UK Standard Visitor Visa for Sri Lankan Citizens
iVisa | Updated on Sep 14, 2023

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Are you a Sri Lankan yearning to explore Buckingham Palace's historic grandeur, the Lake District's poetic landscapes, or the bustling streets of London's West End? This is your guide to securing your UK Standard Visitor Visa and starting your dream journey!

Navigating the visa application process might sometimes feel akin to unraveling the plot of a Shakespearean drama, but fear not! This comprehensive guide, tailored for novices and well-traveled explorers, will ensure your voyage to Britain's shores is as smooth as Earl Grey tea.

At iVisa, we aim to turn your wanderlust dreams into cherished realities with our easy-to-use platform, seasoned counsel, and convenient mobile app.

Do Sri Lankan citizens need a UK Visa?

Yes, Sri Lankan citizens must obtain a UK Standard Visitor Visa to travel to the United Kingdom for tourism, business, or short-term study.

This visa allows individuals outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland to travel to the United Kingdom temporarily, usually valid for stays of up to 6 months. Learn more about this multiple-entry visa here.

Note: This visa isn't for immigration purposes or long-term stays.

How to get a UK Visitor Visa from Sri Lanka with us?

You can get your UK visa from Sri Lanka using our online service. Simply follow the steps below:

  • Step 1: Provide your personal and travel information on our online visa form or through our user-friendly app. Double-check that all information is accurate.

  • Step 2: Pay our iVisa service fee and the government visa application fee using a debit card, credit card, or PayPal. Please note that you must upload a picture of the physical credit card to complete the application.

  • Step 3: Complete the remaining sections of our simplified application form, following our instructions, and upload a scanned copy of your passport and a photo before submitting the information for expert review.

We'll arrange an interview appointment on your behalf at the British High Commission in Colombo. You'll receive a step-by-step manual with instructions and a list of documents to prepare for your visa interview.

  • Step 4: Attend the interview at the British High Commission or the desired appointment location. Remember to bring all the required documents, including the completed and signed application form.

Need more information?

Have more questions about the UK visa application or other visas in Sri Lanka? Contact our customer service team via our online chat or email us at [email protected] for further information.

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