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Everything you need to know about the Sri Lanka application form

Everything you need to know about the Sri Lanka application form
| Updated on Feb 12, 2019

A trip to Sri Lanka entails getting a visa. While you can obtain it at the nearest Sri Lankan diplomatic mission, you should know that almost all nationalities qualify for a visa on arrival. To check if that is the case for you, we recommend that you use iVisa’s Visa Checker. However, if you wish to travel to Sri Lanka on a visa on arrival, you must obtain a Sri Lanka ETA. It is an electronic travel authorization that can be purchased online. iVisa can help you get it.

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While you must meet several requirements to obtain a Sri Lanka ETA, one of them asks you to fill in an application form. Most people do not like forms since they hold all these ambiguous terms and whatnot, but the one created by iVisa is short and straightforward. That is why iVisa’s services are incredibly appreciated.

The application form designed by iVisa consists of three simple steps. All of them are easy to go through, but should you need help with any of them, iVisa has an excellent support service that is at your disposal 24/7. Also, the service is free of charge. Let’s explore the steps, shall we?

The first step of the Sri Lanka ETA application form requires you to insert your personal information such as name, date of birth, address, e-mail, and so on. Details about your trip and passport info are required as well. Moreover, step one is the moment in which you must select a processing time for your application. iVisa gives you three possibilities, but keep in mind that all of them carry different costs. Your options are as follows:

  • Standard processing – this is the cheapest and slowest option iVisa puts at your disposal. Your application is processed within 1 business day, and it costs $55.

  • Rush processing – this time, your ETA arrives in just 3 hours, but you will be charged $85.

  • Super Rush processing – it only takes 30 minutes for your application to be processed. As you can imagine, the fee is higher. $105 to be more precise.

A trip to Sri Lanka for business purposes requires a Sri Lanka Business ETA. The processing time options remain the same, but the fees are slightly different. You will be charged $70, $100, and $120 respectively for each processing time.

Step number two consists of payment and revision. You can make the payment using a credit or debit card, but if you have an account on PayPal, Alipay, or WeChat, you can use one of those as well. As for the revision, it is more important than you think. You must ensure that your form does not contain typos or inaccuracies. Otherwise, you Sri Lanka ETA becomes invalid. Also, corrections are impossible to make once the application reaches processing, and as a result, you will need to repeat the process. Make sure to double-check your form before submission.

The last step is reserved for documents upload. This is the moment when you need to upload your photo and a scan of your passport’s information page. Additional documents may be required, and if that is the case, iVisa will let you know in due time.

Once all three steps are complete, you are free to submit your application. The Sri Lanka ETA will arrive in the timeframe you selected during step one. Do not forget to print out at least one physical copy before departure.

As you can see, there seems to be nothing challenging about the Sri Lanka ETA application form. The steps are simple, and you have iVisa’s full support. You should not have any trouble completing it.

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