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Key Points

  • Introduction of new long-term residence for foreign national investors


On April 28, 2022, the government of Sri Lanka approved new long-term residence categories for foreign national investors. These new visa types are as follows:

  • The Golden Paradise Visa Program: available to foreign nationals who deposit at least USD 100,000 into a bank account in Sri Lanka, OR
  • The Long-Term Residence Visa: available to foreign nationals who invest USD 75,000 or more in condominium properties in Sri Lanka

Status under this new program will be issued for five to ten years.

What are the Changes?

The government of Sri Lanka announced a new program that will be open to foreign national investors. Applicants will need to ensure that they adhere to the conditions of each visa type.

Looking Ahead

Information on the application process is expected to be introduced in the coming weeks. 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: The Government of Sri Lanka’s Official News Portal

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