Visa Requirements for Sri Lankan Citizens

Visa Information for Passport Holders of Sri Lanka

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Visa Not Required

17 destinations allow visa-free entry to Sri Lankan citizens.

Visa On Arrival

A visa can be obtained upon arrival at 13 destinations for passport holders of Sri Lanka.


Sri Lankan passport allows entry to 41 destinations with an eVisa obtained prior to arrival.

  • eVisaRemarks updated .Visa-free travel for a maximum stay of 90 days within any 180-day period for valid or previously used visa issued by a Schengen area country, the United States, or the United Kingdom.
  • Antigua and Barbuda PermalinkShow on Map
  • eVisaRemarks updated .May apply online (Online Visitor e600 visa).
  • eVisa30 days
  • eVisa30 daysMust have an International Vaccination Certificate.
  • eVisa3 months
  • eVisa
  • eVisa
  • eVisa
  • Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) PermalinkShow on Map
    eVisa3 monthse-Visa holders must arrive via Port Bouet Airport.
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo PermalinkShow on Map
    eVisa7 days
  • eVisa90 daysRemarks updated .
  • Equatorial Guinea PermalinkShow on Map
  • eVisa90 dayse-Visa holders must arrive via Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.
  • eVisae-Visa holders must arrive via Libreville International Airport.
  • eVisa90 days
  • eVisa30 days
  • eVisa30 days
  • eVisa
  • eVisa90 daysRemarks updated .Applications can be submitted up to 90 days prior to travel and must be submitted at least 3 days in advance.
    eTA fee is USD 32.50.
    Proof of reservation at the hotel where visitors plan to stay is required (if staying with friends, an invitation letter is also acceptable).
    Yellow fever vaccination certificate is required if coming from endemic countries.
  • eVisa60 daysRemarks updated .
  • eVisaRequirement updated .
  • eVisa30 days
  • eVisa30 daysUpon arrival, the visa will be issued after payment of the fee at the point of entry.
  • eVisa28 dayse-Visa holders must arrive via Yangon, Nay Pyi Taw or Mandalay airports or via land border crossings with Thailand (Tachileik, Myawaddy and Kawthaung) or India (Rih Khaw Dar and Tamu).
    e-Visa is available for tourism only.
  • eVisaHolders of an Australian Permanent Resident Visa or Resident Return Visa may be granted a New Zealand Resident Visa on arrival permitting indefinite stay (pursuant to the Trans-Tasman Travel Arrangement), subject to meeting character requirements and obtaining Electronic Travel Authorization prior to departure.
  • eVisa90 days
  • eVisa30 days / 3 monthsRemarks updated .Electronic Travel Authorization to obtain a visa on arrival for tourism purposes.
    Electronic Travel Authorization to obtain a visa on arrival for business purposes.
    Online Visa eligible.
  • Papua New Guinea PermalinkShow on Map
    eVisa60 daysRequirement updated , remarks Visitors may apply for a visa online under the "Tourist - Own Itinerary" category.
  • eVisaRemarks updated .Visitors may apply for a visa on the Hayya website.
  • eVisa3 monthsRemarks updated .Application can be submitted up to 30 days before travel.
    Visitors must upload a reservation confirmation(s) for each visitor's location of stay in Seychelles.
    Yellow fever vaccination certificate is required if coming from endemic countries.
    Payment of the fee (EUR 10) by credit or debit card.
    Valid for one journey only and it expires once exit the country.
  • eVisaObtainable online.
    Printed visa authorization must be presented at the time of travel.
  • eVisa
  • São Tome and Príncipe PermalinkShow on Map
  • eVisa15 days
  • eVisa3 months
  • eVisa30 days5-day visa-free transit at the international airports if holding a confirmed onward ticket for a flight to a third country.
  • eVisae-Visa is valid for 90 days and multiple entry.
    Prearranged visa obtained online through travel agencies available at Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City or Da Nang airports.
    Phú Quốc without a visa for up to 30 days.
  • eVisa90 days
  • eVisa3 months

eVisa / On Arrival

For 5 destinations, On-Arrival visa or an electronic visa / auhtorization is available to passport holders of Sri Lanka.

  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival14 daysRemarks updated .Visa on arrival for a maximum stay of 14 days for those who hold a valid residency permit to Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, who have already stayed for more than 6 months in their country of residence.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysRequirement updated .
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 days

Pre-arranged Visa Required

116 destinations require a visa obtained at an embassy or consulate prior to arrival from passport holders of Sri Lanka. This requirement may be waived off if Sri Lankan citizens meet certain alternate requirements such as holding other visas or resident permits.

Information last checked . Requirements last changed on .