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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 December 1, 2022, costs for electronic travel authorization and select visa types will increase.

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

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 for the latest updates and information.

Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: Department of Immigration and Emigration Sri Lanka

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