iVisa | Updated on Aug 25, 2023

The citizens of Israel qualify for the Sri Lanka ETA which means that they don't need to visit an embassy to get an authorization to visit this exotic country.

If you're from Israel, you can simply apply online for a Sri Lanka ETA with iVisa and that's it!

You can follow the instructions below to successfully obtain your ETA.

Sri Lanka

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Do I need a visa to enter Sri Lanka?

If you're from Israel, yes, you need a visa, but it doesn't have to be a consular visa. Israel is one of the countries that were selected to receive online visas if their citizens want to visit Sri Lanka. This document is known as ETA.

What is a Sri Lanka ETA for Israelies?

The ETA is a document that allows you to enter and travel within Sri Lanka.

How long can I stay in Sri Lanka?

You can stay in Israel 30 days in Total.

How many types of Sri Lanka ETAs are there?

There are two: Tourist ETA and Business ETA.

What documents do I need to apply if I'm from Israel?

The requirements to get a Sri Lanka ETA if you're from Israel are the same as if you were from other nationality. You need to put together a set of documents and pieces of information that ensure a successful application process. Here is what you will need:

  • Valid Passport – This is the most important item. If you already have it, make sure that it is still valid and it will remain so for at least another 6 months from your departure date. Failure to comply leads to a rejected application.

  • E-mail address – you will obtain your ETA via e-mail in PDF format. You also have to print a copy and show it at the immigration office in Sri Lanka. After that, make sure to check the spelling before you submit your application.

  • Mode of payment – iVisa allows you to use multiple payment methods. You can use either a credit/debit card or a Paypal account if you have one.

How long is the Sri Lanka e-Visa for Israelies valid for?

The Tourist ETA is valid for 30 days after arrival, while the Business ETA is valid for 90 days after issued.

What is the price of the Sri Lanka ETA?

Your Sri Lanka ETA will vary with the total price according to how soon you want it, and it also depends on the type of visa. Remember that you can choose between the Tourist ETA or the Business ETA.

The cost for the Tourist ETA is USD $52.09, while the cost of the Business ETA is USD $57.30.

As for the processing time options, iVisa comes with three excellent choices that are perfect for all needs and budgets. These are:

  • Standard processing time – if you pick this option as most people do, you'll pay USD $134.08. Your application will be ready within just 3 days.

  • Rush processing time – you can apply for this alternative if you have your flight in a few hours. It takes just 24 hours for your application to be processed, and you will be charged USD $189.08 for your ETA.

  • Super Rush processing time – this is a great option for people who need their ETA asap. Your travel document will be ready in only 12 hours. However, the price is as high as USD $265.08.

Don't forget that the fees mentioned above apply for tourist ETAs. You will need a business ETA if you visit Sri Lanka for business purposes. The processing time remains the same, but the fees are just $5 higher for each processing time.

How much time do I need to apply?

You only need at least 20 minutes to complete the online form.

How can I apply?

After you gather all of the above, you can proceed to fill in the form. It should take about 20 minutes to complete this task, but remember that if you need any help, you can reach iVisa’s customer support via online chat or phone. The service provided by iVisa is available anytime for free.

The form you will find on the application page consists of three steps:

  1. The first one focuses on general information. You also have to select a visa type and a processing time for your application, both of which will determine the cost of your Sri Lanka ETA.

  2. The second step asks you to insert your payment details and carefully review your form to make sure that it does not contain the wrong information.

  3. The third step requires you to upload a few documents. As soon as you are done, you can submit your request, and iVisa will handle all the bureaucracy that follows.

As you can see, the process of obtaining a Sri Lanka ETA does not involve too much effort if you apply online with iVisa.

How many times can I enter Sri Lanka with my ETA?

The tourist ETA allows you to get Double Entry. It is exactly the same with a Business ETA.

Do I need a visa to my kids too?

If you travel with children older than 12 years old, then they also need to get the ETA individually. However, children under 12 years old are exempt from applying for this visa.

What advantages do I get if I apply for a Tourist ETA?

The Tourist ETA is available online and you can apply for it to easily enter Sri Lanka for tourist purposes.

Is it secure to use iVisa to apply for any of these ETAs?

Yes, it is. We are a skilfull service team that has been offering official eVisas since 2013. Many people think that online information can leak easily, and that's why they fear any online process. With our services, that's not the case.

We offer the best security system for your personal data, and we also invest a lot in security for our database. Your personal information could not be safer. And if you still have questions about it, you can check what our happy customers say about it here

Where can I find more info about this ETA?

If you want a greater resolution, click here and start talking to one of our customer service representatives. If you prefer reading about Sri Lanka ETAs, then you can click here.

As you can see, getting an ETA for Sri Lanka could not be easier. The electronic system is not difficult to use, and Sri Lankan officials advise that Israelies use it to avoid any delays at the points of entry in the country. Get ready for your trip today!

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