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Gratis Visa

A Gratis Visa is issued to the Official and Diplomatic passport holder(s) who visit Sri Lanka for short period of time.

A visa issued to a diplomat/official of mission which is accredited to Sri Lanka from third country who wishes to enter Sri Lanka on several occasions within the overall period authorized by a visa for the purpose of diplomatic /consular affairs permitting to stay one year limiting 90 days visit at each stay for the potential applicant with the recommendation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sri Lanka.

For Whom:
     Diplomats/Officials of a foreign mission which is accredited to Sri Lanka from third country

Period of Visa:
     One year limiting 90 days stay at each visit (Multiple entries with the validity period of the visa)

Visa Fee:
     Gratis basis

Application mode:
     DIE Head Office

Allowed activities:
     Discharging Diplomatic or consular affairs  

Not allowed activities:

  • Performing any other activities is strictly prohibited
  • Engaging in internal politics of the country

Required Documents:

  • Copy of valid passport
  • Recommendation letter of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The following visa exemptions shall be granted to the citizens of a country specified in Column1 bearing a passport specified in Column 2 for a period specified in Column 3:-

Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
Country Type of Passport Duration of the Visa period
Bahrain Diplomatic or Special Up to Ninety days during a period of Hundred and Eighty days from the First entry
Bangladesh Diplomatic or Official up to Thirty days
Belarus Diplomatic or Official up to Thirty days
Brazil Diplomatic, Official or Service up to Ninety days
Cambodia Diplomatic, Official or Service up to Thirty days
Chile Diplomatic or Official up to Ninety days
China Diplomatic, Official, Service or Public Affairs up to Thirty days
Cuba Diplomatic up to Ninety days
Georgia Diplomatic, Official or Service Up to Ninety days in any Hundred and Eighty days period
Hong Kong Citizens of Hong Kong SAR up to Thirty days
India Diplomatic or Official(for diplomatic and official visits only) (If employed by an International Organization or an agency Visa or ETA shall be obtained for official and private visits) up to Thirty days
Indonesia Diplomatic, Official or Service up to Thirty days
Iran Diplomatic, Official or Service up to Thirty days
Kazakhstan Diplomatic or Service up to Thirty days
Kenya Diplomatic or Official up to Thirty days
Maldives Diplomatic, Official or Ordinary up to Ninety days
Myanmar Diplomatic, Official or Service up to Thirty days
Oman Diplomatic, Special or Service up to Ninety days and during a period of Hundred and Eighty days from the first entry
Pakistan Diplomatic or Official up to Thirty days
Philippines Diplomatic or Official up to Thirty days
Qatar Diplomatic and Special passport holders up to Thirty days
Romania Diplomatic up to Ninety days within any Hundred and Eighty days period
Russia Diplomatic, Official or Service up to Thirty days
Seychelles Diplomatic, Official or Ordinary Sixty days at each visit and cumulative duration of Ninety days in a year
Singapore Diplomatic, Official  or Ordinary up to Thirty days
Thailand Diplomatic or Official up to Ninety days
Ukraine Diplomatic, Service or Official Up to Thirty days within Sixty days period
Vietnam Diplomatic or Official Up to Ninety days
Benin Diplomatic, Official or Service up to Thirty days



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