AUTHENTICATION & ATTESTATION OF DOCUMENTS
Please hand over original document(s) which needs to be authenticated or attested to the Consular Division, of this mission between 9.30 a.m. & 1.00 p.m.
Legalisation of documents - £ 15/-
Affidavits - £ 15/-
Power of Attorney - £ 15/-
Issue of Confirmation letter - £ 10/-
Certification of documents - £ 15/-
Payment should be made in cash at the counter or by Postal Orders/Bank Drafts written in favour of the "Sri Lanka High Commission" if sent by post. Personal cheques
and credit cards are not accepted. Fees sent from Ireland should be by Bank Draft.
All original certificates will be returned after perusal.
If the certificates and documents are to be returned by post, you should provide a self-addressed prepaid special delivery envelope to the weight of 500g along with
your application form. The special delivery cover should not be stamped with a postage printout issued by the post office for same day post. Applications sent without prepaid special delivery cover/ or postage will be retained until the applicant collects it personally.
Note: The High Commission will not take any responsibility for documents lost in the post.
If the applicant is unable to come personally to this High Commission to collect the Certificate/ documents, he/she may authorise another person, in writing. The
person who comes for collection of documents should produce his identity and the original receipt issued by this High Commission.
Authentication & Attestation of Documents:
Any document issued by the British Authorities in the
UK should be certified by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and then
submitted to the Sri Lanka High Commission for
authentication/attestation, certification or legalisation.
SUBMISSION OF FORGED BIRTH CERTIFICATES OR ANY OTHER DOCUMENTS AND MAKING FALSE DECLARATIONS RELATING TO THE CITIZENSHIP STATUS IS AN OFFENCE. SUCH CASES WILL BE
REPORTED TO RELEVANT AUTHORITIES AND PAYMENTS WILL NOT BE REFUNDED.