Birth Registration

Application for the Birth Certificate

Declaration of a birth after 3 month

  •    Refer the application to the Divisional Secretariat relevant to the area where the birth occurred.
  •    Application can obtain from any Divisional Secretariat. 
  •    Fees chargeable
        Where the date of registration or the no. of the entry is given the fee for one copy of the certificate is Rs. 100.00
        Where the date of registration or the no. of the entry is not given and a search of registers not exceeding two years is involved fee for one  copy of the certificate is Rs. 200.00
  •    Required fee should pay to the Divisional Secretariat.
  •    Duly filled application should submit to the Divisional Secretariat.
  •    If you like to obtain the certificate of birth by post, submit a stamped envelop with the application. 
  •    If the birth is registered a birth certificate will be send and if the birth is not registered a letter to the effect will be send


Death Registration

  •  Inform the Grama Niladari within 07 days of the death is occurred.
  • Grama Niladari shall send a report to the registrar of the area.
  • The death is registered by the registrar of births and deaths of the area where death has occurred. Declaration of death can be obtained from the registrar.



  • Persons required to give information
  • Close relation present at the death.  
  • Close relation who look after at the death.  
  • If there is no relation as given above.,   
  • Relation who residing in the area of the registrar division where the death occurred.   
  • If there is no relation as given above.
  • Person present at the death   
  • Occupier where the death occurred.  
  • If there is no person as given above.  
  • The person who cremate or buried the body.
  • Death may be register free of charge within a period of 03 months. Death can be registered after 03 months. Please see the delayed registration of deaths.
  • Certificate of death is issued to the informant free of charge

Application for the death certificete

Declaration of death


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