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Sri Lankan Diplomatic & Official passport holders are privileged to obtain on arrival gratis visa (Free of charge basis) for the following countries for their official and private visits.
Country Type of Passport
Duration of the Visa period
Socialist Republic of Vietnam Diplomatic, Official 90 Days
Republic of Cuba Diplomatic
90 Days
Republic of Indonesia Diplomatic, Official, Service 30 Days
Union of Myanmar Diplomatic, Official, Service 30 Days
Islamic Republic of Pakistan Diplomatic, Official 30 Days
Federative Republic of Brazil Diplomatic, Official, Service 90 Days
Republic of Chile Diplomatic, Official 90 Days
Republic of Seychelles Diplomatic, Official, Ordinary
60 days at each visit and cumulative duration of 90 days in a year
Peoples Republic of China (PRC) Diplomatic, Official, Service, Public Affairs
30 days
Kingdom of Thailand Diplomatic, Official 90 days
Republic of Kenya Diplomatic, Official 30 days
Republic of Belarus Diplomatic, Official 30 days
Islamic Republic of Iran Diplomatic, Official, Service 30 days
Republic of Maldives Diplomatic, Official, Ordinary Exemption of Ninety days Visa fee
Republic of Singapore Diplomatic, Official, Ordinary 30 days
Republic of India Diplomatic, Official 30 days
Russian Federation Diplomatic, Official, Service 30 days
Republic of Philippines
Diplomatic, Official 30 days
Government of Georgia Diplomatic, Official / Service Not exceeding 90 days in any 180 days period
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Valid passport holders of HKSAR

30 days
Republic of Kazakhastan

Diplomatic, Service

30 days
Republic of Romania

Diplomatic

Not exceeding 90 days in any 180 days period
Bangladesh

Diplomatic, Official

30 days
Ukraine

Diplomatic, Service or Official

Not exceeding 30 days within 60 days period
 

News & Events

Establishment of the Regional Office, Kurunegala in new building

Department of Immigration and Emigration

Establishment of the Regional Office, Kurunegala in another building

The Regional Office, Kurunegala of this Department located at No. 129, Dambulla Road, Kurunegala is scheduled to be established at No. 95, Negombo Road, Kurunegala from Monday, 05thOctober 2020.

Hence, it is kindly informed that all the work done by the Kurunegala Regional Office will be done at the new work place.Since the computer system installed in the old office will be installed in the new building on 02nd October 2020 (Friday), It is further informed that Kurunegala Regional Office will not be open to the general public only on that day.

 

 

Controller General
Department of Immigration and Emigration


 
Foreign Nationals are not allowed to enter Sri Lanka until further notice

All types of Visas already granted to all foreign nationals and not arrived to Sri Lanka yet, have been temporarily suspended. They will not be allowed to enter Sri Lanka until further notice.


 
Suspension of issuance of Visas in Sri Lanka due to the COVID – 19 Outbreak

All types of Visa issuance to enter Sri Lanka for all countries have been temporarily suspended


 

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