e-Populations Register Maintenance and Operations

e-Populations Register Maintenance and Operations project would build and maintain the legal and authenticated population register (people hub) for the country as a single window service for citizens and ‘Integrated Service Delivery’ for Government. The system developed for citizens, divisional secretariats and the Registrar General’s Department would be a comprehensive electronic population register, accessed by stakeholders with different privilege levels. This project initiated in 2016 is expected to be complete by 2017.



• build a consolidated set of basic information of every citizen of Sri Lanka
• issue a unique personal identification number called Sri Lanka Identification number (SLIN) at birth for all citizens
• create an efficient and reliable life events (Birth, Marriage and Death) registration system
• share information with the government institutions which uses the Population Register