Are you planning a trip to fantastic Sri Lanka? Before departure, be aware that citizens of Pakistan need to get the Sri Lanka ETA, a document that works as a Sri Lanka visa for Pakistanis. But you don’t need to worry about waiting in an embassy: the Department of Immigration developed the Sri Lanka ETA to help tourists travel easily to the country. Pakistan nationals are one of the groups of citizens eligible to apply for this document online.
Unfortunately, iVisa does not currently offer the Sri Lanka ETA application for travelers from Pakistan. We hope that this document will soon be available on our platform. In the meantime, you can learn all the requirements, so you know the application process when the ETA is available again.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
I HAVE A PAKISTANI PASSPORT. DO I NEED AN ETA TO VISIT SRI LANKA?
Yes, you do. All Pakistani travelers need to apply for a Sri Lanka Tourist ETA. Entering Sri Lanka, local authorities will ask to present the document.
If you want to know all of the Sri Lanka visa requirements, just click here.
WHICH ETA TYPES ARE AVAILABLE FOR PAKISTANI PASSPORT HOLDERS?
The government of Sri Lanka offers two kinds of ETA for Pakistani travelers:
The ETA application is very similar, but you have to choose the document according to the purpose of your trip.
Unfortunately, iVisa doesn’t currently offer these documents for Pakistanis. Diplomatic and Official passport holders can apply for it on the Sri Lanka official website here.
WHAT IS THE SRI LANKA TOURIST ETA?
The Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) is an official document that allows travelers to enter Sri Lanka for tourism purposes. It's like a visa, but using an electronic system and much easier to obtain. You must select the Tourist ETA if you plan to visit the country for vacation.
HOW LONG IS THE SRI LANKA TOURIST ETA VALID FOR?
For nationals that can apply for the Sri Lanka visa, it is valid for 180 days after issued, and it provides you a Double Entry into the country. The Sri Lanka Department of Immigration/Emigration allows you to stay in the territory for 30 days in Total with this visa.
WHAT ARE THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO APPLY?
Travelers that can apply for this entry document need to provide some information during the application, which is the following:
Valid passport – The expiration date must be at least three months after the entry date.
Email address – The applicant needs to give us a valid email address to receive the electronic visa.
Means of payment – Travelers must pay the ETA fee using a credit or debit card.
WHAT ARE THE PROCESSING TIMES AND PRICES?
Citizens eligible to apply online for the ETA have three options according to how soon they want the electronic visa to be processed. The price can also vary according to nationality:
Standard processing – 4 days - USD $83.58
Rush processing – 2 days - USD $107.08
Super Rush processing – 12 hours - USD $132.08
HOW CAN I APPLY FOR A SRI LANKA TOURIST ETA?
Unfortunately, we don’t offer this electronic travel authorization for Pakistani citizens at the moment. Once the Sri Lanka ETA is available again, you will see how easy it is to apply online; no need to visit an embassy. We offer a simple application form that consists of only three steps:
First, fill in personal information, like passport info and details about your trip. You are also required to choose a processing time for your application.
Second, pay the ETA fee and check all information. Ensure all the details and documents you provide in the application are accurate. Otherwise, you may have problems with the application. Read the form carefully before submitting it.
Third, upload the required documents. Then click on the ‘Submit’ button.
WHAT CAN I DO IF I MAKE A MISTAKE IN MY APPLICATION?
Mistakes are commonly made and what we always tell our customers is that if your request has not been processed yet, we can make modifications to it. For this, you should talk to customer service team as soon as you can, but if the application is already finalized, we will not be able to change it. The only solution would be to apply with us again, and you will not pay the service cost.
IS IT SAFE TO USE IVISA TO GET MY ETA?
We always care about the quality of service we provide our clients, including the protection of personal data. It is normal for many people to think that their information is in danger, but that does not happen with our services. If you still have doubts about applying with us, do not forget to review our page, where you will see many opinions about our services.
WHERE CAN I OBTAIN MORE INFORMATION ABOUT SRI LANKA VISAS?
If you need more information about the Sri Lanka Tourist ETA/e-Visa or another visit visa, you can always reach out to our customer service team. They are available 24/7 via online chat or email at [email protected].