Apr 08, 2020

SL suspends issuance of visas to foreigners  Featured

All types of visa issuance to enter Sri Lanka for all foreign nationalities, temporarily suspended until further notice, the Immigration and Emigration Department states.

Visas issued to foreigners who have not yet arrived in the island will also be cancelled, it adds.

A notice on the official website of the department states, "All types of Electronic Travel Authorizations (ETA)/ Entry Visas, Landing Endorsements, Multiple Entry Visas and Residence Visas already granted to all foreign nationals and not arrived to Sri Lanka yet have been temporarily suspended and they will not be allowed to enter Sri Lanka."