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Pay attention to the following particulars, when filling 10, 11, 21 and 22 of the Police Clearance Certificate Request Application.
11. If you use a different name in the passport other than the one in the National Identity Card, complete the section ‘Applicant’s Name in full as appear in the Passport’ using that name.
21. Should only mention the time period remained in Sri Lanka. (Except the time spent abroad)
Furnishing the above particulars correctly will help issue the clearance certificate within 14 working days.
22. If only the applicant requesting for the Clearance Certificate is abroad, the application completed by the applicant putting the signature as appearing on the passport should be obtained by post and a relative mentioned under No. 22 may submit the application to the office at Olcott Mawatha, Colombo 11.
i) National Identity Card and two clear photocopies of the NIC
ii) The valid Passport and two clear photocopies of the said passport
iii) As the certificate is sent by registered post, a self-addressed and stamped 9x4 envelope should be furnished
iv) If you require a clearance certificate for the name other than the one in the National Identity Card, you should produce the original copy of the affidavit attested by an attorney-at-law or a justice of peace (only for the applicants living abroad)
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