Consular Affairs Division of Ministry of Foreign Affairs launches Online authentication of GCE O/L & A/L Certificates  

Nov 10, 2023 | News, Sri Lanka News

The Consular Affairs Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in partnership with the Department of Examinations has launched an online service for the authentication of GCE Ordinary Level (O/L) & Advanced Level (A/L) examinations certificates issued by the Department of Examinations of Sri Lanka.

The online authentication services are accessible for GCE O/L & A/L certificates which were issued from the year 2001 onwards.

Under the new online system, individuals could apply for authentication of GCE O/L & A/L certificates through the Consular Affairs Division’s online platform. It is no longer required for applicants to visit the Consular Affairs Division in person to apply and collect the authenticated certificates.

Steps to be followed for the online authentication of GCE O/L & A/L certificates are as follows:

        Step 1: Visit the official website of the Department of Examinations and submit an online application for GCE O/L & A/L examination certificates through link:

        Step 2: After the certificate is generated, applicants will receive a confirmation by SMS containing a unique reference number for each certificate along with the link

        Step 3: Once the SMS confirmation is received, applicants can proceed to request the Consular Affairs Division for authentication of the document through the link:

Fees associated with the certificate generation and authentication should be paid online to both the Department of Examinations and the Consular Affairs Division individually by using each link provided above.

For further details, please contact:

Telephone no: 011-2338812

email: [email protected]

Ministry of Foreign Affairs


27 October 2023