Extension of Visas for the Foreigners in Sri Lanka


Having considered the spread of Covid-19 virus in the country, the validity period of all types of Visas issued to all foreigners who are currently residing in Sri Lanka had been extended till 11th June 2020 and advised them to pay the relevant visa fee and get the visa endorsed in the Passport by securing an appointment on or before 11th June 2020.

However, the Department is observed that, most of the foreigners currently staying in Sri Lanka are unable to leave so far due to the closure of the Airports in many countries and as the number is very high; many of them unable to secure an appointment via the above system before 11th June 2020.

Considering the aforementioned circumstances, it is decided to extend the validity period of all types of Visas for another period of 30 days with effect from 11th June 2020 to 11th July 2020 to allow all the foreigners to regularize their visas accordingly.

More information - http://www.immigration.gov.lk/web/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=354&lang=en