Sri Lanka Tourist Visa for Indian Tourists
Getting a tourist visa for Sri Lanka is easy and straight forward. Citizens of Maldives and Singapore do not require a visa if the stay is less than 30 days. Citizens of other nations require a visa to enter Sri Lanka.
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How to get a Sri Lanka Visa online?
An online visa can be obtained from Sri Lanka’s Electronic Travel Authorization website. The cost of ETA is USD 15 for citizens of SAARC countries and USD 30 for citizens of other countries. It is good for 30 days and double entry.
After you apply for an ETA on the website, the ETA will be e-mailed to you, print the copy and bring it along with you when you travel to Sri Lanka. Once you get down the aircraft and at the immigration counter, show the printed copy to the immigration officer and a visa will be attached to your passport on the spot.
VISA ON ARRIVAL
When I arrived in Sri Lanka, there was a visa on arrival counter at Bandaranaike International Airport, but much details are not known.
EXTENDING A SRI LANKA VISA
Sri Lankan visas can be extended up to 3 months at the following address :Department of Immigration and Emigration
41, Ananda Rajakaruna Mawatha, Colombo 10, Sri Lanka
The charges associated with the extension are unknown to us.
LIST OF SRI LANKA MISSION OVERSEAS
Visas can also be applied at Sri Lankan Missions Overseas.