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Sri Lanka Suspends Visa on Arrival Facility Due to (COVID-19)

March 12, 2020

The Government of Sri Lankan has temporarily suspended on arrival visa facility for foreigners until further notice in the wake of Coronavirus (COVID-19). 
As the main gateway to the country, Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) has been taking measures against spreading COVID-19 and to safeguard the health of airport workers, passengers, visitors and the community.

On the precautionary measures taken by the Health Authorities of the Government of Sri Lanka for quarantining of the passengers entering Sri Lanka from Italy, Republic of Korea and Iran and passengers entering Sri Lanka with a travel history to Italy, Republic of Korea and Iran within the past 14 days will be subjected to a mandatory quarantine period of 14 days at designated quarantine Centers.