Embassy of Maldives in Colombo


The Maldives Embassy in Sri Lanka is a bilateral mission in Colombo and promotes Maldives interests in Sri Lanka. The embassy of Maldives also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Sri Lanka. The Maldives Embassy in Colombo is headed by Mr Hussain Shihab, High Commissioner of Maldives to Sri Lanka.


Maldivian High Commission in Colombo, Sri Lanka 25, Melbourne Avenue Colombo 4 Sri Lanka


(+94) 11- 5516302 / 3 (+94) 11-2587827


(+94) 11-2581200






Mr Hussain Shihab, High Commissioner

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Sri Lanka require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Maldives embassy in Colombo you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for Maldives

For all Maldives visa related matters contact the embassy in Colombo before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.maldiveshighcom.lk ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+94) 11- 5516302 / 3 (+94) 11-2587827 or email info@maldiveshighcom.lk

Consulates of Maldives in Sri Lanka

Next to the embassy in Colombo there could be additional Maldives consulates located in Sri Lanka.

Please check below for the locations of the Maldives consulates in Sri Lanka.

Maldives Consulates in Sri Lanka

Next to the embassy in Colombo, Maldives has consulates in the following cities: (if there are no cities mentioned here that means that Maldives does not have any consulates located in Sri Lanka ).

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Maldives Embassy in Colombo offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Sri Lanka to Maldives as wel as for Maldives citizens in Sri Lanka. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, Maldives nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.