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Residence Visa

A Residence Visa is a permit for a non-Sri Lankan to obtain residence facilities for special purposes.  It is issued to persons of non-Sri Lankan nationality to whom it has been decided to extend residence facilities for the purpose that mentioned in the particular residence visa category, in circumstances where the prescribed authority is satisfied that their stay in Sri Lanka and the pursuit of their vocations are not prejudicial to the best interests of the population. 

Important

To obtain a Residence Visa, it is necessary to arrive in Sri Lanka on an Entry Visa issued by a Sri Lankan Mission abroad with the concurrence of the Controller General of Immigration and Emigration.  The fact that you wish to apply for Sri Lankan Residence Visa has to be mentioned when obtaining the entry visa and necessary supporting documents has to be submitted.

Visit Visas will not be considered for conversion into following 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 9 categories of Residence visa

 

Employment Category

  1. Project Professional personnel whose services are required for projects approved by the governmnet and their dependents

  2. Expatriate personnel employed in projects under Board of Investment (BOI) of Sri Lanka and their dependents

     

    Where can I obtain a Residence visa application form?

     

    • Head office of the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Colombo Head Office.
    • Download printable versions of the Application Forms here

    How can I submit my Residence visa application?

    You can submit your visa application to the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Colombo.

    What are the documents I need to submit with my Residence visa application?

    BOI

    • BOI certificate
    • Request Letter from the representing Company/Institute
    • BOI Agreement
    • Company Registration certificate
    • Details of the Board of Directors of the Company
    • Article of Association of the Company
    • Recommendation from BOI
    • A copy of the Bio Data Page of applicant’s passport
    • Health Protection plan (Can get through the www.health.gov.lk/IHU)
    • Passport/s

    Project

    • Project Office Request
    • Recommendation of Line Ministry OR Recommendation of Dept. of External Resources
    • Agreement of Project
    • A copy of the Bio Data Page of Your passport
    • Passports

    What are the fees applicable to my Residence visa?

    Please click here for information about Visa Fees

    What is the validity period of my Residence visa?

    Your residence visa is valid for one year or time period recommended by the respective authority. It can be renewed annually

    How can I renew my Residence visa?

    Applications for the extension should be made to the Department of Immigration and Emigration, Battaramulla.

    Where can I get a Residence visa renewal Application Form?

    • Head office of the Department of Immigration and Emigration, Colombo Head Office.
    • Download printable versions of the Application Forms here

    What are the other conditions applicable to renewal of my Residence visa?

    Your intended stay in Sri Lanka should end at least two months before the expiry date of your travel document.

  3. Personnel employed at Banks and their dependents

    Where can I obtain a Residence visa application form?

    • Head office of the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Battaramulla.
    • Download printable versions of the Application Forms here

    How can I submit my Residence visa application?

    You can submit visa application to the Department of Immigration and Emigration, Colombo.

    What are the documents I need to submit with my Residence visa application?

    • Bank Request
    • Recommendation of Central Bank of Sri Lanka
    • A copy of the Bio Data Page of applicant’s passport
    • Health Protection plan (Can get through the www.health.gov.lk/IHU)
    • Passports

    What are the fees applicable to my Residence visa?

    Please click here for information about visa fees

    What is the validity period of my Residence visa?

    Your residence visa is valid for one year or period recommended by the respective authority. It can be renewed annually

    How can I renew my Residence visa?

    Applications for the extension should be made to the Department of Immigration and Emigration.

    Where can I get a Residence visa renewal Application Form?

    • Head office of the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Colombo.
    • Download printable versions of the Application Forms here

    What are the other conditions applicable to renewal of my Residence visa?

    Your intended stay in Sri Lanka should end at least two months before the expiry date of your travel document.

  4. Personnel employ in a Private Sector Company and their dependents

    Where can I obtain a Residence visa application form?

    • Head office of the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Colombo.
    • Download printable versions of the Application Forms here

    How can I submit my Residence visa application?

    You can submit visa application to the Department of Immigration and Emigration, Colombo.

    What are the documents I need to submit with my Residence visa application?

