Department of Immigration and Emigration moves to Battaramulla

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The Department of Immigration and Emigration will be established at its new location in Battaramulla from 29 August in order to provide an efficient and prompt service to the public.

The Department will be located at Suhurupaya in Battaramulla from Monday 29th August, Controller General of Immigration and Emigration M. N. Ranasinghe announced in a flier.

The services to the public will not be available on 26 August at the Present head office at No 41 Ananda Rajakaruna Mw. Colombo 10 and at the regional offices at Kandy, Matara and Vavuniya.

The one day service of issuing passports will not be available on 29 August while the Passport normal service, Issuance of visa, passport alterations and matters relating to citizenship will be available on a limited basis.

The passenger clearance services at airports and ports will be available as usual on 26 and 29 August.

Further information can be obtained from the website