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VISA Process in Sri Lanka

Holiday or Business travellers to Sri Lanka must have Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) for entering in to Sri Lanka.

  1. Tourist Visit Visa

A Tourist Visa is issued to bona-fide tourists who want to enter Sri Lanka for sightseeing, excursions, relaxation, visit relatives or yoga training for a short period of time.

  1. Business Purpose Visa

A Business Purpose Visa is issued to foreign nationals who visit Sri Lanka for business purposes for a short period of time. This visa may be issued for single or double journeys

Sri Lanka Electronic Travel Authorization system (ETA) lets individual travellers and third parties apply for visa online. Visit www.eta.gov.lk to obtain your visa online.

When applying ETA by third parties payments are to be made through the arrangement made in the website www.eta.gov.lk and obtain acknowledgement of ETA application.  Any payments made to other websites or agencies are not valid to process a valid ETA.  Therefore, always ensure that the payments made by accessing to Sri Lanka ETA website and avoid making repayment at the port of entry to Sri Lanka.