3 simple steps
to get your E Visa Sri Lanka!
#1 Make a request
#2 Make a payment
#3 Receive your visa
#1 Make an application
You can apply for an e-Visa by providing the requested information.
#2 Make a payment
Visa fees are payable online via credit card.
#3 Get your E Visa
After making the payment, the link to download your e-Visa will be emailed to you.

Sri Lanka Electronic Visa

Countries benefiting from the Sri Lanka visa waiver program are:

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

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, Romani, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden)

Nationals of these Visa Waiver Program countries must apply for an Sri Lanka tourist eTA (Electronic Travel Authorization) before they can travel to Sri Lanka. Nationals of countries not included in this list should contact the Consular Service.

Why apply for an e Visa Sri Lanka?

The Sri Lanka E Visa Authorization allows travelers to process their visa applications before traveling to Sri Lanka. The process of obtaining an E-Visa is simple and automated according to the laws and regulations. With a desire to improve and modernize services and to save time, travelers from Sri Lanka must complete the online visa application form our website, thus minimizing the time required to obtain the application form. The Sri Lanka e-visa application also provides accurate statistics on the number of people who have visited Sri Lanka, thereby improving communication between travelers and the authorities.

How to apply online for your Sri Lanka eVisa?

You can apply online and obtain your Sri Lanka e visa in only a few clicks. To proceed with the request, you must have a valid email address and your travel documents. Then you must complete the online visa application form based on your travel documents and then print the completed form. Afterwards, you will have to pay the processing fees by credit card or Paypal immediately. You will then receive an e-mail notification of your application. You will then have to print the notification received by e-mail and present it to the border control offices.

After the application has been approved by the Sri Lankan authorities, travelers will receive their visa by e-mail quickly. They will have to print it to present it when they arrive in Sri Lanka. Travelers must be in possession of a valid passport for a minimum of six months from the date of their arrival in Sri Lanka, excluding the emergency passport. This visa remains valid for 6 months from the date of your approval. This E-Visa Sri Lanka allows a single entry in Sri Lanka (stay of 30 days according to the request) and cannot under any circumstances be modified or extended in Sri Lankan territory.

It is essential to indicate the right date of your trip, in order to avoid any misunderstanding and a longer than expected delay of processing the E-Visa.