Getting Visa to Sri Lanka

Thing you should know when you apply Visa to visit Sri Lanka.


Visas and border measures
Penalties for carrying or using illegal drugs are severe and include the death penalty.

Every country or territory decides who can enter or leave through its borders. For specific information about the evidence you'll need to enter a foreign destination, including COVID-19 vaccinations and tests, check with the nearest embassy, consulate or immigration department of the destination you're entering.

Entry and exit conditions can change. Details on Sri Lankan entry requirements can be found on Sri Lanka Travel.

You need a visa, in the form of an Electronic Travel Authority.

Tourists are unable to obtain visas on arrival. Select the correct visa category for your situation. Depending on your ETA category, you may be charged a processing fee. You will need to apply online and obtain a valid visa prior to arrival in Sri Lanka. If you engage in activities that breach your visa conditions, authorities could detain or deport you.

Pay close attention to the date your visa expires. You could receive a large fine if you overstay your visa.

Border Measures
Travellers are not required to quarantine on arrival or present evidence of a negative COVID-19 (PCR/Rapid Antigen) test.
However, your airline may still require you to present a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test prior to boarding.

If you're fully vaccinated you must carry proof of your vaccination status is English.

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