Sri Lanka Tourist ETA Online

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How to apply for a Tourist ETA

Fill Out Online Application
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In January 2012, the Department of Immigration and Emigration of Sri Lanka introduced the Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) for travelers visiting Sri Lanka. Travelers from almost any country in the world can now apply online without having to visit an embassy or consulate.

The ETA is an official authorization for a short visit to Sri Lanka and is issued electronically. Applicants will receive their visas via email, after filling the application form with the necessary information and once the online credit card payment is completed. The entire process is quick and easy.


  • Passport with at least 6 month validity
  • Credit/debit card or Paypal account for payment
  • Digital passport photo

Tourist ETA Requirements for Sri Lanka

  • The ETA is limited to 30-day stays in Sri Lanka from the date of arrival, and will allow 2 entries.
  • The information entered will be sent electronically to DI&E (Department of Immigration & Emigration) and we will send your Sri Lanka ETA online via email.
  • Travelers who want to visit Sri Lanka must have a passport valid for at least 6 months from the planned date of entry.
  • We suggest passengers verify the information, print it and bring a physical copy on their trip. The check-in staff at the airports can also verify the registration on their system. However, we highly recommend clients to keep a copy of it on their electronic device, and print it out.
  • You cannot obtain a new ETA while you are in Sri Lanka, regardless of whether your current ETA is valid or expired.
  • Nationals of Yellow Fever affected countries must carry a yellow fever vaccination card at the time of arrival in Sri Lanka. See Yellow Fever countries here.

NOTE: Citizens of the Republic of Singapore, the Republic of Maldives and the Republic of Seychelles are exempt from obtaining this visa (meaning they can travel there without applying for a visa)

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Sri Lanka Tourist ETA?

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