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A Persons Registration Office to Kurunegala…


A new sub Department for Registration of Persons and sub Department of Immigration and Emigration were declared opened by His Excellency President Maithripala Sirisena of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka upon the invitation of Deputy Minister Hon. Palitha Thewarapperuma & Minister Hon. S.B.Navinne, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Wayamba Development & Cultural Affairs on 12th February 2017 at 9.00am. This is a result of the guidance given by Prime Minister Hon. Ranil Wickramasinghe under the leading concept of His Excellency President Maithripala Sirisena for a sustainable era.

Many reputable guests including Commissioner General Mr.P.Viyani Gunathilaka, Commissioner General Mrs.Ranjani Jayakody, Commissioner of Operation and Information Technology Division Mr.Harsha Illukpitiya, Assistant Commissioners, Project Director, Chief Accountant, Administrative Officer and other Officers participated for the opening ceremony of this Provincial office which covers the operations of Kurunegala & Puttalam Districts.

New Provincial office constructed with the intention of bringing services of Department for Registration of Persons very close to Wayamba people, functions through the divisional heads Mr.Kithsiri Ekanayake and Mr. Susantha Rathnayake, under the supervision of Assistant Commissioner Mr.M.M.Nandana Maheepala. This will allow the people of Wayamba Province to gain new identity cards easily and solve any kind of issues related to them.

Every school, divisional secretariat office and state institution of Wayamba Province can submit their applications directly to this office. Moreover, mobile services over the Wayamba Province will also directly function through this office in future .




Postal-In, scanning of applications, examine of questioned documents (EQD), authorizations, data entry, Sinhala transliteration and Tamil transliteration function through this office while operations of registration of numbers, quality assurance (QA), printing identity cards, laminating, re-scanning of finalized identity cards and postal-out function through the head office in Battaramulla.

Hence, the people of North Western province now, have the opportunity to obtain their identity cards through a fast process by posting or handing over their applications directly to No. 129, Dambulla Road, Kurunegala after getting required signed approvals from relevant Grama Niladari and Divitional Secretary.