Visa & Residence
Sri Lanka Visa Guidelines for Students and Working Purposes
Application for visa should include:
(A) STUDIES: A letter obtained from the respective Institution of Education in Sri Lanka, that the applicant has been admitted for a course of study. Applicants are also advised to request their Institution of Education in Sri Lanka to contact the CI&E to expedite clearance and forward the visa approval (via CI&E, Colombo) to the Embassy.
(B) EMPLOYMENT: A foreigner who seeks employment in Sri Lanka should request the prospective employer in Sri Lanka to seek the approval of the Controller of Immigration & Emigration for the visa. Visas for this category will be issued only after obtaining clearance from the Controller of Immigration & Emigration.
For more information, please contact the Visa Department of this Mission.