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Essential documents required for the issuance of an Identity Cards

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Application for an Identity Card

Application Form to be filled in translation of National Identity Card into English

Format no. DRP/ Op. /01/3 to be filled in when handing over the National Identity Card of a deceased person to DRP

Form to be filled who has acquired dual citizenship under 19(2) when handoreving previous Identity card, and applying for a new identity card.

Declaration that an identity card has not been obtained during the prescribed time and no application has been made
Verification of Address of the National Identity Cards Applicants who have obtained Dual Citizenship.

Registration of Persons Act No 32 of 1968

Registration of Persons Amendment Act No 8 of 2016

Regulations of 22.12.2015 published in gazette notification no 1946/31 dated 22.12.2015

Regulations of 30.05.2017 published in gazette notification no 2021/28 dated 31.05.2017

Certificate issued at the time of registration of a person born outside Sri Lanka

Declaration at the renouncing of Sri Lankan citizenship

Citizenship certificate issued to a spouse of Sri Lankan citizen

Certificate issued after issuing the citizenship by registration to those visa holders under Residential Guest Scheme

Declaration of renouncing of citizenship

Dual citizenship certificate

Citizenship certificate issued after registering as Indian and Pakistani residents

Certificate issued after awarding citizenship under Indo- Sri Lanka agreement

Citizenship certificate issued under Awarding Citizenship to Substitutes Act

Affidavit on the citizenship by registration of persons of Indian origin















































Citizenship certificate issued to persons of Indian origin

Citizenship certificate issued to persons of Chinese origin

Specimen of birth certificate

Abstract of birth certificate

Probable age certificate

Adoption certificate

Result of checking documents

Applicant’s declaration about the delay

Specimen of marriage certificate

Specimens of death certificate

General Instructions and formats for the verification of National Identity Card Numbers of deceased persons