Suspension of on-arrival visa to Sri Lanka due to COVID-19 outbreak
This is to inform that on-arrival visa for foreigners arriving in Sri Lanka with normal/ordinary passports are temporarily suspended from 14/3/2020 (12.00 noon - Sri Lanka time) until further notice, except for the Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) exempted countries: Maldives, Singapore and Seychelles. This suspension is not valid for Diplomatic, Official and Service Passport holders.
Foreigners who intend to visit Sri Lanka for purposes deemed necessary are required to secure visa for such travel, prior to their arrival in Sri Lanka, via the following means:
a. Online (Through ETA website www.eta.gov.lk)
b. Respective Sri Lankan Missions
c. Head Office of the Department of Immigration and
Sri Lanka High Commission