STEP 1. Gather the following documents according to the purpose of your trip:


  • Copy of signed passport- must be at least 6 mo. valid with 2-3 clear visa pages

  • Copy of Application Form (click here to download)

  • Copy of IVS Order Form (click here to download)

  • Copy of round trip itinerary

  • Please note: ALL paperwork for E-visas must be e-mailed to for processing. We will issue an ETA visa (electronic travel authority), e-mail you all necessary receipts, and your passport will be stamped upon arrival at the airport.


  • Original signed passport- must be at least 6 mo. valid with 2-3 clear visa pages

  • Two passport photos (2"x2")- must be taken within last 2-3 months

  • One Application Form (click here to download)

  • One IVS Order Form (click here to download)

  • One business letter from US Company (click here to download a sample)

  • One invitation letter from a company in Sri Lanka (copies accepted). A copy of the invitation must also be faxed by the company in Sri Lanka directly to the embassy: fax: 202-232-7181

  • Copy of round trip itinerary

  • Copy of Green Card for non-US citizens

STEP 2. Send all documents to the NEW address below:

International Visa Service
44081 Pipeline Plaza, Suite 210
Ashburn VA 20147
Tel: 703-726-0300

Embassy fees (includes $5 money order fee)
   Regular Processing: 7-14 days
 Rush Processing: 1-2 days
Tourist ETA (single entry 1 mo)
Business ETA (single entry 1mo)
Business (multiple entry up to 5yr)***

International Visa Service Fees  
 Regular Processing: 7-14 days 
Rush Processing: 1-2 days
Tourist or business ETA                                      
Business visas

Shipping Fees
 FedEx Overnight
   FedEx 2 Day 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Questions About Fees?

*Please include embassy fees, our service fees and return delivery payment or a completed air bill. Incomplete payment, incomplete applications or documents and wrong application form will cause a delay in processing the above visa application.

** The service fees are non-refundable, once we receive your documents and start processing them. Due to the high volume of applications being submitted, the processing times may be delayed by the Passport Agency. While such situations are beyond our control, we will do everything possible to accommodate your trip and will call you immediately to let you know about the status of your application

***Please note the final validity of the multiple entry visas is decided by the Embassy. If a single entry visa or a multiple entry visa for less than 5 years is issued, the embassy will not refund or provide an explanation.