Sri Lanka Tourist ETA

Tourist ETA Details
Visa type
Multiple entries
Service fee
Visa fees
Tourist ETA (3-4 days processing time)
Validity: 30 Days
Multiple entries: Yes
Service fee: 29 USD
Visa fees: 52 - 52 USD

How to get an ETA Visa for Sri Lanka

Complete online application

Prepare your passport and fill in our simple online form in less than 5 minutes

Receive your travel visa

We will send you your approved ETA in a couple of days - without you having to go anywhere!

Start your journey

Show your passport and the ETA electronic visa that we send you when you arrive at your destination.

ETA Visa Requirements for Sri Lanka

To apply for the ETA (tourist visa) for Sri Lanka, you will need:

- A passport number
- An email address to receive the ETA
- A bank card to make payment

If any of these elements are missing, your application will be saved so that you can complete it at a later stage.

The procedure for obtaining the ETA visa for Sri Lanka is carried out entirely online, without having to go to an embassy.

At Visagov, the online ETA visa application for Sri Lanka has been simplified and is designed to minimise the risk of errors. It will take you just 5 minutes to complete in your own language.

The ETA visa for tourism cannot be changed; please make sure your details are correct before sending it.

You must print your Sri Lanka ETA Visa and present it together with your passport upon arrival in the country.

Do you need more information? See our complete guide: How to get a visa for Sri Lanka

Application for online e-Visa for Sri Lanka

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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.

Check your eligibility

Do you need an eVisa for Sri Lanka?
Use our eligibility checker to find out if you match with the requirements.
Yes, you are eligible for eVisa Sri Lanka!
You cannot apply for eVisa.
We are sorry, you have to apply at the embassy.

ETA for Sri Lanka: More information

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.