Registrar General’s Department is responsible for the registration of birth, deaths and marriage. The entry records are maintained manually and are not readily accessible to other government agencies, thus resulting in a duplication of effort, time and costs. e-population is introduced to achieve objectives of issuing a unique personal identification Number (PIN) at birth for all citizens, building a consolidated set of basic information of every citizen of Sri Lanka, creating an efficient and reliable life events registration system, increasing the information sharing with government institutions using the population Register, providing more extensive analytical capability in relation to demographics and health statistics and increasing in coverage of recording life events. While e- population system fulfilling these objectives it gives the benefits to ensure accuracy of data from parent’s confirmation, perform searching and issuance of certificate copies from any Divisional Secretary Office, reduced need of translations, usable even in foreign countries, maintain current information of citizens, share information of citizens between the institutions.


Issues related to Land ownership has been longstanding barrier for utilization of Land as a tool for generating capital. Delays in this search due to difficulties to access registers lengthy searches and lack of space to work in land Registries has been an obstacle for the program. Hence  the objectives of e Land Register is to provide a solution to the above issues and to ensure convenient access to land registers ,registration information, facilitate development of pedigree information while the safety of documents and providing a speedy and more convenient and economical service to General Public and other government organizations, Elevating the position of Sri Lanka in the doing business indicator by improving access to land registration information is also an important objective of this program.


Issuing certified copies of Birth, Death and Marriage entries to the public is one of the main function of registrar General’s Department and   these copies are issued upon the request of public. However  the manual searching is hard when the essential particulars are not know by the applicant such as exact Number, Date or even the period of the event under goes. To avoid this time consuming searches the e-BMD project is introduced. Main objectives of this program is maintain database, issuing of certificate through the system and sharing information of registered birth, death and marriages with other government agencies. Other than that the program benefited to develop an information database, conduct speedy searches, speedy issue of certified copies and decentralize issuing certified copies by installing database in Divisional Level offices.


Issues related to Land ownership has been longstanding barriers for utilization of Land while difficulties of manual access of registers have been an obstacle. Title registration to Sri Lanka is introduced, to provide stronger and clear land ownership with the view of improving land utilization and development and to avoid unnecessary dispute due to land ownership or boundaries. Computer based Land information System is supporting better land management and issue of Government ensured title certificate. Hence convenient, easy speedy and efficient transaction can be produced to the public.


Registrar General's Department

Denzil Kobbekaduwa Mawatha,
Sri Lanka.

+94 112 889 488 - 489