Department of Immigration and Emigration

Sri Lankan Identity Overseas



Newly Introduced Long Term Residence Visa for Investors

  1. Golden Paradise Visa

    Applicable For: Golden Paradise Visa Programme
     –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

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  • 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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