Sri Lankan visa apply


All conference Participants can apply for VISA through online. The system is called the Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA).


You can obtain Business Visa and under that, you can mention Participating for an international conference. However, the conference organizing committee will grant you an invitation letter after you make the registration payment. Contact Conference secretariat for more details.


You will receive acknowledgement notices (contact the immigration office, Receipt of ETA form, ETA approval, Rejections with reasons and etc.) after the submission of form (may take some time). Find Sample Notices From,

ETA Home –> Sample Notices


There is an ETA processing Charge. Find ETA Fees from,

ETA Home -> FESS


You can check your ETA status by the system.


If you got ETA Approval upon arrival, produce your passport to the immigration officer at the port of entry to obtain the necessary clearance. It is advisable for you to bring a copy of the ETA approval notice along with you.


If you can’t apply ETA in person check available options to apply for VISA.


Please check FAQ in Sri Lankan department for more information and clarifications. Find FAQ from

ETA home -> FAQ


 If any issue Please contact Sri Lankan Mission in your Country

Contact Department of Immigration and Emigration Sri Lanka

Department of Immigration and Emigration
Suhurupaya, Sri Subuthipura Road, Baththaramulla

Hotline : 0094 71 9967888
Telephone : 0094 11 5329422
Fax : 0094 11 2674631
E-Mail :
Web Site:

Controller General of Immigration & Emigration and the Commissioner for Registration of Persons of Indian Origin
Mr. M. N. Ranasinghe

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Note: Conference Organizing Committee is not responsible for any rejection of VISA