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Legalization and Attestation in Sri Lanka

BVS Global is the destination for legalization and attestation in Sri Lanka. Connect with us also for background verification, immigration, citizenship and global mobility services.


Sri Lanka Certificate Attestation | Legalization | Apostille Services

This island nation in Asia is home to diverse cultures, ethnicities, and languages. It has a vast history rooted to Paleolithic ages. It has a high per capita income and human development index. Colombo is the capital of Sri Lanka. It is also the largest metropolitan in the country. Those looking to move abroad for work, education, or tourism should obtain attestation of their public documents. It is essential to seek expert help and guidance for proper execution of this procedure. In this regard, you can lay your trust in us because we possess the right experience and resources needed to streamline it.


When looking to get your documents in Sri Lanka attested by the designated authorities, you need to follow a legal procedure that involves a series of certifications and attestation across the government departments and ministries. Prior to final attestation, there are many important things to be done. You can’t skip these steps for successful completion of this process.

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What is  Legalization or Attestation ?

Legalization or Attestation is the process by which government authorities officially endorse a document assuring the receiving country or organization of its authenticity. Likewise, it typically involves two or three levels of attestations across government departments in both countries for Sri Lanka documents.

Why do you need Sri Lanka certificate attestation and Legalization?

We provide Sri Lanka document legalization or Apostille, for any type of Sri Lanka issued documents for use in any country. However, the process may vary depending on the document and the laws of the origin & destination country. The Sri Lanka Ministry of Foreign Affairs stamp can be replaced by an Apostille, if the origin and destination countries are part of Hague convention 1961. Original certificates required for some countries; a true copy / certified copy would suffice for attestation.

Acceptance or rejection of documents is solely based on discretion of the government authorities concerned. Furthermore, the requirements and processes vary often depending on the government department’s policies, terms and conditions. Please contact our customer service officer for updated fee structure and more information on legalization.

Process & Requirements

The Process of document Attestation, Apostille and legalization services in Sri Lanka:

A proper procedure is applicable for attesting documents in Sri Lanka. Firstly, you need the original copies of the required documents (scanned copies would suffice in some cases) along with a copy of your passport, a declaration form, and power of attorney if applicable. Accordingly, the process of Legalization, Attestation, apostille comprises:

Requirements for attesting Sri Lanka documents
  • Original certificate(s) or scanned copies (in some cases)
  • Valid Passport copy
  • Declaration form
  • Power of Attorney (if required)
Attesting personal documents like birth certificate, marriage certificate in Sri Lanka
  • Legal Translation from Sri Lanka (If necessary)
  • Notary in Sri Lanka
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Sri Lanka or an Apostille
  • Embassy or consulate in Sri Lanka
Attesting educational documents like degree certificate, diploma certificate in Sri Lanka
  • Legal Translation from Sri Lanka (If necessary)
  • Ministry of Education in Sri Lanka
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Sri Lanka or an Apostille
  • Embassy or consulate in Sri Lanka
Attesting commercial documents like incumbency, invoice, memorandum, articles of association in Sri Lanka
  • Concerned authority or Govt. department or Chamber of Commerce in Sri Lanka
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Sri Lanka or an Apostille
  • Embassy or consulate in Sri Lanka
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Example of Sri Lanka certificate attestation or legalization procedure for use in UAE

Certificate attestation or Legalization Procedure of Sri Lanka document, to be used in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Originally issued in Sri Lanka.

Documents of Sri Lanka origin – such as Personal, Educational, and Commercial documents have to be attested from the Ministry of foreign affairs (MOFA) UAE. Prior to the Ministry of foreign affairs UAE, the document needs to be attested by a notary or ministry of education, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and UAE Embassy in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Our Business Service Solutions at Sri Lanka

Apart from Attestation services in Sri Lanka, our work requests extend to other services including:

