1.Only original documents issued by the Government of Sri Lanka and authenticated by the Consular Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Colombo, Sri Lanka will be translated by this Embassy.

2.The charges are as follows per document.

For first 100 words $ 30

For every 25 words thereafter  $ 5

*The minimum charge of $5 will be levied for any remaining words, even if the word count is less than 25 words. 

3.If the return of the document is desired by Mail, applicants in the USA may choose one of the following options:

Federal Express - $ 20.00 International mailing fee - $ 35.00

4.Fees should be paid in Cash only if documents handed over at the counter at the Embassy. The Money Orders or Certified Cheques made in favour of "Embassy of Sri Lanka".

5.Please note that personal cheques will not be accepted.


i. This Embassy is not responsible for any document lost in the post.

ii. Submission of forged documents and making false declarations relating to citizenship is a punishable offence. Fees will not be refunded in these circumstances.

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