FAQs

    11. Do Pakistanis need a visa for Sri Lanka?

    Yes. Pakistani citizens need a visa to travel to Sri Lanka because Pakistan is not on the exemption list for Sri Lanka visas. Pakistani citizens now can apply for a Sri Lanka electronic visa which saves time and costs. Since 2012, travelers who want to enter Sri Lanka for a short-term visit can apply for Sri Lanka ETA. This type of online visa allows visitors to visit Sri Lanka for purposes such as tourism, business, or transit. The visa application process is simple and just takes the applicants a few minutes to complete. Pakistani citizens who want to come to Sri lanka for other purposes such as study abroad, work, etc, need to apply for a visa at the Sri lank
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    12. What is the processing time for the Sri Lankan ETA for Australian applicants?

    Currently, Sri Lanka Immigration service offers 3 levels for customers to choose from, depending on the urgency to get the visa online. For rush cases, the process of getting an e-visa will be shortened. Accordingly, you will receive an approved visa as soon as possible, helping your trip to go as planned. Normal visa: Get the approval visa in 3 days Urgent visa: Get the approval visa in 24 hours Super Urgent visa: Get the approval visa in 5 hours Please note, the faster your visa processing time, the higher your service fee will be.
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    13. Can Australian passport holders extend their stay in Sri Lanka with a Sri Lanka ETA?

    Yes. Australian visitors who wish to stay more than 30 days in Sri Lanka may apply for a visa extension. The short-term visit visa may be extended a maximum of up to 270 days from the date of arrival in three consecutive instances as granted 30 days on entry, 60 days at the first extension, and 90 days for the second and third instances. Australian travelers need to submit their visa extension request at the Department of Immigration & Immigration (Head office). They can extend their stay in Sri Lanka with a tourist visa and a business visa. The transit electronic visa cannot be extended. Sri Lanka Immigration Services strongly advise Australian travelers to
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    14. Is there a transit visa for Sri Lanka from Australia?

    Yes. Australian citizens need a transit visa when having a transit flight in Sri Lanka. Applying for a transit visa is easy even when you are in Australia or anywhere in the world, just a device with an internet connection (smartphone, tablet, laptop, ..) Owning a transit visa will help you get to Sri Lanka easily and stay up to 2 days (48 hours). However, you can only stay at the port of entry (airport, ..) while waiting for the connecting flight. This means that, if Australian citizens leave the airport, it is a violation of the rules of entry with a transit visa.
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    15. What questions are on the Sri Lanka visa application from Australia?

    The following are some required data that on the Sri Lanka ETA visa application: Visa details (number of visa, type of visa, processing time) Full name Date of birth Gender Email address Passport number Nationality Some trip information (date of arrival and departure) Before submitting the application, British are encouraged to review the form and double-check the information to ensure it is correct and spelled correctly.
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    16. How long is a visa for Sri Lanka from Australia valid?

    The Sri Lanka eTA has a validity of 180 days after being issued. Sri Lanka online visa for Australian citizens can be obtained from Australia or anywhere in the world. With a valid eTA, you can stay in Sri Lanka for up to 30 days and the number of entries may vary depending on what type of visa you are applying for.
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    17. Do Australian citizens need a visa for Sri Lanka?

    Yes. Australian citizens need a visa to travel to Sri Lanka because Australia is not on the exemption list for Sri Lanka visas. Australian citizens now can apply for a Sri Lanka electronic visa which saves time and costs. Since 2012, travelers who want to enter Sri Lanka for a short-term visit can take advantage of the Sri Lanka ETA. This type of online visa allows visitors to visit Sri Lanka for purposes such as tourism, business, or transit. The visa application process is simple and just takes the applicants a few minutes to complete. Australian citizens who want to come to Sri lanka for other purposes such as study abroad, work, etc, need to apply for a
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    18. What are the Sri Lanka visa processing times for Kuwait citizens?

    Currently, Sri Lanka Immigration Services offers 3 levels for customers to choose from, depending on the urgency to get the visa online. With urgency, the process of getting an e-visa will be shortened. Accordingly, Kuwait candidates will receive an approved visa as soon as possible, helping their trip to go as planned. Normal visa: Get the approval visa in 3 days. Urgent visa: Get the approval visa in 24 hours. Super Urgent visa: Get the approval visa in 5 hours. Please note, the faster your visa processing time, the higher your service fee will be.
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    19. Can Kuwait citizens work in Sri Lanka while on the visit ETA Visa?

    Kuwait citizens cannot work in Sri Lanka with an online visa. Remember the purpose of EVisa includes 3 types of Sri Lanka online visa: Tourist Visa Business Visa Visa transit If you want to work in Sri Lanka, you should apply for a visa at the Sri Lanka Embassy as well as ensure the rules of immigration to this country.
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    20. How long can Kuwait citizens stay in Sri Lanka on a tourist visa?

    The length of stay in Sri Lanka depends on the type of visa that Kuwait citizens possess: Tourist eVisa: Kuwait nationals can stay in Sri Lanka for 30 days from the arrival date with double entries. Business eVisa: This type of visa permits a maximum stay of up to 30 days. Transit visa: Kuwait is allowed to stay at the airport for up to 02 days from the date of entry. Once the ETA is issued, it will be sent to the email address of the applicants in PDF format. Kuwait travelers just need to download and print it out to present it at the border upon arrival. Kuwait nationals should arrive in Sri Lanka within the validity p
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