Visa application / entry requirements: Sri Lanka



all German States, independent of residence


With effect from 17th April 2024, all Tourist, Business and Transit travelers to Sri Lanka must have e-Visa for entering in to Sri Lanka. This electronic visa is applied for via VFS Global.


E-visa are available for stays of up to 30, 60 or 90 days, with visas for 60 or 90 days being issued for multiple entries.


  • passport scan
    coloured, double page with personal data, at least valid for 6 months after journey

  • passport picture
    biometric, not older than 6 months sample

  • FOR TRANSIT (cruise max. 4 days)

    additional to minimum requirements above

    • proof of cruise booking

    FOR TOURIST VISA (1 year/multi/90 days)

    additional to minimum requirements above

    • invitation letter from Sri Lanka


    additional to minimum requirements above

    • invitation letter
      from a company in Sri Lanka

      for an visa valid for 1 year with multiple entries additionally:
    • proof of accomodation and flight


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

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

You'll need the Adobe Reader to display PDF files. You can download the latest Version here.


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

  • passport picture
    colourd, biometric, not older than 6 months sample

    additional for tourist visa validity 1 year/multi/90 days:
  • inviation letter from Sri Lanka

    additional for business visa:
  • invitation letter from company in Sri Lanka

    For business visa validity of 1 year/multi/ 90 days additional:
  • proof of accommodation and flight

fees per Person:
0,00 - 200,00 USD (Visa fee varies from catagory, validity and nationality) plus credit card fees (may vary)

+ VFS Global service fee

+ 60,00 € (SERVISUM fee, plus 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