Prepare your passport and fill in our simple online form in less than 5 minutes
We will send you your approved ETA in a couple of days - without you having to go anywhere!
Show your passport and the ETA electronic visa that we send you when you arrive at your destination.
Do you need more information? See our complete guide: How to get a visa for Sri Lanka
It takes up to 2 business days to get a Sri Lankan ETA visa approved and the whole process is done online.
You can apply whenever you want, but we recommend that you do so at least one week before your arrival so that the visa can be processed in time. You will receive your approved visa within 2 working days, but not before 90 days before your arrival.
The passport must remain valid for at least 6 months after your arrival.
There are two advantages. First, it is quick and easy, it is done online, takes 2 days to be approved and you don't need to go anywhere. Second, when compared to a visa on arrival you are sure to be approved before your trip, so you don't have to worry about anything on arrival.
Yes, all travellers must have their own ETA. With our online form, you can apply for the whole family at once (up to 10 people).
Only if you are traveling from a country with high risk of yellow fever or polio. Vaccination against hepatitis, typhoid and rabies is also recommended.
The Sri Lanka Tourism ETA allows two entries for a maximum of 30 days.
Printing the Sri Lanka Tourism ETA is not mandatory but is always recommended to avoid problems.
No, the Tourist ETA is an online authorization. You do not need to go to any embassy or government office as you will receive the approved document by email.
No, ETA does not allow you to work in Sri Lanka. You will have to apply for a specific work visa.
The ETA (Electronic Travel Authorization) is mandatory to enter the country as long as you do not exceed 30 days stay in the country and you are traveling for tourism purposes, you can travel using only the online authorization (ETA) instead of getting a visa, getting the ETA is easier, cheaper and faster.
Yes, your stay can be extended to 6 months once you are in Sri Lanka.
It is not mandatory and you will not be asked to provide flight details. However, you will be asked for the expected arrival date.
We will automatically send you the Sri Lanka ETA once it is approved, or contact you in case we need to obtain some additional information. You can see the current status in the visa status tracker.
To travel to Sri Lanka, you must apply for the ETA, an electronic visa that allows you to visit the country for 30 days. There is the possibility of extending it once in the country for up to 6 months. This electronic ETA visa allows you 2 entries to the country during its period of validity.
Children under 12 must apply for the ETA visa, but are exempt from government fees.
The price of government fees varies depending on the nationality of the applicant.
The Government of Sri Lanka reserves the right of admission. If you lie or omit relevant information from your personal data, or the authorities suspect that you may be a threat to the security or interests of the country, they may deny entry.