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Implementing free visa scheme for designated countries

Those who hold passports of listed countries and travel to Sri Lanka from 26.02.2020 to 30.04.2020 for tourist purposes are exempted paying ETA fee (applicable for 30 days), in view of enhancing tourist arrivals from designated countries.

However, any foreign national who will be visiting Sri Lanka for a short period is required to apply ETA and ensure pre approval before the journey to avoid unnecessary delays at the port of entry and adhere with enhanced pre clearance.

The list of countries is as follows.

  • Thailand
  • 28 countries under European Union

{Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece,   Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia,   Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia,    Slovenia,   Spain and Sweden.}

  • United States of America
  • United  Kingdom
  • Japan
  • Australia
  • South Korea
  • Canada
  • Singapore
  • New Zealand
  • Malaysia
  • Switzerland
  • Cambodia
  • China
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Israel
  • Ukraine
  • Philippines
  • Russia
  • Iceland
 

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Registration of Suppliers - 2023
MINISTRY OF PUBLIC SECURITY


 


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Visa  & Citizenship Revised Charges
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(English/ Sinhala/Tamil)

 


 


Media Notice
Revised Passport Charges
16-11-2022
(English/ Sinhala/Tamil)

 


 

Media Notice - 15-09-2022
(EnglishSinhala/Tamil)


 

Media Notice
16-05-2022
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Circular -OM/2021/01
Overseas Missions



 

Media Notice - 05/10/2021 - Passport
(English / Sinhala/ Tamil )


 

Media Notice - 05/10/2021 -Visa Extension
(English / Sinhala/ Tamil )

 


 

Media Notice 2021-08-28 - Visa Fees
(English / Sinhala/ Tamil )

 


 

GUIDELINES FOR TRAVELLERS ARRIVING FROM OVERSEAS

 


NOTICE TO OWNERS OF REGISTERED PHOTO STUDIOS

 


 

 

Information with regard to applying for ETA

 


 


 

You must make an appointment.

Appointments are open now......

 


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Notice to the all Residence Visa Applicants




INSTRUCTION FOR OVERSEAS APPLICANTS

 

Dual Citizenship Pending List

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