An appointment may be made by visitng the website http://www.immigration.gov.lk/ or via 0707101060.