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Diplomatic & Official Visits
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 and Official

Not exceeding 30 days within 60 days period
 

News & Events

Foreign Nationals are not allowed to enter Sri Lanka until 07.04.2020, 2359hrs

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 07.04.2020, 2359hrs (Local time in Sri Lanka)


 
Suspension of issuence 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


 
Extension of Sri Lankan Visa due to spread of COVID-19 virus

Due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus in the country, the validity period of all types of Visas issued to all foreigners who are currently residing in Sri Lanka have been further extended untill 12th May 2020.





 

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