iVisa | Updated on Sep 21, 2021

Important: iVisa isn't offering the Sri Lankan ETA for Malians by now, but stay alert to iVisa's website because this product will be available soon

If you're a Malian citizen and you're planning a journey to Sri Lanka, then you should know that you must obtain a visa before entering this country. This may be something tiring and tedious, but it is necessary, at least for now. The good news is that you'll be able to apply for a Sri Lankan ETA very soon. In the meantime, we recommend you to read the information below.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Do Malian citizens need a visa to visit Sri Lanka?

Yes, Malian citizens need a visa to visit Sri Lanka. Unfortunately, you can only obtain a consular visa by now, but you'll be able to apply for a Sri Lankan ETA soon.

What is a Sri Lanka ETA?

The Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) is a government document that permits you to enter the country legally through an electronic system in your passport. There are two types of Sri Lankan ETAs: Tourist ETA and Business ETA.

How long can I stay in Sri Lanka with an ETA?

Every citizen who needs a Sri Lankan ETA can stay in the country for 30 days in Total.

What documents do I need to apply?

If you want to obtain a Sri Lankan ETA, you'll need to provide some documents first. You don't have to stress about this part because these documents are quite easy to get. These are the requirements you need to have:

  • A passport valid for at least six months since your date of arrival in Sri Lanka.

  • A Digital passport photo.

  • A Credit/debit card or PayPal account to pay your ETA.

  • Return ticket – this document applies only for the citizens of Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, Nigeria, Pakistan, Somalia, and Syria.

  • Valid e-mail address – to receive your ETA in PDF format (we always suggest to have a digital or physical copy of the ETA).

How long is the Sri Lankan ETA valid for?

Your ETA has a validity of 180 days after issued.

What are the processing times and prices for Kenyan Citizens?

The price of your ETA changes according to how soon you want to obtain it. The faster you want your ETA, the more you'll have to pay for it. These are your options:

  • Standard processing – Your ETA will be ready in 15 days by paying USD 55.00.

  • Rush processing – Your ETA will be processed in 10 days and you'll have to pay USD 85.00 (services fee included).

  • Super Rush processing – You'll pay USD 100.00 this time, but you'll have your application ready in only 7 days.

How can I apply?

The application form is divided into two simple steps:

  1. The first one will ask you to fill in your basic information like name, address, passport info, e-mail, and so on. You must also choose the type of ETA you need, as well as the processing time.

  2. The second step of the application process consists of payment and revision. You can pay for these services using a credit/debit card or a PayPal account. You should be very careful with the revision of your information since a single typo can make your ETA invalid.

How do I know if my Sri Lanka ETA is ready to use?

We will let you know about this via email as soon as the Sri Lanka Government approves your ETA.

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Is it safe to use iVisa to get my Sri Lanka Visa?

Yes, it is! We are a high-rated company that's been launching official e-Visas for more than seven years. With a 9.5 “Excellent” rating on TrustPilot and thousands of positive reviews, it is easy to see why many travelers trust iVisa as their go-to source for an efficient and fast visa process for their world travel.

Where can I find more info?

If you still have issues about this document, then click here and start chatting with one of our customer service representatives. You can also find more info and FAQs here.

Important: iVisa isn't offering the Sri Lankan ETA for Malians by now, but stay alert to iVisa's website because this product will be available soon