iVisa | Updated on Mar 12, 2020

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

As a Sierra Leona Citizen, you'll be able to get a Sri Lanka ETA very soon, so you won't need to go to the embassy to receive travel documentation. Keep in mind that it is only possible to obtain a consular visa by now. If you want to learn more about the forthcoming Sri Lankan ETA then keep reading the article below.

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Frequently Asked Questions / FAQs

Do Sierra Leona citizens need a Visa to travel to Sri Lanka?

Yes, if you're from Sierra Leone, you'll need a visa to enter Sri Lanka. 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 permits you to enter the country legally through an electronic system linked to your passport. 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?

Sierra Leone Citizens who decide to apply for Sri Lankan ETA can stay in the country for 30 days in Total.

What documents do I need to apply?

You can receive your 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 item applies only for the nationals of Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, Nigeria, Pakistan, Somalia, and Syria.

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

How long is the Sri Lankan ETA valid for?

You can use this document for 180 days after issued.

What are the processing times and prices for Sierra Leone Citizens?

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

  • Standard processing – You'll wait 24 hours for your ETA and you'll only 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.

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

How can I apply?

In iVisa we know how difficult can online forms be. That's why we built a 2-step process that's manageable and effortless:

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

  2. The second step will ask you to pay for the service and it'll also require you to check the information you gave in step one. As for the review, all the information you offer must be valid. Keep in mind that if there's a single error 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 have 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?

iVisa will e-mail you the confirmation document 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 offering 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 best option to enjoy an efficient and fast visa process.

Where can I find more info?

If you still have questions 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 isn't providing the Sri Lankan ETA yet, but stay alert to iVisa's website because this eVisa will be available soon

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