Once you have been accepted to study at IIT, you will be required to make payments for registration fee, 50% of course fees and visit visa application fee.

Visa Application Fee: US$10.00

You will be required to travel to the nearest Sri Lankan High Commission or Embassy to get the visa stamped on your passport before arrival.

Please note for application of student visa, you will not be permitted to apply for visit visa online.

How can I submit my Residence visa application?

You can submit visa application to the Department of Immigration & Emigration, Colombo.

What are the documents I need to submit with my Residence visa application?

A request letter from the Academic institution
Recommendation from the relevant Embassy / High Commission
Encashment receipts to the value of US$ 1500/- for a year per person

What are the fees applicable to my Residence visa?

Rs.20, 000.00 per year

What is the validity period of my Residence visa?

Your residence visa is valid for one year or for a period recommended by the Institution/ High commission or Embassy.

It can be renewed annually

How can I renew my Residence visa?

For University Students

A request letter from the Academic institution
Recommendation from the relevant Embassy / High Commission
Encashment receipts to the value of US$ 1500/- for a year per person
Current year performance report of the student.

For further information please visit the Immigration and Emigration of Sri Lanka website

http://www.immigration.gov.lk

Click here to download the International Student Guide..