The Embassy is authorized to register a death of a Sri Lankan citizen, who passes away in the United Arab Emirates under Section 07 of the Consular Function Act.

The application for registration of death should be made within three months of such death.  

Application for registration of a death may be made after three months, but within one year of such death, and in exceptional circumstances with a written submission by the NOK of the deceased, concerned party/parties reasoning for late registration.

APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION OF A DEATH CAN BE MADE BY

  • The nearest relative of the deceased, who was present at the time of death,
  • A relative of the deceased who reside in the country, where the death occurred,
  • If there is no such relative, any person who was present at the time of the death,
  • The landlord of the house where the death occurred,
  • The doctor in charge of the hospital where the death occurred,
  • If there is no such person who takes action to dispose of the body of the deceased.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS FOR REGISTRATION OF A DEATH

  • Duly filled Declaration of Death (Registration B 11 or Registration B 15 Form) as applicable by the informant.
  • Original Death Certificate issued by the Health Authority of Abu Dhabi/Al Ain, UAE together with its English/Arabic translation attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of UAE.
  • Original passport of the deceased after cancellation of residence visa in UAE.
  • Visa cancellation paper issued by the UAE Immigration Department.
  • A copy of the Emirates Identity Card.
  • A copy of the Labour Identity Card cancellation paper.
  • A copy of the Police Report, if applicable.
  • A copy of the Birth certificate of the deceased.
  • Any other documents as required by the Embassy.

FEES/OTHER CHARGES FOR REGISTRATION OF A DEATH

Death Registration AED 75/-

DOWNLOAD DOCUMENTS

  • Declaration of Death-Registration B 11 Form
  • Declaration of Death- Registration B 15 Form