Issuance of Driving License for Sri Lankans living Abroad

December 14, 2017 at 12:14 pm

The Department of Motor Traffic of Sri Lanka has revised the existing guidelines regarding the issuance of driver’s licenses for Sri Lankans living abroad. Applicable charges for the services provided by Sri Lanka Missions abroad have also been revised.

Renewal of Driver’s License

  1. Duly completed MTA 30/2 Offline Application - Click to download application
  2. Current driver’s license
  3. Medical certificate obtained from a recognized medical institution in the US
  4. Valid Sri Lanka Passport
  5. National Identity Card (not compulsory if the NIC number is mentioned in the passport)
  6. Documents to prove the visa  status in the US (Visa/PR Card/Wok Permit)
  7. Two black and white Passport size (3.5 cm X 4.5 cm)  photographs with white background
  8. Money Order / Certified bank cheque in favour of “Embassy of Sri Lanka”  for US $ 115/- (late fee charges of US $ 10  is applicable per each lapsed year)
  9. Postal fee of US $ 20 to return the original documents and the renewed driver’s License.Please note that prepaid self addressed envelopes / shipping labels are not accepted.

Duplicate of a Driver’s License

  1. Duly completed MTA 30/2 Offline Application - Click to download application
  2. Copy of the complaint made to the nearest police station or deformed or blurred  Driving License
  3. Medical certificate obtained from a recognized medical institution in the US (Medical certificate is compulsory for Heavy Vehicles Licenses ( Motor Coach, Lorry etc..) . Medical Certificate is optional for Light Vehicle Licenses
  4. Valid Sri Lanka Passport
  5. National Identity Card (not compulsory if the NIC number is mentioned in the passport)
  6. Documents to prove the visa  status in the US (Visa/PR Card/Wok Permit)
  7. Two black and white Passport size (3.5 cm X 4.5 cm) photographs with white background
  8. Money Order / Certified bank cheque in favour of “Embassy of Sri Lanka”  for US $ 115/-
  9. Postal fee of US $ 20  to return the original documents and the driver’s license.Please note that prepaid self addressed envelopes / shipping labels are not accepted.

Change of personal details of the Driver’s License

  1. Duly filled MTA 30/2 Offline Application - Click to download Application
  2. Current Driving License
  3. Evidence for the changes (Marriage Certificate/ Birth Certificate /Divorce Certificate/ documents to prove the changes of residential address etc..)
  4. Valid Sri Lanka Passport
  5. National Identity Card (not compulsory if the NIC number is mentioned in the passport)
  6. Documents to prove the visa  status in the US (Visa/PR Card/Wok Permit)
  7. Two black and white Passport size (3.5 cm X 4.5 cm)  photographs with white background
  8. Money Order / Certified bank cheque in favour of “Embassy of Sri Lanka”  for US $ 115/-
  9. Postal fee of US $ 20  to return the original documents and the amended driver’s license.Please note that prepaid self addressed envelopes / shipping labels are not accepted.