Consular Services

The Sri Lanka High Commission in Canberra, Australia provides Consular services such as services relating to Passports, visas, Registration of Births etc. to persons residing in Australia and other concurrently accredited countries which include New Zealand, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Island and Vanuatu.

With the opening of new Sri Lanka Consulate General office in Melbourne in Victoria all consular services has been further streamlined and carried out under the overall supervision and Guidance of the High Commission in Canberra.

Accordingly all requests for Consular services from those residing in Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania should be addressed to the Consulate General office in Melbourne .

Following the recent closure of the Sri Lanka Consulate General office in Sydney, all Consular related services come under the jurisdiction of Consulate General office in Sydney (New South Wales and Queensland) have been transferred to the Sri Lankan High Commission, Canberra.

Accordingly, all requests for Consular services from those residing in New South Wales and Queensland should be addressed to the Sri Lanka High Commission in Canberra.

Contact details of the respective consulate General office and Honorary Consuls are available under “contact us” in the main menu of this website.

Sri Lanka High Commission, Canberra accepts all Consular related applications both by post and at the counter of the High Commission. However, all are encouraged to send their requests for consular services by mail / Courier.

For telephone inquiries for the following Consular Services, call between 9:30 am and 1.30 pm – Mondays to Fridays.(Note: Public Holidays of the High Commission of Sri Lanka in Canberra – 2024)


* Please note that fees in respect of the Consular Functions  have been revised by the Extraordinary Gazette No. 2306/35 dated 16/11/2022 w.e.f. 01.01.2023.

Please see the Gazette Notification…… 


The Sri Lanka High Commission in Canberra will provide extended Consular Services on Saturdays upon request.  For Security reasons, please make an appointment prior to visiting the High Commission on Saturdays.

If you  wish to contact  this High Commission by telephone, fax or e-mail  for further  information you may use the contact details given under  “contact us” in the main menu of this website.

Register with the High Commission

The Sri Lankan High Commission in Canberra would like to keep in touch with Sri Lankans and persons of Sri Lankan origin living in Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu and other Pacific Islands as well as Sri Lankan community organisations in those countries.

If you are a current/former Sri Lankan or an office bearer of a Sri Lankan community organisation we invite you to register with the High Commission.



Sri Lanka High Commission
61, Hampton Circuit
ACT 2600

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