    • Request Letter from the representing Company/Institute
    • Company Registration Certificate
    • Details of the Board of Directors of the Company
    • Article of Association of the Company
    • Recommendation from the Line Ministry
    • A copy of the Bio Data Page of applicant’s passport
    • Health Protection plan (Can get through the www.health.gov.lk/IHU)
    • Passport/s
       
    • Memorandum of association & Article of association
    • Recommendation of Line Ministry
    • A copy of the Bio Data Page of Your passport
    • Health Protection plan (Can get through the www.health.gov.lk/IHU)

    What are the fees applicable to my Residence visa ?

     Please click here for information about visa fees

    What is the validity period of my Residence visa?

    Your residence visa is valid for one year or time period recommended by the respective authority.It can be renewed annually.

    How can I renew my Residence visa?

    Applications for the extension should be made to the Department of Immigration and Emigration with the recommendation of the respective Line Ministry.

    Where can I get a Residence visa renewal Application Form?

    •  Head office of the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Colombo.
    •  Download printable versions of the Application Forms here

    What are the other conditions applicable to renewal of my Residence visa?

    Your intended stay in Sri Lanka should end at least two months before the expiry date of your travel document.

Investor Category

Who desires to invest monetary capital in Sri Lanka

What are the categories of Investor Visa and conditions?

  1. Golden Paradise Visa
    Applicable For:
    Applicant, Spouse and Dependents
    Visa Fee: USD 200 per year
     
      Minimum Investment Period
    Golden Paradise visa Deposit minimum of USD 200,000 in any commercial bank recognized by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka
    (Invertors may withdraw upto 50% of the minimum investment after completion of the 1st year from the date of issuance of the Golden Paradise Visa  )
    10 years

    Click here for more details
     
  2. Direct Investments
    Applicable For:
    Applicant, Spouse and Dependents –
    Assistants, Cooks, Caregivers (Monthly Remittance -1500 USD per person)
    Recommending Authority: Relevant Line Ministry /Board of Investment of Sri Lanka (BOI)
    Visa Fee: USD 200 per year

     
      Minimum Investment Period
    Direct Investments USD 300,000 5 years
    USD 500,000 10 years

     

  3. Investment in a Condominium Property
    Visa Fee: USD 200 per year

      Minimum Investment Period Allowed Persons
    Individuals
    Condominium property
    (Urban areas)
    USD 200,000 10 years Applicant, Spouse & Dependents
    Condominium property
    (Urban areas)
    USD 150,000 5 years and Extendable Applicant, Spouse & Dependents
    Condominium property
    (Suburbs areas)
    USD 75,000 5 years and Extendable Applicant, Spouse & Dependents
    Applicant Company
    Condominium property
    (Urban areas)
    1. One condominium of USD 500,000
    2. Two or more condominium units, each valued above USD 150,000 and total should be minimum of USD 500,000
    5 years 4 Directors and their Spouses and Dependents
    Condominium property
    (Suburbs areas)
    Two or more condominium units, each valued above USD 75,000 and total should be minimum of USD 500,000 5 years 4 Directors and their Spouses and Dependents

    Step 1
    Registration of the Condominium property by the developer for the visa purpose.
    Please download the relevant application here (Form 3)
    The developer of the Condominium property should submit this application to the Department of Immigration and Emigration with a request letter.

    Step 2
    Individual Applicant / Applicant Company ( Who purchase the individual condominium unit) should  submit the application with the following documents.

    1. Dully filled Residence Visa application (Please download the application here )
    2. Applicant’s self declaration (Please download the application)
        Form 1  (for individual applicant)
        Form 2 (for applicant company)
    3. Certified copy of the Deed and Original Deed
    4. Title Report and Valuation Report or Form 04 filled by the Land Registry
     
  4. Investments in Treasury Bonds, Treasury Bills, Sri Lanka Development Bonds
    Applicable for:
    Applicant, Spouse and Dependents
    Assistants, Cooks, Caregivers (Monthly Remittance -1500 USD per person)
    Recommending Authority: Central Bank of Sri Lanka
    Visa Fee: USD 200 per year

     

      Minimum Investment Period
    Treasury Bonds, Treasury Bills, Sri Lanka Development Bonds USD 250,000 5 years
    USD 400,000 10 years
  5. Investments in Sri Lanka share market
    Applicable for:
     Applicant, Spouse and Dependents
    Assistants, Cooks, Caregivers (Monthly Remittance -1500 USD per person)
    Recommending Authority: Central Bank of Sri Lanka/Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka (SEC)
    Visa Fee:  USD 200 per year

      Minimum Investment Period
    Invest in Sri Lanka share market USD 100,000 05 years
    USD 200,000 10 years

    Where can I obtain a Residence visa application form?
     
