How To Obtain A Sri Lankan E-Visa

Sri Lanka’s electronic travel authorization (ETA) scheme is their version of a visa on arrival. An ETA is an official authorization for a short visa (30 days or less) to Sri Lanka that is issued electronically. The process of getting an electronic travel authorization or e-visa is extremely easy and straightforward.

What Is An ETA

An ETA is an official authorization for a short visa (30 days or less) to Sri Lanka that is issued electronically.

How Do I Submit An ETA

ETA can be submitted through:

☑ By Applicant (Recommend)
☑ By Third Party or Agency
☑ Sri Lanka Overseas Mission
☑ Head office of Department of Immigration and Emigration
☑ On Arrival

HOW DO I APPLY FOR AN ETA?

Visit this site and submit an application. The application process may differ for some countries. For example, at present, Visitors from Cameroon, Nigeria, Ivory Coast and Ghana may submit applications through a Sri Lankan Overseas Mission or through a Sri Lankan sponsor at the Head Office of Department of immigration and Emigration

IS THERE A PROCESSING FEE?

Yes, only Visa, Master Cards and American Express cards are accepted. For Visas on arrivals, only US dollars are accepted.

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER I SUBMIT MY APPLICATION?

You will receive a notification via email that your application is under review

HOW DO I CHECK MY APPLICATION STATUS?

To check your status, login to the ETA website or contact the 24/7 call center at: 0094 71 99 67 888

HOW DO I KNOW MY ETA HAS BEEN APPROVED?

You will receive a notification via email once your application has been approved.

WHAT SHOULD I BRING ON ARRIVAL?

☑ Printed copy of ETA
☑ Passport
☑ Proof of Roundtrip ticket to show at port of entry
☑ Evidence of Sufficient funds to cover expenses

*NOTE: You may be asked the provide the last two documents so it is advised to have those ready if needed.


That’s it. Happy Travels!

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