Application Instructions
 
  1. Declaration of Death (Declaration of Death under Section 30) has to be made by a close relative or friend or any other person who was with the deceased at the time of death. 
  2. The following documents are required for registering the death.
    • Original Death Certificate issued by the relevant Nepali Authority.
    • Coroner’s Report
    • Passport and other available identification documents of the deceased to prove Sri Lankan citizenship.
    • Police report
    • Original Marriage Certificate of the deceased (if married)
    • Original Birth Certificate of the deceased
  3. The Embassy charges a fee of NRs. 1,400/- for the registration of a death. Fees should be paid by cash.
For each additional copy of Death certificate – NRs 1,400/-
 
Repatriation of Human Remains to Sri Lanka
 
  • If the deceased person was a Sri Lankan National following documents should be certified from the Ministry of the Foreign Affairs of Nepal and legalized from Sri Lanka Embassy in Kathmandu
  • Death Certificate
  • Coroner’s Certificate/ Post-mortem Certificate
  • No Infection Certificate
  • Embalming Certificate
English translations of above documents translated by a sworn translator.
  • Original current Sri Lankan passport (Foreign Affairs of Nepal certification is not applicable)
  • Flight Details (Foreign Affairs of Nepal certification is not applicable)
 
 
Cremated Remains (Ashes):
 
If you wish to take cremated remains to Sri-Lanka, please ensure you have the following documents. 
  • Local death certificate
  • Cremation certificate

English translations of above documents translated by a sworn translator.

Please note: Death & Cremation Certificates should be certified by the Ministry of the Foreign Affairs of Nepal and legalized from Sri Lanka Embassy in Kathmandu.

Further to this, you should check with the airline and airport(s), which you will be traveling through, for their requirements.
 
Notes:
 * Submission of forged documents and making false declarations relating to citizenship is a punishable offence.
Fees will not be refunded in these circumstances.
 * Incomplete applications will be returned and consular fees will not be refunded.