RENEWAL OF DRIVING LICENCE FOR SRI LANKANS LIVING ABROAD

The Embassy of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka

Required documents;

Renewal of Driving Licence :

  • Duly filled MTA30/2 Offline application (Original). Please complete the application using a black colour pen. Fingerprint and signature has to be placed in front of the authorized officer at the Sri Lanka Embassy.
  • Current Driving Licence issued by Department of Motor Traffic Sri Lanka\
  • In lieu of Lost/Damaged - without previous passport copy subject to verification of previous records from Colombo - ¥44,000 + ¥800 (for postage) = ¥44,800
  • Medical Certificate (from respective country) (Documents issued by Japanese Language should be submitted with an authorised English translation)
  • Valid Passport and copy of the data page of the Passport
  • National Identity Card (N.IC.) (it’s not mandatory if the N.I.C. number is mentioned in the passport)
  • Two black and white passport size photographs (3.5 c.m. x 4.5 c.m.)

Duplicate of Driving License :

  • Duly filled MTA30/2 Offline application (Original). Please complete the application using a black colour pen. Fingerprint and signature has to be placed in front of the authorized officer at the Sri Lanka Embassy.
  • Copy of complaint made to the police station in Japan if the driving licence is lost. Documents issued in Japanese Language should be submitted with an authorised English translation). In case the current driving licence is deformed or blurred, please submit the same.
  • Valid Passport and copy of the data page of the Passport
  • National Identity Card (N.IC.) (it’s not mandatory if the N.I.C. number is mentioned in the passport)
  • It is mandatory to mention the Driving Licence number or N.I.C. number to trace back details in the computer system
  • Two black and white passport size photographs (3.5 c.m. x 4.5 c.m.)

Change of personal details of a Driving License :

  • Duly filled MTA30/2 Offline application (Original). Please complete the application using a black colour pen. Fingerprint and signature has to be placed in front of the authorized officer at the Sri Lanka Embassy.
  • Current Driving Licence issued by Department of Motor Traffic, Sri Lanka
  • Valid Passport and copy of the data page of the Passport
  • National Identity Card (N.IC.) (it’s not mandatory if the N.I.C. number is mentioned in the passport)
  • Evidence documents related to the change made, i.e. Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate etc. for the name change and resident certificate for address change.
  • Two black and white passport size photographs (3.5 c.m. x 4.5 c.m.)

Due to following Discrepancies your document might get rejected at the point of scanning by the Department of Motor Traffic, Colombo - Sri Lanka.

  • Incomplete application/lack of supporting documents
  • Using photocopied application
  • Application filled by using other than black colour pen (use only black colour pen)
  • Anything drafted out of scanning area
  • Coloured/incorrect size photograph (Black & white photograph only 35 mm x 45 mm)
  • Finger print kept by using general purpose inkpad

How to Submit the Application

The applicant should come in person to the Consular Division of the Embassy. The Consular Division is open from Monday to Friday (Acceptance of documents: 9 am - 12 pm, Issuance of documents: 01 pm -03 pm). The address is as follows:

2-1-54
Takanawa
Minato-ku
Tokyo 108-0074