This is to inform you that, due to the spread of the Covid-19 Virus in the country, it has been decided to extend the validity period of all types of Visas issued to all foreigners who are currently residing in Sri Lanka.
According to this decision, you are kindly requested to inform the all relevant ofﬁcials and respective Authorities as advised below;
- The validity period of all types of Visas will be extended for a period of 30 days with effect from 14th March 2020 to 12th April 2020.
- All the foreigners who have obtained above mentioned Visa extension are request to present to Visa Division of the Department of Immigration and Emigration on either 08th or 09th of April 2020 to pay the relevant fee and to get the visa endorsed ln Passport.
Hence, please make necessary arrangements to inform all relevant officials and respective Authorities in this regard at your earliest. (Notice relevant to this decision is attached herewith)