iVisa | Updated on Mar 11, 2020

Important note: iVisa can't issue the Sri Lankan ETA yet, but stay alert to iVisa's website because this product will be available soon

If you're a Myanmar Citizen and you're planning a trip to Sri Lanka, you should know that you'll be able to obtain an ETA very soon. For now, it is only possible to get a consular visa to enter this country. If you want to learn more about the upcoming Sri Lankan ETA then keep reading the information below.

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Frequently Asked Questions / FAQs

Do Myanmar citizens need a Visa to travel to Sri Lanka?

Yes, if you're a Myanmar citizen, you need a visa to enter Sri Lanka. Sadly, you can only get 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 authorizes you to enter the country legally through an electronic system linked to 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 foreign citizen who obtains a Sri Lankan ETA can stay in the country for 30 days in Total.

What documents are required?

You can obtain an ETA worry-free by simply presenting some basic requirements. These are:

  • A passport valid for at least six months since you arrive in Sri Lanka.

  • A Digital passport photo.

  • A Credit/debit card or PayPal account to pay iVisa's fees.

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

  • Valid e-mail address – To obtain 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 is valid for 180 days after issued.

What are the processing times and prices for Kenyan Citizens?

The price of your ETA changes according to how fast you want to receive it. The sooner you need your ETA, the more you'll have to pay. These are your options:

  • Standard processing – You'll wait 24 hours if you accept to pay USD 55.00.

  • Rush processing – Your ETA will be ready in 4 hours 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 get your ETA in only 30 minutes.

How much time do I need to apply?

You'll need at least 30 minutes to fill in your online application form.

How can I apply?

In iVisa we know how tiresome can online forms be. That's why we created a 2-step process that's quite easy to understand:

  1. In the first step you must fill in your basic information (including passport id and address). You have to select the type of ETA and the processing time as well.

  2. The second step will ask you to pay for the service and it'll also require you to review the information you gave in step one. As for the review, all the information you provide must be accurate. Keep in mind that if there's a single mistake in your online form after it's sent, you won't be able to correct it and you'll have to repeat the process.

Do I need to get separate Tourist ETAs for my children?

If you're traveling with children that areunder 12 years old, then they won't need to get an ETA. In other words, they can enter Sri Lanka with their basic travel documentation.

How do I know if my Sri Lanka ETA is approved?

We will send you an email as soon as the Sri Lanka Government approves your ETA.

How does this ETA look like?

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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 issuing official e-Visas for more than seven years. With a 9.5 “Excellent” rating on TrustPilot and thousands of positive reviews, it's clear to see why so many people trust iVisa as their go-to source for an efficient and fast visa process.

Where can I find more info?

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

Important note: iVisa can't issue the Sri Lankan ETA yet, but stay alert to iVisa's website because this product will be available soon

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