Types of Documents Attested/Authenticated: 

-         Birth Certificates

-         Marriage Certificates

-         Death Certificates

-         Police Clearances

-         Educational Certificates

-         Affidavit declaring unmarried status

-         Commercial Documents (such as job orders, product certificates)

-          Power of Attorney 

Documents issued by Sri Lankan Authorities: 

Certificates/Documents issued by Sri Lankan authorities can be attested by the Embassy

Requirements:

  • • Request Letter (Download)
  • • The original and a photocopy of the certificate/document concerned
  • • Original Passport and valid visa
  • • If the applicant is not submitting the documents in person, a letter of authorization for the applicant’s representative to hand over the documents for attestation
  • • Visa Fees

-        The attested document can be returned the same day in case if the document/certificate is already authenticated by the Consular Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Colombo, Sri Lanka

-        The attested document can be returned after 03 working days if the document is not authenticated by the Consular Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

-        Please note that the Embassy can only attest documents which have been issued after 01 January 2008 by Sri Lankan authorities. In case if a document has been issued prior to 01 January 2008, a certified original of the same should be obtained from the document issuing authority for attestation.

-      With regard to birth, marriage and death certificates, the Embassy can accept original certificate issued by the District Registrar or a certified true copy issued by the district registrar which is obtained from the Data Base or Official Registry after the Birth, Marriage or Death registered at the office of the District Registrar.

 Documents issued by Foreign Authorities:

Certificates/Documents issued by authorities in the accredited countries of this Mission (Russian Federation, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Uzbekistan) should be authenticated by the respective Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the document issuance country, prior to submission to the Sri Lankan Embassy in Russia for authentication/attestation.

Requirements:

  • • Request Letter (Download)
  • • The original and a photocopy of the certificate/document concerned
  • • If the applicant is not submitting the documents in person, a letter of authorization for the applicant’s representative to hand over the documents for attestation
  • • If the applicant wishes to include translated versions of relevant documents for attestation, he/she should attach the translated versions to original documents before submitting them to the Consular Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the relevant country for authentication.
  • • Original Passport and valid visa
  • • Visa Fees

 Attestation of Power of Attorney as a Justice of Peace (JP):

    • This service is provided for Sri Lankan nationals only.

    • Requirements

    • • Request letter (Download)
    •  Two copies of the Power of Attorney prepared by an attorney-at-law 
    •  The Principal should possess valid passport and document (visa/residence permit) to prove legal status of the applicant in Russia or the other CIS country
    •  Two witnesses with valid Sri Lankan passports
    •  Visa Fees
    • The Principal should visit the Embassy in person and sign the Power of Attorney in front of the authorized officer at the Embassy.