The Sri Lankan Immigration authorities have issued the following notice on the Suspension of visas to Sri Lanka due to the COVID-19 Outbreak:
To prevent imported new cases of the Corona virus in the country, the Government decides to indefinitely
extend the closure of the arrival terminal at the Airport
In view of the COVID-19 situation and due to the additional precautionary measures imposed towards limiting the transmission of the disease in Singapore, the Mission has decided to limit its consular services from 23rd March 2020 until further notice
In view of the heightened risk of importation of COVID-19 cases into Singapore, all short-term visitors will now not be allowed to enter or transit through Singapore. This is also to conserve resources so we can focus on Singaporeans.
UPDATED ADVISORY TO FOREIGN DOMESTIC WORKERS & EMPLOYERS – FDWS URGED TO STAY HOME ON REST DAYS
In light of the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation, Temasek Foundation, Singapore has offered to provide 5000 numbers of Fortitude Kit 2.0 (COVID-19 test kits) to the Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka.
Following the temporary suspension of passenger arrivals at Bandaranaike International Airport, Katunayake effective from 2359hrs. on 18th March 2020, the High Commission made a request to the Singapore authorities to consider extending so
Passenger arrivals from all countries at Bandaranaike International Airport, Katunayake will be suspended for two weeks from tomorrow 18 March, 2359 hrs. Departures, Transits will continue as usual.
The Controller General of Immigration & Emigration of Sri Lanka, in a new circular dated 13 March 2020, has notified that the nationals from Maldives, Singapore & Seychelles, the countries that were exempted from the Electronic Travel Authorisation (
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) ex