Immigration and Emigration Department of Sri Lanka is the Competent Authority to issue a visa to enter to Sri Lanka. (www.immigration.gov.lk)
Sri Lanka Immigration and Emigration Department Issues Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA – an Electronic Visa) for all Holiday or Business travellers to entering in to Sri Lanka. Please visit www.eta.gov.lk for more information.
Applicants are strictly advised to visit the Official Website of the Department www.eta.gov.lk to get service and please note that the Embassy shall NOT be responsible for the visas applied for Sri Lanka through the websites APART FROM www.eta.gov.lk.
When applying ETA by third parties, payments are to be made through the arrangement made in Immigration 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.
Sri Lankan Visa
A Sri Lankan visa is an endorsement on a passport, or a similar travel document issued by a Government to facilitate the legal entry of non-Sri Lankans into the Sri Lanka and to regulate the period of their stay and the conditions governing such stay.