Obtaining a duplicate of identity card with amendments
Documents required to issue a duplicate in place of a defaced identity card
When duplicates are issued for the identity cards issued after September,01,2014 it is not necessary to submit the birth certificate again with the existing identity card if there is no change in the information on the birth certificate. However if the applicant needs to enter his employment in the identity card, documents to testify the employment should be submitted. Citizenship certificate, dual citizenship certificate, clergyship certificate, certificate of reclining of clergyship (de-robing), marriage certificate ect should be submitted as relevant.
පු.ලි.දෙ/වි 1,7,8 application form along with the photocopies of following documents certified by Grama Niladhari and/or Divisional Secretary or an officer authorized by him (Copies of certificates should be able to prove the name and the date of birth of the applicant)
Documents to prove the date of birth of applicants over 40 years of age who do not possess the birth certificate or probable age certificate
Documents to prove employment
Other documents required to issue identity cards
Handing over the completed applications for identity cards