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New visa fees and fines effective in SL have been announced

The Department of Immigration and Emigration has announced new visa fees and fines effective in Sri Lanka.

The Department of Immigration and Emigration announced these fees and fines have been revised in accordance with the new immigration and emigration regulations contained in the Gazette Notification issued on the 18th of August.

Accordingly, a fine of US $500 will be levied in addition to the visa fee for staying in Sri Lanka without a valid visa or beyond the visa period.

The visa fee for the first resident category, including investors, employees and students is US $200.

Online Tourist visa fee has been revised to US $20 for electronic payments and US $25 upon arrival for individuals visiting from SAARC countries.

Visa fees have also been revised for individuals arriving for business purposes.

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