General Information for Sri Lankans

General Instructions

Every Sri Lankan citizen expecting to obtain services from the Embassy

should provide the following compulsory documents along with the documents required for the relevant purpose:

1. National Passport
2. Original of the visa/residence permit/refugee status certificate
3. Letter of Request

Last modified on 02/03/2020

Visa Notice

The Immigration and Emigration Department of Sri Lanka has shifted from its Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) visa program to the New eVisa scheme, with effect from April 17, 2024. The ETA website was disconnected on April 16, 2024.
Accordingly, all eligible nationalities planning to enter Sri Lanka via air or sea, for the purpose of tourism, business and transit, should visit the "Official Sri Lanka eVisa Website" through the weblink to apply for their online visa to Sri Lanka.
The Official Sri Lanka eVisa Website, is the only authorized website of the Department of Immigration and Emigration of Sri Lanka from April 17,2024, 00:00 hrs.