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Nallur Kandasamy Temple is one of the popular places in Jaffna where lot of people visit here daily for to offer prayers to Lord Muruga.
Nainatheevu is an Island with worshiping places which were built in the ancient times. It is called Nagadeepa in Sinhala.
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Sri Lanka online visitor visa is available through the official website of the Sri Lanka Government. If you are visiting Sri Lanka on a tour, business or as a visitor, check whether your passport needs to be provided with a Sri Lanka visitor visa. Most country people need to have these visas that can be obtained through the online website in their passport for easy entry at the Colombo BIA on their arrival. Some country visitors need to obtain visas but are exempted from paying for it. It is issued for them free of charge. On the other hand, Don't arrive at Colombo Airport expecting to get on arrival visas here. Currently on arrival visa is NOT available at the Colombo Airport. Now you can Check-In by filling the Arrival and Departure immigration cards prior to your journey in the online website in Sri Lanka. This can be accepted in Colombo ansd Mattala Airports. Jaffna Airport is allowing Indian flights and better to usethe paper works over there departure and arrivals.
Tourist visa with Double Entry for 30 days Fee: US$ 20
Tourist Visa with Double entry US$ 50
Sri Lanka visas are issued to visitors who are coming on a short trip. Singapore, Seychelles and Maldives passport holders are not required to obtain Sri Lanka visas for their short trip over here. Children under 12 years of age and Transit passengers who are going to stay for less than 48 hours too are exempted from these visa requirements. If you are an American passport holder or an EU passport holder simply apply through the online visa application website. There are many kinds of visas available including tourists Business and visitors to Sri Lanka.
Keep a copy of your Visa Permit in your Smartphone.
Whenever required display it along with your valid passport.
Sri lanka officials accept the visas in the Smartphone.
Indian visitors can get visa on their arrival at the Colombo Airport.First of all it is necessary to get the Sri Lanka ETA. Also your passport must be valid for at least three months.
It is better to get the visitor visa from Sri lanka Consulate in India before your departure. Because there may be Queue and printing delays at the Airports in Sri Lanka. Also check for the current Sri lanka exchange rate. There are possibilities to use India currency in Sri Lanka.
Getting Sri Lanka ETA.
Visit www.eta.gov.lk and receive the acknowledgement.
On the first page "click" on the I agree.
Then on the left side of the page select either Apply for an Individual, Apply for Group or Apply for a Third Party..
ETA approval will be sent to your email.
Get a print out of the approval.
Provide it to the Immigration officers at the Airport if required.
Select the suitable entry type for you.
Single, Double and multiple entry visas too are available.
Normally the visitor visas are provided for 30 days only with double entry.
A visitor wishing to stay more than 30 days in Srilanka, may apply for a visa extension. The Short Visit visa may be extended up to 90 days from the date of arrival at the first instance and further 90 days at the second instance. (For example, American passport holders can extend their visas further by paying US$ 100). You must extend the visa before it expires. Expired visas can't be extended in Colombo.
Application for an extension should be submitted to the Visa Section of the Department of Immigration (head office) located at Battaramulla by visiting the Department or through an Authorized Agent.
"Notice is hereby given that the on line Business ETA facility is opened to potential applicants in addition to the existing facility of obtaining Business ETA from Sri Lanka Overseas Missions and the Head Office of the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Colombo.
When applying ETA by third parties, payments are to be made through the arrangement made in our website www.eta.gov.lk and obtain acknowledgement of ETA application. Any payments made to other websites or agencies are not valid to process a valid ETA. Therefore always ensure that the payments made by accessing to Sri Lanka ETA website and avoid making repayment at the port of entry to Sri Lanka.
Visitors from Cameroon, Nigeria, Ivory Coast and Ghana who intend to apply ETA may adopt one of the following channels such as approaching to nearest Sri Lanka Overseas Mission or applying through Sri Lanka sponsor for their ETA through the Head Office of the Department of Immigration & Emigration."
Department of Immigration and Emigration. (Head Office)
Sri Subhuthipura Road,
(Land Mark: Near to Arpico Super Centre.)