Stolen or lost passport – Overseas

July 23, 2012 at 4:37 pm

If your passport is lost or stolen, it is the responsibility of the holder to inform the concerned authorities immediately. Failure to do so may result in your lost passport being used for illegal activities...

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Online Visa Application to Sri Lanka

January 5, 2012 at 4:09 pm

All citizens of the United States and Mexico planning for short visits to Sri Lanka are required to obtain Visa for the purpose. The visa should be applied online though Electronic Travel Authorization...

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U.S. Embassy Colombo warns over Green Card scams

August 23, 2011 at 9:32 am

The U.S. Embassy, Colombo in a press release warns Sri Lankan citizens about internet scams related to the U.S. Diversity Visa Lottery or commonly known as “Green Card Lottery”. The Consular Division...

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Sri Lanka lifts pre-travel restrictions to North for foreign passport holders

July 22, 2011 at 9:38 am

The government of Sri Lanka has lifted pre-travel restrictions established for the foreign passport holders when travelling Northern region of the Island. The Ministry of Defence, Public Security and Law...

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Issue of Visas to Travel to Sri Lanka

August 16, 2010 at 4:29 pm

Please note that after 31st December 2011, all U.S. nationals expect to visit Sri Lanka have to apply visa online through ETA (Electronic Travel Authorization) system. A processing fee of $30 will be charged...

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Registration of Marriages

August 16, 2010 at 4:26 pm

One of the parties to the marriage should be a Sri Lankan Citizen and should give Notice of Marriage to the Embassy. (Forms are available at the Embassy). The marriage may be registered in the Embassy...

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