    • Head office of the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Colombo.
    • Download printable versions of the Application Forms here
       
    How can I submit my Residence visa application?

    You can submit visa application to the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Colombo. 

    What are the documents I need to submit with my Residence visa application?
     
    • Recommendation of Board of Investment (BOI) and/or Line Ministry
    • Request Letter from the representing Company/Institute
    • BOI Agreements
    • Company Registration Certificate
    • Details of the Board of Directors of the Company
    • Article of Association of the Company
    • A copy of the Bio Data Page of applicant’s passport
    • Passport/s
     
    What are the fees applicable to my Residence visa?

    Please click here for information about visa fees

    What is the validity period of my Residence visa?

    Your residence visa is valid for one year or time period recommended by the line Ministry/BOI. It can be renewed.

    How can I renew my Residence visa?

    Applications for the extension should be made to the Department of Immigration and Emigration with the recommendation of the respective BOI and/or Line Ministry.

    Where can I get a Residence visa renewal Application Form?
     
    • Head office of the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Colombo.
    • Download printable versions of the Application Forms here
       
    What are the other conditions applicable to renewal of my Residence visa?  

    Your intended stay in Sri Lanka should end at least two months before the expiry date of your travel document.

Members of the Clergy / Religious Workers

Where can I obtain a Residence visa application form?

  • Head office of the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Colombo.
  • Download printable versions of the Application Forms here

How can I submit my Residence visa application?

You can submit visa application to the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Colombo.

What are the documents I need to submit with my Residence visa application?

  • Request letter from Religious Organization
  • Recommendation of Line Ministry
  • A copy of the Bio Data Page of applicant’s passport
  • Health Protection plan (Can get through the www.health.gov.lk/IHU)
  • Passport/s

Education category

  • University  Students
  • Students in Educational Institutions approved by the Government
  • Volunteers
  • Internship holders

Where can I obtain a Residence visa application form?

  • Head office of the Department of Immigration and Emigration, Colombo.
  • Download printable versions of the Application Forms here

How can I submit my Residence visa application?

You can submit visa application to the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Colombo.

What are the documents I need to submit with my Residence visa application?

For University Students

For Other Students & guardians of students under 16 years of age

  • A request letter from the Academic institution
  • Duly filled DIE Form (download here)
  • Recommendation from the relevant Embassy / High Commission
  • Bank Encashment receipts to the value of US$  1500/- for a year per person
  • A copy of the Bio Data Page of applicant’s passport
  • Health Protection plan (Can get through the www.health.gov.lk/IHU)
  • Passport/s

For volunteers

  • A request letter from the volunteer organization
  • Recommendation from the line ministry
  • A copy of the Bio Data Page of applicant’s passport
  • Health Protection plan (Can get through the www.health.gov.lk/IHU)
  • Passport/s

What are the fees applicable to my Residence visa?

Please click here for information about visa fees

What is the validity period of my Residence visa?

Your residence visa is valid for one year or time period recommended by the line Ministry or academic institution. It can be renewed.

How can I renew my Residence visa?

For University Students
For Other Students & guardians of students under 16 years of age

  • A request letter from the Academic institution/University
  • Recommendation from the line Ministry/relevant Embassy / High Commission
  • Bank Encashment receipts to the value of US$  1500/- for a year per person
  • Current year performance report of the student
  • A copy of the Bio Data Page of applicant’s passport
  • Health Protection plan (Can get through the www.health.gov.lk/IHU)
  • Passport/s

For volunteers

  • Applications for the extension should be made to the Department of Immigration and  Emigration with the recommendation of the respective Line Ministry and the Institution.
  • A copy of the Bio Data Page of Your passport
  • Health Protection plan (Can get through the www.health.gov.lk/IHU)

Where can I get a Residence visa renewal Application Form ?

  • Head office of the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Colombo.
  • Download printable versions of the Application Forms here

What are the other conditions applicable to renewal of my Residence visa ?

