Democratic Socialist Rep. of Sri Lanka Visa Info. (Only For Indian Nationals)
|Embassy Address in India|
Sri Lanka High Commission,
High Commission of Sri Lanka
No : 27, Kautilya Marg,
New Delhi 110021,
Tel : (11) 23010201/23010202/ 23010202/ 23017498
Fax: (11) 23793604
Consulate General of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka House, 34, Homi Modi Street,
Mumbai – 400 021
Tel : 022- 2204 5861/ 8303
Fax : (22): 022- 2287 6132
Deputy High Commission for the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
56, Sterling Road, Nungambakkam
Chennai – 600 034
Tel: 044- 2824 1896, 2825 2612, 2824 1047
Fax: 044- 2824 1894, 2825 4242
|For a Short Visit to Sri Lanka, travellers should obtain an ETA with effect from 1st of January 2012. please check the following Link for more informationhttp://www.eta.gov.lk/slvisa/visainfo/center.jsp
An intended traveller planning a holiday visit, to transit through, needs to apply and obtain an ETA prior to arrival in Sri Lanka.ETA application can be submitted using one of the following options:
The application for ETA should be submitted electronically using one of the six submission methods mentioned above. The Department maintains a NO REFUND policy.
An ETA holder is entitled to enter Sri Lanka within three months from the date of issue of ETA.The types of ETA:
General Steps to be followed:
Submission of ETA application by the applicant:
Submission of ETA application by Third Party:
Submission of ETA application through a Registered Agent:If you are planning a Short Visit to Sri Lanka, you can submit your ETA application through Registered Agents in Sri Lanka. Registered Agents are officially appointed and authorized by the Department of Immigration & Emigration (DI&E) to provide ETA supporting services to clients seeking assistance. An additional service fee may be charged by the Registered Agents.
Submission of ETA application through Sri Lanka Overseas Missions:If you are planning a Short Visit to Sri Lanka, you can submit your ETA application through a Sri Lanka Overseas Mission. This method is recommended for those who wish to obtain ETA from a Sri Lanka Overseas Mission and have a visa endorsed on their passports.
Sri Lanka Overseas Missions are authorized to issue ETA for up to 30 days and Short Visit visas (Tourist Visa with single or double entry) for up to 03 months. Charges may vary according to the category of visa
Submitting an ETA application at the Head office of the Department of Immigration and Emigration (DI&E):If you wish to invite a foreign national for a holiday visit to Sri Lanka, you may submit an ETA application by visiting the Department of Immigration and Emigration Head office at 41 Ananda Rajakaruna Mawatha, Colombo 10.
Submitting an ETA Application at Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), Colombo:For travellers who wish to visit Sri Lanka without prior ETA approval, a limited facility to obtain ETA at BIA is available. Additional fees will apply.
The ETA is initially limited up to 30 days from the date of arrival and it can be extended up to six months.
|Business||The ETA under the Business category is unavailable till further notice.Applicant can submit application for Business visa with the following documents: