Chinese citizens are among the many nationalities that have access to an electronic travel authorization when going to Sri Lanka for business or tourism purposes. As a result, you can apply for a Sri Lanka visa online. iVisa can assist you with the application process so that you can have your ETA approved in a short time.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
I have a Chinese passport, do I need a visa to visit Sri Lanka?
Which visa types are there for Chinese passport holders?
There are these kinds of visas:
This blog contains information about the Tourist ETA. But you can check all types here.
What is the Sri Lanka Tourist ETA?
The Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) is an official document that allows travelers to enter and travel within Sri Lanka for tourism purposes.
How long can visitors with a Chinese passport stay in Sri Lanka with a Tourist ETA?
They can enter the country for a maximum of 30 days in Total. All visits are strictly limited to business or tourism, so you can NOT seek paid work or employment.
What are the documents required to apply?
We will require just the following:
Passport with at least that is valid for at least 6 months from the intended arrival date.
A credit/debit card or PayPal account for the payment.
How long is the Tourist ETA valid?
This ETA is valid for 180 days after issued.
What are the processing times and prices?
With iVisa, applicants have three available options when it comes to processing time and this will determine the price. The three options are:
Standard processing – your ETA application is processed within 5 days, and the price is USD 55.00 (service fees included).
Rush processing – you will receive your ETA within 3 days, and the total price of it is USD 85.00 (service fees included).
Super rush processing – this is the fastest option. You will get your ETA in only 2 days, and you will be charged USD 100.00 (service fees included).
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How long does it take to apply for an ETA?
Less than 10 minutes. We will take care of the rest and shortly we will let you know the status of the application by email.
How can I apply for a Tourist ETA?
The application process has only three steps:
The first step will ask you to fill in your general information. You also need to choose the processing time from the options mentioned above.
The second step will ask you to revise step one and make the payment.
The last step consists of a questionnaire and a photo upload. It is at this point when you need to upload your passport scan. Other documents may be required as well, but it depends on personal circumstances.
Click here to start. After you are done, you submit your form and wait for your ETA 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?
Once the application is done, you will receive the ETA by email. No need to deal with the embassy. We do it for you so you don't lose valuable time.
Do I need to get separate Tourist ETAs for my children?
Children under 12 years old are exempt from paying the ETA.
Can I apply for a tourist ETA if I already have a business ETA?
A passport can only have one type of valid visa type associated with it. In other words, if you already have a tourist visa, you can not take out a business visa until the tourist visa expires.
What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?
If you made a mistake when entering your data online then please contact our customer service representatives as soon as possible via online chat to assist you.
If we already submitted your application, then you can NOT make any changes and you will have to apply again but we will NOT charge you another service fee.
Is it safe to use iVisa to get my Tourist ETA?
Many people think that online information leaks and that their personal info is at risk of getting into the wrong hands. However, that is not the case with our services. We provide maximum safety for your personal data, confidentiality, and we invest a lot in the security of our database. Your personal information could not be safer. You can check what hundreds of happy customers say about us here.