Your intended stay in Sri Lanka should end at least two months before the expiry date of your travel document.

Personnel attached to Non-Governmental Organizations/ International Non-Governmental Organizations

Where can I obtain a Residence visa application form?

  • Head office of the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Colombo.
  • Download printable versions of the Application Forms here

How can I submit my Residence visa application?

You can submit visa application to the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Colombo.

What are the documents I need to submit with my Residence visa application?

Personnel attached to Non-governmental Organizations

  • Request of the organization
  • Recommendation of the Non- Governmental Organization Secretariat (NGO Secretariat) through the Ministry of Defence
  • work permit issued by the Ministry of defence if applicable
  • A Certified copy of the agreement or Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed between Sri Lanka and the relevant country.
  • A copy of the Bio Data Page of applicant’s passport
  • Health Protection plan (Can get through the www.health.gov.lk/IHU)
  • Passport/s

International Non-governmental Organizations

  • Request of the organization
  • Recommendation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs/ Department of External Resources through the Ministry of Defence
  • work permit issued by the Ministry of defence if applicable
  • A Certified copy of the agreement or Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed between Sri Lanka and the relevant country.
  • A copy of the Bio Data Page of applicant’s passport
  • Health Protection plan (Can get through the link www.health.gov.lk/IHU)
  • Passport/s

What are the fees applicable to my Residence visa ?

Please click here for information about visa fees

What is the validity period of my Residence visa ?

Your residence visa is valid for one year or time period recommended by the line Ministry. It can be renewed annually

How can I renew my Residence visa ?

Applications for the extension should be made to the Department of Immigration and Emigration.

Where can I get a Residence visa renewal Application Form ?

  • Head office of the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Colombo.
  • Download printable versions of the Application Forms here

What are the other conditions applicable to renewal of my Residence visa ?

Your intended stay in Sri Lanka should end at least two months before the expiry date of your travel document.

Registered Indians covered by the 1954 Indo –Lanka Agreement.

Where can I obtain a Residence visa application form?

  • Head office of the Department of Immigration and Emigration, Battaramulla.
  • Download printable versions of the Application Forms here

How can I submit my Residence visa application?

You can submit visa application to the Department of Immigration and Emigration, Battaramulla.

What are the documents I need to submit with my Residence visa application?

  • Request letter
  • Registration certificate
  • Marriage certificate
  • Birth certificates of children under 16 years of age
  • A copy of the Bio Data Page of applicant’s passport
  • Passport/s

What are the fees applicable to my Residence visa?

Please click here for information about visa fees

What is the validity period of my Residence visa?

  • Your residence visa is valid for one year.
  • It can be renewed annually
How can I renew my Residence visa?

Applications for the extension should be made to the Department of Immigration and Emigration.

Where can I get a Residence visa renewal Application Form?

  • Head office of the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Colombo.
  • Download printable versions of the Application Forms here

What are the other conditions applicable to renewal of my Residence visa?

Your intended stay in Sri Lanka should end at least two months before the expiry date of your travel document.

Ex - Sri Lankan and dependents

Where can I obtain a Residence visa application form?

  • Head office of the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Colombo.
  • Download printable versions of the Application Forms here

How can I submit my Residence visa application?

You can submit visa application to the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Colombo.

What are the documents I need to submit with my Residence visa application?

  • Original Birth certificates or Birth registration under section 5(2) of the Citizenship Act
  • Citizenship certificates if citizen by registration
  • Marriage certificate (if applicable)
  • Birth certificates of dependents (if applicable)
  • Passport/s

What are the fees applicable to my Residence visa ?

Please click here for information about visa fees

What is the validity period of my Residence visa?

  • Your residence visa is valid for one year.
  • It can be renewed annually

How can I renew my Residence visa?

Applications for the extension should be made to the Department of Immigration and Emigration, Battaramulla.

Where can I get a Residence visa renewal Application Form?

  • Head office of the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Colombo.
  • Download printable versions of the Application Forms here

What are the other conditions applicable to renewal of my Residence visa?

Your intended stay in Sri Lanka should end at least two months before the expiry date of your travel document.

Family Members of a Sri Lankan (Spouse & Dependants)

What are the Spouse Visa categories?

