Sri Lankan Passport in Qatar - All you need to know

If you are a Sri Lankan living in Qatar, This is all you need to know about your passport.

Sri Lankan Passport  in Qatar - All you need to know
How to obtain a new passport?
Please obtain an application form from the Embassy. Fill the form out and submit it to the Consular Counter at the Embassy.
If you need a Travel Document urgently you can obtain an Emergency Passport, provided you qualify for it. This is called ‘Non-Machine Readable Passport’. Other services provided are renewals, endorsements, change of profession, change of name etc. on the same day, paying the recommended fees along with the relevant documents.
Procedure:
Documents required to obtain a New Passport (After completing the validity period of 10 years)
  • 3 Nos. Clear Photographs with back ground lite blue color (3.5 cm X 4.5 cm) - (Full front face with both ears visible and without Spectacles)
  • Copy of the data page of the current passport
  • Copy of the alteration observation page - (If alterations are available (do not attach blank pages)
  • Copy of the original birth certificate (if there is a name change) - (translations are not accepted) 
  • Copy of the National Identity Card (if there is a name change) – (translations are not accepted)
  • Proof of the profession (letter from the Company with relevant certificates)
  • Copy of the Marriage Certificate (if changed the surname)
  • Copy of the Dual Citizenship Certificate (Those who have dual citizenship)
  • CIT declaration for applicants who are born in abroad and aged more than 21 years
  • Copy of the cash receipt
  • Data page of NMRP (if issued)
  • For all countries PPT – QR 575/=


Lost/damaged passport
If you lose your passport, please inform the nearest Police Station and obtain a police report. You may apply for a duplicate passport with application for lost passports along with the Police Report and five (05) photographs
If your passport gets damaged, you are entitled to get it replaced. Apply for a duplicate passport with an Application for a Damaged Passport, original (damaged passport) as a confirmation and the relevant fee.

How to extend the validity/convert the Middle East Passport to the All Countries/other endorsement?
 
You may download the attached application or obtain the same from the Consular counter and submit to the officer at the Counter. (Insert Form – Application for amending a Sri Lankan Travel document)
 
Please note that the holder of the Passport should physically appear at the Embassy.
 
Need an urgent Travel document?
If you need a Travel Document urgently you can obtain an Emergency Passport called NMRP (Non Machine Readable Passport), provided you qualify for it.  It will take minimum 5 days depending on the approval by the Controller General, Department of Immigration and Emigration Sri Lanka.
 
Required Documents
  • 3 nos. Clear Photographs (3.5 cm X 4.5 cm) - (Full front face with both ears visible and without Spectacles)
  • Copy of the data page of the current passport
  • Copy of the alteration observation page - (If alterations are available (do not attach blank pages)
  • Request letter (Please state the Reason)

Source : Sri Lankan Embassy in Qatar