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Sri Lanka Visa Requirements for U.S. Citizens

An Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) is an official authorization for a stay up to 30 days in Sri Lanka. The visa is valid for three months for double entry of up to 30 days per visit and is issued electronically. The ETA is submitted online via the ETA website and the ETA approval (acknowledgement) will be provided to the client via email or by First Class mail.

All Nationalities are eligible to apply for an ETA except nationals of Singapore and the Maldives.

Tourist Visa Requirements
  • Requirements:

    Sri Lanka ETA ENTRY Requirements:

    • A color copy of the data page of your passport (pp 2-3). Please make sure that your passport has at least six months validity beyond the travel date. If you need help securing, renewing, or updating your passport, please contact GenVisa at 800-845-8968 for requirements and fees.
    • Copy of confirmed onward or return airline ticket.
    • Proof of hotel accommodation or an invitation from the host in Sri Lanka.
    • Application Form.

    Please mail all the required documents to GenVisa by mail to the address below.

Processing Instructions
Please forward the completed requirements detailed above to:
Generations Visa Service
2233 Wisconsin Ave NW
Suite 405
Washington, DC 20007
For international shipping costs, please contact GenVisa.


GenVisa acts only as an agent. It is the traveler’s responsibility to fully and accurately complete the application. GenVisa cannot be held responsible for any delays or loss of passports when not in the actual possession of GenVisa.

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