The Embassy of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
Holders of diplomatic or official passports visiting Sri Lanka for official purposes have to apply for visa at the Embassy.
Visas will be issued free of charge by the Embassy for diplomatic and official passport holders traveling to Sri Lanka for official purposes. Please note that diplomatic and official passport holders traveling to Sri Lanka for other purposes must follow the relevant application procedure.
Short-term Diplomatic or Official Visa
If the length of stay in Sri Lanka is less than 90 days, diplomatic and official passport holders must apply for a short-term Diplomatic or Official Visa.
Note Verbale/Diplomatic Note from the Ministry of Foregin Affairs, Japan, relevant Embassy or International Organization
Two passport-size photographs
Passport (the validity of the passport must be at least six months beyond the date of entry into Sri Lanka).
Processing time: 5-10 working days.
Long-term Diplomatic or Official Visa
Holders of diplomatic or official passports traveling to Sri Lanka on long-term assignments in their relevant diplomatic mission in Sri Lanka must apply for a long-term Diplomatic or Official Visa, as relevant.