Sri Lanka visa for Malaysian citizens
iVisa | 7 min read | Updated on Oct 04, 2023

Malaysian people are qualified for a Sri Lanka visa on arrival. However, as a Malaysian national, you must first get a Sri Lanka ETA before departure in order to get the visa itself when you arrive at your destination. Likewise, we are here to assist you with the whole process in order that you get your ETA as soon as possible.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

I have a Malaysian passport, do I need a visa to visit Sri Lanka?

All Malaysians need to acquire a visa to travel to Sri Lanka. In that case, they will have to request for an ETA. If you want to know all documents that you will need, click here.

If ETA cost is zero, why do I need to pay?

We want to make things easier for you, that's why applying for an ETA will take you just a few minutes of your time. We handle the rest and help you obtain your ETA in as little as 12 hours! That is why we charge you a small fee for it.

Which ETA types are there for Malaysian passport holders?

There are two types of ETA for Malaysian citizens who want to travel to Sri Lanka:

  • Tourist ETA.

  • Business ETA.

NOTE that all the details on this article are about the Tourist ETA. However, if you want to know more about the ETA types, you can visit here.

What is a Sri Lanka Tourist ETA?

The Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) is a legal permission that authorizes you to visit Sri Lanka and only for tourism reasons.

How long can visitors with a Malaysian passport stay in Sri Lanka with a Tourist ETA?

Visitors carrying a Sri Lanka Tourist ETA will be able to stay in Sri Lanka territory for only 30 days in Total. In addition to that, keep in mind that this ETA can not be used to search for a job.

What are the documents required to apply?

You need to make sure that you meet all the requirements. The list of things you need is not long. You just need a couple of documents and some information. Here is the list:

  • Valid passport – check if your passport has validity for another six months from the first day that you are in the nation of Sri Lanka.

  • Valid email address – ensure that the email you will use is valid. Remember that every detail that we have about your application would be sent there.

  • Means of payment – we offer different payment methods, such as credit and debit cards or Paypal. Before paying, make sure all the information provided is accurate.

How long is the Sri Lanka Tourist ETA valid?

The Sri Lanka Tourist ETA will have a validation for 30 days after arrival. This means you must enter Sri Lanka within that timeframe.

What are the processing times and prices?

For the processing time of your Sri Lanka Tourist ETA, we offer you three options and prices depending on which one you choose. The options are:

  • Standard processing – this slowest option means that you have to wait 3 days for your ETA. All you have to do is pay USD $75.99.

  • Rush processing – this alternative is not the fastest, but you get your visa quicker than if you would opt for the standard processing time. So, you visa will be ready in 24 hours. The price is USD $127.99.

  • Super Rush processing – this is one of the best options that we offer you, so that you can get your visa in only 12 hours and the the sum is USD $186.99.

Begin your new request here for Sri Lanka ETA.

How does the Sri Lanka Tourist ETA work?

The Sri Lanka Government is the only institution in charge of granting electronic visas.

We take care of inserting all the information provided by the customer to the form; then, we send it to the Sri Lanka Government and finally, we wait for the response of this ETA.

How long does it take to apply for a Sri Lanka Tourist ETA?

We want to make things easier for you. That's why your only job is to complete the request that will take you less than 10 minutes. That's all you need to do! We handle the rest of the job.

How can I apply for a Sri Lanka Tourist ETA?

The request form you need to fill in consists of three simple steps:

  1. Step number one requires you to Complete the form with your data and of course, choose one of the processing times mentioned above.

  2. Step two asks that you proofread the previous step and pay your request. It is more important than you think to go over your form a few times. Errors are impossible to correct once your application reaches processing, and they can invalidate your ETA.

  3. The third step is about uploading documents. This is the moment when you need to upload the required documents.

Begin your new adventure here.Once you have completed all the formulary, submit it and when we have the response of the Government, we will let you about the results of your application. If you have any questions, feel free to chat with our support service.

What happens after I have applied?

When you have finished completing all the information on your application, the only thing that you need to do is wait for your approval and once the Government sends us your visa, immediately, we will notify you about it via email. Furthermore, when you travel to Sri Lanka, do not forget to print your visa and show it together with your passport.

How many times can I enter Sri Lanka with a Tourist ETA?

The Sri Lanka Tourist ETA allows a Double Entry.

Do I need to get a Sri Lanka Tourist ETA for my kids too?

Only if they are older than 12. If your kids are under 12 years old, they will not need an ETA to be able to travel to that country.

How can I apply for my family or friends?

First, you need to collect all the important documents from the person you will apply for this eVisa. Then, if you will apply for only one applicant, enter the information here. In case, you need to request for more people, click on ‘Add new applicant’ in the application form and fill out the information.

How do I know if my visa is approved?

When the Sri Lankan Government has granted you the ETA, we will immediately contact you via email.

What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?

If you have this problem, you can chat with one of our customer service representatives as soon as you can.

Keep in mind that if your ETA has already been delivered to the Government, It will not be possible to make any modification even if it is a slight mistake. In this case, we invite you to request another application and you will not pay an additional service fee.

Is it safe to use iVisa to get my Sri Lanka Tourist ETA?

We are very focused on providing good quality and security service to our customers. That is why we are always attentive to any inconvenience that occurs. Also, we want customers not to worry about it. If you still have any doubts to apply with us, do not hesitate to review our page since there you will find many opinions about our company.

I have more questions, where can I find more info?

With only one click, you will be able to connect more quickly with our customer service team that is available to answer any doubts and/or questions 24/7. Besides, you can visit here and read more info and FAQs.

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