Civil Registrations

Three Parts Civil Registration are ,

  1. Birth
  2. Death
  3. Marriage


  1. Registration of Birth and Recension of Birth Certificate

Registration of past Birth under Section 24 ,Recension of Birth certificate will be commented section under 27, 27 (A), 36, 52(1)and 53.

Documents required for,

  • Birth records. (by hospitals or GN)
  • Health progress card.
  • Student progress card
  • Blank result sheet.
  • Birth certificates of mother/father.
  • Marriage certificate of mother and father
  • Affidavits.
  • Payments of Rs 50/=

(I) Documents required for recension of name or surname

  • News paper advertisement
  • Report authenticated by the GN
  • Appilication form
  • Bank pass book
  • Affidavit of JP.
  • Orginal birth certificate
  • Three (03) written evidence for corrected name used more than one year.
  • One written evidence more than six months is sufficient for under age seven (7) children
  • A stamped envelop & file cover inscribing applicants' adress.

(II) Documents required for correction of parents' detail & date of birth

  • Orginal birth certificates & marriage certificate of parents
  • Orginal birth certificate which include wrong information
  • If details of father are not included, should have an affidavit from JP for include that details.
  • Reort authenticated by GN
  • Fees of Rs 50/=

  1. Registration of Death and Recension of Death Certificate

Registration of past death under Section 36 ,Recension of Death certificate will be commented section under  52(1) Documents required for,

(I) Registration of past death

  • Blank result sheet.
  • Death certificate issued by the hospital
  • Grama Niladari report countersigned by Divisional secretary
  • Funeral notce
  • Receipt of funereal goods
  • Letter of funereal assosiation
  • Letter of Rev. monk or father who has participated for funereal

  1. Marriage 

Three kind of Marriage

  1. Kandyan Marriage
  2. General  Marriage
  3. Muslim   Marriage

Divisiona Secetary has power of registration of kandyan marriage, giving divorce orders and recension of certificates.

Register fees of marriage Rs 1150/=


Marriage Certificate 
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Fees of issuing certified copies

With the registration number & date - 100/= (per copy)

Without registration number & date - 200/= (per copy)




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