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The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and the Kingdom of Thailand have traditionally shared strong relations firmly established on age-old religious ties. Historically, Theravada Buddhism was introduced to Thailand from Sri Lanka centuries ago. Subsequently during the colonial period, when the foundation of Sri Lanka’s Buddhist priesthood was threatened, it was from the land of Siam, that the third noble gem – the Sanga in Sri Lanka was revived. The exchanges between the venerable priesthood of the two countries have consistently remained strong. This foundation of Buddhism is rooted in the daily life of the Sri Lankan and Thai peoples and therefore has also fashioned the cultures. The establishment of diplomatic relations with the Kingdom of Thailand in 1955, formalized the long standing, mutually beneficial friendship.

This site will give you information on trade and investment opportunities, travel and tourism, consular services, and labour welfare activities in addition to basic information on Sri Lanka.

Visa Services Office hours: 8.30 am to 11.00am and 1.00pm to 3.30pm Monday- Friday
Consular hours: 09.00am to 12.30 pm
Labour welfare: submission of documents 08.00 am to 11.00 pm
(All payments made to the high commission will be accepted by cash only) 
For  further information please do not hesitate to contact us.

Visa Service is available from Monday to Friday between 08.30 a.m. to 15.30 p.m.

Sri Lanka Overseas Missions are authorized to issue ELECTRONIC TRAVEL AUTHORIZATION (ETA www.eta.gov.lk)  for up to 30 days and Short Visit visas (Tourist Visa with single or double entry and Business Purposes ELECTRONIC TRAVEL AUTHORIZATION (ETA www.eta.gov.lk) with single, double or multiple entries) for up to 03 months. Charges may vary according to the category of visa

Spiritual Travel With a strong tradition of Theravada Buddhism and having been visited by Lord Buddha three times, Sri Lanka boasts of many hallowed places of Buddhist worship, cultural sites and festivals which are a must visit for spiritual.Ever considered traveling to Sri Lanka? Surf beaches and rich culture around every corner in Sri Lanka in 2017 and these were my 60 favorite photos from my time on the island!. Experiencing Sri Lanka’s heritage sites takes you on a spiritual journey that will uplift and amaze, inspire and refresh. The island’s compact dimensions mean that it is possible to combine a visit to several of these marvels in the Cultural Triangle during even the briefest of visits.

Board of Investment of Sri Lanka (BOI)  is the central facilitation point for investors. They provide assistance and advice throughout the investment process. The BOI of Sri Lanka completes 38 years of existence in 2016. In this time, it has acted as an engine of growth creating a considerable impact on the country’s economic development. The BOI is structured to function as a central facilitation point for investors and is committed towards continuously improving the country’s investment climate. The Board of Directors drawn from the Private and Public sectors and its several departments are geared to facilitating the investment process.

Public Holidays for 2019