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Extension of Visas for the Foreigners in Sri Lanka

This is further to the previous notice released by the Department of Immigration and Emigration on 24.04.2020 with regard to the extension of visas for the Foreigners residing in Sri Lanka.

Please be informed that, the validity period of all types of Visas had been extended for another period of 30 days with effect from 12th May 2020 to 11th June 2020.

Having considered the above, you are kindly requested to proceed as advised below.

1.    All the applicants are hereby advise to pay the relevant visa fee and get the visa endorsed in the Passport by securing an appointment via the below mentioned link on or before 11th June 2020. All the visas which expire between March 7th to June 11th 2020, will be exempted from charging overstay penalty.
https://eservices.immigration.gov.lk/vs

2.    Those who possess due Appointment Notice are only be permitted to enter the Department. Please be noted that a limited number of appointments will be given per day and the applicants shall be present at the Department 15 min prior to the allocated time. If an applicant unable to present at the given time, the appointment become invalid after 10 min of grace period. In such circumstances, the applicants shall not be allowed to enter the Department premises and shall obtain a new appointment.

3.    If you have any query in this regard, please contact our officials through following modes.

Email:

For Visit Visas:
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For Residence Visas:
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Telephone:  0707101050 (Between 9.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. only)

4.    Due to the unavoidable circumstances, if Government imposed curfew on the date which you have obtained the appointment, please do not visit the Department, instead please drop an email to the aforementioned email addresses attaching your “Appointment Notice”. You will be facilitated with a new appointment in due course.


5.    Further, if you intend to leave the island during the aforementioned period; your journey will be also facilitated by paying the relevant visa fee at the Airport.

This notice is issued as per the instructions of the Controller General of Immigration and Emigration.


 

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