Sri Lanka Visa Requirements
All nationalities require a visa to enter Sri Lanka.
Your visa application must be submitted to the Ministry of Emigration and Immigration via the online ETA (Electronic Travel Authorisation) prior to departure.
To apply for your ETA visit www.eta.gov.lk
This is a simple process and requires no additional documents. You must fill in the required information and once the visa is approved, you will be notified with an ETA approval within 24 hours.
For the purposes of completing this form you can use the following hotel address, which is often our group tour start hotel:
OZO HOTEL, Clifford Place Colombo
Tel:+94 11 2 555570
The cost of the visa is USD $50, paid online during the ETA process.
Visa Fee Exemption:
The Government of Sri Lanka have introduced a visa fee exemption scheme for citizens of 48 countries, effective 1 August 2019 to 30th April 2020 when the Government will review the progress of the project and potentially continue to offer this for a further 6 months. For a full list of visa fee exempt countries please visit: https://mailchi.mp/544266114c42/sri-lanka-visa-fee-exemption-for-selected-countries?e=a5522c85f4
The Visa issued will be a Double-Entry Tourists Visa applicable for 30 days from the date of arrival to Sri Lanka.