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Business Visa  |  Sri Lanka


Visa Requirements


::    Passport valid for six months on exit 

::    One blank visa page in passport

::    Two recent passport photographs

::    Completed application form

::    Round-trip travel tickets

::    Business introduction letter

The letter of introduction from your UK employer must be an original, signed document on company letterhead. It should note your position within the company, duration and purpose of travel, provide details of the organisation(s) to be visited in Sri Lanka, and accept moral and financial responsibility for your trip.

Please ensure the letter also clearly notes dates of travel for your trip(s), and that these match the dates on your application form.

::    Letter of invitation

The letter of invitation must come from a business or organisation in Sri Lanka. It should be on official letterhead, signed by a company officer with contact details included. The letter should include your name, the purpose of your visit, and confirm source of financial responsibility.

As above, please ensure the letter also clearly notes dates of travel, to match those on your application form.

::    Proof of funds

Please submit proof of funds (e.g. traveller’s cheques or bank statements) equivalent to US$30 per day of stay in Sri Lanka.

::    Photocopies of original documents

All original documents, including passport, must be submitted along with a clear, colour photocopy.




For a single visit of up to 30 days, you may be able to obtain an eVisa (ETA) instead. Please contact us for further information.



Additional Information


The embassy reserves the right to request additional documents in support of your visa application, and to alter or increase fees without prior notice.

No refund will be given if your visa is cancelled or rejected by the embassy.

Visa and Service Fees


Please note, all fees are charged per individual traveller. Service and processing fees are exclusive of VAT, which will be added at the point of invoice. The total price of your order will depend on the product and the processing service you select. Visa fees are subject to change with no prior notice. Please contact us before placing your order if you require further information.




(10 working days)

Single entry visa (up to 30 days): £45

Single entry visa (up to 90 days): £80

Double entry visa (up to 90 days): £115

Multiple entry visa (up to 90 days): £150

Handling fee:  £80



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