Emergency Travel Documents

The Embassy of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka

An Emergency travel document (Nonmachine readable Passport (NMRP) valid for six months may be issued to enable a Sri Lankan national to return to Sri Lanka in case of an emergency in the following circumstances.

* The original passport is lost/damaged/stolen

* The original passport is expired

Temporary Travel documents are valid for 06 months from the date of issue and issued for the sole purpose of returning to Sri Lanka. The applicants cannot travel to any other country by using a NMRP passport or cannot use it to obtain a visa to further stay in Japan.

Documents Required:

  • A letter requesting an Emergency passport
  • Duly filled Application (Application for a new Passport)
  • Form D (If passport is lost) ( Form D for lost Passport)
  • Two Photographs (Color, 3.5 cm x 4.5 cm, light colour background except white)
  • Expired passport or if lost, copy of lost passport
  • Original Birth Certificate
  • Police report (If passport is lost)
  • Citizenship Certificate (If the applicant is born outside Sri Lanka or a citizen by registration).
  • Photocopy of Resident Card

Prescribed Fee

  • If applicant produces the previous travel document JPY 5,900
  • If previous travel document is lost JPY16,062
  • Processing time - Less than a week

Instructions for Filling Applications

  • Application should be filled preferably in BLOCK letters
  • Three photographs should be furnished as specified in the application. Please ensure that the signatures are confined to the cages provided immediately below the photographs.
  • The photograph should be clear, good quality, fresh (current picture) , without spectacles and with open ears.
  • The application and original documents should be submitted along with photocopies.

How to Submit the Application

You can submit the application to the Consular Division of the Embassy by post or by hand. The applicant should appear in person at the Consular Division to collect the NMRP. The Consular Division is open from Monday to Friday (Acceptance of Documents 09:15 - 12:00 Hrs, Issuance 13:00 - 15:00 Hrs). The address is as follows:

Tokyo 108-0074


* This Embassy is not responsible for any document lost in the post

* Submission of forged documents and making false declarations relating to citizenship is a punishable offence. Fees will not be refunded in these circumstances.

* Incomplete applications will be returned and consular fees will not be refunded.