Contact and office information

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

We are limiting in-person visits. Consular services remain available to Canadians. If you need help, please contact us before visiting.

For information on COVID-19, visit the Government of Canada's official outbreak page and check our Travel Advice and Advisories.

General contact information

Street address:
33A, 5th Lane,
Colombo 03, Sri Lanka
Tel.: 00 94 11 522 62 32
Fax: 00 94 11 522 62 96

Hours of operation:
Monday to Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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Services for Canadians

The Consular Office is accessible through the main entrance of the High Commission.

Appointments are required for the provision of passport and other consular services. Appointments may be confirmed with the Consular Section via telephone or email.


Consular hours:
Walk-in service
Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

For any visa and immigration related matters, or to check the status of your application, please visit Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.

For any other immigration-related questions, contact our Immigration Section.

Statutory Holidays 2021

Our offices are closed on the following days:

Friday January 01New Year’s Day
Thursday February 04National Day
Friday April 02Good Friday
Wednesday April 14Sinhala and Tamil New Year Day
Wednesday May 26Vesak Full Moon Poya
Thursday July 01Canada Day
Monday August 02Civic Day
Monday September 06Labour day
Monday October 11Thanksgiving
Friday December 24Christmas day (Observed)
Monday December 27Boxing day (In Lieu)