SRI LANKA HOLIDAYS WITH LEISURE TOURS

Sri Lanka Visa Requirements

Visiting for tourism purposes

Please visit http://www.eta.gov.lk
For a Short Visit to Sri Lanka, travellers should obtain an ETA.
The issuing authority of the ETA is the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Persons intending to visit Sri Lanka can apply for ETA online. In addition to this option, an applicant may also go for one of the alternative options.

ETA application can be submitted using one of the following options:

  • By the applicant
  • By Third party
  • At Sri Lanka Overseas Missions
  • At the head office of the Department of Immigration and Emigration (DI&E), Colombo
  • On arrival at the port of entry in Sri Lanka

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How can I renew my tourist visa?

Every bona-fide tourist who enters Sri Lanka within the period of the landing permit granted by the Immigration officials at the port of entry can apply for a visa extension before the expiry of the visa. Two (02) months extension beyond 30 days shall be granted at the Department of Immigration Emigration (Head Office). However further extension shall only be considered with valid reasons. This restriction will not be applicable to Ex-Sri Lankans.

Where can I get a tourist visa renewal Application Form ?

  1. Head office of the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Colombo.
  2. Download printable versions of the Application Forms

What are the other conditions applicable to renewal of my tourist visa ?

Your intended stay in Sri Lanka should end at least two months before the expiry date of your travel document.

How can I renew my Business Purpose Visa ? Applications for the extension of all visas should be made to the Department of Immigration and Emigration Head Office.

Where can I get a Business Purpose Visa renewal application form ?

  1. Head office of the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Colombo.
  2. Download printable versions of the Application Forms

What are the other conditions applicable to renewal of my Business Purpose Visa ?

In order to extend your visa necessary documentary proof has to be submitted by the relevant Sri Lankan Company/ Agency / Institution etc.. Your intended stay in Sri Lanka should end at least two months before the expiry date of your travel document.