The citizens of Pakistan have to obtain a Sri Lanka transit visa if they have a connecting flight in Sri Lanka and they wish to leave the transit zone. However, as a Pakistani citizen, you can apply online for the document and iVisa will be able to assist you in the near future. However, you have to remember that if leaving the transit zone is not something you want to do, a transit visa is not essential.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Do Pakistani citizens need a visa to get into Sri Lanka?
Yes, all Pakistani passport holders need a visa to enter Sri Lanka. You can apply for this visa online.
What is the Sri Lanka ETA?
The Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) is an official document that permits travelers to enter and travel within Sri Lanka.
How long can travelers with Pakistani passport stay in Sri Lanka using a Tourist eVisa?
Pakistani citizens can enter Sri Lanka for a maximum of 30 days in Total. Remember that all visits are strictly limited to business or tourism, therefore you shouldn't seek paid work or employment.
What are the prerequisites for the Sri Lanka Visa?
Before you continue with your application, note that you need to have these requirements, which are nothing out of extraordinary:
Passport with at least 6 months of validity. You also have to scan the information page.
Digital passport photograph.
Credit/debit card or PayPal account for payment.
Which are the prices and processing times for the tourist eVisa?
This is probably one of the constant concerns about digital visas. That's why iVisa offers you three options according to your needs:
Standard processing – for this option, your visa is processed within 24 hours and it costs you USD 55.00 with all services fee included.
Rush processing – you'll receive your visa within 4 hours with a cost of USD 85.00 (services fee included).
Super Rush processing that is the fastest alternative iVisa offers. That's why you can receive your visa in only 30 minutes and it has a price of USD 100.00 also with all services fee included.
Start here your application with iVisa.
How much time does it take to apply for the Sri Lanka tourist visa?
You only need a few minutes to send your application with iVisa. After that, we will take care of the rest and we will inform you about the application's status by email.
How can I apply for a Sri Lanka Tourist eVisa?
The application for a Sri Lanka Tourist eVisa is very straightforward. It has only two steps:
The first step will ask you to fill in your overall info. You need to select the processing time from the options mentioned above.
The second step will ask you to check step one and make the corresponding payment.
Click here to start. Once you finish, you submit your form and wait for your visa to arrive. In case you need assistance to fill your application, iVisa has a fantastic support service that you can call 24/7.
What happens after I have applied for this visa?
Once your application is done, you are going to obtain the eVisa via email. you don't have to deal with the embassy. We do it for you so you don't waste valuable time. After that, you can present a printed version of your Tourist eVisa together with your passport once you enter Sri Lanka, but it's not a must since your ETA is electronically linked to your passport.
Do I also need to get a Tourist eVisa for my children?
Only if they're younger than 12 years old. Children under 12 years old are exempt from paying the ETA.
How can I apply for my family or friends?
To start with, make sure that you have all the required documents (you can check them at the beginning of this article). If you are applying for only one friend or family member, just apply here introducing their data. In case you need to apply for more than one person, you can do so by clicking on ‘Add new applicant’ in the application form, after that, you just have to complete the information.
Can I extend my stay beyond the 30-day limit?
If you want to stay for more than 30 days in Sri Lanka, you may apply for an extension. The ETA may be extended to 90 days from the date of arrival on the first visit, and a further 90 days on the second trip. Application for an extension must be submitted to the Department of Immigration's visa section.
How do I know if my Tourist eVisa is granted?
We will contact you by email as soon as the Sri Lanka Government approves your visa.
What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?
In case you make a mistake when entering your data online, then please contact our customer service representatives as soon as possible online to assist you.
Is it safe to use iVisa to obtain my Sri Lanka Tourist ETA?
We are a professional service provider issuing official Sri Lanka eVisas (ETAs) since 2013. Many people think that online information leaks and that their data is at a higher risk of getting into the wrong hands. Nonetheless, that doesn't happen with our services. We provide maximum safety for your personal info, and we invest a lot in the security of our database. You can check here what hundreds of happy customers say about us.