Legalization of Documents

Legalization, of the documents issued by the Sri Lankan Government

Documents issued by any authority in Sri Lanka should be first certified by the Consular Division of the Foreign Ministry in Colombo with respective signature/s, before forwarding to the Consulate General for attestation.

Consular fee is CHF 50.00 per Document


  • Electronic Document Attestation (E-DAS)

Documents originated in Sri Lanka can be also legalized from the Consular section of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Sri Lanka through this Mission under e-DAS system. The main purpose of this service is to provide consular assistance to those who are living in Switzerland to obtain attestation for their documents by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka.

Charges for e-DAS attestation:                                                

Sri Lankan Passport holders – CHF 25.00                                                                                                                                    

Foreign Passport holders      – CHF 35.00

  • Please note that the fees mentioned above cover only the fee for the attestation by the Consular section of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Sri Lanka. A computer-generated confirmation document will be issued for this purpose.

  • If the applicant needs to get this Mission’s attestation in the same document; additional fee of CF 50.00 will be charged per document.


Legalization of documents issued by the Swiss authorities

Documents issued by Swiss authorities should be legalized by the relevant Cantonal Authorities, before a request is made to the Consulate General for any attestation. Certified documents should be submitted with a set of photocopies.

Applications for legalization of documents should be submitted personally at the Consulate General.

The Consulate General authenticates only the seal and signature of the officer, who has legalized the document and not the contents of the document.

Consular fee is CHF 50.00 per Document

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