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The validity period of all types of Visas issued to foreigners extended

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By ITN News Editor March 18, 2020 11:50

The validity period of all types of Visas issued to foreigners extended

The Department of Government Information says due to the spread of the Covid-19 virus in the country, it has been decided to extend the validity period of all types of Visas issued to all foreigners who are currently residing in Sri Lanka.
The validity period of all types of Visas will be extended for a period of 30 days with effect from 14th March 2020 to 12th April 2020. Accordingly, foreign nationals are informed to visit the Visa Division of the Department of Immigration and Emigration on either 08th or 09th of April 2020 to pay the relevant fee and to get the visa endorsed in the Passport. If foreigners intend to leave the island during the aforementioned period; relevant visa fee can be paid at the Airport without any penalty. The validity period of the Acknowledgement issued for the applications already submitted to the Department of Immigration and Emigration to obtain visas will also be extended for a period of 30 days with effect from 14th March 2020 to 12th April 2020. END

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor March 18, 2020 11:50