Verification services in Sri Lanka
  • Identification Verification
  • Birth Certificate Verification 
  • Education Verification
  • Employment Check
  • Criminal Record Verification
  • Address verification
  • Reference verification
  • Global watchlist
  • Due Diligence Test
  • Social Media Check
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  • Apostille Services
  • Certificate Attestation
  • Document Authentication
  • Embassy & Consulate Legalization
  • Apostille from countries part of Hague convention
  • Legalization from various Government departments
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  • Travel Visa Services
  • Travel Insurance Consultants
  • Visa Provisioning Services
  • POS Visa Provisioning Services 
  • Visa Consultant services
PRO & GRO Services in Sri Lanka
  • Corporate PRO services
  • Employee/Staff PRO Services
  • Family/Personal PRO Services
  • Business Trade Support
  • Government Relations
Company Formation Services in Sri Lanka
  • Business setup services
  • Company registration
  • License Assistance
  • Payroll Compliance
  • Incorporation Services
  • Bank Account Opening
Immigration & Citizenship Services in Sri Lanka
  • Permanent Residency
  • Citizenship Application Assistance
  • Immigration Consultant Services
  • Immigration Visa
  • Permanent Resident Visa
Global Mobility Services in Sri Lanka
  • International Relocation
  • Travel Coordination 
  • Travel Insurance 
  • Holiday Insurance
  • Property management 
  • Pet transportation
  • International Car Rental
  • Temporary housing solutions
  • Corporate relocations
  • Airport meet & greet
Business Process Outsourcing Services
  • Employee life cycle management
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Data Management & Integration
  • Human Resources
  • Payroll & Taxes
  • Certifications & Consultation
Business Support Services in Sri Lanka
  • Administrative Support
  • Legal Assistance
  • Business Processes Outsourcing
  • Human resource assistance
  • Project Management
  • Merger & Acquisition
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Why Choose BVS Global?

Let us convince you to choose BVS Global for your Immigration and  document attestation services in Sri Lanka : 

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What Our Clients Say



“BVS Global made the attestation process incredibly easy for my company’s documents. I highly recommend their services to anyone needing document legalization. The staff members were very professional in terms of communication and completion.” 





“I needed my educational certificates attested for my study abroad program, and BVS Global was a lifesaver. They guided me through every step and made sure my documents were ready on time. Their customer service is top-notch!” 





“Moving to a new country can be stressful, but BVS Global’s relocation services took a huge burden off my shoulders. They managed the entire process, from document attestation to visa assistance. I couldn’t be happier with their support.” 



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How we can assist

We offer our experience to make legalization as simple as it can be. our experts are well-trained to handle this process smoothly. In addition to that, they can provide Attestation and Apostille in Sri Lanka after considering the requisite parameters. Furthermore, we provide a comprehensive suite of legalization /Apostille services that include consulate or embassy legalization, Apostille from the member nations of Hague Convention 1961, and attestation from the state governments and ministries. Most importantly, we can manage the attestation of every type of document needed for your international endeavors.

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BVS Global has years of experience in handling attestation of valuable certificates and documents legitimately, keeping in mind the security concerns and customer requirements.

We handle Sri Lanka legalization of Personal Documents such as Birth or Death Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Experience/ Employment, degree Certificate and of Commercial documents such as Articles of association, financial documents, Commercial invoice or Bills of lading.

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Our Frequently Asked Questions

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What documents do I need for the attestation process?

You will need the original certificates (or scanned copies in some cases), a valid passport copy, a declaration form, and a power of attorney if required. Specific requirements may vary depending on the type of document and the destination country.

How long does the attestation process take?

The time frame for document attestation can vary depending on the type of document and the authorities involved. Typically, it can take anywhere from a few days to a few weeks. Contact us for a more precise estimate based on your specific needs.

Can you handle the legalization of commercial documents?

Yes, we handle the attestation and legalization of various commercial documents, including articles of association, financial documents, commercial invoices, and bills of lading. We ensure that all documents are processed according to the relevant regulations and requirements.

What is the difference between attestation and Apostille?

Attestation involves a series of certifications by various authorities, including notary, ministry, and embassy or consulate, to verify the authenticity of a document. Apostille is a simplified form of certification for documents to be used in countries that are part of the Hague Convention. The choice between attestation and Apostille depends on the destination country's requirements.

Do you provide services beyond document attestation?

Yes, in addition to document attestation and Apostille services, we offer a range of other services, including immigration and citizenship assistance, global mobility solutions, visa and travel concierge, verification services, business process outsourcing, and company formation support. Our goal is to provide comprehensive support for all your international needs.