Limitation of Consular Services

Taking into consideration the evolving global situation and high risk associated with COVID-19, the consular services offered by the High Commission of Sri Lanka in Canberra will be limited to following consular services, until further notice.

  • Issuance of Emergency Travel Document for Sri Lankan Citizens
  • Issuance of Certificates related to death of Sri Lankan National
  • Any other emergency services considered necessarily
  • Urgent inquiries regarding COVID-19 pandemic


The above Consular services will be extended to Sri Lankan nationals during 9.00 am to 5.00pm on week days.

Moreover, in case of emergency, Sri Lankan nationals could reach us on 24 hour hotline number 0492416141.

Sri Lankans seeking consular assistance may also communicate with us via e-mail:


Sri Lanka High Commission in Canberra

24 March 2020

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.


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61 Hampton Circuit, Yarralumla, Canberra
ACT 2600

Tel: (02) 6198 3756
Fax: (02) 6198 3760


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