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Consular services are the range of assistance and support provided by a country's consulates and embassies to its citizens and foreign nationals. These services typically include issuing passports and visas, offering assistance to citizens abroad in emergencies or legal matters, providing notarial services, and facilitating diplomatic relations between countries. Consular officials play a crucial role in safeguarding the interests and well-being of their citizens while promoting international cooperation and diplomacy.

Passport Outsourcing

Forsiter Global Services offers a comprehensive solution for managing the passport application and issuance process. By leveraging our expertise and efficient systems, consular offices can streamline passport services, including application intake, document verification, and issuance. Our reliable and secure processes ensure accurate and timely passport services for applicants.

Consular Assistance Programs

When unforeseen events such as accidents, natural disasters, medical emergencies or civil unrest occur during a foreign citizen's journey in Sri Lanka, Forsiter is able to step in to offer timely and reliable assistance on behalf of the foreign national’s government. Through our network of experienced professionals and strategic partnerships with local authorities and service providers, Forsiter is equipped to handle a wide range of emergency situations effectively.

i. Medical Emergencies

In case of a medical emergency by a foreign citizen in Sri Lanka, Forsiter Global Services is able to act on behalf of a Diplomatic Mission to ensure the foreign citizen receives the required local assistance. Our network of medical experts can provide guidance on suitable decisions to be taken, while our field staff can liaise with the foreign citizen, ensuring all their needs are met and with the representatives of diplomatic missions, providing regular updates and communications.

ii. Legal Emergencies

In case of emergencies arisen due to issues of a legal and law enforcement nature, Forsiter Global Service is able to liaise with the Diplomatic Missions to provide the required support to the foreign citizen with our network of lawyers specialized in diverse fields. In case of detention of a foreign national, our field staff is able to provide the necessary support, visiting the detainee and providing required assistance.

iii. Travel Emergencies

Forsiter's commitment to professionalism, rapid response and cultural sensitivity ensures that foreign citizens facing travel-related emergencies in Sri Lanka receive immediate and effective support. By acting as a reliable bridge on behalf of the Diplomatic Mission, between travelers and local institutions such as Airlines, Hotels, Travel Agents, Airport Authorities etc.

iv. Assistance with the repatriation of human remains

Forsiter is able to serve as a trusted ally to Diplomatic Missions, offering comprehensive assistance in navigating all local formalities when dealing with the unfortunate demise of a foreign national in Sri Lanka. From the moment the need arises, Forsiter takes charge of the entire process, starting with the delicate task of repatriating the human remains back to the home country. With meticulous attention to detail, Forsiter oversees all documentation formalities, ensuring they are completed efficiently and in accordance with local regulations. By providing this invaluable support, Forsiter allows Diplomatic Missions to focus on providing solace and support to the bereaved family during their time of loss. Their expertise in handling these challenging circumstances with compassion and professionalism ensures that every step of the process is handled with utmost care and consideration.