How to get a visa for Sri Lanka? The procedure for obtaining the visa for Sri Lanka is very simple actually. Visa can be obtained through their official website of Sri Lankan government or directly at the airport in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Since it might take a long time for you to get your visa directly at the airport, due to lots of visitors, it might be better that you opt for an online procedure.
Using the following website you should first choose your preferred language.
For direct application in English language use the following website.
You should fill in certain details such as your name, last name, the country of residence, as well as your address in Sri Lanka, passport number etc.
Tourist visa for Sri Lanka costs 35 USD, and lasts for 30 days. The visa is normally issued from the date that you sign as your entry date to Sri Lanka.
Once you fill out the online procedure for a visa and you make your payment for the visa fee, you will get the confirmation email. Usually after one day, you will have received your visa on your email. You do not need to show that visa in the immigration office once you arrive to Sri Lanka as they already have all visas in their system.