Visa Information

If you are planning a short visit to Sri Lanka, you can submit your ETA application online to the Department of Immigration & Emigration.
Steps to be followed:
  • Click on the Apply button at this website and fill in the ETA application.
  • Pay the relevant ETA processing fee using your electronic payment cards (credit card/e-commerce enabled debit cards) and submit the application. Only Visa, Master and American Express Cards are accepted. If you are unable to pay by electronic payment cards (credit card/e-commerce enabled debit cards), you have to select one of the alternative options.
  • Apply If your application is successfully submitted, you will receive an acknowledgment promptly. 
To check your ETA application status you may log onto the ETA website or contact 24/7 dedicated ETA call centre on 0094 71 99 67 888
It is advisable to keep a copy of the ETA approval with you to be produced at the port of entry in Sri Lanka. All ETA holders should fulfill the following requirements at the port of entry.
  • A passport valid for not less than 6 months from the date of arrival.
  • A confirmed return ticket.
  • Sufficient funds to meet the expenses during the stay.
The ETA is initially limited up to 30 days from the date of arrival and it can be extended up to six months.
You can also get a Visa on Arrival at a Sri Lankan port, in case you prefer that.


2.54 Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR) = 1 Rupee (₹)

Rates provided by Currencylayer. Last updated Sep 2, 2020