Spouse Visa Granting Procedure
  Spouse Visa Category Visa Period Visa Fee Special Notes
1
  1. Non Sri Lankan spouse of a Sri Lankan citizen whose marriage is subsisting for more than six months at the time of making the application; and
  2. Each of dependent children of the non Sri Lankan spouse referred to in item (i).
First Issuance 01 Year Free of charge *Visa fee will be applicable for the dependent children at the age of 16 years or above until reach the age of 22 years.
Extensions * 02 years at a time, until completion of 05 years of Spouse Visa
* 05 years at a time, after completion of 05 years of Spouse Visa
 
2 For a non Sri Lankan spouse of a demised Sri Lankan who has not remarried.
(with the approval for employment)
01 Year USD 100 per year * Visa period will be depended on the Employment Contract
3 For a non Sri Lankan spouse of a Sri Lankan citizen who is living in Sri Lanka continuously for not less than ten years. (with the approval for employment) 01 Year USD 100 per year * Visa period will be depended on the Employment Contract
4 For a non Sri Lankan spouse of a Sri Lankan citizen who has children below eighteen years and living separately.
(with the approval for employment)
01 Year USD 100 per year * Visa period will be depended on the Employment Contract

Special Notes:
A. Visa granting period will be depended on the validity period of the passport.
B. The discretionary power of granting visa is vested with the Controller General of Immigration and Emigration.
C. The above procedure could be changed due to the requirement of obtaining security clearance report from the Ministry of Defence, Sri Lanka.

Where can I obtain a Residence visa application form ?

  • Head office of the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Colombo.
  • Download printable versions of the Application Forms here

How can I submit my Residence visa application ?

  • You can submit visa application to the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Colombo.
  • Sri Lankan spouse need to visit immigration and Emigration Department for an interview.

What are the documents I need to submit with my Residence visa application ?

Spouses

  • Marriage certificate attested by a competent authority in Sri Lanka or abroad in support of the marriage
  • Birth certificate of Sri Lankan spouse and if the person is citizen by registration, documents to prove Sri Lankan citizenship.
  • Passport or National Identity Card of Sri Lankan spouse.
  • If divorced, divorce decree and if ex-spouse deceased, death certificate
  • Consent of Sri Lankan spouse
  • A copy of the Bio Data Page of applicant’s passport
  • Passport/s

Children if not Sri Lankan

  • Birth certificates of children (English translation attested by a competent authority in Sri Lanka or abroad)
  • A copy of the Bio Data Page of applicant’s passport
  • Passport/s

How can I renew my Residence visa ?

  • Applications for the extension should be made to the Department of Immigration and Emigration with a Letter of consent from Sri Lankan spouse.
  • Sri Lankan spouse need to visit Immigration and Emigration Department for an interview.

Where can I get a Residence visa renewal Application Form ?

  • Head office of the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Colombo.
  • Download printable versions of the Application Forms here

What are the other conditions applicable to renewal of my Residence visa ?

Your intended stay in Sri Lanka should end at least two months before the expiry date of your travel document.

Diplomatic and Official visa

  • Diplomats and Officials attached to the Diplomatic missions in Sri Lanka and their dependents

    Where can I obtain a Residence visa application form ?

    • Head office of the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Colombo.
    • Download printable versions of the Application Forms here

    How can I submit my Residence visa application?

    You can submit visa application to the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Colombo through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    What are the documents I need to submit with my Residence visa application?

    • Recommendation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    • A copy of the Bio Data Page of applicant’s passport
    • Passport/s

    What are the fees applicable to my Residence visa ?

    Please click here for information about visa fees

    What is the validity period of my Residence visa?

    Your residence visa is valid for time period recommended by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

    How can I renew my Residence visa?

    Applications for the extension should be made to the Department of Immigration and Emigration with the recommendation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

    Where can I get a Residence visa renewal Application Form?

    • Head office of the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Colombo.
    • Download printable versions of the Application Forms here

    What are the other conditions applicable to renewal of my Residence visa?

    Your intended stay in Sri Lanka should end at least two months before the expiry date of your travel document.

Medical Visa

Who are eligible to apply a medical visa?

Personal who are under medical treatments in Sri Lanka and one of their medical assistant

Where can I obtain a Residence visa application form?

