Embassy of Sri Lanka in Vienna, Austria
Address: 1040 Vienna/Austria. Rainergasse 1, 1040 Vienna, Austria
Phone: (+43-1) 5037988
Fax: (+43-1) 5037993
Office Hours: 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Details: The Controller of Immigration and Emigration in Colombo has introduced a new series of machine readable passports with facility for the digital transfer of photographs and signature of the holder to prevent photograph substitution with effect from 02.09.96 Application on forms obtainable from the Embassy are processed and forwarded to Colombo every Monday by the Diplomatic Bag. Controller of Immigration & Emigration takes approximately four to six weeks to issue a new passport. The overall period of validity of a passport is ten years. When this period of validity is expired a new passport has to be obtained. At the end of a five-year period the passport will be extended for the remaining period of five years on request. Application for a new passport should be made on Form ‘K’ and the old passport has to be sent along with the application. The fee for a new passport for five years is ATS 1860,-. The fee for a new passport in lieu of a lost passport is ATS 6020,- Fees should be paid by Cash or Bank Transfer only. The following instructions are for your guidance when filling form ‘K’. Application for a Sri Lanka passport should be filled correctly to assist the Embassy to expedite the issuance of the passport. Guidelines for Completing the Application form Applications must be made in duplicate and mention the address and telephone number. The Profession, if required, will be entered in the passport. Such request should be accompanied by a letter of proof from the employer indicating your profession. Completed photo signature card on form IM35(B) with two copies of colour photographs glued on the application and an extra photograph should be furnished as specified in the application. The certificate regarding the applicant on page 2 as well as the photo signature card (Form IM35(B) duly completed my be signed by a Medical Practioner, Solicitor, Company Director, Notary, Professor of a University, or a person of similar status living in Austria. Children whose names already appear in the passport or whose births have been registered with the Embassy will be included in either the father’s or mother’s passport if a request is made to this effect. Please note that names of children cannot be included in the passports of both parents. Requests for inclusion of names of minor children at the time of obtaining a new travel document should be accompanied by three (Unglazed) identical photographs. One copy of the photograph should be attested by the same person who attests the application and the photograph of the parent. Complete the application form for addition of children which is annexed to form ‘K’. The applicant’s present passport number should be entered and the declaration should be signed. All other information should be furnished as required in the application form. When applying for a new passport, please ensure that the following documents are enclosed. (a) Form ‘K’ (b) Photo/Signature Card (IM35B) (c) Application for addition/deletion of children (d) Present Sri Lanka passport, in the case of lost passport a copy of Police Report (e) if available copies of National Identity Card and copy of Birth Certificate.