The citizens of Bangladesh are eligible for a Sri Lanka visa on arrival, but only if they obtain a Sri Lanka ETA before departure. An ETA is an electronic travel authorization that can be purchased online, and iVisa can help you with the whole process. All you need is some information and 20 minutes of your time. iVisa will manage the rest.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the requirements to obtain this ETA as a Bangladeshi?
Before you fill in the application, you need to ensure that you have all the requested documents. iVisa asks very few things of you, and once you provide them, all you can do is wait. Here is what you have to provide iVisa to start the application procedure.
Valid passport – to obtain a Sri Lanka ETA, all applicants must have a valid passport that maintains its validity for another 6 months from the date of arrival in Sri Lanka.
Digital photograph – be sure that the picture is as current as possible and follows all the guidelines to get a passport photograph.
Valid e-mail address – iVisa will send you the ETA through e-mail in PDF format, which is why you have to provide an email address to which you have access.
Means of payment – during the application procedure, you'll be required to make the payment. iVisa accepts credit or debit cards, nonetheless, you may use PayPal, Alipay, or WeChat as well.
What are the processing time and fees to have a Sri Lanka visa for the citizens of Bangladesh?
It is only natural to concern yourself with how long does it take for your application to be processed and the cost. However, you don't need to be worried about that if you select iVisa as your visa service. We guarantee fast processing and affordable prices. Actually, we provide three options so far as the processing time is concerned so that you can select the one that best suits your needs. As for cost, the earlier you want your Sri Lanka visa, the further you have to pay for this. Your choices are as follows:
Standard processing – this is the cheapest and slowest option iVisa puts at your disposal. Your application is processed within 1 Business Day, and it costs USD 40.00.
Rush processing – this time, your ETA arrives in just 4 hours, but you will be charged USD 70.00.
Super Rush processing – it only takes 30 minutes for your application to be processed. As you can imagine, the fee is higher. USD 85.00 to be more specific.
One aspect that is worth mentioning is that the fees mentioned previously apply for the Sri Lanka Tourist ETA. If you'd like to apply for a Sri Lanka Business ETA, the processing time options remain the same, however the fees go a little bit higher to $70, $100$, and $120 respectively.
How is the application form if I choose iVisa?
As far as the application form is concerned, you don't need to trouble yourself either. iVisa designed a short and straightforward application procedure so that you do not spend over 20 minutes completing it. Moreover, if you need any help with it, we have a free service 24/7 where you can contact our operators.
You need to complete three steps.
The first one asks about your personal information such as name, address, date of birth, and so on, and you must select among the three processing time choices listed above.
The second step is composed of payment and revision. Make sure that the information you entered is correct. Otherwise, you can have your visa rejected.
The last step is earmarked for documents upload.
Once all three steps are complete, siimply submit your application and wait for your Sri Lanka ETA in the selected timeframe.
How long is this ETA valid for? How many entries and maximum stay am I granted?
The Sri Lanka ETA is valid for 180 days after issued. It is a Double Entry with a maximum stay of 30 days in Total.
Could I apply for an extension beyond the 30 day limit?
Sure. It can be extended up to 180 days after issued. You need to apply in the Department of Immigration.
Do I need to apply for my children?
Kids under 12 are exempt from paying this ETA.
If I have a Business ETA, can I apply for a Tourist ETA?
No, you may only have one valid ETA associated with your passport. In any case you might want it wait for one to expired to apply for another.
If I have more doubts, where can I find more info?
As you can see, it's easy to get a Sri Lanka e-visa for the citizens of Bangladesh. Just get your ETA online, and the visa itself will wait for you at the airport in Sri Lanka. Put your trust in our hands and help us make your journey a wish come true!