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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

30 days
Bangladesh

Diplomatic, Official

30 days
 

News & Events

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

Please kindly be informed, due to the account finalizing at end of the year, applications accepting time will be over from 12.00 noon on 2017/12/29.

We sincerely apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Department of Immigration and Emigration
“Suhurupaya”
Battramulla


 
Change of Contact Number on Photo Studio Registration

Please be informed that the contact number 011 5731028 will be changed to 011 5329313 with effect from 29.12.2016. The current number 011 5731028 will not operate thereafter. For any information and queries on photo studio registration and operation contact us on 011 5329313.


 
ETA charges has been revised

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


 
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.

Click to Register


 

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