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Visa Fees

Penalties for overstay

A foreigner staying in Sri Lanka without a valid visa will be charged US $ 500 penalty in addition to the visa fee.

Visa Class Fee US Dollar (US $)
(For a year or part thereof)
Residence Visa - 1
  1. For Investors
  2. For Employees
  3. For Students
  4. For Medical Visa
  5. Non-government institutions
  6. For Religious Worker Visa
  7. For the spouse of the above person
  8. For the dependent children of the above person
200
Residence Visa - 2
  1. any person whose citizenship of Sri Lanka has been ceased under sections 19, 20 or 21 of the Citizenship Act
  2. For the spouse of the above person
  3. For the dependent children of the above person
100
Residence Visa - 3
  1. any person who has been registered as an Indian Citizen under section 13 of the Indo- Ceylon Agreement
  2. For the spouse of the above person
  3. For the dependent children of the above person
100
Residence Visa - 4

For clergy

Free
Residence Visa - 5
  1. For a foreign spouse who is married to a Sri Lankan citizen
  2. Dependent children of the non-Sri Lankan spouse
Free
Residence Visa - 6 For a non-Sri Lankan spouse of a demised Sri Lankan who has not remarried (With the approval for employment) 100
Residence Visa - 7 For a non-Sri Lankan spouse of a Sri Lankan citizen who is living in Sri Lanka continuously for not less than ten years (with the approval for employment) 100
Residence Visa - 8 For a non-Sri Lankan spouse of a Sri Lankan citizen who has children below eighteen years (with the approval for employment) 100
Visit Visa Tourist Purpose(Visit – Tourist) Online On arrival
For first 30 Days

South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries.

(Electronic Travel Authorization - ETA)
(For first 30 Days )

20 25
For first 30 Days

Any country other than a SAARC Country.

(Electronic Travel Authorization - ETA)
(For first 30 Days )

35 40
30 Days To 90 Days

For the following designated countries

Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Netherlands, Poland, Italy, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Spain, Greece, Sweden, Hungary, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, United States of America, Canada, Japan, Switzerland, Norway, Portugal, Slovenia, Estonia, Mauritius, Iceland, and Cuba

(After thirty days up to ninety days)

Online From the Head Office
100 100
90 Days to 180 Days

For United States of America

(After Ninety days up to Hundred and Eighty days)

- Free
30 Days To 90 Days

For Singapore, Maldives, Seychelles, and Czech Republic

(After Thirty days up to Ninety days)

- Free
30 Days To 90 Days

For any country other than a designated country, United States of America, Singapore, Maldives, Seychelles, and Czech Republic

(After Thirty days up to Ninety days)

- 60
90 Days To 180 Days

For any country other than United States of America

(After Ninety days up to Hundred and Eighty days)

- 150
180 Days to 270 Days

For any country (after Hundred and Eighty days up to Two Hundred and Seventy days)

- 200
ETA

Business Purposes Online On arrival

Online Business Purposes Online On arrival
(Up to Thirty days)

For South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation (SAARC) countries (Electronic Travel Authority) (ETA)

30 40
(Up to Thirty days)

Any country other than a SAARC Country

(Electronic Travel Authority) (ETA)

40 50
30 Days to 180 Days

For United States of America (after Thirty days up to Hundred and Eighty days

(Extension can be done only at Head office)

100
30 Days to 90 Days

For any country other than United States of America (after Thirty days up to Ninety days)

(Extension can be done only at Head office)

100
90 Days to 180 Days

For any country other than United States of America (after Ninety days up to Hundred and Eighty days)

(Extension can be done only at Head office)

200
To extend the tourist visa after 30 days by visiting the head office of the Department of Immigration and Emigration, or through the website https://eservices.immigration.gov.lk/vs
Transit Visa

For all countries

Free
Download the Extraordinary Gazette Notification No. 2241/37 at the following extension for more details.http://documents.gov.lk/files/egz/2021/8/2241-37_E.pdf
 

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Special Notice

The Regional Offices (Matara, Kandy, vavuniya, Kurunegala of the Department of Immigration and Emigration will be reopen from tomorrow (15/09/2021) to issue passports under normal service.

The Head office issue  passports only under one day service.


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