New National Identity Card with the title of “Moulavi” /”Moulaviyya”
On the request of the Department of Muslim Religious and Cultural Affairs, the Department of Registration of Persons has agreed to issue new National Identity Card , with the title of “Moulavi” (Male) /”Moulaviyya” (Female) for the religious scholars who have qualified as Moulavi/Moulaviyya and passed out from the Registered Arabic Colleges in Sri Lanka.
The Moulavi/Moulaviyyas who are eligible to apply for National Identity Card with the title of “Moulavi”/ “Moulaviyya” are kindly requested to submit all required documents along with application to get the necessary certificate issued by this Department for the issuance of new National Identity Card by the Department of Registration of Persons.
It should be noted that this Department has not issued any Moulavi Identity Cards after 2018.
The Moulavi/Moulaviyya who has already got Moulavi Identy Card issued by Department of Muslim Religious & Cultural Affairs are kindly informed such Identity Cards are no more valid and that they should apply for a new NIC as per the above procedure, if they would be interested in applying for new NIC with the title of “Moulavi/Moulaviyya”.
For more details, please visit our website https://muslimaffairs.gov.lk or contact Mr Shiyam Mohamed, Development Officer of the Religious Affairs Division of this Department on 0112667909 Ext. 205.
Department of Muslim Religious and Cultural Affairs