LAWS ON MARRYING A FOREIGNER TO BE RELAXED

Restrictions on marrying a foreigner to be relaxed

 

Sri Lanka is planning on relaxing the restrictions on all marriages between Sri Lankans and foreigners.

P. S. P. Abeywardena, the country’s Registrar General noted that Circular No:-18/2021 on registration of Marriages between Foreigners and Sri Lankans will be abolished.

According to this circular, a Health Declaration is necessary for the confirmation of the health conditions from the relevant foreign national.

In addition, a Security Clearance Report indicating the foreign national has not been convicted of any offence is also necessary, as per the circular.