Sri Lanka: Immigration Document Fee Increases

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

Key Points  

  • Sri Lanka will increase immigration-related fees throughout December to prepare for changes to the country’s 2023 federal budget   


The government of Sri Lanka will increase immigration fees for processing certain visa documents, passports, and travel authorization types throughout December 2022. Effective 1 December 2022, fees for electronic travel authorization and select visa types will increase.  

Effective 17 December 2022, fees associated with passport issuances, renewals and passport penalties will significantly increase.  

What are the Changes?  

The government of Sri Lanka will introduce fee changes associated with specific immigration documents twice throughout December 2022. According to the government, these changes reflect the country’s federal budget for 2023.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Sri Lanka’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  

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Content in this publication is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice, nor should it be relied on as such. For additional information on the issues discussed, consult an attorney at one of the two U.S. Law Firms working with the Envoy Platform or another qualified professional. On non-U.S. immigration issues, consult an Envoy global immigration service provider or another qualified representative.