iVisa | Updated on Mar 12, 2020

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

If you're a North Korean Citizen and you're planning to take a trip to Sri Lanka, you should know that you'll be able to get an ETA very soon. Remember that it is only possible to get a consular visa by now. If you want to learn more about the upcoming Sri Lankan ETA then keep reading the article below.

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Frequently Asked Questions / FAQs

Do North Korean citizens need a Visa to travel to Sri Lanka?

Yes, if you're a North Korean citizen, you require a visa to enter Sri Lanka. Sadly, 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 document that allows you to enter the country legally through an electronic system. There are two types of Sri Lankan ETAs: The Tourist ETA and the Business ETA.

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

Every foreign traveler who obtains a Sri Lankan ETA can stay in the country for 30 days in Total.

What documents do I need to apply?

You can obtain an ETA worry-free by presenting some basic documents. 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 service.

  • Return ticket – This document 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 having a digital or physical copy of the ETA).

How long is the Sri Lankan ETA valid for?

The Sri Lankan ETA is valid for 180 days after issued.

What are the processing times and prices for North Korean Citizens?

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

  • Standard processing – You'll have to wait 24 hours for your ETA and you'll have to pay USD 55.00.

  • Rush processing – Your ETA will be ready in 4 hours and you'll have to pay USD 85.00 this time.

  • Super Rush processing – You'll have to pay USD 100.00 this time, but you'll receive your ETA in only 30 minutes.

How can I apply?

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

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

  2. The second step will require you to pay for the service and it'll also ask you to revise the information you gave in step one. As for the review, all the information you offer 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 kids 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 e-mail you the confirmation 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 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 offer you the Sri Lankan ETA yet, but stay alert to iVisa's website because this eVisa will be available soon

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