  • Head office of the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Colombo.
  • Download printable versions of the Application Forms here

How can I submit my Residence visa application?

You can submit visa application to the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Colombo through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

What are the documents I need to submit with my Residence visa application?

  • Recommendation letter of the doctor or medical officer (Including Ayurvedic or homeopathy)
  • Medical report
  • Bank Encashment receipts to the value of US$  1500/- for a year per person to support your medical expenses
  • A copy of the Bio Data Page of applicant’s passport
  • Passport/s
  • Health Protection plan (Can get through the www.health.gov.lk/IHU)

What are the fees applicable to my Residence visa?

Please click here for information about visa fees

What is the validity period of my Residence visa?

Your residence visa is valid for one year or time period recommended by doctor/medical officer. It can be renew annually.

How can I renew my Residence visa?

Applications for the extension should be made to the Department of Immigration and Emigration, Battaramulla.

Where can I get a Residence visa renewal Application Form?

  • Head office of the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Colombo.
  • Download printable versions of the Application Forms here

What are the other conditions applicable to renewal of my Residence visa?

Your intended stay in Sri Lanka should end at least two months before the expiry date of your travel document.

Court Visa

Personal who are appearing for court cases in Sri Lanka to submit their proceedings as a party of such court case

Where can I obtain a Residence visa application form?

  • Head office of the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Colombo.
  • Download printable versions of the Application Forms here

How can I submit my Residence visa application?

You can submit visa application to the Department of Immigration and Emigration, Colombo.

What are the documents I need to submit with my Residence visa application?

  • Request letter
  • Latest court proceedings indicating the next hearing date of the case
  • A copy of the Bio Data Page of applicant’s passport
  • Health Protection plan (Can get through the www.health.gov.lk/IHU)

What are the fees applicable to my Residence visa?

Please click here for information about visa fees

What is the validity period of my Residence visa?

Your residence visa is valid 14 days from the next hearing date of the court case. It can be renewed depending on the court proceedings

How can I renew my Residence visa?

Applications for the extension should be made to the Department of Immigration and Emigration, Battaramulla.

Where can I get a Residence visa renewal Application Form?

  • Head office of the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Colombo.
  • Download printable versions of the Application Forms here

What are the other conditions applicable to renewal of my Residence visa?

Your intended stay in Sri Lanka should end at least two months before the expiry date of your travel document.

Important notices to all residence visa holders

  1. Health Protection Plan

    All residence visa applicants are requested to undergo Health Protection Plan (HPP) introduce by the Ministry of Health before submitting residence visa (New/Renewal) application to the Department of immigration and Emigration with effect from 03/06/2019.

    For more details please visit the official website of the Ministry of Health through the following link

    www.health.gov.lk/IHU


    Following categories are exempted from the above plan/obtain HPP free of charge
     
    • Exempted categories
      1. Personnel having Diplomatic passports and their families
      2. Personnel attached to international organizations and their families coming under the purview of Ministry of Foreign Affairs (UN agencies, ICRC etc)
      3. Personnel attached to organizations such as USAID, KOICA, JAICA, US Peace Corps etc.
      4. Personal who are attached to government Ministries/ Departments/ Agencies and Projects at the invitation of GOSL
      5. Personnel who are employed as consultants in government to government projects.
      6. “Investor Category” of residence visa applicants including Investors, Directors and Senior Management level expatriates and their dependents.
      7. Overseas students under Presidential Scholarship Scheme (Should provide a medical report from Government Hospital for disease condition include in HPP)

        The categories from i to vi should possess a valid certificate by any health institution of their choice confirming that they are free from the disease condition include in HPP.
         
    • Free of Charge
      Religious dignitaries
      Application should be submitted with the endorsement by the relevant Ministry, justifying the applicant as for providing free services in Sri Lanka
       
  2. Security Clearance

    Except Ex-Sri Lankan visa holders, all other residence visa holders may request to submit a police report obtained from their Home/Domicile country by the authority as may be necessary.


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CONTACT US

  • Dep. of Immigration and Emigration
  • "Suhurupaya", Sri Subhuthipura Road,
  • Battaramulla.
  • +94 011 5329 000
  • +94 011 2885 358
  • controller@Immigration.gov.lk
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