Business Visa Multiple Entry for 30 days to Sri Lanka

Business Visa Multiple Entry For 30 Days is mostly a short-stay visa, which allows the holder to enter the Sri Lanka and engage in business activities without entering the labour market of that country.

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Business Visa Multiple Entry for 30 days to Sri Lanka

Business Visa Multiple Entry For 30 Days is mostly a short-stay visa, which allows the holder to enter the Sri Lanka and engage in business activities without entering the labour market of that country.

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Basic facts to know before applying Multiple Entry Business visa Sri Lanka

The thriving and exotic business environment of Sri Lanka has transformed it into a destination for many high-profile conferences, trade shows and international exhibitions every year in a wide range of industries such as medical, engineering, agriculture and tourism etc. The accommodations of travelers can be on flexible budgets due to the low cost and welcoming hospitality industry. Each and every business visitor to Sri Lanka will cherish their memories of their visit, all made possible by the 30 days multiple entry business visa for Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka is an excellent place to conduct business. It is the second wealthiest nation in Southeast Asia, only surpassed by the Maldives. It has strong businesses in tourism, tea exports, textiles, and agriculture (primarily rice, but other products as well).

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Sri Lanka has been working very hard on an initiative called the Millennium Development Goal, to reduce the overall poverty rate, and has seen enormous success, outperforming all other nations in the region. Between 2002 and 2009, poverty was reduced from 23 percent to 9 percent. Three major things contribute to Sri Lanka’s increasingly good economy: transportation, energy, and skilled labor. In transportation, most cities and towns are connected by the Sri Lankan Railways, a state-run operation. There is also an extensive bus service, the Sri Lanka Transport Board. Many highways are also running or under construction, including the Colombo-Katunayake Expressway, the Colombo-Kandy (Kadugannawa) Expressway, the Colombo-Padeniya Expressway and the Outer Circular Highway. Energy has also been a major focus, with production from the Ceylon Electricity Board. Most energy in Sri Lanka comes from hydroelectric power stations. Finally, Sri Lanka has a well-skilled populace. The literacy rate is 92%, one of the highest literacy rates in Asia, and the highest in Southeast Asia. Many jobs are in the information technology fields, and unemployment was at 4.2% in 2020. Tourism thrives in Sri Lanka. As far back as the 12th Century, Marco Polo referred to Sri Lanka as the “best island of its size in the world.” There is much to do and see on the island, including 34 biodiversity hotspots with many wildlife protection areas. 7% of the country is designated as national parks. For those who are looking for beach time, there is nearly 1600km of coastline with tropical beaches, suitable for sunbathing, swimming, surfing, boating, snorkeling, deep-sea fishing, and scuba diving. There are also historical and cultural sites worth visiting as well, with eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites on the island, six archaeological and two ecological. Some such sites include the Temple of the Tooth, a Buddhist temple believed to house a tooth of the Buddha; Sigiriya, a fortification considered by some to be the eighth wonder of the world; there are also six botanical gardens and four zoos, including the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage containing 96 elephants, including 43 males and 68 females. Travelers who are looking to visit Sri Lanka with business as their primary goal are eligible to apply for the ETA for multiple entry business visa Sri Lanka. It replaces the requirement for a label visa or stamping on the passport before travel. Holders of an ETA will be issued a 30 day short-stay visa at the entry in Sri Lanka.

 

The multiple entry business visa Sri Lanka is an authorized document to enter Sri Lanka for business purposes. This allows the traveler to enter and exit Sri Lanka multiple times during the validity of the visa.

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The nationals of Singapore, Maldives, Seychelles are exempted from applying for the 30 days multiple entry business visa of Sri Lanka. 

The Sri Lankan government charges between $31 and $42 USD depending on your nationality for 30 days multiple entry business visa for Sri Lanka. Our visa widget will help you to find out the visa cost based on your nationality. A service cost of $10 USD will be additionally charged by us for helping you to acquire your visa. 

An application for a multiple entry business visa for Sri Lanka can take 1 day for processing. Applicants are recommended to apply after confirmation of their travel schedule. 

A multiple entry business visa Sri Lanka is valid for 30 days from the date of the first arrival in Sri Lanka. The short-stay visa may be extended up to 90 days from the first instance date of arrival and another 90 days at the second instance. 

You are allowed to stay for maximum 30 days using the multiple entry business visa of Sri Lanka. 

The passport of visitors, who are planning to visit Sri Lanka using the multiple entry business visa Sri Lanka, need to have at least six months' validity.

For multiple entry business visa Sri Lanka, it is advisable to carry the following documents with you:

  1. A copy of the ETA approval will be submitted at the Sri Lankan port of entry.
  2. A passport which is valid for not less than 6 months from the date of arrival.
  3. A confirmed return ticket from Sri Lanka.
  4. Proof of availability of sufficient funds to meet the expenses during the stay. 

The applicant can enter Sri Lanka by using the multiple entry business visa Sri Lanka at any of the following international airports. Batticaloa international airport, Batticaloa, Bandaranaike international airport-Colombo, Ratmalana international airport- Colombo, Mattala Rajapaksa international airport- Hambantota, Jaffna international airport- Jaffna.

No. The multiple entry business visa Sri Lanka must be obtained prior to their entry into Sri Lanka. 

During the time of entry into Sri Lanka, travelers must bring a copy of the electronic travel authorization (ETA) with them.

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No, minor children are not allowed to apply for the multiple entry business visa Sri Lanka. Children above twelve years of age, can apply for a double entry tourist visa to Sri Lanka. Children under the age of twelve are exempted from applying the ETA double entry tourist visa to Sri Lanka. 

No, with multiple entry business visa Sri Lanka, regular business practices such as participating in corporate meetings and conventions, workshops and seminars are permitted. Holder of ETA, during the time of his/her stay in Sri Lanka, shall not engage in any form of work, paid or unpaid, or in any trade or business other than that specified in the ETA. 

Travelers with dual or multiple nationalities must choose the nationality and passport which is eligible for them to obtain multiple entry business visa for Sri Lanka. 

Yes. Travelers applying for a multiple entry business visa Sri Lanka can apply while living in another country, however, they have to register using the qualifying country's passport. 

No. If you do not have a valid passport from a qualifying country with a validity of at least 6 months, you cannot apply online for a multiple entry business visa of Sri Lanka. 

No. The applicant will be issued an electronic visa that needs nothing to be stamped on their passport, before their travel to Sri Lanka. You can obtain ETA by email for a multiple entry business visa. Before traveling the applicant should print a copy of their ETA and bring it to the port of entry in Sri Lanka with them. 

The visitor is entertained to engage in regular business activities such as workshops, corporate meetings and conferences, and seminars, using a multiple entry business visa of Sri Lanka.

The applicant must clarify travel intentions by including the contact details for the Sri Lankan company in the ETA application for multiple entry business visa of Sri Lanka.

No, the applicant will not need to visit the consulate of Sri Lanka to get the ETA. Click2Visas will give you the ETA via the e-mail address issued for the applicant for multiple entry business visa to Sri Lanka. 

No.  Only nationals of qualifying countries may apply for the multiple entry business visa for Sri Lanka. Please use our visa widget to verify whether you are an ETA qualifier.

Yes, before traveling all travelers must have a valid multiple entry business visa Sri Lanka.

No, the ETA for their multiple entry business visa for Sri Lanka validity period starts from the date stated on their ETA. Within this time the traveler can reach Sri Lanka on any date. 

No. The multiple entry business visa Sri Lanka is simply an authorization to travel. It is up to the Sri Lankan immigration authority to allow a traveler to Sri Lanka enter upon arrival.