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Sri Lanka ETA Visa Online application FAQ’s

1. What is Sri Lanka ETA/E-visa?

Sri Lanka tourist e-visa gives official permission to enter and travel within Sri Lanka. It is an electronic document that can be applied online by filling and submitting the complete visa application e-form and paying the prescribed fee. There is no requirement to submit original passport and other documents for processing e-visa application. At port of entry immigration officers can verify your e-Visa on their system.

You are advised to keep your Sri Lanka ETAVisa with you either as a soft copy (tablet PC, smart phone, etc.) or as a hard copy in case of a viewing request on behalf of an immigration officer at the port of entry.

2. How do I apply for a Sri Lankan ETA visa?

You can get your Sri Lanka ETA visa by applying it on with details of your passport.

3. Can I apply for a student or a job e-Visa?

Sri Lanka ETA Visa is valid only for business, tourism/travel purposes. For other purposes such as work or study, an application through one of the Sri Lanka Embassies or Consulates must be submitted by yourself. To work in Sri Lanka, you must apply via the nearest Sri Lanka mission to obtain a work permit and visa.

4. Do I need to enter Sri Lanka on the exact dates mentioned on the e-Visa application form?

No. The validity period of your Sri Lanka ETA Visa begins from the date specified in your e-Visa. You can enter Sri Lanka on any date within this validity period.

5. How do I access the e-Visa?

Our team will email the e-Visa confirmation. You can always use our 24x7 email support if you have any queries.

6. How much does an e-Visa cost?

The ETA Visa Embassy standard rate ranges from between 20USD to 99USD depending on the country of origin (nationality) of the applicant. This website charges a listed fee in addition to the standard visa rate, this is to cover the support provision in place. Please refer to the listed fees to identify additional support services provided. The fee indicated above is for one applicant only, for family or group multiple applications you have to calculate the fee accordingly.

7. How many days is a Sri Lanka e-Visa valid?

Sri Lanka ETA Visa issued with the validity period of 30-180 days depending on the nationality of the applicant. The visa on arrival at Sri Lanka is issued with multiple entry status.

8. What is the refund policy?

We do offer refunds, the Terms and Conditions which are made available on this website explain in detail the refund policy. Please check the details in full by clicking the following link

9. Can my children (dependants) travel on my e-Visa?

Yes, kindly use his/her ID information alongside your personal information when completing the online application form. Please use your child's (dependents) identification data requested at the time of c ompletion when adding another traveler to your application. There are no exceptions regarding age.

10. What happens if I can't locate the email with my Sri Lanka tourist visa confirmation?

Upon successful application you would have received the e-Visa confirmation via the given email account. If you haven’t received it, please check your spam folder.

Still having trouble locating your Travel Visa confirmation mail? please check the email id you provided during the application process.

You can always contact our 24x7 support team to obtain an additional copy of your e-Visa confirmation upon request and provision of valid email id by providing a valid identification from your side.

11. My travel dates may change, should I apply for change of date on my existing eVisa?

No, your Sri Lanka e-visa in no longer valid after the specified time period. You must re-apply for your Sri Lanka ETA Visa to fly.

12. What is the time duration to get my Sri Lanka ETA visa?

In general, your Sri Lanka eVisa will be processed within two working days. After you submit the details eVisa will be passed on to visa bureau agent, who will work on processing your visa application.

Processing time might be delayed or extended when:

  • If you have submitted any incorrect information
  • If you have any criminal records

13. When will be my passport get stamped?

Sri Lankan ETA visa is electronically linked to your passport number; thus, stamping is not required.

14. What if my Sri Lanka eVisa gets rejected?

If your ETA gets rejected it will be referred to nearest Sri Lankan mission and they can assist you further.