You need to have an ETA to visit Sri Lanka if you do not apply for visa.


Please check and confirm our service contents, funds, refund policies before using ETA apply service. Sri Lanka ETA Application Service , does not confirm your entry to Sri Lanka. The immigration officer at the airport holds right of final judge on your immigration.

What is an "ETA?

ETA is required for any visa-exempt foreign nationals who are traveling to Sri lanka . Although you can apply for ETA anytime, we strongly suggest you to apply for an ETA as soon as you have decided to travel Sri lanka. You must have your ETA approved before the entry. Your ETA will electronically be connected to your passport. Please apply online and make sure you have an approved ETA.Sri Lanka ETA type is three kinds of sightseeing purpose, short term commercial purpose, transit (passing through the airport). You can choose the type of ETA according to the purpose of traveling.

Who needs an ETA?

Sri Lanka ETA type has three kinds: sightseeing purpose, short term commercial purpose, transit (passing through the airport). You can choose the type of ETA according to the purpose of traveling.

[Sightseeing purpose]
・M.I.C.E Tourism (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences & Exhibitions/ Events)
・Medical treatment including Ayurvedic (herbal)
・Participate in Art, Music, and Dance Events
・Participate in Pilgrimages
・Participate in Sports Events
・Participate in Wedding
・Sightseeing or Holidaying
・Visiting friends and relatives

[Short Term Commercial Purpose]
・Participate in Business Meetings and Negotiations
・Short Term Training Programs

[Transit ]
・Passing through the airport

What do I need to apply for ETA?

ETA can only be applied online. ETA can be easily applied online. Passport, credit card and e-mail address valid for more than 6 months are required. Please prepare these items. If you wish to apply from our website, you must agree to our policies and conditions.

Sri Lanka ETA Electronic Travel Authorization
helps you apply for an ETA on your behalf.


Frequently Asked Questions

How many days will it take my ETA to be approved?

We strongly suggest that you apply for Sri Lanka ETA as soon as possible. The exact arriving/leaving dates are not mandatory for application.

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I have applied with wrong information

If there is an information error between your passport and ETA, the entry to Sri Lanka might be rejected. In that case, you will need to apply from the start with right information. So please be careful and make sure you have a right information when apply for our service.

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What do I do after I get ETA?

We send an E-mail to your address with your personal ETA numbers. We strongly suggest that you put down the number. The copy of e-mail is not necessary in immigration. However in some cases, your ETA numbers may be needed. It might be helpful if you print the e-mail out and bring it with you to Sri Lanka in some cases. If your ETA has not approved, you will need to apply for Sri Lanka Visa.

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About Our Service, User Policy, Information Protections, And Precautions.

Sri Lanka ETA Service helps you with your application to get ETA. You can apply for ETA at our website 24-hour everyday of the year at the cost of $108USD for Tourism and Transit ETA, while $118USD for business ETA.
If you have any questions or anything, our e-mail consulting is available for free after applying Sri Lanka ETA. ETA is required for any Visa-exempt foreign nationals who is flying to Sri Lanka without Visa. And we strongly recommend you to apply as soon as you decide your travel to Sri Lanka. And we strongly recommend you to apply as soon as you decide your travel to Sri Lanka. And ETA should be applied at least 72-hours before the actual flight.
Our website helps you apply ETA on your behalf. After you apply for the ETA, we send our supporting mail, copy of your application form, and your Sri Lanka ETA approval result by e-mail. In case you have not received our e-mail, please send us your passport information (Name, Sex, Nationality, Passport No.) to our support center.
If your passport information are not identified, we will not be able to help you with your application. So please make sure you have all the correct information. Before applying for ETA at our website, please check and confirm our service profile, the payment, and our user policy. And please make sure you are qualified for applying ETA. In most cases, Sri Lanka government exempt Visa and requires ETAS if your visit to Sri Lanka is for sightseeing and stay less than 30 days.
Information you send to us will be encrypted safely. And your credit card information will be sent to the online payment company directly. Therefore your card information will not be accessible to us. The time needed for the examination is 72hours in most cases. However due to the Sri lanka government online system, it may take more than 72hours. If you do not receive your results within 72hours, please contact us.
We do not accept any canceling. And we do no t have a re-fund service at any circumstances. If the information you put down and applied were false, you will need to apply again with same amount of fee. This is due to Sri Lanka government ETA system. Once the application has been sent to the government, there is no way you can cancel the process. Our website system sends the information to Sri Lanka government right away. Therefore there will be no way to cancel, or re-fund at all. However in some cases, if the application form has not sent to the Sri Lanka government, there is a high chance to stop the process. However the re-fund fee will be maximum 50% of the total cost.
Sri Lanka ETA application is only available on web. You must fly with the same passport with your ETA approved passport. You may apply for ETA as much as necessary, but it will cost every time. And there will be no re-fund at any cases. ETA will not guarantee your entry to Sri Lanka. The immigration officers at Sri Lanka airport have a final decision of your immigration. Your ETA number and passport number will be linked online, therefore there is no need for you to print the ETA confirm e-mail. However we strongly recommend for you to keep your ETA numbers just in case. In case the results does not arrive on time, we will help you contact Sri Lanka government, however it wll take about 12 working days.