Visa and customs

Sri Lankans are fun loving people, which makes the experience on this island so much better!

  • Get your visa before visiting this island. The authorization for entering Sri Lanka will be emailed within a day, thanks to the Electronic Visa Authorization.
  • Have at least a tentative booking of a return ticket.
  • Since the day of entry, visa is valid for 30 days. This can always be extended for additional 60 days; in order to do this, visit the Emigration and Immigration Departments in Colombo.