Sri Lanka Tourist Visa Requirements

1. Passport: 

  1. a) Please bring your original passport with a minimum of six-month validity after the intended departure date and get your previous passports. Bring a minimum of two blank pages for visa stamps.

b). bring all Copies of previous passports and visas issued. If you any have.

c). if any old passport. Attach all your old passports. The applicants have to provide a photocopy of their passports with the first & last page.

  1. d) If a visa request is denied the original letter issued by the authorities of that country should be provided.

2. Sri Lanka Visa Application Form:

One visa application form is printed back to back, duly filled, and signed by the Applicant

3. Photo Specification:

  1. Two recent passport-size photographs, with matt or semi-matt.
  2. Photographs should be white background, without border,

3.60-80% faces white background, and without frame (Size: 35mm x 45mm)

Note: recent photos should not be more than 3 months old, scanned/stapled, and not be used in any previous visas.

4. Covering-Letter:

  • The cover letter form from an applicant included the applicants’ name, passport number, designation, the purpose for the trip. Also mentioned who will take responsibility for all costs such as trip cost accommodation and other expenses addressed to – – The Visa Officer, Embassy of Sri Lanka, Dhaka Visa Category must be mentioned in the subject line. 

.5. Invitation Letter:

(If Any)

6. Forwarding-Letter:

Letters from the Applicant, including the Applicant’s Name, Designation, Passport Number, purpose, travel, accommodation, expenses. The Applicant’s company authority Forwarding Letter / NOC from on the company’s letterhead stating the duration of the visit.

  1. b) A letter from the educational institute requesting a visa or a student card/proof of school enrollment (if student)

7. Proof of Occupation:

  1. a) first-time traveler or a proprietor while travel needed Company registration certificate must be original and notarized in English translated and photocopy of the original.
  2. b) Office ID card copy & Visiting cards.

8. Financials:

a) Company or personal bank statement for the last six months clearly stating the bank’s name and telephone number.
b) Salary slip for the previous six months. (If any))

(9)Ticket & Hotel Reservation:

Ticket Itinerary & Hotel Booking.

So-way Tours & Travels offers Logistics Support Visa Consultancy in Sri Lanka.

Bangladeshi visa applicants who wish to travel to Sri Lanka are granted visas in a variety of categories, including:

Visa for Visit Visa for Tourists Visa for Business Visa for family members Others

Applicants seeking visas to Sri Lanka can submit their Short/Long term visa applications, supporting documents and at the Sri Lanka Embassy.

Sri Lanka High Commission in Dhaka, Bangladesh 4B, Road No. 118 Gulshan Model Town Dhaka-1212 Bangladesh
Phone: (+88) 02 989 6353
Fax: (+88) 02 882 3971
Website: http://www.slhcdhaka.org/consular visa.php

Visa application forms are available from the Consular Division of the Sri Lankan High Commission
9.30 a.m. and 12.00 p.m.
(Sunday-Thursday except for public holidays).

Passports can be picked up between 3.30 p.m. and 04.30 p.m. (Sunday-Thursday except for public holidays)

Sri Lanka is also a problem. At the airport or entry port, an on-arrival visa for tourism/business purposes will be issued.

Visa Processing Fee for Complete Application (As Per Check List):


Visa & Application Center Fee (BDT)So way tours& travels Express Fee (BDT)Total (BDT)
1740/- (Single Entry)800/-2540/-
2660/- (Multiple Entry)800/-3360/-

Consultancy: If you need help preparing a convincing visa application with all of the required supporting documents, you can use our Consultancy Service. Consultation includes the following services: – Applicant background / profile research, – Customized checklist, – Application form completion, and – Cover letter (If needed)

Fees for Visa and Application Center (BDT) Fee for:

So-way Tours and Travels (BDT) Fee for Consultation

(BDT) 1640/- (BDT) total (Single Entry) 700/-, 2000/-, 4340/-, 2460/- 

(Multiple Entry) 700/- 2000/- 5160/-

(visa+ consultancy fee + so way tours &travels  express fee)


Processing Time:


     (1)Total approximate time is 10 to 15 working days (7 to 10 working days at Embassy + 7 working days for Passport transit).

    (2) Its depends on applicants profile and embassy.

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