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| Updated on Jul 6, 2016

How to Apply: Sri Lanka Visa Online

Traveling to Sri Lanka and need a visa?

Apply for an online visa. An online visa is an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA). In 2012, Sri Lanka simplified the visa process with the implementation of the ETA. Save yourself time, money, and complications. It is simple, fast and practical. Do not waste time at consulates.

The only countries required to visit the consulate are Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Sierra Leone, Cameroon and Nigeria. The only countries exempted from a visa to Sri Lanka are Singapore, Maldives, and Seychelles.

How to apply for an online visa to Sri Lanka? Obtain your online visa or ETA to Sri Lanka with iVisa. All you need to do is fill out an easy online application. Once you have applied, you will receive your visa by email which you will present upon entry to Sri Lanka. Click on the following link to apply for a Sri Lanka Visa Online: http://www.srilankavisaonline.com/

You may also apply for an ETA through the goverment website

iVisa Application Form:

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Why apply and process the ETA with iVisa? iVisa created a simple application form to obtain the Electronic Travel Authority that is much simpler than the Government service. iVisa uses a fully secured site and once the information is submitted, travelers will receive the Sri Lanka ETA via email. Once the traveler has the visa, it’s advisable to print a copy of the ETA and present it to immigration officials.

Other important advantages from iVisa are that it offers 24/7 support and up-to-date information. Travelers can avoid the frustration of dealing with complicated government setups. iVisa offers help to ensure that your information and supporting documents will grant your ETA.

You can receive your visa on arrival but travelers have complained about long lines to process at the airport. That’s why iVisa highly recommend travelers to save time and money using the online visa application.

What is the Cost and Duration of the Visa Online?

The ETA is valid for 30 days from the date of arrival in Sri Lanka. You are permitted two entries into the country with the same ETA.

The cost of the ETA is $35 per person for all countries except SAARC countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka). For SAARC countries the ETA cost is $20 per passenger. PayPal.

How long does it take to get an eVisa for Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka visas are usually delivered in 72 hours. We can rush the application and have the visa back in less than an hour. Unlike a traditional paper visa, the ETA is electronically linked to your Passport so you receive an email confirmation with your ETA number inside. Even though immigration officials will ask for the ETA, airlines do not require you to show proof of the ETA to fly into Sri Lanka.

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