From pristine beaches and stunning temples, to mesmerising architecture and verdant landscapes, Sri Lanka offers everything that a traveller could wish for. If you have always been intrigued by this beautiful country, all you have to do is get a Sri Lanka visa, pack your bags and head to this enchanting destination.
Getting a Sri Lanka visa for Indians is pretty simple, and you can avoid the hassle of waiting in long queues and worrying about those hard-to-get visa appointments by applying for your Sri Lanka tourist visa through MakeMyTrip. We do not require your original passport or confirmed flight tickets for visa processing, and you no longer have to deal with middle-men, or complicated paperwork. Also, since the entire application process takes place through a credible platform, as opposed to the traditional approach, you avoid the risk of visa fraud and fake visas.
Here is an informative guide on how to apply for Sri Lanka visa:
Upload these documents and fill form online
Upload soft copies of the mentioned documents to get your Sri Lanka visa
Pay for your Sri Lanka visa fees using the mode of payment of your choice.
Get your visa on your email
Once approved, we will send you the e-visa via email.
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Is the end-to-end process entirely online as stated above.
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How to apply for Sri Lanka visa online
Follow the steps given below and get your Sri Lanka visa in no time:
You can also keep track of your Sri Lanka visa status through the MakeMyTrip app.
Sri Lanka Visa Process
After your booking is confirmed, we will send your Sri Lanka visa application to the Embassy. The Embassy usually takes 3 to 4 working days to approve the Sri Lanka visa, in case no additional documents are required.
You can apply for your Sri Lanka visa anytime through MakeMyTrip. However, we will forward your documents to the Embassy for processing only 30 days prior to your departure, to ensure that it is valid at the time of your travel.
You can cancel your Sri Lanka visa application at any time, till your documents are submitted to the embassy. Post the submission of your application, there will be no cancellation or refund.
You need to carry a print out of your Sri Lanka eVisa while travelling, to get the visa stamped on your passport by the Sri Lankan immigration officers at the airport. It just takes 5 minutes! Other documents required at the time of Sri Lanka immigration: Your original passport and onward/return air tickets.
Types of Sri Lanka visa for Indians
Sri Lanka visa for Indians is divided into 4 categories – Tourist Visa, Business Visa, Transit Visa and Residence Visa.
Remember: Sri Lanka visa on arrival is not applicable for Indian nationals. It is only applicable for Singapore, Maldives and Seychelles nationals.
Through MakeMyTrip, you can apply for the 30 Day Stay Double Entry Sri Lanka Tourist Visa, which implies:
Normal visa processing takes 3 to 4 working days.
Sri Lanka visa fees
If you apply through MakeMyTrip for the 30 Day Stay Double Entry Visa, the Sri Lanka visa fees would be ₹1600*.
Sri Lanka visa fees breakup:
Visa Embassy Fee - ₹ 1500
Convenience Fee - ₹ 85
GST Amount - ₹ 15
Note: In case your visa is rejected by the Embassy, the Sri Lanka visa fees will not be refunded.
*Embassy fees/taxes/other charges are subject to change without prior notice.
As compared to other countries, Sri Lanka visa fees are comparatively cheaper and this is yet another reason for you to explore this beautiful country. So go ahead and start planning your Sri Lanka tour!