By:Isuru ParakramaColombo (LNW): An online passport system soothing applicants to apply online for their passports is now operational covering the 25 districts of the island.
The new online application system is operational at the Divisional Secretariat level, with 50 Divisional Secretariats islandwide.
Having the new system operational, it is no longer necessary to visit the Office of the Department of Immigration and Emigration in Battaramulla, Colombo, and applicants can submit their passport applications, fingerprints and photographs at the sub-offices of the Department of Registration of Persons located in their respective districts.
The initiative will be declared official this (15) afternoon at the Homagama Divisional Secretariat under the patronage of President Ranil Wickremesinghe and Public Security Minister Tiran Alles.
Below is the list of Divisional Secretariat Offices where the sub-offices of the Department of Registration of Persons are established covering the 25 districts of Sri Lanka.