Australian High Commission
Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
Also accredited to the Republic of Maldives

Consular Services

Services for Australians Overseas

The Consular and Passports section of the High Commission is open from 9.30am until 3.00pm Monday to Friday. excluding some Australian and Sri Lankan holidays. Passport and notarial services are by appointment only


Visa contact details are available here. Consular and passport officers are unable to answer visa enquiries.


For Australian citizens who need emergency consular assistance after office hours, please contact the Consular Emergency Centre in Australia on +61 2 6261 3305 or +852 2827 8881 and follow the prompts.


Consular Assistance

The Consular Services Charter explains what we can and cannot do if you seek consular assistance. For information about collecting your personal information please read the Consular Privacy Collection Statement.


Travel information for Australians:

Visit Smartraveller for local travel advice and online registrations.

Online Registration Service for Australians Overseas :

We encourage use of this online registration service by Australians planning to reside overseas for extended periods, and those travelling to locations where there are security risks.

Living in Country:

Former residents:

A gateway to information about Australian benefits, payments and services 

Returning to Australia:

Handy information for Australians or residents returning from a holiday or moving back to Australia.