Planning a Sri Lankan vacation? If yes, the Sri Lankan visa requirements, Sri Lanka visa cost, the application process, to name a few will be your primary concern. However, the Sri Lankan government has taken measures to promote the island country’s tourism sector. Sri Lanka ETA or Sri Lanka visit visa is one such undertaking. While a few countries can avail Sri Lanka visa on arrival (with or without ETA), others must apply for a Sri Lanka visa online. Here is the complete guide on Sri Lanka visa cost.
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Preferred Types of Sri Lanka E-visa
Tourist ETA or Sri Lanka tourist visa
It is a type of Sri Lanka visit visa meant for a short visit to the country for various kinds of tourism purposes.
It enables you to enter the country twice using the same visa but within the validity period. On every entry, you can stay for up to 29 continuous days. That is, you must exit the country on or before the 30th day.
Tourist ETA or Sri Lanka business visa
It is the second type of Sri Lanka visit visa. It allows you to visit the country for various business-related purposes. The terms of this visa are the same as Sri Lanka tourist visa.
Note: Sri Lanka business visa is not a residence visa. It does not entitle you to invest in or start a business in Sri Lanka.
For more information, read, Sri Lanka Visa: The Complete Guide
Cost of Sri Lanka Visa
|Type of Sri Lanka e-visa||Visa Fee||Blinkvisa Charges||Avail Cashback|
|Sri Lanka Tourist Visa||INR 1450||INR 500 + 18% GST||INR 2040|
|Sri Lanka Business Visa||INR 1450||INR 500 + 18% GST||INR 2040|
Our service charge of INR 500 is indeed the registration fee to initiate your visa processing. It means you do not have to pay us an additional fee or advance visa fee for processing your visa.
How to Save on Your Sri Lanka Visa Fee?
At Blinkvisa, we aim to convert all your visa expenses into your travel expenses. In this endeavour, we offer a complete cashback on your visa fee.
The illustration below further explains the Sri Lanka visa cost break-up;
For instance, consider applying for visas to Sri Lanka for your spouse and self. Upon registration for processing the visa application by paying only INR 500, INR 4080 will be immediately credited to your account.
Read More: Sri Lanka Visa Fees
Did you know?
You can get your Sri Lanka visa without paying the complete visa fee in advance with Blinkvisa!
It means you do not have to pay any visa fee until your visa approval!
At Blinkvisa, once your visa is confirmed;
- We notify the same to you via SMS and email.
- Then, your approved visa will be sent to your registered email id.
- All you need to do is pay the remaining visa fee to download your visa.
Now that you know about the 100% cashback on your Sri Lanka visa fee, here’s how you need to apply;
Read More: Apply for Sri Lanka Visa
Sri Lanka visa requirements
As indicated in the illustration above, furnishing the documents is essential to qualify for a Sri Lanka E-visa. The necessary documents are standard for all types of Sri Lanka visa;
- Your Indian passport with a validity of at least six months from the date of arrival to the country
- Scanned copy of your Indian passport’s first and last pages
- Return or an onward ticket back to India
- Sri Lanka travel itinerary*
- Cover letter stating the purpose and duration of your visit
- Sufficient funds to bear your travel expenses
Read More: Sri Lanka Visa Requirements
Note: A cover letter furnishing the details like the duration and purpose of the visit. Additionally, when invited by a relative/friend, a cover letter and invitation letter stating the applicant’s relationship with the host.
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How the Cashback Works?
As stated earlier, upon successful registration, the complete visa fees including the service charges get credited to your account. It happens in the form of Blinkcash that gets credited to your Blinkwallet account.
What is Blinkcash?
It is your key to unlock attractive discounts and amazing holiday packages. Using the Blinkcash you can have more savings on your flight bookings, hotel and other activities.
Example of amazing discounts on flight tickets;
The illustration compares a flight ticket to Colombo, Sri Lanka from two airlines. In both cases, Blinkcash brings you a discount of up to INR 600 for a single ticket. The discounts could go up to 25% when you compare the list of probable flights for your impending trip.
Example of discounts on hotel bookings;
In the above example, for a stay of three nights, you may save up to INR 500.
Example of discounts on activities;
All these examples are just a glimpse of what you could explore on our portal.
For more discounts and great deals on hotel bookings and travel activities, click here!
Sri Lanka visa FAQs
1. Is Sri Lanka visa cost refundable?
Unlike other visa agents, Blinkvisa does not ask you to pay the applicable visa fee for processing your visa. You would need to pay only INR 500 for processing your visa. And, only after approval, you need to make the remaining payment to download your visa. Thus, it is not refundable.
2. What is the time taken to process my Sri Lanka visa?
It generally takes 1 to 3 working days for Sri Lanka Visa. The sooner you provide the documents, the sooner we deliver.
3. Can I encash my Blinkcash?
Blinkcash provides amazing discounts to you when you use it on our portal. Moreover, it has lifetime validity, which means you can use it at any point in time. Hence, you cannot encash it.
4. How do I use my Sri Lanka visa?
We recommend you take a couple of printouts of your Sri Lanka evisa along with its soft copy while travelling.