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General Information

The  Consulate  General  of  Sri  Lanka, housed in the Geneva based Sri Lanka Permanent Mission premises, provides consular assistance to the Sri  Lankan community in Switzerland, as well as visa assistance to those visiting Sri Lanka.


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                                                                  Special Notice

              Resumption of Consular Services at the Consulate General of  Sri Lanka in Geneva

Considering the gradual lifting of COVID-19 related restrictive measures by Swiss authorities, the Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Geneva has decided to resume providing limited? consular services, on a prior appointments basis.

Accordingly, consular services listed below will be given priority:


           1. Issuance of emergency passports;

           2. Issuance and certification of documents relevant to deaths;

           3. Renewal of passports (already expired);

           4. Lost passports (from 01.01.2020 up to now);

           5. Birth registrations within one year;

           6. Urgent authentications;

           7. Other urgent matters including dual citizenship applications.

You may contact the telephone numbers mentioned below, before submitting your application for consular services via registered post:

          Sinhala & English :   (0041) 77 928 72 81 / (0041) 77 922 32 92
          Tamil                      :   (0041) 77 922 3131

Applicants who have submitted complete applications will be advised by the Consulate General to pay the relevant fees through UBS bank. Upon receipt of  payment, the Consulate General will provide appointments (indicating a date & time) for the applicants to visit the  Consulate General for verification of documents. For this purpose, applicants are advised to indicate their contact number in the application when they are posted to the Consulate General.

The Consulate General will continue to review the situation and will notify in its website once a decision is made to fully restore its regular consular services. 

Sri Lanka Consulate General in Geneva



                Notice in Sinhala

                Notice in Tamil



 Special Notice

              Consular Section Opening Hours: Monday – Friday from 9.00 am - 1.00 pm

                                  (No prior appointments – First come first served basis)


                              Telephone inquiries: Monday  – Friday  from 2.30 pm to 5.00 pm

                                                 TP No. 022 788 2441 (In Tamil, Sinhala and English languages)

                                                TP No. 022 919 1251 (In Sinhala and English languages)

                                    Holidays for Consulate of Sri Lanka  for  2019




                                                       Notice on Payments


Please note that the consular fees for consular services should not be paid until this Mission verifies documents for a particular consular service in order to avoid erroneous payments.


Relevant fees will be notified by an email / post, upon the completion of the verification of documents.

Notice in Tamil  





Bank Details

Name of the Bank: Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS)

Bank Account No. 240.256121.30A

Account Name: Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Geneva

IBAN CH 350024024025612130A

Clearing No. 240

Contact details 

Consulate General of Sri Lanka

56, rue de Moillebeau,
(5th Floor)
1209 Geneva


Postal Address
Consulate General of Sri Lanka,

56, rue de Moillebeau,
P.O. Box436,
1211 Geneva 19.

Tel : 022-7882441, 022- 9191251
Fax: 022-7349084
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