The Ministry of Higher Education, Technology and Innovations introduced a new online leave application/approval system for the purpose of applying overseas leave for all Academic, Administrative, Academic Support and Non-Academic staff of all state Universities. Accordingly, the Online Overseas Leave System was implemented at the University of Colombo from 16th December 2019 onwards.


  1. If you already have an account, log-in to the system using the above “Log-in” button and if you do not have an account, register in the system by clicking on the “Register” button.
  2. Complete your profile by filling all required fields and click on “Submit”
  3. Once you have registered in the system, you will receive an email with your account credentials.
  4. If you wish to reset your account credentials, Click on “Forgot Password” and enter your NIC and the email. The new password will be sent to your email.


  1. Log-in to the system and click on the “New Leave Request” button.
  2. Fill the required details and upload required attachments in PDF format and submit the leave.
  3. Log in to the system to check for updates on the leave request and remarks on a timely basis.
  4. Once your leave is approved by the Ministry of Higher Education, you will receive an email with relevant information


Academic Establishments Division
Senior Assistant Registrar
Telephone: +94 11 2559893/ +94 11 2559619/ +94 11 2588244
Fax: +94 11 2588244

Non-Academic Establishments Division
Senior Assistant Registrar
Telephone: +94 11 2588244/2158040
Fax: +94 11 2588244