a. Have a valid tourist visa before boarding flight. All visas must be applied online. Visit eta.gov.lk.
b. Before applying for visa, ensure you have the following.
i. A pre-confirmed booking at a Level 1 ‘Safe & Secure Certified’ hotel/s for up to 15 days depending on the duration of your
stay and vaccination status. Hotel booking/s could be made directly with the hotel or through ‘Safe & Secure’ certified
travel Agent or OTA. Visitors allowed moving within L1 hotels and using all facilities of the hotel upon the negative on
arrival PCR. Please visit www.srilanka.travel/helloagain.
ii. Pay to hotel or Travel agent for the mandatory COVID-19 local travel insurance cover at USD 12 for a policy of USD
50,000 for a period of one month (including children below 2 years).
iii. Pay to hotel or Travel agent for PCR tests (USD 40 per PCR test) depending on the status of your vaccination.
(Refer table 1 below).
c. Have negative PCR test done within 72 hours before boarding flight (including children below 2 years).
Airport transfers to be arranged by either the respective Certified Safe & Secure L1 hotel or Certified Safe & Secure travel agent.
All travelers should undergo On Arrival (Day One) COVID-19 PCR tests;
• Children between 2- 12 years of age will be exempted from On Arrival (Day One) PCR testing if they are coming under
• Children below 2 years are exempted from PCR testing. However, if the parents/guardians develop symptoms or result in
positive PCR test reports, children will undergo PCR tests.