into or from either parent's existing passports

Names and photographs of children  below 16 years of age whose births have been registered with the Embassy and who do not possess a passport can be included in either the father's or the mother's passport.

The Embassy can include photographs and names of children only in “M” series passports of either parent.


The Embassy cannot include children in the new “N” series passports on the instructions of the Department of Immigration and Emigration in Colombo.

The names of children which already appear in the passport of one parent may be deleted and included in the passport of the other parent if so required, with the consent of both parents.

Inclusion of children into parent's “M” series exiting passports

Documents required:

a. Passports of parents with children photo page, if one of them does not possess a passport  an Affidavit confirming same

b. Duly filled Form 'O'  

c. Two colour photographs  of the child [size 2.5 x 3.5 cm] , taken within 3 months  , (Direct face).

d. Original Birth Certificate/s of the child .

e. If the child is born outside Sri Lanka, Citizenship Certificate issued under the Citizenship Act ( if the Citizenship Certificate has not yet been issued the original receipt of payment for Citizenship Certificate issued by the Embassy ) .

f. Original Marriage Certificate of parents.

g. If divorced, the original divorce certificate and documents to prove the legal custody/guardianship of child/children. In case of widow / widower, the original Death Certificate of the spouse.

h. Written consent from parents giving agreement for inclusion of the children in the passport of mother or father.

i. Relevant fee in Euro

Deletion of children from parent’s exiting passports

a. Passport of the parent.

b. Duly filled Form 'O'  

c. Relevant fee in Euro

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