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The Consular Affairs Division of the Foreign Ministry receives a high number of service seekers to get various certificates/documents authenticated nowadays from different parts of the country. The division provides services using full capacity of the officers and certificates/documents are authenticated through the Electronic Documents Attestation System (e-DAS) in its full capacity. Service seekers are requested to visit the Consular Affairs Division for authentication purposes from 7.30 am to 1.30 pm during the working days.

In order to avoid long waiting time in the queues and ease congregation of the public at the Division, the service seekers are encouraged to obtain online appointments through the link: http://consular.mfa.gov.lk/ONLINEBOOKING which facilitates applicant to reserve a time slot and obtain services without being in the long queues.

The service seekers are also encouraged to visit Regional Offices in Matara, Jaffna, Kandy, Kurunegala and Trincomalee to obtain consular services. Contact details are given below;

·Matara – Anagarika Dharmapala Mawatha, Pamburana, Matara, Tel. 041 2226697 Email: [email protected]

·Jaffna – Jaffna District Secretariat, Tel. 021 2215972 Email: [email protected]

·Kandy – Mahinda Rajapaksa Information Technology Centre, Gatabe, Tel. 081 2384410 Email: [email protected]

·Kurunegala – Department of Child and Probation Care Services, Dambulla Rd, Tel. 037 2225931 Email: [email protected]

·Trincomalee – Chief Secretary’s Office, Tel 026 2223186 Email: [email protected]

The Consular Affairs Division may be contacted for further details for various consular services via;

Authentication section for attestation of certificates/documents : Tel. 2338812/7711194

Email: [email protected]

Sri Lankans’ deaths overseas: 2338836/3136715

Compensation with regard to Sri Lankans’ deaths overseas: 2437635/7101193

Repatriation of Stranded Sri Lankans: 2338837

Overseas Sri Lankan Affairs: 2338847

Miscellaneous : 2338843

Other Section : 2335942

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