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Sri Lanka visa requirements for Indian citizens

Do Indian citizens need a visa for Sri Lanka?

Indian citizens can apply for a visa on arrival when travelling to Sri Lanka. The visa is issued at the entry point of the country.

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Updated: 02/09/2024.

Entry requirements

visa on arrival

Purpose of travel

Tourism

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Passport validity for travel to Sri Lanka

Passport must be valid for 6 months on arrival.

Is it safe to travel to Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka has a current risk level of 3.1 (out of 5). We advise to use some caution when travelling Sri Lanka. The safety index is based on travel advisories from independent 7 sources.

Safety index is provided by www.travel-advisory.info: 02/07/2024.

Sri Lanka customs rules

Duty-free allowance

All valuables including jewellery and foreign currency must be declared upon arrival.

For residents of Sri Lanka

Bringing alcohol

  • 2 litres of wine;
  • 2.5 litres of spirits.

Other Goods

  • 250mL perfume.

For visitors to Sri Lanka

Bringing alcohol

  • 2 bottles of wine;
  • 1.5 litres of spirits.

Other goods

  • 250mL Eau de Toilette.
  • Small quantity of perfume and souvenirs for personal use with a value not exceeding US$250.
Find more information on the customs regulations of Sri Lanka page.

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