Citizens of Australia who intend to visit Sri Lanka for any of the following purposes can apply for business visa and you are reuired to obtain Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) prior to arrival in Sri Lanka. Business visa applicants can apply online for ETA  for one month business visa.

  • Participate in business meetings and negotiations
  • Conferences, workshops and seminars
  • Short term training programs
  • Participate in art, music and dance events
  • Participate in Symposiums
  • Participate in Religious events
  • Media Personals

What are the general eligibility requirements for Sri Lankan Visas?

  • Sri Lanka Immigration and Emigration may grant or issue a visa to you if
  • Sri Lanka Immigration & Emigration is satisfied that you are suitable to enter Sri Lanka.
  • Sri Lanka Immigration & Emigration approves the purpose for which you are entering Sri Lanka.
  • You hold a passport valid for a minimum period of six months from the date you arrive in Sri Lanka.
  • Sri Lanka Immigration & Emigration is satisfied that you have adequate funds for your maintenance whilst in Sri Lanka and for the payment of your return passage to the country which issued your passport.
  • You are in possession of a written assurance (ticket) to return to the country of domicile or a visa to the next country of destination if you are a visit visa holder.

 

If applying for ETA visa at the Sri Lanka Consulate General in Sydney , the following need to be submitted;

  1. Duly completed visa application form -Download application
  2. Passport of Applicant valid for not less than of 6 months from the date of arrival
  3. Two recent passport-size colour photographs (3.5 x 4.5 cm) of the applicant.
  4. A Confirmed return ticket
  5. A Letter from the Australian Authority or Business Partner
  6. A letter from the company/organisation in Sri Lanka recommending the issuance of visa to the applicant.

Visa fee as applicable, payable by cash, bank cheque (Personal or Company cheque not accepted) or money order to the “Consulate General of Sri Lanka”

Application for visa should be submitted at least Ten working days prior to date of departure.

For further details please contact the Consular Division of this Mission on 02 92238729 or 02 92238742 or email us

ETA processing fee and Short Visit Visa fee

ETA processing fee and Short Business Visa fee charged by the the Sri Lanka Consulate General in Sydney

ETA Processing Fee. Visa Fee
South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Countries. Australia & All Other Countries. Australia Reciprocal Visa Fee (All Other Countries )
1
Business Visa with Multiple Entry for 30 days.
AUS$ 25 AUS$ 30 Not applicable. Not applicable.
2
Business Visa with Single Entry up to 90 days.
AUS$ 25 AUS$ 30 AUS$ 30 Relevant country fee.
3
Business Visa with Multiple Entry up to 90 days.
AUS$ 25 AUS$ 30 AUS$ 90 Thrice the relevant country fee.

 

Visa fee would be as indicated against the respective country and valid for a period of three months.

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Algeria 29.1 Gabonese Republic 82 Mongolia 25 Turkey 21
Angola 45 Gambia 32 Morocco 16 Turkmenistan 41
Argentina 25 Georgia 50 Mozambique 4.94 Uganda 30
Armenia Republic of 35 Germany 26.8 Myanmar 20 Ukraine 45
Australia 30 Ghana 19 Namibia 15 United Arab Emirates 163
Austria 27 Greece 27 Nepal 30 United Kingdom 54
Azerbaijan 40 Guinea Republic 72 Netherland 49 Uruguay 43.4
Bangladesh 25 Guyana 4.5 New Zealand 34.5 USA 100
Belarus 20 Haiti 1.5 Nicaragua 30 Uzbekistan 80
Belgium 20 Honduras 16 Nigeria 4 Venezuela 30
Bahrain 32 Hong Kong 19.16 Norway 32.7 Vietnam 45
Bhutan 20 Hungary 40 Oman 18.18 Yemen 40
Bosnia- Herzegovina 32 Iceland 24 Pakistan 0.75 Yugoslavia 18
Botswana 4 India 3 Palestine 7 Zaire 21
Brazil 75 Indonesia 27.8 Panama 1.5 Zambia 22.5
Brunei 8.67 Iran 15 Papua New Guinea 17.5 Zimbabwe 40
Bulgaria 37 Iraq 41.56 Peru 12 Other Countries 6
Burundi 80 Ireland 16 Philippines 30
Cambodia 20 Israel 18 Poland 48
Cameroon 63 Italy 35 Portugal 26
Canada 50 Jamaica Qatar 102
Chile Japan 25 Romania 31
China 19.16 Jordan 14.23 Russian Federation 25
Columbia 40 Kenya 50 Salvador 32
Congo 64 Korea Democratic Republic of 50 Saudi Arabia 53.33
Costa Rica 2 Korea Republic of 30 Senegal 15
Cote D’ Ivories 24 Kuwait 10 Singapore
Cuba 15 Laos 25 Slovak Republic 19
Cyprus 10 Latvia 10 Slovenia 32
Czech Republic of Lebanon 33 South Africa 43.86
Denmark 27 Lesotho 16 Spain 40
Dominican Republic 2 Libya 70 Sudan 63
Ecuador 20 Lithuania 10 Swaziland 12.08
Egypt 27 Luxembourg 26 Sweden 25
Eritrea 30 Macedonia 55 Switzerland 27.2
Estonia Republic 12 Madagascar 64 Syria 8
Ethiopia 42 Malaysia 4 Tajikistan 80
Fiji 32 Maldives 38.5 Tanzania 200
Finland 28 Malta 30 Thailand 7
Mexico 36 Trinidad & Tobago 14