The tourist visa for Sri Lanka costs € 79,95 per traveller. You can submit your application online using the form on this website. The payment can be made safely and securely online using a credit card, PayPal, Google Pay or Apple Pay.

How to apply online

You can apply for a Sri Lanka visa fully online. Submit your application by filling in the self-explanatory online application form on this website. This form is suitable for tourists. You may also use the form to apply for a visa for a cruise in Sri Lanka. Therefore, there is no need to visit the Sri Lankan embassy or consulate.

The online visa allows you to stay in Sri Lanka for up to 30 days. To be eligible to apply for this Sri Lanka visa, you need to meet all the applicable visa requirements.

Sri Lanka visa cost

Applying for a tourist visa for Sri Lanka on e-Visa.ie costs € 79,95 per person. This is a total price, including 52,08 USD in consular fees and € 32,26 in service costs. The price also includes all necessary taxes.

The consular fees for the Sri Lanka visa are charged by the Sri Lankan authorities for reviewing your visa application. Service costs are charged by e-Visa.ie to process your application, for the customer support by phone and e-mail (24/7), and for an extensive check of your application to detect frequently made errors.
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Surcharge for urgent applications

On average, the Sri Lanka visa is delivered in 4 days. However, you can also opt to have your application processed urgently. If you select this option, you will be charged additional service costs of € 17,50 per visa. e-Visa.ie checks and processes urgent applications more quickly, after which they are swiftly filed with the immigration services. Because of the faster processing, urgent applications yield an issued visa in 30 minutes, on average. The mentioned delivery times are calculated averages, as maximum delivery times can never be guaranteed. At the end of this page, you can find additional information about this.

Do you intend to travel to Sri Lanka in the upcoming 7 days? In that case, e-Visa.ie only accepts your application if you choose an urgent delivery. You can submit an urgent application by checking the box ‘Urgent delivery’ in the application form.

Surcharge for offsetting CO₂ emissions

When applying for a visa at e-Visa.ie, you have the choice to voluntarily support a project which offsets the CO₂ emissions of your return flight. You can check a box in the application form if you are interested in this. There, you will also find the exact cost for the offset. The entire surcharge is invested in a VCS-certified project, so e-Visa.ie does not earn anything from this.

How to pay the Sri Lanka visa cost

You can pay for the costs of your visa application online. You may use Visa, Mastercard and American Express credit cards, or you can make the payment with PayPal, Google Pay or Apple Pay.

You can use any of the following payment methods to pay for your visa application:

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Sri Lanka visa delivery times

The average delivery time of a Sri Lanka visa is 4 days. On average, urgent applications are fully processed in 30 minutes. Online visa applications are processed considerably faster than applications for paper visas, which are submitted at the embassy of Sri Lanka embassy. Despite the relatively short delivery times, you are recommended to apply well in advance of your planned trip.

Risks of delivery time delays

The aforementioned delivery times for the Sri Lanka visa are averages. Maximum delivery times can never be guaranteed. Although many applications are processed more quickly, an application can also remain under review for a longer time. The most common reasons for delays are random checks or technical issues. Even if you pay the surcharge for an urgent application, a maximum delivery time can never be guaranteed.

e-Visa.ie is a commercial and professional visa agency, and supports travellers in obtaining, among others, the Sri Lanka visa. e-Visa.ie acts as an intermediary and is in no way part of any government. You can also apply for a visa directly with the immigration service (52,08 USD per visa, via eta.gov.lk). However, not with our level of support. If you submit your application via e-Visa.ie, our support centre is available to you 24/7. We also check your application before submitting it to the immigration authorities on your behalf. If we suspect any errors or omissions while doing so, we will personally contact you to ensure that your application can still be processed quickly and correctly. To use our services, you pay us 52,08 USD in consular fees, which we pay to the immigration service on your behalf, as well as € 32,26 in service fees as compensation for our services, including VAT. Our services have saved many travellers from major problems during their trip. Should an application be rejected despite our support and verification, we will refund the full purchase price (unless an application for a previous Sri Lanka visa was rejected for the same traveller). Read more about our services here.