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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 here

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 here

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.

 

News & Events

ETA charges has been revised

ETA charges has been revised from 28/12/2015 onwards. More information http://www.eta.gov.lk


 
Spokesman of Department of Immigration and Emigration

Deputy Controller (Computer) Mr. A. H. Lakshan De Zoysa (SLAS I)   has been appointed as the  Spokesman of Department of Immigration and Emigration.


 
NOTICE FOR RESIDENCE VISA APPLICANTS

All categories of residence visa applicants should complete and handover the “Photo Capture Paper” along with the residence visa application and relevant documents with effect from 18th of March 2015.  This is a mandatory requirement.
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Controller (Visa & Border Management)          
Department of Immigration & Emigration
Sri Lanka.


 
An Another Great Achievement

Department of Immigration and Emigration has achieved Quality  Management Certificate from the Sri Lanka Standards Institution in accordance with the requirements of ISO 9001:2008 / SLS ISO 9001:2008.

(Certificate No.   QSC 07283)


 
Registration of Photo Studios

Department of Immigration and Emigration has made arrangements to issue the Sri Lankan passport with a photograph of international standards. Applications are called from the studios which have fulfilled basic requirements to undertake the aforesaid task, to be registered under this department.

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