Visa application / entry requirements: Sri Lanka

AUTHORITY

SERVISUM Berlin

all German States, independent of residence

German citizens can apply for an e-visa online for a stay of up to 30 days. If the planned stay is longer than 30 days, a regular visa is required.

This also includes citizens of the following countries:

Austria

Czechia

Germany

Latvia

Poland

Spain

Australia

Malaysia

Belgium

Denmark

Greece

Lithuania

Portugal

Sweden

South Korea

Switzerland

Bulgaria

Estonia

Hungary

Luxembourg

Romania

United Kingdom

Canada

Cambodia

Croatia

Finland

Ireland

Malta

Slovakia

USA

Singapore

Cyprus

France

Italy

Netherlands

Slovenia

Japan

New Zealand


E-VISA


German citizens need to apply for a so-called E-Visa (electronic visa) online, if the stay in Sri Lanka is less than 30 days.

E-Visa for Sri Lanka allows for a double entry with a stay up to 30 days. It should be applied for at least one week before the planned date of departure.

The application can be processed via the following website: http://www.eta.gov.lk/slvisa/

How you can apply for an E-Visa via SERVISUM is shown in the black box on the right.

REGULAR VISA
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL VISA CATEGORIES

  • visa application form
    depending on visa categorie, see on the right

  • passport
    original, at least valid for 6 months after journey

    non-German applicants
  • current residence registration (Meldebescheinigung) (if EU citizen) or
  • valid residence permit for Germany (if not EU citizen)

  • FOR TOURIST VISA

    additional to mimimum requirements above

    • hotel confirmation

    • proof of entry and exit
      e.g. flight reservation

    FOR BUSINESS VISA

    additional to mimimum requirements above

    • letter of invitation 
      from company in Sri Lanka

    • company letter 
      from employer in Germany (sample)

HANDLING TIME (nlow)
About 14 working days 


Website of the embassy: https://www.srilanka-botschaft.de/de/



Please attach the SERVISUM-Order Form to your assignment for regular visa.

 
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Embassy fees

FOR GERMANS

T=Tourist, B=Business

T:

57,00 €

(single, 90 days)

B:

37,00 €

(multiple, 30 days)

T:

35,00 €

(E-Visa)                                 

B:

40,00 €

(E-Visa)

E-Visa

We will be happy to obtain an E-Visa for Sri Lanka for you.

Please fill in the E-Visa Application Form linked below and send it to us by e-mail together with the following documents:

  • scan of your passport 
    coloured, first double page with personal data

fees per person:
tourist: 35,00 € (visa fee) 
business: 40,00 € (visa fee)
+ 41,65 € (SERVISUM fee, incl. VAT)
plus administration fee (4,50 €, incl. VAT, per order)

handling time: 
about 3 working days

E-Visa Application Form

Application Form

Please save the PDF file on your computer before completing.

Application Form for TouristenvisaApplication Form for Geschäftsvisa

Please attach this SERVISUM-Order Form to your assignment. Not required for E-Visa.

You can place an order for the pre-check and/or the pick-up of your documents via using the visafinder.