However, the one-day service to issue National Identity Cards (NICs) will not resume as per usual, the
The decision came as the government plans to lift the ongoing quarantine curfew on October 01 (Friday).
Application forms for NICs should be handed over to the Persons Registration Department’s regional office at the Divisional Secretariat, after getting them certified by the Grama Niladhari officer. Finalized identity cards of these applicants will be sent to them via registered post.
Further, a special arrangement has been made to issue NICs for those who require obtaining National Identity Cards promptly for emergency and essential purposes such as for examinations, interviews, to obtain passports and they can inform their urgent requirement to the Department through the under-mentioned telephone numbers.
The public can obtain further information on the issuance of NICs and other services by contacting the following telephone numbers:
Head Office: 0115 226 126 / 0115 226 100
Southern Province Branch: 091 222 8348
North-western Province Branch: 037 222 4337
Eastern Province Branch: 065 222 9449
Northern Province Branch: 024 222 7201 – ada derana