Department of Immigration and Emigration (DIE) levy approval service

Details and Key benefits of service

An approval from the Immigration and Emigration Department of Sri Lanka (DIE) is mandatory in order to transport Sri Lankan passports to UK Visas and Immigration Office in Chennai for visa processing.

Documents required for DIE clearance

  • The DIE levy request form to be completed if you wish to obtain the DIE approval through VFS Global.
  • Copy of current passport bio data and observations pages
  • Birth certificate copy for children under 16
  • No objection letter from parents for children under 16

Eligibility to use service

All applicants will require DIE clearance before they send their passport and supporting documents to Chennai to be accessed.

How does one apply?

Applicants can obtain this approval directly from DIE office before they submit their visa application to VFS Global

Applicants can obtain this service at the visa application centre when coming to submit the application

Documents required for DIE clearance

  • The DIE levy request form to be completed if you wish to obtain the DIE approval through VFS Global.
  • Copy of current passport bio data and observations pages
  • Birth certificate copy for children under 16
  • No objection letter from parents for children under 16

You can also purchase this at selected Visa Application Centres