US, Canadian, Australian, and all other nationalities can apply for a Sri Lanka ETA visa except nationals of Singapore, Seychelles, and the Maldives as they are exempt for a stay of up to 30 days.
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 and the ETA approval will be returned via email.
2-3 Business Day visa processing.
Entry to Sri Lanka has now been reinstated - with restrictions - for travelers. Travelers must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result from an accredited laboratory taken within 96 hours prior to departure and have a pre-confirmed booking at a Level 1 "Safe and Secure" hotel. Upon arrival, they must complete another pre-paid PCR test and, depending on the duration of their stay, may be required to complete another. They must also purchase a mandatory 1-month insurance policy to cover them for the duration of their stay.
Entry to Sri Lanka has been reinstated - with restrictions - for travelers and for tourism. Tourists may arrive through Charter Flights, Scheduled Flights or Private Jets, at both Katunayake and Mattala Airports. Please note that Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) is certified as a safe airport by ACI airport health accreditation program. Visas must be applied for prior to arrival.Entry requirements
Travelers must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken within 96 hours prior to departure. Children with a tourist visa under the age of 12 are exempt from PCR test requirement.
Travelers must complete a Health Declaration Form and present it upon arrival.
Tourist must purchase the mandatory COVID-19 Insurance Cover from People's Insurance PLC at USD 12 for a policy of USD 50,000 for a period of one month.
The Sri Lanka ETA is for travel to Sri Lanka for Tourism, Business, Holiday, Visiting Friends and Relatives, Medical Treatment or Participate in Sporting Events, Competitions and Activities relating to Cultural Performances
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