Birth and Death

Immigration and Consular Service for Austria and Accredited countries
*Accredited countries: Bosnia - Herzegovina, Republic of Croatia, Czech Republic,Republic of Hungary, Republic of Macedonia, Republic of Serbia, Slovak, Republicof Slovenia
Contact: email   Telephone: +431 5037988

 

Registration of Births

Eligibility

Father or the mother of the child should be a citizen of Sri Lanka at the time of the birth of the child.

The birth place should be either Austria or an accredited country

General

Application forms can be obtained from this Mission or download below

Application for registration should be made to this Embassy within 3 months (under declaration 16) from the birth or,

If an application is made after 03 months (under declaration 23) and within one year of the birth, the father of the child should submit an explanation of the reasons for the delay to the Embassy.

When an application (under declaration 23) is made after one year of the birth, the application will be forwarded to the Registrar General in Colombo for approval. Applicants are liable to pay a surcharge in addition to the normal fee.

The following original documents should be forwarded with two sets of photocopies,

Requirements

  • An Application for registration of birth within three months- download application
  • An Application for registration of birth after three months- download application
  • An Application for registration of citizenship - download application
  • Declaration of the citizenship of the applicant - download application
  • Original Birth certificate of the child issued by the Competent Authority in Austriaor accredited country.
  • Original Birth Certificates of parents. (Translations are not accepted as original)
  • Original Marriage Certificate of parents. (Translations are not accepted as original)
  • Passports of parents with copies of the bio page and valid visa page or ID of the country of residence at the time of child was born.
  •  (Please submit two sets of photocopies of the above with originals)
 

Registration of Death

A death can be registered at the High Commission provided the following conditions are fulfilled;

The deceased is a citizen of Sri Lanka

The death had occurred in Austria or in an accredited country*

Procedure for Registration of Death

The application for registration of death should be made to the Embassy within three months of the death. (Under "section 30")

When an application is made after 03 months and within one year, reason for delay should be submitted in writing to the Embassy. (Under "section 36")

When an application is made after one year, an explanation addressed to the Registrar General should be forwarded, before such a death is registered at the Embassy.

Certification of Death will be sent to the Consular Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Colombo.

Requirements

  • Duly filled application form - download application
  • Passport of the deceased or if the deceased is a minor, the passport of the parent valid at the time of the death
  • Death certificate of the deceased issued by the Competent Authority in Austriaor in an accredited country
  •  Application fee

An applicant should be the nearest relative of the deceased or a relative of the deceased who resides in the country, where the death occurred or the main occupant of the house where the death occurred or the doctor in charge of the hospital/public institution where the death occurred or if there are no such person who takes action to dispose of the deceased by burial, cremation or other.

If relatives wish to repatriate human remains, it is necessary to get relevant certification from this Embassy for Death certificate issued from relevant authorities and other Export certificates.

 

Office Time

Office Days:            Monday - Friday

Consular Hours:         09:00 - 12:00
Office Hours:              09:00 - 17:00

Contact us

Address: 
Embassy and Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka
Weyringergasse 33, 4th floor
1040-Vienna
Austria
 
Telephone: +431/5037988
Fax: +431/5037993
Email: slmission@srilankaembassy.at



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