Registration of Births
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
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,
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.
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.