Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA) Visa To Sri Lanka:
Disclaimer:ETA-Sri Lanka is responsible for full visa services to Sri Lanka. This is a commercial website to apply eVisa to Sri Lanka through Sri Lankan Government Website. You will be charged a fee for using our services. Our fee will be higher than Sri Lankan Government if you apply through the Sri Lankan Embassy or website online.
Government of Sri Lanka has introduced a new Electronic Visa facility called ETA for a short visit to Sri Lanka on 1st January 2012 to boost the tourism sector of the nation.
ETA is an endorsement on a passport to facilitate a legal entry of Foreign nationals into the country and for their period of stay under the conditions governing such stay.Tourists who intend to visit Sri Lankan territory must have a valid ETA issued by Department of Immigration & Emigration of Sri Lanka. Tourists can apply online for the Sri Lankan ETA which is completely electronic procedure. The form is submitted online and the approval for the same will be communicated via email by the Government of Sri Lanka.
An ETA is an electronic authorization for your stay in Sri Lanka for a duration of 30 days. You are not required to submit your original passport or any other document for processing the ETA. You are required to complete and submit the online application form, make the payment online and you can receive the Sri Lanka ETA within 48 hours. Please note that the Sri Lanka ETA applications are processed from Monday to Friday during business hours only. It is of utmost important that the information you fill in the application are accurate and they are properly verified as per your passport before submission. The passport must be valid for at least 6 months from your return journey date from Sri Lanka. Name, Date of Birth, Citizenship, Passport Number and Passport dates, they all must be correct. If there is any error in the application then your ETA will get rejected and you will be required to apply fresh.
How ETA Works For You:For the Sri Lankan ETA your are not required to submit your original passport or any original document. All you must do is submit your application on this website, make the payment with your credit or debit card. An email with the reference number will automatically be generated to your email address mentioned in the application form. You need to quote the application number while enquiring regarding the ETA status. You can also check the status online at www.eta-srilanka.org with the same reference number.
All travellers including children and infants require an individual ETA to travel to Sri Lanka regardless of their age. Normal Sri Lanka ETA can be processed within two working days time subject to all the applicant’s information submitted to this website is accurate and correct. Processing time may be extended if: applicant submitted any incorrect information in the application or having any criminal convictions. ETA is initially limited to 30days validity from the date of arrival although it may be extended for up to six months period or request. For urgent travel you can avail the Express ETA services with extra fees in 24 hours.The visa is linked to your passport number.
Easy & Instant ETA Process :1. Select the service you require ( Normal or Urgent) that suits your travel to Sri Lanka.
2. Fill-in online application and Pay online immediately after submission, for assistance call 24X7 help desk.
3. Get your approved ETA Visa in email. Print the approval letter and you must keep a copy of the same, all the time during your travel period in Sri Lanka.
Visa Fees :Visa fees is $69 and it is non-refundable after submission of application. Approval or rejection of the visa application depends on the decision of the Government Immigrations department. Your application may be rejected by them and please be informed that the authorities are not liable to provide any reason against the rejection.
Urgent Sri Lanka ETA
For urgent visa approval you can choose the express services by paying extra charges in case of urgent travels. Urgent ETA Sri Lanka can be obtained in 24 hours in case of urgent travels after paying the relevant charges. Please contact customer care number if you need any assistance with it.